Doctoral Programme in Social Sciences

The doctoral programme in Social Sciences at the University of Vienna serves to prepare doctoral candidates for academic work in their field of doctoral research as well as to educate and promote early stage researchers. The doctoral programme provides an academic education of international standard and entails independent academic work in the doctoral candidate’s field of doctoral research.

  • Short description of the curriculum
  • Possible fields of research
  • Deadlines
  • Required documents
  • Admission procedure
  • Directors of the Doctoral Studies Programme
  • Doctoral Advisory Board
  • StudyServiceCenter
  • Vienna Doctoral School of Social Sciences
    Speaker: Sophie Lecheler
  • Vienna International School in Earth and Space Sciences
    Speaker: Glenn van de Ven
  • Vienna Doctoral School in Cognition, Behavior, and Neuroscience - from Biology to Psychology and the Humanities (CoBeNe)
    Speaker: Martin Voracek

The Vienna Doctoral Schools offers a wide range of courses and services for doctoral students in the field of social sciences.

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.