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Doctoral Congress



Next Doctoral Congress: 2020 May 15th, HS 02.21.


Summer Semester 2020


The Doctoral Congress in SS 2020 will be hosted by the Section of Educational Psychology.

Important dates:

  • 2020 April 17th, 12:00 o'clock noon
    Deadline for the registration of a contribution (including abstract).
  • 2020 April 30th, 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.
  • 2020 May 14th, 9:00 o'clock a.m.
    Deadline for submission of your Powerpoint presentation.
    Please via e-mail to the organisation team.
    The presentations will be uploaded to the computer in the lecture room 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.

Important: All presenters must exactly adhere to the presentation time!!
Posters have to be put up at the day of the congress before 9:00 o'clock a.m.
The standard language is English.

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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