Doctor of Philosophy Programme Architecture 

Fakulty Faculty of Architecture
Duration / ECTS-Credits 6 Semester / 180 ECTS-Credits
Academic Graduate Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Qualification Level
Doctorate (Third Cycle)
ISCED-11: Level 8, EQF/NQF: Level 8
ISCED-F 0731 Architecture and Town Planning
Mode of Study
Study Code
UC 794 715 xxx
Information on the Curriculum (2021W) *
Language of Instruction German / English
Admission Requirements Relevant diploma or master's degree or equivalent and Language Certificates

* Information on the Curriculum (2021W)


Relevant diploma or master's degree or equivalent:

Criteria for the determination of equivalence:

Admission to the doctoral programme in Architecture requires a university (diploma or) master's degree in a thematically relevant field. Master's or diploma degrees awarded by universities of applied sciences ("Fachhochschulen") are considered on an individual basis.

In the event that equivalence has been established in principle but with certain qualifications missing for full equivalence, supplemental examinations may be required. These examinations must be completed during the doctoral degree programme.

Modules und Dissertation

Compulsory Modules
150 ECTS-Credits

10 ECTS-Credits


Doctoral Thesis Defence
5 ECTS-Credits

in process
Elective Modules
20 ECTS-Credits

Elective modules equal to 20 ECTS-Credits have to be completed.

Qualification Profile and Skills

in process

Expected Learning Outcomes

in process

Future Prospects: Occupational Profiles and Career Opportunities

in process

Information about examination regulations, assessment and grading

Examination regulations

The examination regulation is an integral part of the curriculum, detailed information can be found under the paragraph examination regulations.

Description of the applied grading system (including the grade distribution table) »

The grade distribution table is a statistical representation of the distribution of all successfully completed examinations in a given programme of study or subject (based on all registered students for the programme or subject). The grade distribution table is updated in regular intervals.

 Austrian grading
 Outstanding performance

= 100%


 Generally good, but with some errors

 Generally sound work with a number of substantial errors

 Performance meets the minimum criteria

 Substantial improvement necessary; requirement of further work

to be updated

Overall classification of the qualification

Not applicable
Explanation: An overall classification (mit Auszeichnung bestanden/pass with distinction, bestanden/pass, nicht bestanden/fail) – is awarded only for examinations that conclude a programme of study and consist of more than one subject (an examination of this type is not specified in the curriculum of this programme of study). 

Information about the Programme (in German only)

Forms (in German only)

Contact and Information

Examination Office
Standort Technikerstraße 17 Piktogramm barrierefreier Zugang

Dean of Studies
Assoz. Prof. Dr.-Ing. Christiane Weber, MA

Information for students with disabilities

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