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Purpose, structure and organisation

The PhD programme is in accordance with the PhD order no. 1039 of August 27, 2013 which came into force on September 1, 2013. The rules of the PhD School supplement its provisions.

The PhD programme is a research training programme at international level that qualifies PhD students to independently carry out research, development and teaching tasks in the private and public sectors that require a broad knowledge of research. The programme chiefly takes the form of performing research under supervision. 

The PhD programmes at the Faculty of Business and Social Sciences are aiming at bringing the PhD students to the international research front and at developing the PhD students' ability to create research contributions.

The organisation of the PhD School

A central PhD School has been established at the Faculty of Business and Social Sciences under the leadership of the Head of PhD School. All PhD students are enrolled at the faculty's PhD School and are attached to the department in which their principal supervisor is employed. 


PhD programmes are offered at the Faculty of Business and Social Sciences in the following academic fields:

  • Business Economics
  • Journalism
  • Law
  • Social Science
  • Political Science
  • Economics

Last Updated 15.03.2024