CoQuS Summer Internships

The Vienna Doctoral Program on Complex Quantum Systems (CoQuS) welcomes talented and motivated students to apply for summer internships in any of the CoQuS research groups during summer 2020.

You will be offered the opportunity to

  • Explore topical research questions in complex quantum systems
  • Interact with leading experts in quantum foundations and applications
  • Gain hands-on work experience in cutting-edge laboratories and join disucssions on novel theoretical approaches
  • Discover the scientific culture in Vienna

You will be expected to

  • Delve into the body of knowledge of your preferred research group
  • Actively participate in project tasks
  • Hone your scientific, technical and communication skills

For more information on the content and duration of specific research projects and on potential funding opportunities please contact your preferred host group.

Specifics of the CoQuS Summer Internships


Up to three months between July and September 2020



CoQuS and CoQuS associated research groups can be based at either of the following institutions:

  • University of Vienna
  • TU Wien
  • IST Austria

Please check the affiliation of your preferred host group.


Eligibility Criteria

Completed Bachelor degree in Physics and related disciplines or equivalent


Application Procedure

Please send the following documents directly to the head of your preferred research group (CoQuS Faculty and CoQuS Associated Faculty):

  • Motivation Letter
  • CV
  • Transcript of your academic grades
  • Contact details of two senior researchers for recommendation

All applications are carefully reviewed. Successful applicants will receive more information about the specifics of the summer internship directly by their host.