INVITATIONCALL 

ARTISTIC RESEARCH PhD PROGRAMME at the University of Applied Arts Vienna

Deadline: 26 May, 2016 / Start of courses: October, 2016 / 8 supervised doctoral projects (PhD)

Please also check the full information concerning the Call and the Artistic Research PhD Programme.

The University of Applied Arts Vienna invites colleagues to apply for its new Artistic Research PhD Programme. The programme starts in October, 2016. For up to 8 candidates annually, it offers the option to participate in a 6-semester English study programme. The Artistic Research PhD Programme is a postgraduate study programme in the field of art. The focus is on artistic work, which is regarded as the basis of knowledge production. It is governed by topics and practices of artistic research.

Selection criteria include the potential for innovation and possible social relevance of the artistic research as outlined in the exposé and the knowledge of the national and international research context. The doctoral students will be supervised by professors from the University of Applied Arts Vienna, recommended by a commission also responsible for the identification of the candidates according to the exposé provided; the PhD Programme is located at Zentrum Fokus Forschung (lead by Alexander Damianisch und Nikolaus Gansterer, zentrumfokusforschung.uni-ak.ac.at).

All documents for the admission procedure (CV, portfolio, exposé) have to be send as pdf (surname_cv.pdf, surname _port.pdf, surname _exp.pdf; feel free to integrate hyperlinks for the download of relevant material in common digital formats) via email to zff@uni-ak.ac.at with the subject: Surname Participation PhDArt until May 26, 2016.

The result of the admission procedure will be announced to applicants at the latest by August 12, 2016.

Further information: full information concerning the Call and the Artistic Research PhD Programme.