251.796 Privatissimum: PhD Thesis
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2021S, SE, 2.0h, 3.0EC
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  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: SE Seminar
  • Format: Hybrid

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to formulate their own  research question. They learn different methods of academic research and basic skills of scholarly writing on PhD level. The goal is to complete successfully their own Phd thesis. Meetings and discussions will be held regularly on individual basis.


Subject of course

Privatissimum for PhD students

Teaching methods

-Formulate research questions and research methods

-Various methods of academic research and empirical research

-Workshop how to write a scholarly text

Mode of examination

Written and oral

Additional information


In case of Covid-19 restrictions this class will be held online.

Please consider the plagiarism guidelines of TU Wien when writing your seminar paper: Directive concerning the handling of plagiarism (PDF)



Examination modalities

Scholarly texts, can be part of the PhD research project

Course registration

Not necessary


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