PhD Fellowships

Open call in Experimental and Theoretical Quantum Science and Technology - Vienna Center for Quantum Science and Technology (VCQ)


The Program:

The Vienna Center for Quantum Science and Technology (VCQ) is a joint collaboration initiative, which currently involves about 25 research groups based at four leading research institutions in and around Vienna. The aim of the VCQ is to advance modern quantum science and technology based on a broad and multidisciplinary research agenda. The topics addressed within VCQ range from the foundations of quantum mechanics to complex quantum optical and many-body effects and their application for emerging quantum technologies.

Additional information is available on the homepage of the Vienna Center for Quantum Science and Technology (VCQ):


Our VCQ-PhD School (following on from the former CoQus-PhD School) invites you to become part of an active community of young scientists with opportunities to do experimental and/or theoretical research at the forefront of Quantum Science. You will also get to participate in networking events, international conferences, transferable skills and career development training.

Details of the application process and more information about the current call is available on the VCQ-PhD website:


We offer fully funded positions based at the University of Vienna, TU Wien, the Austrian Academy of Sciences, and IST Austria. The city of Vienna also provides a very high quality of life.

Application deadline: August 20,  2020
Hearings:                     September 28 & 29, 2020 in Vienna