Vienna Doctoral Program in Physics

VDS Physics Doctoral Fellowships 

Our Mission
  • The Vienna Doctoral School in Physics (VDS Physics) offers doctoral training across all key research areas of the Faculty of Physics at the University of Vienna.
  • We are committed to excellence in research.
  • We are committed to implementing best practice models for the selection, training, monitoring and mentoring of promising young scientist.  
  • We are committed to generating added value by bringing together bright minds from complementary fields.
What do we offer?
  • VDS Physics offers research opportunities in experimental, theoretical or computational physics.
  • VDS Fellows benefit from supervision by experts in topical areas of research in physics and belong to a selected and therefore visible community of young scientists.
  • VDS Fellows have a regular employment at the University of Vienna. Since this money is often provided through 3rd party grants, fellows can only be accepted into VDS if we find a match with a funding thesis supervisor.
  • VDS Physics provides some support for travel and networking, centrally.
  • VDS Physics offers a range of activities to encourage the exchange of ideas among the doctoral fellows.
  • VDS Fellows can participate in transferable skills training and career development.
  • English is the language of communication in VDS Physics.   
What are we looking for?
  • We seek highly qualified candidates who are eager to pursue cutting-edge research in physics.
  • VDS Fellows are selected according to their academic excellence, scientific achievements, expected potential for future research, independent of gender, race, religion or nationality.
  • VDS Fellows are expected to be committed to the scientific goals and activities in VDS. They shall act as responsible members of the team and society and take an active role in the organization of VDS activities.

Application & Start your career

Way of application:
  • Apply via E-Mail
  • Online application


Expansion: international

In our company employees are working in the following fields:
Research & Development, Research & Education, Research Associate

In our company employees with these qualifications are welcome:


Vienna Doctoral Program in Physics

Boltzmanngasse 5
1090 Vienna