Welcome to the web site of the Fachschaft Doktorat. We are the representation of interests of doctoral candidates at TU Wien. We act in self-governing bodies at the university. We support and advise you in your matters of studies and research. Aside from this we offer workshops and a social programme. We are very pleased about your feedback and suggestions—especially from people who go the whole hog and want to reinforce our team or introduce their issues and positions in one of our jour fixe meetings.

The next office hour is on Tuesday, 20 March 2018 17:30 in the office of the Fachschaft Doktorat (Getreidemarkt 9).
The next Jour Fixe is on Tuesday, 3 April 2018 18:00 in the office of the Fachschaft Doktorat (Getreidemarkt 9).

How to find the office of Fachschaft Doktorat, please see: Contact

For general information on doing a PhD at TU Wien start with Studies (and its subpoints) and after that, of course, the FAQ.

If you are already enrolled, you might be interested in our Bulletin Board and our News or like us on Facebook to stay up-to-date.


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Orientation Programme & Winterfest (Winter Party) of Fachschaft Doktorat


Orientation Program

We cordially invite you to our orientation programme for all doctoral candidates commencing their PhD studies in the winter term 2017.

Especially for beginners we offer a orientation programme to guide you through the first months and inform you about some peculiarities here at TU Wien.
Topics include the curriculum, guidelines for your PhD studies, funding possibilities and getting employed at TU Wien. And of course there will be plenty of time for your questions.

When: 01. December 2017, starting at 4 pm
Where: Seminarraum 360, Campus Gußhaus, Gußhausstraße 27-29, 1040 Wien, 5. floor, room number CD 05 20

Winter Festl

Party time... ;) Our next party for all doctoral candidates, and those aspiring so to be, takes place on 1 December 2017, starting at 5 p.m. in the Kontaktraum, right after the orientation program (Campus Gußhaus, Gußhausstraße 27-29, 1040 Vienna, CD 06 03). Have some hot and/or cold drinks and some chat with your colleagues.

We are looking forward to see you there.

It's Stammtisch time again


To connect doctoral candidates from different research areas and faculties, Fachschaft Doktorat offers a socalled “Stammtisch”. A Stammtisch is a meeting in a restaurant or pub, where we get together and talk about issues related to doctoral studies. Our upcoming FSDR Stammtisch will take place at Nelsons.

When: Tuesday, 13 June 2017 at 6pm
Where: Nelsons, TU Wien Main Building

Some impressons from our Sommerfestl 2017


Results of the Election of the Student Representatives 2017


We'd like to give thanks to everyone who participated in the Election of the Student Representatives 2017. You can find the results here (German only, last page).

Election of the Student Representatives from May 16th to 18th 2017


From today to Thursday you can vote for your representatives at the "Election of the Student Representatives".

To provide you with further information, you should get a printed folder in these days. Additionally, we updated our homepage for the upcoming election (follow this link) and uploaded our folder in a display-friendly format.