Doctoral/PhD Programme in the Natural Sciences in the field of Life Sciences

The doctoral programme and the PhD programme in Life Sciences at the University of Vienna serves to prepare doctoral candidates for scientific work in their field of doctoral research. It provides an academic education of international standard.


  • Short description of the curriculum
  • Possible fields of research

  • Deadlines
  • Required documents
  • Admission procedure

  • Directors of the Doctoral Studies Programme
  • Doctoral Advisory Board
  • StudyServiceCenter

Doctoral Schools in the field of Life Sciences (Start October 2020)

  • Vienna School of Ecology and Evolution
    Speaker: Gerhard Herndl
    Website:
  • Vienna Doctoral School of Pharmaceutical and Nutritional Sciences
    Speaker: Elke Heiß
    Website
  • Vienna BioCenter PhD Program, joint doctoral school of the University of Vienna and the Medical University of Vienna
    Speaker: Manuela Baccarini
    Website
  • Vienna Doctoral School in Cognition, Behavior, and Neuroscience - from Biology to Psychology and the Humanities (CoBeNe)
    Speaker: Thomas Bugnyar
    Website