Each year, the Institute of Science and Technology (IST) Austria opens its doors to give prospective PhD and internship candidates an insight into what it is like to study and do research at the institute.

The 2021 Open Day is now over, but we are still here to help you learn more about graduate education at ISTA.

About us

Program

Here are our live sessions.

  • General session  

Introduction to ISTA and the Graduate School, 1:00 pm-2:00 pm, Central European Time (CET) –  Vienna

Hosted by Maria Trofimova, Head of the Graduate School Office, with welcome by Eva Benkova, Dean of the Graduate School Office, and Gasper Tkacik, PhD Program Chair.

  • Presentation of ISTA Study Tracks 
Computer Science 2:15 pm – 3:00 pm, CET, Vienna time
Physics 2:15 pm – 3:00 pm, CET, Vienna time
Mathematics 3:15 pm – 4:00 pm, CET, Vienna time
Neuroscience 3:15 pm – 4:00 pm, CET, Vienna time
Chemistry & Material science 3:15 pm – 4:00 pm, CET, Vienna time
Data Science & Scientific Computing 4:15 pm – 5:00 pm, CET, Vienna time
Biology 4:15 pm – 5:00 pm, CET, Vienna time

ISTA is using Zoom for its online events. If you would like to become familiar with this platform and perform a technical test, please click here.


What to expect

The Virtual Open Day is a great opportunity to explore our programs and campus virtually, wherever you are. The program includes a range of live sessions from the Graduate School Office, academics and students. You can find out about the PhD program, the IST research experience, the support services, the IST campus, and much more by attending one of the talks.

Learn more about research opportunities

It is possible to do a PhD on a topic which aligns with the research interests of our faculty, which currently falls within the following broad research areas, called Tracks:

 

Biology

In case you cannot access YouTube, this video is also available here.

Neuroscience

In case you cannot access YouTube, this video is also available here.

Physics

In case you cannot access YouTube, this video is also available here.

 

Computer Science

In case you cannot access YouTube, this video is also available here.

Data Science & Scientific Computing

In case you cannot access YouTube, this video is also available here.

Mathematics

In case you cannot access YouTube, this video is also available here.

You can learn more about our study tracks and research groups here.

Chemistry & Materials

Visit the dedicated webpage to learn more.

Campus tours

Take a virtual campus tour to learn more about the founding principles of ISTA as well as its past and future developments.

In case you cannot access YouTube, this video is also available here.

 

For questions, please feel free to contact the Graduate School Office, phd.admissions@ist.ac.at.


 

 

 

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