Doctoral Programme in Humanities, Philosophy and Education

The doctoral programme in Philosophy at the University of Vienna serves to further develop doctoral candidates’ abilities to undertake independent academic work as well as to educate and promote early stage researchers. The doctoral programme entails independent research of international standard in the doctoral candidate’s respective field of doctoral research. It enables graduates to conduct independent research of international standard in their respective field of doctoral research.

  • Short description of the curriculum
  • Possible fields of doctoral research

  • Deadlines
  • Required documents
  • Admission procedure

  • Directors of Doctoral Studies Programmes
  • Doctoral Advisory Boards
  • StudyServiceCenter

Doctoral Schools

In the Doctoral Programme in Humanities, Philosophy and Education, the following Doctoral Schools start in Octorber 2020:

  • Vienna Doctoral School of Historical and Cultural Studies
    Speaker: Prof. Peter Becker
    Website
  • Vienna Doctoral School in Philosophy
    Speaker: Prof. Bernhard Schmid
    Website


The doctoral schools offer doctoral students a comprehensive range of teaching and supervision, as well as additional training and funding opportunities..

Before applying for admission, we recommend that you search for potential supervisors on the website of the Doctoral School and inform yourself about the specific admission requirements of the Doctoral School.