The goal of this doctoral degree programme at the University of Applied
Arts Vienna is to contribute to the advancement of sciences through guided but ultimately independent research in the fields
of Philosophy, Technical Sciences, and Natural Sciences.
Students of the doctoral degree programme acquire the
ability to solve complex scientific problems in basic and applied research on a high international level in accordance with
recognised scientific standards. Furthermore, the doctoral degree programme serves to promote and support young scientific
Graduates of the scientific doctoral degree programme
able to conduct innovative research, both independently or as part of a team, and to assume coordinating and leadership roles.
able to research autonomously, develop projects and criticise in a well-founded manner the methods and developmental logics
of the sciences. They should not only produce ideas for others but should also use their ability of reflection to leave pre-determined
tracks. They should be able to navigate with confidence in the field of their dissertation.
- will mainly find occupation
in discipline-specific scientific areas of work and may choose from aspectrum of scientific, art-critical, curatorial, artistic,
or journalistic careers.