Doctorate On Campus


University of Innsbruck

36 months
728 EUR/year
728 EUR/year
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Graduates of the Doctoral Programme Chemistry offered by the University of Innsbruck have a systematic understanding of their research discipline and are proficient in the methods employed in this field. 


Through the submission of an original piece of scientific work, graduates make a contribution to research that expands the boundaries of knowledge and meets international standards. 

The quality and international orientation of the doctoral programme promote graduates' mobility and sharpen their perception beyond the boundaries of their field of expertise. The key qualifications acquired enable graduates to adapt their expertise to fast-changing requirements.

Expected Learning Outcomes

Graduates are qualified junior academics. They have mastered the methods applied in research in their area and are capable of critically discussing, analyzing, and further developing theories. Junior academics possess the competence to develop and conduct substantial research projects with scientific integrity, and they are qualified to reflect on these processes scientifically and theoretically. They are also aware of issues and questions in gender research. 

Future Prospects: Occupational Profiles and Career Opportunities

Graduates of the Doctoral Programme Chemistry offered by the University of Innsbruck  are able to address and present issues in the natural sciences independently and with a very high level of subject-specific and methodical expertise. Additionally, students acquire the broad scientific and communicative competences required of successful professional scientists in leading positions in academic, industrial, or public environments.

Programme Structure

Compulsory Modules:

  • Scientific Basics
  • Core Skills of the Thesis Topic 
  • Department Seminar 
  • Lecture Series Austrian Chemical Society
  • Center for Molecular Biosciences Innsbruck 
  • Materials and Nano-Sciences 
  • High-Performance Computing 
  • Generic Skills 
  • Doctoral Thesis Defense 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines




180 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Diploma certificate
  • Examination certificate
  • Diploma Supplement
  • Transcript (list of examinations completed)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    728 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 364 EUR per semester during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    728 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 364 EUR per semester during 36 months.

Living costs for Innsbruck

800 - 1300 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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