Topic-specific online sessions: Starting your PhD at univie

You would like to apply for a doctoral programme at the University of Vienna?
We consult you in short online meetings on various topics for a successfull application for example on how to best prepare your admission and visa/residence permits or how to choose a suitable supervisor.

You do not have to register, just join the online meeting with the links below.

13 May 2024, 11:30 - 12:30

24 June 2024, 11:30 - 12:30

The admission process in a nutshell

Every doctoral student at the University of Vienna, regardless of the funding has to apply for admission. In this session we will inform you in detail about the admission procedure. We will discuss the following topics:

  • Application documents
  • Language requirements
  • u:account and u:space - the application tools
  • Legalisation and translation requirements for the application documents.

27 May 2024, 11:30-12:30

Living in Vienna: Accomodation, Health and Social Care, Daily Life etc

Whether you are still considering a PhD at the University of Vienna, or if you are already doing research in Austria, this online session will give you information on the topic "Living in Vienna" so that you and your family gets a good start in Austria. Verena Katscher from EURAXESS Austria provides information about accomocation, taxation and health and social security etc.

16 May 2024, 11:30-12:30

Funding possibilities in a nutshell

Financing their dissertation is a central question for young scientists. A thoughtful selection of funding bodies and well-planned project applications are essential to successfully receive funding, especially when keeping limited research funds and usually highly competitive selection procedures in mind. In this session we will discuss

  • What kind of fundings are existing
  • Overview funding possiblities in Austria
  • Practical advice for funding & grant applications

4 June 2024, 11:30-12:30

Organizing entry and residence in Austria

Visas and residence permits are often a major hurdle for international doctoral candidates. In this session, we invite a legal expert from the Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation (OeAD) to discuss the entry and residence conditions for study and research in Austria.