DoSChem Management

  • The head and deputy head of DoSChem are appointed by the rectorate of the University of Vienna
  • They represent DoSChem to all participating scientists & students, to the rectorate and the scientific community
  • Monitor compliance with good scientific practice and the Code of Practice in DoSChem
  • Chair the Steering Committee as the executive body of DoSChem
  • The head and deputy head of the school are both active researchers and supervisors of DoSChem students
  • Term of office: 1.07.20-30.09.2024


Univ.-Prof. Dr. Christian Becker

Deputy Head

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Ellen Backus

Managing Director

Dr. Elena Rastew

  • support the head, deputy and steering committee
  • is in charge of administrative, academic and DoSChem strategic affairs
  • DoSChem correspondence
  • first contact person for applications and admission
  • onboarding support
  • communication within and outside DoSChem
  • planning and implementation of curriculum based activities and events

Drop-in consultation hour: Thursdays 11-12, Room 2120

Managing Officer

Foto von Mirjam Beck

Dr. Mirjam Beck

  • general administrative tasks (application, recruiting processes, finances, databases)
  • logistical support for events and activities
  • support in budget monitoring
  • maintenance of the school's website
  • management of the school's social media channels
  • establishment of the alumni program

StudyServiceCenter Chemistry

All administrative processes required by the current doctoral curriculum of the University of Vienna will be handled by the Study Service Center (SSC) Chemistry, located in the Faculty's main building:

Faculty of Chemistry

Wolkenflügel, Room W2145, Währinger Strasse 42, 1090 Vienna

Beate Meidl

Währinger Straße 42
1090 Wien
Room: 2145

T: +43-1-4277-52004
M: +43-664-8176422

Ursula Novak-Jarolim


Währinger Straße 42
1090 Wien
Room: 2145

T: +43-1-4277-50202
M: +43-664-8176421

DoSChem Network

StudyServiceCenter Chemistry