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20 PhD International Positions at Vienna University of Technology in Austria

The European Commission and Vienna University of Technology are jointly offering 20 PhD international Positions. The funding programme is open for the academic year 2022/2023.

The doctoral positions are open to international high-potential early-stage researchers or candidates to work on Logical Methods in Computer Science at the university.

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The Vienna University of Technology (TU Wien) is a well-known university in Austria that has gained widespread acclaim for its teaching and research. It provides financing for young researchers who want to pursue autonomous scientific careers. The Faculty of Informatics of TU Wien is a leading research and teaching institution which consistently ranks among the top 100 computer science faculties in the global Times Higher Education ranking.

Why would like to study at the Vienna University of Technology (TU Wien)? The university offers a variety of engineering, computer science, and natural science courses. It also features cutting-edge facilities, highly qualified teachers, and a welcoming environment for international students.

Application Deadline: December 30, 2021

Brief Description

  • University: European Commission and Vienna University of Technology
  • Department: NA
  • Course Level: PhD
  • Awards: Varies
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Number of Awards: 20
  • Nationality: International
  • The award can be taken in Austria


  • Eligible Countries: All nationalities
  • Acceptable Course or Subjects: Doctoral positions in Computer Science and their applications, including:
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Databases
  • Verification
  • Algorithms
  • Security
  • Cyber-Physical Systems
  • Admissible Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following criteria:
  • The applicants are expected to have completed an excellent diploma or master‡s degree at the Call deadline in one of the following subjects: computer science, mathematics, or a related field (i.e., computer engineering, business informatics, etc.).
  • Previous research experience in the subjects of the specific project is highly desirable, see for details http://www.vcla.at/msca/topics
  • Excellent skills in English communication and writing
  • Active readiness for scientific collaboration
  • Team competences and problem-solving skills
  • Positive attitude and contribution to the work environment
  • Striving for continuous personal development

How to Apply        

  • How to Apply: In order to apply for the funding opportunity, applicants must complete the TU Wien –  online application portaland submit their application for one of the 20 Prae-Doc positions at [email protected]
  • Supporting Documents: You must submit a letter of motivation (detailing previous research achievements, research goals, career plans), a complete CV, including a list of previous scientific expertise, awards, grants, stays abroad, attended lectures, attended summer schools, attended workshops, skills, and publications (if applicable), an abstract in English of the applicant‡s master‡s thesis, a complete list of completed studies and transcripts of all grades, contact details of two reference persons (at least one academic) who are willing to provide a letter of recommendation. The letters should be sent to tuwdoc(AT)tuwien.ac.at before the application deadline, proof of proficiency in English (usually TOEFL/IELTS/CAE) or confirmation of previous studies (Bachelor, Master) in English at most three research projects (among the proposed ones), and applicants are required to commit to H2020 ethical principles and guidelines (Art. 19)
  • Admission Requirements: For taking admission, applicants must master degree from a recognized university.
  • Language Requirement: Students need to demonstrate that they have a good level of written and spoken English.                                                    


The Vienna University of Technology will provide all the following study expenses:

  • Diverse and exciting research projects on cutting edge topics, see http://www.vcla.at/msca/topics
  • Continuing personal and professional education and flexible working hours
  • High-quality supervision by renowned professors
  • Ample possibilities for building an international research network, doing internships, and establishing research collaborations
  • Very competitive salary
  • Administrative support in study and life questions
  • Central location with excellent accessibility in a city regularly ranked first worldwide for life quality

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