Modul University Vienna’s Ph.D. scholarships in Austria
Modul University Vienna’s Ph.D. program seeks outstanding candidates for joining its research team as a PhD candidate. Modul University combines a strong academic foundation with state-of-the-art curricula and a commitment to innovation and sustainability. Successful candidates have a strong background in quantitative research methods and demonstrated research interests and skills in one of our research areas.
MU Vienna offers four scholarships for the 4-year PhD program in Business and Socioeconomic Sciences, for a study begin in Fall 2021.
Candidates have the option to either receive a full or a partial tuition waiver. This year the following PhD scholarships are available:
1x full tuition waiver - 100% of tuition fees will be remitted
1x partial tuition waiver - 75% of tuition fees will be remitted
2x partial tuition waiver - 50% of tuition fees will be remitted
The fully-funded PhD Scholarship covers four years from September 2021 on. It allows students to take courses and conduct doctoral research leading to the dissertation, potentially also teaching in the undergraduate program.
Application deadline for PhD scholarships: July 30th, 2021
More information available here.
For general information on the online application process click here.
Essential qualifications to be eligible for a scholarship:
- A completed Master or Diploma Degree (by September 2021) in a field of the social sciences, business, tourism and/or hospitality management, statistics, information systems, or a related discipline.
- Excellent analytical skills and evidence of the potential to undertake cutting-edge research and scholarship.
- Excellent written and spoken English (German is not a requirement as English is the working language). The minimum scores are: TOEFL: 100 Internet-based test (IBT) with no individual section score less than 20; or IELTS: overall band score between 7 and 7.5 with no sub-score below 6.0. The Admissions Committee may decide upon the recognition of other evidence of language skills.
Your scholarship application needs to include a statement of your research interest and a research proposal (5-10 pages). Check this list for your proposal:
- The relevance of the intended research
- The current state of knowledge about the topic and a characterization of usual conceptual approaches
- The research question
- The planned methodology and its feasibility and how the costs of data collection will be financed
- Potential or expected outcomes, the benefit for industry and/or society, and foreseeable points of criticism and discussion
- The proposal is not considered binding for the actual dissertation which will be written in case of a successful application.
- The application must also include a written statement by a MU Vienna Professor willing to supervise the candidate.