Structured Doctoral Programmes

Doctoral training at the University of Salzburg offers young academics an opportunity to start their own research work. In order to strengthen the structured training of doctoral students, the university participates in various research programmes on an international and national level.

Some of the Structured Doctoral Programmes the university participates in are:

Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions (Innovative Training Networks)

FWF- Doctoral Programmes

  • Doctoral Programm Immunity in Cancer and Allergy
    Project duration: 01.08.2008–30.06.2022
    Principal investigator: Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Christian Huber, Dept. of Biosciences and Medical Biology / Allergy-Cancer-BioNano Research Centre
  • Doctoral Programm Imaging the Mind: Connectedness of Cognitive Domains
    Project duration: 01.03.2011–28.02.2023
    Principal investigator: Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Manuel Schabus, Psychology / Centre for Cognitive Neuroscience

Training Programmes Funded by Foundations or State Subsidies


  • Postgraduate Education Internationales Theologisches Exzellenzprogramm
    Project duration: 01.10.2021–30.09.2024
    Principal investigator: Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Gregor Maria Hoff, Systematic Theology


Doctorate School PLUS

In addition to the externally funded training programmes, the 20 internally established doctoral colleges of the Doctorate School PLUS (DSP) make a significant contribution to promoting young researchers too.

Foto: Luigi Caputo

Photograph: © Luigi Caputo