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Doctoral Congress

Summer Semester 2022


Next doctoral congress: 2022 July 5th.

It takes place in HS 02.21 (Universitätsplatz 2, 2.Obergeschoß).

The Doctoral Congress in SS 2022 will be hosted by the section of Cognitive Psychology & Neuroscience.


Important dates:

  • 2022 June 1st, 12:00 o'clock noon
    Deadline for the registration of a contribution (including abstract).
  • 2022 June 14th, 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.
  • 2022 June 23th, 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


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.


The standard language is English.

Further important information:

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/EG, 8010 Graz
Assoz. Prof. Mag.rer.nat. PhD Stephan VOGEL Phone:+43 (0)316 380 - 8478

Office hour:
on appointment

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