Welcome to the Center for Doctoral Studies

The Center for Doctoral Studies is part of the Research and Career Development Unit and the central contact point for matters related to doctoral education at the University of Vienna. The team of the Center for Doctoral Studies offers consultations about the first steps and requirements of the doctoral programmes at the University of Vienna.

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Availibility of Center of Doctoral Studies

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Prospective PhD Candidates

You are interested in a PhD at the University of Vienna? Here you can find more information about the doctorate and the possibilities the University of Vienna offers. 

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Doctoral Studies

Here you can find information on our offered Doctoral/ PhD programmes and all about the admission procedure.

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PhD Process

Get answers to your questions about the structure of the doctorate, courses and the completion of a PhD Programme.

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  News & Events

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Patenting bioinfomatics inventions

Lecture for Faculty, PhDs and Postdocs in Life Sciences

Date: 22 June 2022, 16:00-17:30

Communicating your Competences to the Business World

This workshop equips you with ideas, strategies and skills to promote your employability outside of academia!

Date: 28 June, 09:00-17:00


Tuition fee/student union fee payment at another University

If the fee is paid at another Austrian university, re-enrolment of your degree programme at the University of Vienna is not implemented automatically...

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Wissenschafter_innen im Porträt

Victoria Oberreiter from the VDSEE explains how she develops new methods to retrieve ancient DNA from sediments to get a better insight into our past.

Wissenschafter_innen im Porträt

What do the images from ancient Egypt tell us? DSHCS doctoral candidate Lonneke Delpeut tells us about tomb decorations from 3,500 years ago.

Wissenschafter_innen im Porträt

Migration shapes society: "In my research, I want to draw attention to the complexity of this phenomenon", says Faime Alpagu from the ViDSS.

Preise und Auszeichnungen

Mit dem DOC Stipendium fördert die Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften (ÖAW) hoch qualifizierte Dissertant*innen aus allen Gebieten der...

Preise und Auszeichnungen

Die EVN AG vergab anläßlich ihres 100. Jubiläums 2022 drei wissenschaftliche Fellowships. Eines davon erhielt Florian Danzinger vom Department für...

In den Medien

Florian Danzinger untersucht in seiner Dissertation Zukunftsszenarien für die Landwirtschaft, um künftig Schutz und Nutzung besser in Einklang zu...