Activities & Events Summer Semester 2023

DSHCS Summer Party & Award Ceremony for the Grete Mostny Dissertation Prize 2023

We invite all fellows, postdocs, supervisors, and staff to this year's DSHCS Summer Party and the award ceremony for the Grete Mostny Dissertation Prize 2023!
when: 20 Jun 2023, 5pm
where: Department of Art History, Campus

International Conferences and Workshops

Die Fellows organize with the support of the DSHCS international conferences and workshop which foster their research, international networking, their and the DSHCS' visibility. 

Work it! Career Day 2023

The Career Day 2023 for doctoral candidates in the humanities and social sciences is an exciting opportunity for you to explore various career paths and gain valuable insights from professionals in a range of fields. As you embark on the next phase of your professional journey, it is essential to have a clear understanding of the diverse career options available to you. This event will provide you with a chance to connect with individuals who have successfully navigated the job market and can offer you practical advice and guidance.

Colloquia & Seminars

The DSHCS offers colloquia and seminars to all doctoral candidates of the Faculty of Historical and Cultural Studies. Courses aim to train doctoral candidates to become independently and critically thinking researchers who conduct cutting-edge research on the basis of thorough methodological and theoretical reflection. 

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Activities in Research Clusters

Students are encouraged to set up and join working groups to collaborate on topics, methods, and projects of common interest. Working groups provide an opportunity for students to develop an agenda for themselves, and moreover to benefit from peer-to-peer learning and open and flexible modes of working. The Doctoral School supports student's initiatives organizationally and financially.

DSHCS Workshops

Each semester,. the DSHCS offers workshops on academic writing, methodology, transferable skills, and career development which focus on the specific needs of doctoral candidates in the humanities.


Podcast Doctor it!

The podcast of PhD candidates in the humanities and the social sciences at the University of Vienna

Workshops @ Center for Doctoral Studies

Every semester, workshops on topics such as literature research and management, academic writing and publishing, time and project management etc. are offered. 


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DSHCS Running Club

Mens sana in corpore sano - wir freuen, dass es jetzt einen Running Club an der DSHCS gibt! Alle Läufer*innen, langsame, schnelle, alte und junge sind willkommen!