Ph. D. On Campus

Economics and Management

University of South Bohemia in Ceské Budejovice (USB)

48 months
3300 EUR/year
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The doctoral degree programme Economics and Management prepares students for a wide spectrum of economic activities and enables students to acquire knowledge and skills necessary for independently solving research problems in the field of economics and management using critical thinking and methods of scientific work with regard to the ethical and related contexts.


Due to a thorough theoretical study and research activities it prepares students for being involved in a wide spectrum of branches of economic activities, especially as highly qualified workers at higher levels of company management within both private and public sectors and also for further practice at positions of academic or science and research workers.

The aim of the doctoral study programme is:

  • to mediate the students mastering of theoretical bases and acquiring methods of scientific work in the programme Economics and  management, etc.
  • to develop in students the ability of creative independent  scientific work, especially via processing and defence of their dissertation thesis, publishing and presentation of  scientifc works.

Graduates will acquire detailed knowledge of the field of economics, management, quantitative and qualitative methods, methodology of scientific work, and other fields in connection with their dissertation topics such as financial management, marketing, trade, stochastic models, regional development management, and information systems. 

Programme Structure

A - Compulsory Subjects:

  • Economy
  • Quantitative Methods in Economy
  • Research Work Methodology
  • Financial Management of the Enterprise
  • Management Theory

B - Compulsory Optional Subjects:

  • Marketing
  • Accounting

C - Compulsory Research and Other Creative Activity:

  • Other specialized tasks
  • Articles in proceedings journals and monographs
  • Articles in reviewed scientific journals
  • Presentation at a national or international conference

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines




180 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Application requirements:

  • an outline of the topic of your proposed dissertation (chosen from the list available on the website of the Department of Science and Research of the faculty),
  • an original of a maste´s degree diploma (or an officially certified copy) or a diploma supplement and an original (or an officially certified copy) of the diploma,
  • a structured CV (1 page),
  • a survey of existing scientific activities and references of publications using the normal APA 6, 
  • a document proving the payment of the fee for the admission procedure. 

Note: Applicants currently finishing their bachelor´s degree studies must provide the diploma by the day of registration at the latest.

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Tuition Fee

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  • International

    3300 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3300 EUR per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Budweis

11440 - 18500 CZK /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Scholarships and bursaries:

  • merit-based scholarship
  • premium scholarship for excellent research, development and innovation, artistic or other creative results
  • scholarship to support research, development and innovation activities of students
  • extraordinary scholarship
  • scholarship for students with special needs
  • grant to support the development of co-operation with practice
  • accommodation bursary
  • grant in support of studies abroad
  • grant in support of studies in the Czech Republic
  • scholarship for students of doctoral degree programmes

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