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Some Highlights

of these joint doctoral Programmes

Joint doctoral programmes provide a rich and collaborative environment where aspiring researchers and academic experts alike can broaden their academic horizons and benefit from the expertise of multiple institutions.

Joint PhD programmes facilitate collaboration between multiple universities located in various nations. This international network enhances the range and depth of intellectual inquiry by promoting cross-cultural exchange in addition to improving research possibilities.

In joint supervision experts from the participating universities will provide you with collaborative feedback. This form of mentorship provides invaluable insights and guidance throughout the research journey. 

Joint PhD programmes encourage interdisciplinary research, allowing you to explore topics beyond traditional boundaries. You can combine insights from various fields, leading to innovative solutions.

Upon successful completion, you will receive a joint doctorate diploma from all the collaborating universities. This accolade not only elevates your academic credentials but also enhances your career prospects both in your home country, and in many other countries. The academic degree is jointly awarded by the participating universities and is recognised as a foreign degree in Austria and may be used in official documents in accordance with § 88 para. 1a of the 2002 law governing universities.

Joint doctoral programmes offer access to research networks, conferences, and workshops. Engaging with academics from different backgrounds broadens your perspectives and promotes global collaboration and intellectual exchange.


Externally quality-assured doctoral programme by AQ Austria, Vienna. The Agency for Quality Assurance and Accreditation Austria (AQ) has stringent external quality assurance procedures in place and both programmes have been submitted to the Agency for Quality Assurance and Accreditation Austria (AQ) in accordance with § 27 para. 1 and are registered by the AQ in accordance with § 27 para. 6 HS-QSG. 

Joint doctoral programmes provide a rich and dynamic learning experience, equipping you with the information and skills needed for impactful research and successful academic careers.