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Study Status

Doctoral students may choose from courses, seminars, and workshops organised by the FELU, partner institutions within the network of doctoral programmes, and international schools with accredited doctoral programmes. As a rule, part of the programme (up to 42 ECTS) is completed abroad at a school or institution approved by the student's mentor or head of the programme.

This is designed for guiding part of the research seminars (seminars covering theoretical and empirical studies), as well as contributions to research seminars, workshops, doctoral seminars, and scientific seminars.

  • Full-time and part-time study is available.
  • Lectures are in English.
  • The doctoral programme lasts three years (six semesters). To complete the doctoral dissertation, a student has four years available from the time the University of Ljubljana agrees with the topic.
  • After completion of the required curriculum and research requirements, students receive the title "Doktor znanosti".

Study Tracks

Students may choose between an Economics Track or Business Track.

ECONOMICS TRACK Majors: Economics, International Economics, Money and Finance
BUSINESS TRACK Majors: Management and Organization, Marketing, Financial Management, Accounting, Entrepreneurship, Tourism, International Business, Information Management, Operations Research, Business Logistics

Criteria for Continuation

The student must complete 60 ECTS credits of requirements from organized courses and individual work on dissertation demonstrated by public presentation of draft dissertation proposal that has been approved by his committee to progress from the first to second year.

To progress to the third year, the student is required to complete 120 ECTS from organized forms of study and individual work on dissertation demonstrated by registering the dissertation topic (the condition for registering the dissertation topic is presenting the dissertation proposal before the department covering the research area) and by presenting the dissertation proposal to the appointed members of the Topic Approval Committee. Before submitting their doctoral dissertation into assessment, students must collect 60 ECTS credits in classroom instruction, i.e. 12 ECTS credits from core subjects, at least 18 ECTS credits from the methodological foundations subjects, at least 18 ECTS credits from major seminars and at least 12 ECTS credits from individual forms of study (or submit a statement confirming that an article has been accepted for a relevant conference) and publish an article (or submit a statement confirming that the article has been accepted for publication) on the dissertation topic in publications that the Faculty deems suitable.

In order to progress from the second to the third year, the students that enrolled in the first year during the 2016/17 and 2017/18 academic years must collect a total of 120 ECTS credits in classroom instruction and individual work on the dissertation demonstrated by a favorably assessed presentation of the progress made on the dissertation and by registering the dissertation topic. Before defending their doctoral dissertation, they must collect 60 ECTS credits in classroom instruction (12 ECTS credits in core subjects, at least 18 ECTS credits in methodological foundations subjects, at least 18 ECTS credits in major seminars, and at least 12 ECTS credits from individual forms of study) and publish an article (or submit a statement confirming that an article has been accepted for publication) on the dissertation topic in publications that the faculty deems suitable.

Students enrolled in their first year of studies before academic year 2016/17 must register the dissertation topic in order to progress from the second to third year. Before defending their doctoral dissertation, students must collect 60 ECTS credits in classroom instruction and publish an article (or submit a statement confirming that an article has been accepted for publication) on the dissertation topic in publications that the Faculty deems suitable.

By way of exception, the Research and Doctoral Studies Committee may allow advancement to students that have justifiable reasons for this and set a deadline for them to fulfil all of the requirements.

Conditions for completion of the programme

To complete the program, the student must fulfil all academic requirements for all organized forms of instruction in the academic programme and the major, prove the results of their work on the dissertation by authorship or co-authorship of an article that has been accepted for publication in a journal that the Faculty deems suitable and must successfully defend his/her doctoral dissertation.

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Deadline for application and enrollment

Candidates must apply no later than 26 June 2018.

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Additional information about the doctoral programme

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