External Call

The next call for external candidates will open in October 2017. 

External candidates i.e. candidates from universities which are not affiliated to the CoQuS programme are invited to put forward their application to the CoQuS programme until the ...(tbd) 2017. Please note that your application to the CoQuS programme will only be considered if you have not applied before.

Admission procedure

Autumn 2017

   Opening of CoQuS call

December 2017

   Closure of CoQuS call

January 2018

   Information on pre-selection

February/March 2017

   Hearing in Vienna

Submission of application

1st step in the application procedure 

Applicants are requested to provide their application documents via the online submission system and inform their academic advisors about the submission guidlines concerning the recommendation procedure.

To be submitted by the applicant:

  • Online application

It is the applicants' responsibility to inform their academic advisors about the deadlines and submission procedure of the recommendation form and letter. The academic advisors should submit their recommendation form and letter to be found via the link below not later than 4 December 2016!

To be submitted by two academic advisors:

  • Online recommendation form

Please notice the CoQuS application deadline for this call: 4 December 2016.

All applicants will be notified of the decision of the pre-selection committee in January 2017.

2nd step in the application procedure

Short-listed candidates will be invited to a two-day hearing taking place ín Vienna in February 2017. The applicants will be asked to give short presentations and will be interviewed by the selection committee. The applicants will also have the opportunity to visit the CoQuS laboratories.
The short-listed applicants will be notified of the final decision of the selection committee shortly after the hearing.
The official start of the PhD is set for autumn 2017.

More detailed information on the CoQuS Call for internal applications.