ZHdK offers MA graduates seeking to pursue doctoral studies/a Ph.D. various attractive opportunities in conjunction with its partner universities:
– University of the Arts Linz (Fine Arts, Culture Theory, Design)
– Carl von Ossietzky University, Oldenburg (Cultural Studies)
– University of Applied Art, Vienna (Art Education)
– University of Music and Performing Arts Graz (KUG) (Music)
Ph.D. cooperation Department of Art & Media – University of the Arts Linz, Austria
Within the scope of a Ph.D. co-operation agreement between the University of the Arts Zurich/Department of Art & Media and the University of Arts and Design Linz (Austria) you can get a Ph.D. degree from University of the Arts Linz with focus on Art Research or with focus on Media/Culture Studies or Theory with Prof. Giaco Schiesser. Prof. Giaco Schiesser is permanent visiting professor for artistic and academic Ph.D.s at the University of the Arts, Linz.
We welcome individual or groups applications. Doctoral work may be undertaken in either German or English. Applications and supervision are by personal agreement.
Current activities: see Zurich Ph.D. colloquium/research group. The Ph.D. group was founded in January 2012.
Prof. Giaco Schiesser, Head of the Department of Art & Media
Detailed information about the Ph.D. programme > Voraussetzungen, Anmeldung & Zulassung > Downloads (7 pdf files for downloading, one of them in english)
Doctoral Studies Programme in Cooperation with the Carl von Ossietzky University, Oldenburg
Offered by the Institute of Cultural Studies in the Arts (ICS) at Zurich University of the Arts (ZHdK).
Please contact Prof. Dr. Sigrid Schade, 1st examiner at the Kulturwissenschaftliches Institut Kunst-Textil-Medien, Fakultät III. Preparations for a joint doctoral programme, with a focus on gender studies, are underway.
Programme director and contact
Prof. Dr. Sigrid Schade
Doctoral Studies Programme in Cooperation with the University of Applied Art, Vienna
Offered by the Institute of Art Education (IAE) at Zurich University of the Arts (ZHdK).
Research questions in the art education doctoral programme focus on the manifold intersections between art and education in either formal or informal educational settings. PhD projects encompass and connect various different methods, ranging from more empirical studies through artistic research to theoretical endeavours. Project requirements are set out in the Institute of Art Education’s operation principles. The programme language is German.
Admissions: Prof. Carmen Mörsch, 1st examiner at the University of Applied Arts Vienna, Department of Art and Communicative Practice.
Prof. Carmen Mörsch
Doctoral Studies Cooperation with the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz (KUG), Austria
Offered by ZHdK Department of Music (DMU).
Within the doctoral studies cooperation between ZHdK and the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz (KUG), candidates may earn a PhD degree, that is, a doctorate in the arts, at the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz (KUG). Essential parts of the degree can be completed at ZHdK.
For further information, contact Prof. Dr. Peter Hiekel, Head of the DMU PhD Awards Committee.