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Doctoral Program

Information

For admission and eligibility for doctoral programmes at the Institute of Management Science (IMW), the guidelines of TU Wien and respective curriculum are mandatory. For further information, please visit Doctoral programms at TU Wien.

Furthermore, the following guideline applies to (external) dissertations at the Institute of Management Science:

  1. Registration: Students register for doctoral programme (Dean's Office/Admission Office).

    The admission to the doctoral program requires the supervision consent of a professor.

  2. Introduction: Doctoral students are introduced by their supervisor at the Institute’s assembly, including representative of all research units.
  3. Announcement of a doctoral thesis: Doctoral students submit the following documents to the Dean's Office in coordination with their supervisor within six months after registering for doctoral programme: i) Announcement of a doctoral thesis, ii) PhD Thesis agreement and iii) Application for Approval of the courses for the doctoral program
  4. Concept presentation: Doctoral students present the concept of their dissertation in the Interdisciplinary Research Seminar (330.113 PV Techno-Economical Research Colloquium, 1.0) or in the Techno-Economical Forum of TU Austria (semi-annual)
  5. Final presentation: Doctoral students present the results of their dissertation in the Interdisciplinary Research Seminar (330.113 PV Techno-Economical Research Colloquium, 1.0) or in the Techno-Economical Forum of TU Austria (semi-annual)
  6. Selection of review committee: The supervisor informs in the Institute’s assembly about planned reviewers
  7. Submission: Submission of the dissertation, registration for the general examination and a proposal for the review committee (Dean's Office)
  8. Defence (Dean's Office)

Templates

  • Notification of dissertation form and dissertation agreement (Link)
  • Guidelines for the selection of courses as scientific specialization in doctoral studies (Link, only in german)

Further information

Admission Office
If you need information on how to apply at the TU Wien regardless of academic degree, you will find further information at Admission Office.

Student Association Doctorate
The Student Association Doctorate is the representation of interests of doctoral candidates at the TU Wien. Their members provide information, advice and support concerning all aspects of the doctoral programmes. Please find further information at https://fsdr.at.