The Anton Bruckner Private University (ABPU) in Linz Austria invites potential candidates to apply for the academic doctoral or the artistic doctoral programme.
Doctoral candidates at ABPU will receive supervision from leading international experts active in their fields and are offered a comprehensive course programme. They have access to dance studios, the computer-music laboratory Sonic Lab, a modern recording studio, and concert halls for the most diverse requirements.
Candidates will profit from the lively artistic and research environment of the university in the central-European city of Linz with its four universities and the Ars Electronica Centre. From the outset and continuing throughout the programme of study, our doctoral candidates will be offered a broad professional network through our cooperation with three renowned Austrian universities for co-supervision: the Paris Lodron University, Salzburg; the University of Art and Design, Linz; and the University for Music and the Performing Arts, Vienna.
In the artistic doctoral programme, areas of research may be chosen from the following fields:
• Applied music psychology
• Historical performance practice
• Instrumental performance studies (contemporary)
• Contemporary dance
In the academic doctoral programme, areas of research may be chosen from the following fields:
• Interpretation research (historical)
• Cultural studies
• Music pedagogy
• Dance studies
Under the following sublinks you will find information on admission regulations, curricula, and supervisors for each individual programme:
The ABPU will offer an intensive preparatory course in developing a research exposé on 17th and 18th of January from 10.15 to 18.45 hrs. (Max. number of participants: 15).