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Application Deadline: September 10th, 2021
Call for Enrolment 2021/2022
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Summer School 2021
Why study the joint doctoral study program Governance and Economics in the Public Sector (third cycle)?
The joint doctoral study program Governance and Economics in the Public Sector (third cycle) is interdisciplinary oriented, as it contains subjects (content) from legal, economic, managerial, organizational, and information sciences. Students have a wide choice of courses (content) within the individual disciplines, which means they can choose the courses (content) in all study fields (disciplines) they are interested in.
The Program is intended for candidates who work or intend to work in workplaces that require and expect scientific research work in the field of administration and business sciences in the public sector. this means the study, creation, development, and application of new methodologies, technologies, and skills in administration and business sciences. The joint doctoral study program is designed to provide a candidate with all the necessary deep theoretical-scientific and methodological administrative-legal, organizational, economic, managerial, and IT skills that are necessary to solve the most demanding research and practical issues in the selected areas in the first two years of the study, which are then used during the continuation of the study to solve specific scientific-research problems within the doctoral dissertation. Therefore, the study program is designed to be highly interactive and multidisciplinary, which corresponds to the nature of scientific research on the one hand, and to the most demanding professional work on the other.
The joint doctoral study program Governance and Economics in the Public Sector (third cycle) is important for:
The development of administrative sciences for further transformation of the public administration in the direction of modern democratic-oriented administrations.
The development of business sciences for the functioning of the public sector.
The development of existing and new educational programs and scientific research work in the field of administrative and business sciences.
Modernization of administrative and business practices in the public sector.