Fully Funded PhD Scholarships For All Countries at LogiCS Doctoral College in Austria, 2018

Application Deadline:  August 31, 2018

The faculty of the LogiCS doctoral college is looking for 16 doctoral students, where 30% of the positions are reserved for highly qualified female candidates.


LogiCS – Logical Methods in Computer Science is a joint doctoral program of TU Wien, TU Graz, and JKU Linz, Austria, funded by the Austrian Science Fund (FWF).

Degree Level: PhD

Field: Successful applicants will work on interdisciplinary research topics covering-

  • computational logic,
  •  databases and artificial intelligence,
  • computer-aided verification, and
  • emerging application domains, such as cyber-physical systems, distributed systems, and security & privacy.

Place of Study: Austria

Number of Scholarships: 16

Value: Fully-Funded

Eligible Countries: All


The applicants are expected to have completed an excellent master’s degree in computer science, mathematics, or a related field.

Candidates with comparable achievements (e.g., bachelor of honors) may be considered on a case-by-case basis.


Email your application form, together with all required application documents to dk-apply@logic-cs.at. The subject must be DKLOGICS. Attach 2 separate PDF files as follows:

form.pdf -Application form (= this document). Important: The PDF form has to be filled out electronically and saved in PDF format. We cannot accept scanned versions – the form will be processed electronically.

documents.pdf -All other required documents in the order stated below. Please merge all these documents (except the application form) into a single PDF file named “documents.pdf”. The file size should not exceed 5 MB.

  • Evidence of prior achievement –Degree certificate (Master’s degree or higher) of a post-secondary education institution including course transcript and an explanation of the grading system(s) used in these degree certificates.
  • Abstract of diploma / Master’s thesis
  •  Curriculum Vitae
  •  Motivation Letter
  • At least two letters of recommendation At least one of your referees should have a scientific background. If your referees prefer, letters of recommendation may be sent separately to info@logic-cs.at clearly indicating the applicant’s name.
  •  Certificate of English language proficiency For details please refer to our website.
  •  Scan of the applicant’s passport Only the pages containing your personal data and picture.
  •  Officially certified transcripts of degree certificate(s) Only for non-EU citizens (excl. Swiss nationals).
  •  Optional: Research proposal



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