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Doctoral School of Civil Engineering

Graz University of Technology (TU Graz)

36 months
Duration
1452 EUR/year
726 EUR/year
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About

An environment of stimulating scientific discussions, scientific and engineering training of the highest standard, internationally respected research projects; these things await you as a Doctoral School of Civil Engineering student at Graz University of Technology (TU Graz).

Overview

At Graz University of Technology (TU Graz) you can obtain a doctorate in natural sciences (Doktor der Naturwissenschaften) or a doctorate in technical sciences (Doktor der technischen Wissenschaften). The doctoral programmes are organised in Doctoral Schools. You will do your research within one of the doctoral schools depending on your subject and your supervisor.

Learning outcomes

As a Doctoral School of Civil Engineering student you are part of the community of your doctoral school. You will discuss your research project regularly with teachers and other students. This ensures that you get perfect supervision and support in your work. At the same time you will expand your knowledge of relevant subjects in courses and lectures and in contacts with academic and industry experts.

Your doctoral programme is based on the curriculum for the Doctoral Programme in Technical Sciences (technische Wissenschaften) or Natural Sciences (Naturwissenschaften). Additionally, the statutes of your Doctoral School set out required courses in the subject, the procedures for preparing and submitting your thesis, handling of publications and other subject-specific issues.

Focus Areas
  • Fundamentals of engineering, such as mechanics, construction physics, measurement technology, construction material sciences, structural analysis
  • Structural engineering
  • Geotechnics
  • Infrastructure
  • Hydraulic engineering and water resources management
  • Construction management and economics

Programme Structure

  • Independent research in a specialized area of Civil Engineering
  • Find solutions for scientific and technological problems
  • Publish in peer-reviewed journals
  • Prepare and defend research results
  • Give presentations at public conferences or workshops specific to the research field
  • Build a subject-specific network
  • Exchange information on the progress and results of your dissertation research with your supervisor well as with other students

Courses (curricular workload)

  • Deepen your knowledge in a subject area of the field Civil Engineering
  • Gain knowledge of and experience with scientific methods
  • Successfully complete interdisciplinary courses offered at the TU Graz
  • Attend courses offered at foreign universities or other educational institutions

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

Partially taught in English, Partially taught in German
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
Bring your tomorrow closer
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
87

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

For admission to a doctoral programme at TU Graz, you must fulfil one of the following requirements according to the Curriculum:

  • completion of a subject-related diploma or master’s programme in engineering sciences or natural sciences at a university or
  • completion of another degree programme at a recognised Austrian or foreign post-secondary educational institution that is equivalent to the aforementioned degree programmes or
  • completion of a degree programme at a recognised Austrian or foreign post-secondary educational institution in combination with supplementary curricular requirements or
  • completion of a subject-related bachelor’s programme.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1452 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 726 EUR per semester during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    726 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 363 EUR per semester during 36 months.

Living costs for Graz

846 - 1191 EUR /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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