Welcome to the English PhD programme of SFU Vienna!

Please note that we stopped updating this website on 12 June, 2017! Any liability by the Sigmund Freud University regarding the content is therefore excluded. For the time-being this site will remain online as an archive.
You can find the new PhD-website at https://ptw.sfu.ac.at/en/academics/doctoral-programme/


Sigmund Freud University is located in Vienna, in the heart of Europe, and the cradle of psychotherapy. The SFU English doctoral programme guides its international students in the acquisition and development of scientific skills in the field of psychotherapy.
It aims at bridging clinical practice with theoretical and empirical investigation, in order to form a holistic understanding of how psychotherapy works. Following pluralistic stands it is open to several methods of inquiry (theoretical, qualitative and quantitative) and of clinical practice (psychoanalysis, cognitive-behavioural therapy, humanistic approaches etc.)…