DOCTORAL PROGRAMMES

Doctoral programs mainly serve to further develop the ability to conduct scientific research and last 6 semesters. The admission requirement is a master’s, diploma or teaching degree. The doctorate’s program is completed with the degree “Doktor/Doktorin”. As part of the program, a dissertation (scientific thesis) has to be completed, which then has to be defended during the “rigorosum” (final examination).

You can find more information about the structured doctoral education on the website of the Doctorate School PLUS.


Doctoral programmes

ProgrammesUniversity DegreeCourse Duration
Doctoral Programme Business and EconomicsDr. rer. oec.6
Doctoral Programme Catholic TheologyDr. theol.6
Doctoral Programme at the Faculty of Cultural SciencesDr. phil.6
Doctoral Programme at the Faculty of Digital and Analytical SciencesDr. techn., Dr. rer. nat. or Dr. phil.6
Doctoral Programme LawDr. iur.6
Doctoral Programme at the Faculty of Natural and Life SciencesDr.rer.nat. or Dr. phil.6
Doctoral Programme Philosophy at the Faculty of Catholic TheologyDr. phil. fac. theol.6
Doctoral Programme Religious Studies at the Faculty of Catholic TheologyDr. phil.6
Doctoral Programme at the Faculty of Social SciencesDr. phil.6
Doctoral Programme Teacher TrainingDr. rer. nat. or Dr. phil.6
Inter-university doctoral programme Science and Art at the Mozarteum University Salzburg and the Paris Lodron University SalzburgPhD6