The curriculum of the PhD program in Economics includes 32 credits of required subjects, 12 credits of selected topics, 20 credits of tutorial courses and 96 credits for the doctoral thesis. The total credits for obtaining the doctor’s degree are 160.
The compulsory subjects are Economics, Advanced Economics and Research Seminars I, II, III and IV. The tutorial courses offered are: Econometrics, Agricultural Economics, Mathematical Economics, Regional Economics, Higher Education Economics, Financial Economics and Business Policy. Credits courses from selected topics are covered in selecting subjects such as Economy of Small and medium-sized enterprises, Industrial Organization Theory, Mathematical Economics, Labor Economics and Methodology of Economic Science.
First semester: Economics, Selected Topics, Tutorial course, Tutorial course.
Second semester: Advanced Economics, Research Seminar I, Selected Topics, Tutorial class, Tutorial class.
Third semester: Research Seminar II.
Fourth semester: Research Seminar III.
Fifth semester: Research Seminar VI
Sixth semester: Thesis
The doctoral program requires an immersion in the academic field and full-time enrollment. As a complement to the academic load, the program offers seminars, courses by concentration, conferences, workshops and seminars, which students must attend as a part of their comprehensive training.