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Doctoral Congress

Winter Semester 2021/22


Next doctoral congress: 2021 November 26th.
The conference will be held online by video conference, with support of a Moodle environment.

The Doctoral Congress in WS 2021/22 will be hosted by the Section of Neuropsychology.


Important dates:

  • 2021 October 22nd, 12:00 o'clock noon
    Deadline for the registration of a contribution (including abstract).
  • 2021 November 5th, 12:00 o'clock noon
    Deadline for registration for participation without a contribution.
    Possible for doctoral students, department staff, collaboration partners from other departments, master students.
    Please note that your registration is imperative.
  • 2021 November 17th, 12:00 o'clock noon
    Deadline for submission of your Powerpoint presentation or poster (PDF).
    Please via e-mail to the organisation team.
    The presentations will be uploaded to the video conference system on the day before the congress. It is not possible to use a storage medium during the congress.

Categories of contributions:

  • (1) Talk: Planning (12 minutes talk, 10 minutes discussion):
    short introduction / derivation of the research question from the literature, preliminary experimental design, hypotheses + justification, planned operationalisation.
  • (2) Poster: Status report (A0, plus Handout including 3 questions for discussion):
    Planned data analysis, first results, outlook at continuation or follow-up study.
    Please personally invite professors whose input you particularly desire to discuss your poster with you.
  • (3)Final talk (12 minutes talk, 10 minutes discussion):
    Presentation and discussion of your doctoral thesis, last input before submission of the doctoral thesis.

Procedure of talks and poster presentations


Presenters will give their talk via UniMEET video conference system of the University. Presenters will be invited to a technical testing of the video conference system a week before the congress, The video conference system is used for the presentation and the discussion.

All presenters must exactly adhere to the presentation time!! Deviations from the category scheme are possible, but must be agreed with your supervisor and the head of the doctoral school. The standard language is English.


Posters are deposited in the Moodle environment of the doctoral congress (dissertation seminar) and stay there for one week. A discussion forum is installed for each poster. The standard language is English.

Further important information:

Access to Moodle:

Doctoral students must sign up for LV 21W 602.908 Dissertant*innenseminar (Psychologie I) in UGO. With this you gain access to the Moodle environment.

Professors are already signed in.

Staff members and other interested persons please send an e-mail to the organisation team for getting access. Give your name, given name, institution (University of Graz or other institution), e-mail address.

You'll find more information on the doctoral congress as well as the link to the video conference in Moodle.

Requirements for completion of the 'Doctoral Seminar' ('DissertantInnen-Seminar')

The 'Doctoral Seminar' has to be completed three times in the course of your doctoral studies (i.e., in three different terms).


Head of Doctoral School
Universitaetsplatz 2/DG, 8010 Graz
Ao.Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Ilona PAPOUSEK Phone:+43 (0)316 380 - 5121

Office hour:
on appointment

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