Areas of specialization
Doctoral School of Information and Communication Engineering graduates at the Graz University of Technology (TU Graz) obtain the highest technical and scientific level of training in information and communications engineering and its areas of specialization, including:
- Mikroelectronics and electronic systems
- Communications and information engineering
- Microwave and photonics engineering
- Signal processing and system theory
- Measurement technology and sensors
- Computer engineering and embedded systems
- Speech and audio communication
- You conduct independent research in the field of information and communications engineering and its areas of specialization.
- You find and describe solutions for scientific and technological problems.
- You prepare and defend research findings.
- You publish in internationally renowned peer-reviewed journals or present your findings at international conferences or symposia.
- You write your dissertation in the English language.
Courses (curricular workload)
- You deepen your knowledge in an area of specialization of information and communications engineering.
- You gain experience using scientific methods applied in information and communications engineering.
- You exchange information about the progress and preliminary results of your dissertation research with your dissertation supervisor and other students.
- 36 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesInformatics & Information Sciences General Engineering & Technology View 5 other PhDs in General Engineering & Technology in Austria
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
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.
International1452 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 726 EUR per semester during 36 months.
EU/EEA726 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 363 EUR per semester during 36 months.
Living costs for Graz
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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