About program

About program

Admission requirements
 
The doctoral program may be enrolled by:
1. A person who has completed an appropriate university graduate study program in economics or business economics;
2. A person who has completed a corresponding four-year pre-Bologna university study program in economics or business economics in accordance with the regulations valid prior to the launching of this doctoral study program
3. A person who has not completed a corresponding study program defined under items 1 and 2 may enroll the doctoral program if he/she has completed one of the following study programs in social sciences in the field of economics:   
3.1 Scientific master study program in accordance with the regulations valid prior to the    enforcement of the Act;
3.2 Postgraduate vocational study program in economics or business economics in accordance with the regulations valid prior to the enforcement of the Act, under the condition that they shall pass the differential exams in the following courses: Microeconomics and Macroeconomics

3.3 Postgraduate specialist study program in economics or business economics in accordance with the provisions of the Act, under the condition that they shall pass the differential exams in the following courses prior to enrollment: Microeconomics and Macroeconomics.
 
The applicant shall possess business English language skills at a B2 level

For more information link.
 
Recognition of ECTS credits obtained during prior learning
  • A person who has completed a relevant pre-Bologna postgraduate master scientific study program (M.Sc.) shall be awarded, by recognition, eighty (80) ECTS credits.
  • A person who has completed a relevant pre-Bologna postgraduate vocational study program shall be awarded, by recognition, sixty (60) ECTS credits.
  • A person who has completed a relevant Bologna postgraduate specialist study program shall be awarded, by recognition, sixty (60) ECTS credits
 
Organization of the doctoral program
The doctoral program is organized both as a full-time and a part-time study program.
 
 
Duration of the study program
Thy doctoral program lasts three years and awards a total of 180 ECTS credits upon its completion.   After having successfully fulfilled all obligations prescribed by the doctoral study program, the candidate acquires the scientific title Doktor znanosti  (Ph.D.). The maximum duration of studies, from admission to completion of the doctoral program, amounts to six (6) years for those studying full-time and ten (10) years for those studying part-time.  
 
Mobility and internationalization
The doctoral study program in Economics and Business Economics provides for a number of opportunities for mobility and internationalization.
 
Apart from foreign course co-holders and lecturers within different workshops organized at the Faculty and outside the Faculty, a doctoral candidate may have a supervisor or co-supervisor from abroad or from some other institution if the supervisor meets the eligibility criteria for supervisors.
UNIRI and Article 13 of the Regulations on the doctoral study program

The Faculty of Economics and Business in Rijeka is a member of many renowned international associations and is a signee of a series of bilateral agreements with renowned foreign higher education institutions. Staff and student mobility is enabled through the ERASMUS and CEEPUS programs. The Faculty's memberships in the Central and South-Eastern European PhD Network (CESEENET) and the European Doctoral Association in Management and Business Administration (EDAMBA) is of particular importance for doctoral students as it provides them with additional opportunities for international mobility (shorter stays compared to Erasmus and CEEPUS), and participation in summer schools and workshops, thorough which the doctoral student may obtain ECTS credits within the doctoral study.

More information about Faculty’s memberships: Memberships. Within the doctoral program, the Faculty fosters internationalization of research by awarding credits and financial support for different forms of mobility, from longer stays  at foreign universities and institutions (a minimum 3 months) to  short stays for the purpose of taking courses or participating in workshops organized at foreign institutions.  

Legal framework, regulations and forms link.
Student request letter templates link.
International promotions link.
 
Evaluation of the Postgraduate Doctoral Program in Economics and Business Economics at the Faculty of Economics, University of Rijeka link.
 
Evaluation of Teachers at the Postgraduate Doctoral Program in Economics and Business Economics at Faculty of Economics, University of Rijeka link.
 
Contact
Program Coordinator:
Prof. dr. sc.  Helena Blažić
e-mail: helena.blazic@efri.hr

Secretary
Tamara Šahini, mag. oec.
Head of the Student  Registry for Postgraduate Studies
e-mail: tamara.sahini@efri.hr

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