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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This summer, PhDs on Tour goes to Wachau! Registration open until May 22, 2023


Stift Altenburg, September 18-22, 2023


Can you explain you research in a clear, creative, and concise way in only 3 minutes?

Open Call

1st International Late Antique and Byzantine Studies Graduate Conference, Vienna, June 2-3, 2023


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


All PhD candidates who are interested in the history of the late Habsburg Empire (1848-1918) are welcome to join! Next meeting: May 9th, 6:15pm

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