Doctoral Program

Application for a Doctoral Degree and submission of a doctoral thesis during Corona


Please send all the documents in ONE E-Mail to Ms. Linda Schachinger (

-) Curriculum Vitae (signed)

-) Current record of studies - Studienblatt

-) Passport

-) Certificate of the last graduate study and the certificate regarding the admission (if necessary).

-) Merkblatt für Verfasser der Dissertation (Guidelines for the authors of a doctoral thesis)

-) 1 Copy of the first page of the thesis 

-) An Abstract (ca. 250 words, including: Name of the candidate, Name of the supervision, title of the thesis) as a pdf-file

-) Application for restricting the accessess (if applicable - your supervisor has to enter the restriction in the tiss-system and then hand you the printout, including the amount of years)

-) Certificates of the courses of the doctoral program

2 Copies of the thesis have to be deposited at the office of the dean (after corona-lockdown!)!


The defensio will be held when the following requirements are met:

-) The date of the defeniso is fixed 

-) The thesis has been uploaded to tiss. 

-) The written assessments have been submitted


Due to the Corona Situation the definsio will be held via teleconference (GoToMeeting).

For the teleconference the following criteria must be met:

-) All parties must agree

-) mutual audibility and visibility 

-) voice, facial expression and gestures must be perceptible in a realistic manner

-) the data transfer must conducted on secure (encrypted) channels 

-) it must be possible for additional persons to attend the defensio

-) the same level of knowledge of all parties must be ensured. 

GoToMeeting fulfills the criteria above, therefore it is used for examinations, defensios and the like. To attend the teleconference you will need an PC/Mac with Microphone and headphones (preferably a headset) and a webcam or a Tablet or Smartphone.

The head of the commission will record the defensio. The recording is stored in the office of the dean.


2 Copies of the thesis have to be deposited at the office of the dean (as soon as possible).