Trainings, Info-Sessions and Events in English

To assist you in the course selections we have coloured all trainings and info sessions according to the recommended phase of your doctoral studies:

Early Phase

Mid Phase

Final Phase


Literature research and information literacy


Academic Writing & Effective Communication

Writing retreat - Schreibklausur für Dissertationen

30.01.-03.02.2023, 09:00 - 17:00 and

06.02.-10.02.2023, 09:00 - 17:00


How to write a scientific publication

27.+28.03.2023, 09:00 - 13:00 and

24.+25.04.2023, 09:00 - 13:00 


Social media for researchers

09.03.2023, 09:00 - 13:00


Career Development & Funding Possibilities

Strategic Career Planning

20.06.2023, 09:00 - 17:00 and

21.06.2023, 09:00 - 13:00



Doctoral research management

Get inspired: Creative Techniques for Scientists

16.+17.01.2023, 13:00 - 17:00



Further workshops of BOKU HR (German or English)

The Human Resources Development of BOKU offers a vast range of additional workshops & trainings in German and English.

Registration: In case you are employed at BOKU please check the details for registration in the course descriptions. PhD students not employed at BOKU can send an Email to personalentwicklung(at)  indicating the Student Registration Number ("Matrikelnummer") and the study code of the respective doctoral studies.


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>>> Go directly to their courses offered in German


Here, we will list only a few courses in German of special interest to Doctoral Candidates:

Projektidee, was nun? Nationale Förderprogramme für angewandte Forschung

Erfinden - Patentieren - Gründen: Verwertung wissenschaftlicher Ergebnisse & Innovationen

Open-Access: Publizieren an der BOKU


External Events

Marietta Blau Grant: Funding for research stays abroad 

The Marietta Blau Grant offers financial support for study periods abroad for doctoral students of Austrian universities.

Duration: 6 to 12 months

Monthly Grant rate: up to EUR 1,580

Closing date for applications: September 1st, 2021



The OeAD offers webinars to inform about the Marietta Blau-Grant:

Next Webinar in German: August, 5th, 10:00 - 12.00 a.m.

Funding scientific research: How to foster knowledge and innovation fairly and efficiently?

This event of Rethinking Academia will focus on the scientific grant system - how is it today, how should it be?

Website of event

When & Where: 21.01.2020, 16:00 - 19:00, Lise-Meitner Lecture Hall, Boltzmanngasse 5

FFG Academy Training: Marie Skłodowska-Curie - Proposal writing for Individual Fellowships (MSCA-IF)

This training will support you in the process of writing a proposal for the programme Marie Skłodowska-Curie in Horizon 2020. Particular focus of the training is the next call for Individual Fellowships (IF), opening 08 April 2020.

When: 05.05.+06.05.2020

Details and registration

Career Calling

Career Calling is the Career Fair of WU, TU Vienna and BOKU. You can find offers from internships and entry-level positions up to openings for young professionals.

23.10.2019, 10 am - 6 pm, Messe Wien

Website of event

Open Access Week 2019: Webinars of OpenAIRE

October 21-27, 2019


- From Open Science to Inclusive Science  by Paola Masuzzo

Plan S compliance for Open Access Journals by Dominic Mitchell (DOAJ)

OpenAPC - cost transparency of Open Access publishing  by Christoph Broschinski and Andreas Czerniak (UNIBI)

Horizon 2020 Open Science Policies and beyond  by Emilie Hermans (UGENT)

Research Data Management by S. Venkataraman (DCC) and Thomas Margoni (CREATE)


Further details and registration >>>>>

„Co-Create Careers Circle“ - 14.11.2019 (in German)

Unter dem Motto „Go & Co-Create Careers!“ ermöglicht w-fFORTE gemeinsam mit dem Career Center der LBG (Ludwig Boltzmann Gesellschaft) im Jahr 2019 einmal pro Quartal, die eigenen Kompetenzen aus neuen Perspektiven besser kennen zu lernen. Das Besondere an dem Circle ist der Austausch in einer kleinen, ausgewählten Gruppe und der Raum für individuelle Fragen und Diskussion.

Zielgruppe: (Nachwuchs-)Forscherinnen & Forscher und ExpertInnen in Forschung & Innovation

Details & Registrierung >>>>