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Doctoral Programme of Social and Economic Sciences

Faculty of Social and Economic Sciences

University degree

Doctoral programm of Social and Economic Sciences „Dr. rer. soc. oec.“

Start of studies

Summer term 2023

Duration of study

6 semesters

Teaching language


type of study programme


About the study programme

The Doctoral Programme of Social and Economic Sciences has an academic focus, with the aim of developing students’ ability to undertake autonomous research and contribute to the development of their subject area, and training academics and researchers with a capacity for critical reflection, objective debate and holistic thinking. The doctoral programme is designed to provide an excellent, internationally competitive education which will attract students from all over Austria and from the international academic community.



„The doctoral programme offers young researchers the opportunity to develop their expertise at the highest academic level in all research methods. The constructive exchange with professors is a highlight which spurs you on to the highest possible level of academic achievement when writing your thesis. “


Current admission period

Full details of admissions procedures and current deadlines are available on our main page.


Overview of admissions and deadlines

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