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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PhD Orientation Week 2024

Save the Date: PhD Orientation Week

from October 2nd to October 4th 2024

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

Workshop programme for the summer semester online

Registration for the workshops in the summer semester is already open!

Admission for summer semester 2024

Admission for summer semester 2024 will be possible from January 8 2024 onwards until end of September 2024.

Watch now: Online training on Open Science

The Contemporary Open Access Ecosystem: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly


Wissenschafter_innen im Porträt

Sabri Koraltan from the VDSP studies the properties of magnetic textures to develop a new type of magnetic field sensors or data storage devices.

Wissenschafter_innen im Porträt

Sophie Greistorfer from the VDSEE is looking for the key to grasping the fundamental principles of a luminescent biopolymer.

Wissenschafter_innen im Porträt

Jana Köhler from the VDS CoBeNe wants to help promote climate- and environmentally-friendly behaviour among the population.

In den Medien

Kulturwissenschaftler Stefan Sonntagbauer im Gespräch mit dem Bohema Magazin.

In den Medien

Florian Danzinger und Stefan Fuchs vom Department für Botanik der Uni Wien berichten in der Rubrik Wissen & Innovation der "Presse" von ihrer...

Preise und Auszeichnungen

Sandra Geiger, Jana Köhler, Mathew White, Sari Nijssen und Maja Grünzner aus der Abteilung für Kognition, Emotion und Methoden in der Psychologie...