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Knowledge Management

International School for Social and Business Studies

36 months
4000 EUR/year
4000 EUR/year
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Modern applied executive programme that is multidisciplinary designed, implementation tailored to employees from various fields, individualized research work, international environment of professors and students from several continents. Programme prepares you both for an academic career or managing positions on the international job market.

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Knowledge Management PhD programme is a research-focused continuation of the Master’s in Knowledge Management programme.

 It is a modern and internationally comparable programme, which encourages the creation of new knowledge in administration and business sciences in Slovenia and the region, with an emphasis on knowledge management and organisational learning as multidisciplinary areas that offer many research challenges at the level of individuals, groups, companies and the society.

The Knowledge Management programme from International School for Social and Business Studies offers opportunities to undertake research in economics, education, informatics, management, business studies, sociology, research methodology and other disciplines.


Graduates of the Knowledge Management PhD programme are qualified to take on the highest management, expert and development roles in public and private sectors. Knowledge of the latest professional and scientific findings in knowledge management and knowledge creation equips them with a high degree of flexibility in their approach, decision-making and communication with all internal and external stakeholders.


All the study programmes have internationally (European wide and wider) recognized accredited degrees.The study programmes are accredited by the Slovene Quality Assurance Agency (SQAA), which is a member of ENQA (European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education).

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Knowledge Management – Concepts and Theories
  • Research Work – Paper at an International Scientific Conference
  • Research Work – Research Plan
  • Doctoral Seminar 
  • Advanced Research Methods in Social Sciences
  • Theoretical Seminar
  • Research Work – Doctoral Dissertation Proposal
  • Research Work  – Scientific Article
  • Research Work  – Preparation and Defence of Doctoral Dissertation

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details


  • 1st round: 1 June
  • 2nd round: 2 September
  • 3rd round: 19 September


180 ECTS



Academic requirements

Anybody who completed Master’s degree or equivalent education (or being eligible to study doctoral study programme in the country of origin or country in which the current degree is obtained).

Other requirements

General requirements

Enrolment in the Knowledge Management doctoral study programme is possible for candidates who have completed the following:

  • second-cycle study programme (after ZVis 2004),
  • undergraduate university study programme (before Zvis 2004),
  • study programme evaluated with 300 credit points for a period of 5 years (uniform master's degree);
  • study programme for obtaining a specialisation and with previously completed professional higher education study programme (before ZVis 2004),
  • graduate with a master's degree in science or specialisation after having completed a study programme for obtaining university education (before Zvis 2004),
  • a graduate who has completed equivalent education abroad. The equivalence of previous education abroad is determined by the competent commission.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    4000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4000 EUR per year during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4000 EUR per year during 36 months.


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