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Curriculum

The academic requirements of the doctoral programme in economics and business comprise 60 ECTS credits per year – that is, 60 ECTS credits of classroom instruction (12 in core subjects, at least 18 in methodological foundations subjects, at least 18 in major seminars, and at least 12 in individual forms of study – that is, active participation in scholarly conferences, research workshops, doctoral seminars, and research seminars), and 180 ECTS credits for writing and defending the dissertation. The academic requirements for all four years total 240 ECTS credits.

1st Year: 60 ECTS, ORGANISED FORMS OF STUDY 30 ECTS

Core subjects ECTS (12)
Research Skills 6
Philosophy and Theory of Science in Economics and Business 6
Methodological foundations (Courses selected by the candidate - totaling at least 18 ECTS credits) ECTS (18)
Mathematics for Economics and Business 6
Probability and Statistics 6
Advanced Econometrics 8
Panel Data Econometrics 4
Applied Time Series Analysis 4
Regression Models in Economics and Business 4
Theory and Application of Quantitative Research 4
Theory and Application of Qualitative Research 4
Elective methodological courses 3-8
Work on dissertation (Public presentation of draft dissertation proposal.) 30 ECTS

2nd Year: 60 ECTS

Major seminars* (each from 3 to 10 ECTS) 0-18 ECTS
Individual forms of study (participation in academic conferences,workshops, doctoral and research seminars) 0-12 ECTS
Work on dissertation (The Faculty of Economics Senate’s approval of the dissertation topic’s suitability.) up to 60 ECTS

3rd Year: 60 ECTS

Major seminars* 0-18 ECTS
Individual forms of study (participation in academic conferences,workshops, doctoral and research seminars) 0-12 ECTS
Work on dissertation (The University of Ljubljana Senate’s approval of the dissertation topic.) up to 60 ECTS

4th Year: 60 ECTS

Individual forms of study (participation in academic conferences,workshops, doctoral and research seminars) 0-12 ECTS
Work on dissertation (Includes presentation of the results of the research work before defending the doctoral dissertation.) up to 60 ECTS

* Microeconomics and Macroeconomics are mandatory major seminars for all majors of Economics track.

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Elective methodological courses in the academic year 2018/19


pdf icon Introduction to Structural Equations Modeling with LISREL

pdf icon Measurement Theory and Scaling


Major seminars in the academic year 2018/19


pdf icon Microeconomics

pdf icon Macroeconomics

pdf icon Questionnaire Design and Testing

pdf icon Contemporary Issues in Marketing Strategy

pdf icon Frontiers of Management

pdf icon Introduction to Data Science with Python


Ljubljana Doctoral Summer School 2019


pdf icon Doctoral Summer School

We kindly invite you to attend the information session, which will be held on Tuesday, 12 March 2019 at 5 pm in MBA lecture room.

Deadline for application and enrollment
Candidates must apply no later than 24 June 2019.

Additional information about the doctoral programme

Additional information

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