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Welcome to the first issue of our newsletter on the structured doctoral programme "Music Matters. Materiality, Knowings and and Practices in Performing Arts" 


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We like to inform you, that the members of our supervisory team have provided short texts on our main topic from different disciplinary perspectives - please visit and have a look!

We also introduce ourselves on the website - find out more about our team.

During the last weeks we have received many inquiries and questions. This helped us to improve our FAQs section.

These are the next steps and the preliminary schedule for the application process:

•Application open until Feb 29th, 2020

•Selection procedure 1st step - formal check 

•Selection procedure 2nd step - review and shortlist by jury

•Invitation of the shortlisted candidates

•Hearings in Vienna in June 

•Communication of decision

•sdp starts on October 1st, 2020

The deadline is approaching and we are looking forward to many exciting applications!  


Structured Doctoral Programme (sdp)
Nikolaus Urbanek, Dagmar Abfalter, Hanna Brinkmann
mdw - University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna
Anton-von-Webern-Platz 1
A-1030 Vienna

mdw - University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna