The aim of the scholarship is to provide financial help to international students.
The Vienna Doctoral School in Physics (VDS Physics) offers doctoral training across all key research areas of the Faculty of Physics at the University of Vienna. They are committed to excellence in research.
Eligible Countries: This fellowship is available to international students.
Entrance Requirements: Applicants must meet the following criteria:
English Language Requirements: Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.
All candidates will be notified of the decision of the pre-selection committee.
Short-listed candidates will be invited to a two-day hearing in Vienna. The candidates will be asked to give short presentations and to participate in interviews with the selection committee. The candidates will have the opportunity to visit the VDS Physics research groups, inform themselves about the research projects, meet their potential supervisors and fellow students.
All doctoral students at the University of Vienna must present their research project in front of the faculty, before the end of the first year of their PhD studies.
There are two such presentation days, one each around the end of the winter and the summer term.
Upon successful acceptance at this 3rd stage VDS students become full members in the VDS program and will be listed as doctoral fellows of the University of Vienna to visibly recognize that they have passed the same competitive selection procedure.
How to apply this scholarship?:
Admission to the VDS program is a three-stage process: