Welcome and Orientation Guide for studying at the University of Vienna

The UniVie Doctoral School Computer Science (DoCS) warmly welcomes all national and international students from all over the world that have decided to join us and study our doctoral programme. This page was made to provide all doctoral candidates with information and tips about the University of Vienna, legal and regulatory procedures, family life and living in Vienna, to help while still adapting to the new doctoral journeys.

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© University of Vienna

This orientation guide provided by the Center for Doctoral Studies gives you information on studying, arriving, and living in Vienna.

The guide serves as an entry point for new students and offers information and links on the most important topics and services for getting started with your studies.

Depending on your country of origin, different regulations regarding entry and residence in Austria may apply.

The DoCS News & Events website offers all important information on the doctoral journey, DoCS events & news, other proceedings and regulatory matters.

The University of Vienna strives to support its staff in reconciling job and family duties, thereby offering different offers and services to help its employees and students.

To allow for a good start at the University of Vienna, the Human Resources and Gender Equality unit strives to support new employees in creating the best possible professional and private environment.

 Additional links

» International Doctoral Candidates (More details on: Arriving in Vienna, Living in Vienna, German Proficiency; provided by the Center for Doctoral Studies of the University of Vienna)

» Information about Entry and Residence for Students and Researchers (Website of OeAD, Agency for Education and Internationalisation)

» Info sessions on the doctoral studies at the University of Vienna in German and English language

» grants.at (online database for scholarships and research grants; provided by the OeAD, Agency for Education and Internationalisation)

» Tips for international students provided by the student reps for science PhD students at the University of Vienna