All VDS-P fellows follow the rules of the Doctoral Programme in Natural Sciences at the University of Vienna.

The VDS-P serves as a platform for structured doctoral education at the Faculty of Physics in close cooperation with the topical colleges:

Vienna Doctoral Program on Complex Quantum Systems (CoQuS) 

Doctoral College Advanced Functional Materials (DCAFM)

Doktoratskolleg Particles and Interactions (DK-PI)