The applicant must have earned a master or diploma degree from an accredited institution whose requirements for the particular degree are equivalent to those of the University of Vienna. The applicant should submit evidence that she or he shows promise of an ability to conduct independent research, and be approved by the admissions committee in the field in which she or he intends to specialize.

Upon successful application, the student will enroll as a graduate student at the University of Vienna. Information on the University of Vienna's doctoral program in the sciences is available here.