The Doctoral School of Historical and Cultural Studies, founded in 2020, is one of the largest Doctoral Schools at the University of Vienna. Its doctoral program intends to provide a cutting-edge scientific training for doctoral candidates in all fields of historical and cultural studies. The DSHCS aims at attracting excellent students from all over the world and guides them them towards research at the forefront of historical and cultural studies in a vibrant and dynamic community in the heart of Europe.

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The Faculty of Historical-Cultural Studies seeks to hire University Assistants (prae doc)


Are you approaching the final stages of completing your doctoral thesis, but unsure how and when to take the necessary steps?


Kick-off-Meeting on 30 March 2023, 4:45pm in the Übungsraum Ancient History, main building


Look behind the scene of a successful Art History Instagram account and learn how to set up and run such an account to communicate your research


Do you often wonder where your time is going? Tune in to episode 9 where Rasmus Wardemann, Bao-Chau Pham and Christoph Beitl explore how we, as PhD...

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deadline for application: 28 March 2023

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