Doctoral Program - Process

The doctoral programme is structured along three phases:

  • ~1-48 months
  • Research
  • Curriculum ("Natural Sciences" 12 ECTS and "DoSChem activities" 12 ECTS)
  • Annual progress report
  • Annual oral presentation
  • Publication
  • ~6 months
  • Dissertation
  • Submission & Review
  • Defense
  • Join the Alumni program

DoSChem Introductory slides (Onboarding event October 2022)

Different responsibilities departments for the different tasks in the early phase

DoSChem Timeline of the Academic Year

Useful info Infomation for International Doctoral Candidates

This page contains information and some tipps to smoothen your arrival and stay in Vienna.

  • Arriving in Vienna (Entry and Residence, Insurance, Working, Living)
  • Living in Vienna (The University of Vienna, Living in Vienna, Networking Possibilities)
  • German Proficiency (Rules at the University of Vienna, Learning German)