VIRTUAL VEHICLE is a leading international R&D center for the automotive and rail industries, located in Graz, Austria. The center focuses on advanced digitalization in vehicle technologies. The linking of numerical simulations and hardware testing leads to a powerful HW-SW system design. With more than 220 employees, VIRTUAL VEHICLE is the largest COMET funded research center and is also active in 30+ EU projects. More than 40 PhD theses and more than 100 master’s theses have been successfully carried out at the research center within the last five years.
To further strengthen international research collaboration with excellent PhD-awarding scientific institutions, VIRTUAL VEHICLE provides financial funding support for a PhD thesis in the field of:
The financial contribution for the supervising scientific institution is available for newly defined PhD theses and for already ongoing PhD projects with a very strong link to the advertised field. Depending on the stage of the thesis, a financial contribution from 20.000 EUR up to full PhD financing can be applied for by scientific institutions.