Mission Statement

This doctoral programme intends to provide an internationally competitive scientific training of doctoral students in innovative pharma, food and sport research.

The school wants to attract motivated students and to guide them towards scientific excellence and independence in a truly unique and dynamic multi-as well as interdisciplinary environment to finally become well-educated, open-minded and responsible graduates.


  • Co-supervision and supportive mentoring by at least two experts in your field
  • Low hierarchies and open door policies
  • Interdisciplinary exchange in joint courses, retreats or workshops, and social events
  • Additional financial support e.g. in form of completion or mobility grants
  • A strong students voice in the doctoral school steering team
  • Committed administrative support

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The next public presentations of PhD thesis projects will be held online on Thursday 02 June 2022, 9:00 - 13:30 CET. Online Moodle BBB moodle.univie.ac.at/mod/bigbluebuttonbn/guestlink.php


The University of Vienna stands with the Ukrainian people in their struggle for freedom and democracy. We pay respect to all those people in the Russian Federation who oppose the criminal policies of their government. We stand in solidarity with our colleagues and the students of Ukraine and will...


On May 20th, more than 50 stations invite visitors to marvel and participate in the in the Long Night of Research in the main building of the University of Vienna, on campus and at other locations.

Peter Raidl, PhD student in Sport Science, participates with the “Experiment: Physical stress...


We are looking forward to meeting you for our second PhaNuSpo Get-Together.

With best wishes from the Directors' team, student representatives and executive manager.


The team around PhaNuSpo-PI Prof. Judith M. Rollinger from the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences (Division of Pharmacognosy) is starting a joint project in cooperation with the Schwabe Group.


Paris - Oslo - Berlin. Visit your favorite summerschool and discuss topics like global health, climate crisis, sustainability, or democracy. Click here for further information.

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