The Vienna PhD School of Informatics involves an intense period of supervised study and research, culminating in the submission of a thesis. The duration of the PhD School is three years. The degree is awarded to candidates who, through original investigation, make a distinct and significant contribution to knowledge in their field of specialisation. The PhDVienna University of TVienna University of Technology (TU Vienna) and admits Austrian as well as international students annually. TU Vienna invites applications for a maximum of 15 PhD scholarships per year. The first study year of the PhD School started in October 2009. No tuition fees have to be paid by these holders of scholarships.
The PhD school intends to generate scientists who…
* have broad knowledge and expertise in the domain (breadth) as well as contribute to the development of the sciences (depth) through autonomous research,
* gain new scientific insight and present this comprehensively,
* gain the ability to solve complex scientific problems in both fundamental and applied research at a high international level according to accepted scientific standards.