Visiting PhD students

The Vienna Doctoral School of Social Sciences welcomes doctoral candidates who seek to come to the University of Vienna for a short-term research stay of up to one year.

  1. Please submit an application for admission as a visiting PhD student to the central admission office. This allows you to register for and complete courses at the University of Vienna and to use services such as the Vienna University Library or the Vienna University Computer Center. If you are looking for a mentoring professor, please consult our list of supervisors.
  2. After submitting your application for admission to the admission office, you may join the Vienna Doctoral School of Social Sciences via the following application form. As a visiting member of the ViDSS, you will receive our monthly newsletter and invitations to events for doctoral candidates. Visiting members are also listed on our website.

Online application form: Visiting membership in the ViDSS

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Visiting membership
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This field is required: Last name
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This field is required: E-mail
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This field is required: Research field
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This field is required: Month(s) or semester(s) of the research stay
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This field is required: Home university degree programme
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List of visiting PhD students (optional)

* Your data will be saved according to the Data Protection Guideline of the University of Vienna. If you do not withdraw your consent in the meantime, your data will be deleted seven years after your research stay.