PhD positions

The Vienna Doctoral School in Physics offers doctoral training across all research fields of the Faculty of Physics at the University of Vienna. Applicants are considered independent of their country of origin, gender, race, religion or nationality. 

In case you are selected for one of the PhD positions listed on our website, you will be offered an employment contract. The duration of the employment contract, as well as potential teaching obligations/opportunities, may vary depending on the source of funding. In any case, employment contracts include social benefits.

Important dates and deadlines - PhD positions

Option 1 - pooled call

Once per year

Option 2 - ongoing call

Occasional open positions can be filled during the year, independently of the pooled call.

Announcement of open positions18 March 2024throughout the year
Application deadline15 April 2024, noon CETplease check with the respective open position
Interviews / Hearingsend of April 2024anytime
Communication of decision to applicants13-17 May 2024anytime
Start of the PhD positionupon agreement with supervisorupon agreement with supervisor