Doctoral programme entry requirements

Completion of a master's or diploma programme in the humanities or cultural studies, completion of an equivalent programme at a recognised Austrian or foreign post-secondary educational institution or completion of a subject-specific degree programme at a university of applied sciences in accordance with the special regulations of study law.

All organisational matters relating to the doctoral programme are dealt with by the StudiesServiceCentre

Further information: Center for Doctoral Studies 

Public presentation of the dissertation projects at the Faculty => Dates

Written work: The language of teaching is German but written work can also be submitted in English

New doctoral programme

The new doctoral programme (german), which takes three years to complete, came into effect on 1 October 2009 (2008/2009 winter semester). The applicable curriculum was published in the University Gazette on 11 May 2009 (in German).

Registration for the public defence

The date of the public defence is to be arranged with the supervisors of the doctoral thesis and the Director of Studies, Dr. Elisabeth Goldarbeiter-Liskar.

Students should enquire as to the availability of a seminar room at the Department on the prospective date with Michaela Golubits. The seminar room can be booked with Michaela Golubits as well.