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Doctoral School of Civil Engineering Sciences

In the Doctoral School of Civil Engineering Sciences, you conduct independent research on a high academic level within the field of Civil Engineering. In addition, you gain national and international research experience by taking part in conferences and workshops, as well as by publishing in professional journals.



    • 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

          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

          I study Civil Engineering Sciences because I find it fascinating shaping the environment and at the same time doing good things for people.

          Information and Advice

          I am working at the Institute of Hydraulic Engineering and Water Resources Management and studying at the Doctoral School of Civil Engineering Sciences. The work at the Institute has allowed me to create partnerships, build networks and both present my research and increase my knowledge at international congresses. The broad range of technical research and applications at the TU Graz has allowed me to create an interface with other disciplines. I am convinced that interdisciplinary exchange is the key to new achievements, gaining knowledge and making economic applications. My work and doctoral studies, which overlap one another professionally, present very exciting challenges.

          Admission Deadlines

          Admissions to doctoral studies are possible in the current semester at any time up to a maximum of ten days before the start of the general admission period of the following semester. Admission deadlines

          Further informationen on registration and admission

          International degree programme applicants: admission and application deadlines

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