The DOCTORAL CENTRE is responsible for the implementation of structured Doctoral Programs (DP) at BOKU, allowing for a modern, state-of-the art doctoral education.


The main tasks of the Doctoral Centre include:

  • organizing of open calls for submission of doctoral programs

  • supporting of applicants during all steps of the application and evaluation procedure

  • supporting of the Scientific Committee and Reviewers in the evaluation procedure

  • organizing the selection/admission process of doctoral candidates (including announcing and managing of open calls for doctoral candidates, if applicable)

  • accounting of educational costs

  • organizing of retreats and workshops

  • organizing the DP-specific curriculum

  • the design and collection of monitoring documents

  • the design and collection of evaluation documents

  • planning and conducting of trainings in transferable skills