From doctoral thesis to book: How to publish your monograph

Tuesday, 23 May 2023, 10:00–12:30

Are you planning to turn your doctoral thesis into a published book to make your research available to academic audiences and a wider public?

This workshop focuses on the publication of academic books in the social sciences. In the first part of the workshop, an expert in bibliometrics will provide general advice on how to enhance the visibility of your future book publication. In the second part, a postdoctoral colleague will provide insights into the process of publishing her doctoral thesis with an international publishing house. Both parts will include Q&A sessions.

Target group: Doctoral candidates and postdocs at the beginning of their research career at the Faculty of Social Sciences

Venue: Meeting Room of the Vienna Doctoral School of Social Sciences, Kolingasse 14–16, 1090 Vienna, OG01 (seminar room 11)

Registration via e-mail to until 21 May 2023 („first-come-first-served“, max. 15 participants)


10:00 (s.t.!)–11:00
Bibliometrics for books
Christian Gumpenberger (Bibliometrics and Publication Strategies, Vienna University Library and Archive Services)

Experience talk: How I published my thesis with a renowned publishing house
Julia Sachseder, post-doctoral fellow at the Departments of International Relations and Gender Studies at the Central European University