Our Virtual Student Open Day is now over, but we are still here to help you learn more about graduate education at IST Austria.


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 2020 Open Day event was held online.

Program

All the sessions will be interactive, with opportunities to ask your questions to Graduate School Office staff, academics and students. Registration for our live sessions is now closed.

Introduction to IST Austria and the Graduate School, 2:00 pm-3:00 pm, Central European Time (CET) –  Vienna

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

Presentation of IST Austria Study Tracks 

Computer Science 3:15 pm – 4:00 pm, CET, Vienna time
Physics 3:15 pm – 4:00 pm, CET, Vienna time
Mathematics 4:15 pm – 5:00 pm, CET, Vienna time
Neuroscience 4:15 pm – 5:00 pm, CET, Vienna time
Data Science 5:15 pm – 6:00 pm, CET, Vienna time
Biology 5:15 pm – 6:00 pm, CET, Vienna time

IST Austria 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

Join study track sessions, where you get the opportunity to virtually meet our professors and PhD students and can find out more about their research.

Here are videos presenting our six study 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.

Here is a video about the Barton group, which studies diverse topics in evolutionary genetics. The video has been shot by recent IST PhD graduate Eniko Edelsbrunner.

PhD program and internship opportunities

Find out about our PhD program and internship opportunities from Nick Barton, Dean of the Graduate School Office, Gasper Tkacik, PhD Program Chair, and Maria Trofimova, Head of the Graduate School Office

Campus tours

Take a virtual campus tour to learn more about the founding principles of IST Austria 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, gradschool@ist.ac.at.


 

 

 

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