Studies conference of the doctoral programme in Social Sciences

The studies conference is an advisory board to the Directorate of Doctoral Studies for Social Sciences and comprises six members from the group of teachers as well as six members from the group of students.


The Studies Conference has the following responsibilities (section 14 of the Organisation Plan of the University of Vienna):

  1. recommendation and opinion on the demand‐oriented planning of the courses offered
  2. recommendations and opinion regarding the implementation and quality assurance of courses offered
  3. recommendation and opinion on the proposal by the Director of Studies regarding the programme of courses offered
  4. consultancy regarding matters of organisation of studies
  5. suggestions addressed to the Director of Studies with a view to improving the conditions of studies


October 2020–

Teaching staff’s representatives in the studies conference

  • Alina Brad
  • Marie-France Chevron
  • Eva Flicker
  • Maximlian Fochler
  • Elisabeth Reitinger
  • Irmgard Wetzstein

Students’ representatives in the studies conference

  • Doris Arztmann
  • Clemens Atamaniuk
  • Ruth Kager
  • Tanja Kiennast
  • Catherine Raya Polishchuk
  • Vera Schwarz
  • Carina Brestian (substitute member)
  • Tatjana Boczy (substitute member)