Doctoral Programm

Application for Doctoral Degree and submission of doctoral theses 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

Two 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.

For the defensio via 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 or Zoom fullfills the requirements above. 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.

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