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1.7.2018 - 31.8.2018 - Summer Holidays

17.9.2018 - 14.12.2018 - Classes in Fall Semester 2018/2019

27.9.2018 - Dean's Day

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Business Economics and Management

In the branch of Business Economics and Management, the research activities of PhD students are focused on such topics as the new theories of economic organization; new directions in the measurement of business performance; business strategy in a European context; the effects of globalization on the conduct of business; restructuring and revitalization of companies; innovation and financial strategy of multinational firms; forms of cooperation in the international business environment; joint-multinational companies; management of companies; and other, related, matters. The structure of the programme is as follows:

Block A: Subjects common to the whole school:

  • MIE911 Economics (microeconomics-macroeconomics)
  • IT_910 Research Methods for Managers

Block B1: Branch compulsory subjects:

  • STP915 Statistical Methods for Scientific Research*
  • EKO905 Quantitative Instruments for Economic Analysis*

* Doctoral student chooses one of the two subjects on recommendation of a supervisor and according to his/her specialisation.

Block B2: Branch obligatory subject:

  • PE_925 Business Economics*
  • PM_912 Management for the future*
  • MG_922 Consumer behaviour*

* Doctoral student chooses one of the three subjects on recommendation of a supervisor and according to his/her specialisation.

Block C: Optional subjects

After discussion with his/her supervisor the doctoral student chooses other subjects needed for the doctoral thesis (see the list of accredited subjects for doctoral study).

  • Theory of Firm
  • Economic and Social Theories Comparison
  • Managerial Psychology and Sociology
  • People Management for the Future
  • Management by Logistics
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Decision making under risk and risk management
  • Organizational Architecture and Governance
  • Entrepreneurship research
  • Economics of Culture and Processes of European integration
  • Creative culture as a public service in the terms of current Europe