How to enroll for PhD Petroleum Engineering at DPE

Applications for a PhD program will be evaluated continuously throughout the year. If you want to apply, please read through the provided information below.

The requirement for admission to the doctoral (PhD) program at DPE is the completion of a relevant diploma or master's programme offered at the Montanuniversität Leoben. Alternatively, an equivalent degree of a recognized Austrian or foreign post-secondary educational institution must be held. This degree must have been achieved in a program whose contents and scope are equivalent to a diploma or master's program at Montanuniversität Leoben.

If you are not sure you want to apply yet, learn more about PhD Petroleum Engineering first.

PhD Petroleum Engineering

PhD Petroleum Engineering

Harald Tauderer

Enrollment Process

1. Requirements

  • Latest CV in tabular form
  • Employment reference letters if applicable
  • Master/diploma certificate
  • Transcripts
  • Motivation letter
  • Field of your desired research area
  • Information if you are self-funded or depending on funding
  • Proof of sufficient knowledge of English 

2. Selection process

  • Submit your documents to the office manager of the corresponding chair
  • The office manager will forward your application to the person responsible
  • Face-to-face or skype interview with one of the professors will be arranged

Once you have been accepted by the department/chair:

  • Fill out the application form
  • Fill out an application for equivalence (if you are an international student)
  • Submit your application to Montanuniversität
  • The Program Director will give the final approval for your PhD studies

For detailed information and download files here



Program Director:
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Thomas Antretter
+43 3842 402-4001

Dean of Studies:

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Oskar Paris
Vice Dean of Studies: Univ.-Prof. Dr. Thomas Antretter
+43 3842 402-7401 or 7403