1. Admission

To be able to apply for a doctorate, the applicant must hold a master's degree in the intended field of research. Additionally, a number of documents related to your intended research project need to be submitted. Your application for admission will be reviewed by the Director of the Doctoral Studies Programme (DSPL) 50. Please note that the processing of your application can take several weeks.

Application takes place online via u:space and is possible throughout the year. Please note that you have to renew your enrollment every semester. This has to take place within the regular admission period.

2. Join DoCS

Subsequently, you can join DoCS by submitting following online form:

Info session: Doctoral studies at the University of Vienna

The Center for Doctoral Studies regularly organises info sessions on the doctoral studies at the University of Vienna in German and English language.

 Additional links

» Curriculum Doctoral Programme in Natural Sciences and Technical Sciences in the field of Natural Sciences

» Curriculum Doctoral/PhD Programme in Business, Economics and Statistics

» Course Directory (2023S)

» All current forms for the doctorate (English)

» All current forms for the doctorate (German)

» PhD process (Center for Doctoral Studies)

» Submission and review of the thesis (Center for Doctoral Studies)

» PhD Handbook Navigating your Doctorate (Center for Doctoral Studies)

» Orientation Guide for International PhD Candidates (Center for Doctoral Studies)

» Early Career Researchers - Funding Programs (Research Services and Career Development; University of Vienna)

» grants.at (online database for scholarships and research grants)

» University Law 2002 (German)

» Statutes of the University of Vienna

» Study Law