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 2023

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

Vienna Doctoral School of Ecology and Evolution: Annual Symposium

On 16 February attendees can look forward to an engaging program of poster presentations and seminars delivered by VDSEE-PhD candidates, PIs and an...

Workshop programme for the winter semester online

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

Watch now: Online training on Open Science

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