Why apply to DoCS?


  • World-leading researchers in Computer Science as supervisors and co-supervisors who pursue basic as well as applied research
  • a structured doctoral programme that supports early-career research in the areas of computer science and business informatics
  • an intensive doctoral teaching programme tailored to the scientific needs of students in small topical groups
  • performance-based contract extensions for doctoral students in well-founded situations on a competitive basis (in future)



  • funding of travel expenses for trips to conferences
  • short term research stays at relevant international locations (secondments)
  • other smaller-scale measure as well as initiatives by doctoral students

Why do a PhD at the University of Vienna?