48 months
3300 EUR/year
3300 EUR/year
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The doctoral degree programme prepares students for a wide spectrum of economic activities and enables them 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. Those pursuing the programme learn to analyse, evaluate, and design systems related to the management and economics of companies and institutions. 


Those pursuing the Economics and Management programme from the Faculty of Economics (USB) learn to analyse, evaluate, and design systems related to the management and economics of companies and institutions. The programme also implements current theoretical knowledge in the field and takes into account trends affecting the environment of companies such as Industry 4.0., process management, digitisation, innovative business, globalisation, etc. 

Graduate profile

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.

  • academic or research staff positions,
  • managerial positions at the highest level of private enterprises and public organisations.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Economics 
  • Methodology of the Scientific Work
  • Management
  • Quantitative Methods in EM
  • IT in Decision Making 
  • Stochastic Models of the Decision Making
  • Marketing and Trade
  • Management of the Regional Development
  • Innovation Management
  • World Economy
  • Financial Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines




180 ECTS


On Campus, Blended

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.

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General 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 master'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 curriculum vitae (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.)

Admission interview

  • Applicants will be informed about the date of the admission interview along with other information concerning the interview and a confirmation of acceptance of the application.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

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

    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.


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Jihočeská univerzita v Českých Budějovicích - Tuition fees & scholarships (jcu.cz)

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