Welcome to the web site of the Fachschaft Doktorat. We are the representation of interests of doctoral candidates at the Vienna University of Technology. We act in self-governing bodies at the university. We support and advise you in your matters of studies and research. Aside from this we offer workshops and a social programme. We are very pleased about your feedback and suggestions—especially from people who go the whole hog and want to reinforce our team or introduce their issues and positions in one of our jour fixe meetings.

The next office hour is on Tuesday, 7 June 2016 17:30 in the office of the Fachschaft Doktorat.
The next Jour Fixe/regulars' table is on Tuesday, 7 June 2016 18:00 in the office of the Fachschaft Doktorat.

For general information on doing a PhD at TU Wien start with Studies (and its subpoints) and after that, of course, the FAQ.

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WINA+ Summer School 2016


TU Wiens HR development unit is organizing a Summer School as part of their WINA+ programme taking place at seminar room Kuppel (main building, 4. floor) from 4. to 8. Juli 2016 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. Since it is held in German, we will just leave the invitation text untranslated:


WINA+ Summer School 2016

Die Personalentwicklung und betriebliche Gesundheitsförderung bietet im Rahmen des Förderprogramms für Doktorandinnen und Doktoranden, WINA+, eine Summer School an. Dabei dürfen heuer bis zu vier Plätze an Doktorandinnen und Doktoranden vergeben werden, die nicht am Förderprogramm teilnehmen. Wir laden euch herzlich ein, an der Summer School teilzunehmen.

Termin Summer School: 4. - 8. Juli 2016, täglich 9:00 - 17:00 Uhr, für alle Termine: Seminarraum Kuppel (Hauptgebäude, Karlsplatz 13, 4. Stock)

Anmeldung: bis 10. Juni 2016 per e-mail an doris.kerschbaumer@tuwien.ac.at, Ansprechperson bei organisatorischen Fragen: doris.kerschbaumer@tuwien.ac.at


4. und 5. Juli 2016 Scientific Writing mit Frau Mag. Elisabeth Hambrusch (auf Englisch), 6. Juli 2016 Stimme und Präsenz mit Thomas Klock, 7. und 8. Juli 2016 Die Forschungsfrage - entwickeln, definieren, vorstellen mit Frau Dr. Eva Müller (auf Deutsch) 


Slides Orientation Programme 29 April 2016


Here you will find the slides from the Fachschaft Doktorat Orientation Programme on 29 April 2016:


Summer Party - 29 April 2016, starting at 6 p.m.


The flowers bloom, the days are getting longer and rising temperatures let one anticipate the upcoming days of summer. Therefore, Fachschaft Doktorat wants to invite you to celebrate under the title "Sommerfestl" and have some drinks and BBQ.

Friday, 29 April 2016, starting at 6 p.m. in the Aula of the Campus Gusshaus, Gusshausstraße 27-29, ground floor

See you there!

Orientation Programme - 29 April 2016, starting at 5 p.m.


As each year we organize an orientation programme to welcome young PhD candidates and give you a crash course to university life at TU Wien.

Friday, 29 April 2016, starting at 5 p.m. in Seminarraum 360, Campus Gußhaus, Gußhausstraße 27-29, 1040 Wien, 5. floor, room number CD 05 20

Vienna young Scientists Symposium 2016 - Last Chance


This is the last chance to be part of this innovative platform for interdisciplinary professional exchange between young researchers at TU Wien. The Vienna young Scientists Symposium 2016 takes place on 9 and 10 June 2016. If you do research in Architecture and Urban Planning, Information and Communication Technology, Quantum Physics and Technologies, or Mathematics Sciences you can submit an extended abstract until 6 March 2016 and be an active part of this event. Further information: vss.tuwien.ac.at