Thesis Defense

Defense Structure

Your thesis examination will consist of a presentation of your thesis project (about 20 minutes), followed by questions from the audience and the examiners. The discussion part takes about 30 minutes - you will be questioned about your thesis work and the research field.

Refund of External Examiner Travel Expenses

The University of Vienna will reimburse 500 euros for the travel expenses of an external examiner. If the travel/accomodation costs come to more than this amount the excess is normally covered by the group budget (please speak to your group leader about this).

Degree Certificate

Your degree certificate will be ready 2-3 weeks after your thesis defense, and you must pick it up personally.The SSC (Student Service Center) will inform you when your degree certificate is ready.

SSC Lebenswissenschaften
Room 2C 323
Althanstraße 14 (UZA II)
1090 Vienna
Opening hours: Tue & Wed 9-12, Thu 14-18