850400 Doctoral seminar

Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Licka, Lilli , Gugerell, Katharina , Muhar, Andreas
Offered in
Wintersemester 2023/24
Languages of instruction


Fundamental concepts of science theory for doctoral students
Terminology of scientific research
Science as social system
What is science? How is scientific knowledge generated? Which concepts of reality are behind individual scientific research paradigms?
What is the role of science in society?

Gugerell: Stages of the research process, structure of papers and contents of different chapters, what a framework chapter (introduction/conclusion) is supposed to deliver, topical questions of PhD researchers, joint reflection on research process

Previous knowledge expected


Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

Basic knowledge of the most relevant theories of scientific episteme
Reflection of the individual role of the participants as researchers

Gugerell: enhanced skills and capacities in the research process and for writing articles and frame writing
You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.