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PhD in Economics
Doctoral program in Economics welcomes all qualified applicants with Master´s degrees who have a strong interest in economic theory, econometric modelling, and applied economics. Graduates will be equipped with advanced knowledge of the history of economics, micro- and macroeconomics, international economics, and economic policy, and also important research skills for becoming a succesful researcher.
The aim of the study is to provide students with knowledge of advanced microeconomic and macroeconomic theories for their deep insight into the nature of economic phenomena and processes. At the same time, the aim is to equip students with a wide range of methods and techniques to explore the economic reality, which will enable them to understand complex economic relations at national and international level. An important goal is also to equip students with knowledge of the genesis and development of economic science to be able to critically perceive and evaluate economic theory and its policy implications in historical context and transformations.
- diploma (follow-up) master’s degree;
- diploma supplement;
- a document proving the fulfilment of the condition of proper completion of studies in (follow-up) master degree program if education was obtained abroad (not applicable equivalent documents, e.g. from the Slovak Republic).
- language certificate. The applicant is required to demonstrate their ability to study in the chosen language. In the case of studying in the Czech language, it is sufficient to submit a proof of university degree completed in the Czech or Slovak language; otherwise the applicant must submit a certificate proving their knowledge of the Czech language at B1 level. In the case of studying in the English language, it is sufficient to submit a proof of university degree completed in the English language; otherwise the applicant must submit a certificate proving their knowledge of English at B1 level (e.g. TOEFL or IELTS). If the information on teaching in English is not given on the document of previous education, it is necessary to provide the so-called "Medium of instruction".
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- English Language Dr.
- Quantitative methods of economic analysis
- Theory of Economics
Scholarships & funding
Several scholarship options are available. Please check the VSB-Technical University of Ostrava for more information.
Tuition fee: 500 CZK per semester, approx. 20 EUR per academic year
Graduates are able to design and use advanced research procedures in the field of Economics, in a way that extends the knowledge of the field by original research. Furthermore, they can develop and evaluate economic theories, concepts and methods using various approaches, including model building and econometric evaluation.
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VSB - Technical University of Ostrava
VSB-TUO’s study programs are built on a 170-year tradition. Currently, there are almost eleven thousand undergraduates and graduates studying for degrees at Bachelor’s, Master’s and PhD levels in engineering, IT, technology, economics and business administration. Courses are provided by seven...
Why study at VSB - Technical University of Ostrava
Study at VSB-TUO places an emphasis on practical training, whilst investigating real problems from today’s state-of-the-art industries, using the latest software and instruments. In many subjects 50% of the coursework is practically oriented, perfectly complimenting the advanced theoretical instruction, and ensuring that graduates have gained the education and experience sought by employers the world over. VSB-TUO has strong links to industry and thrives on applied research, in cooperation with companies and institutions worldwide, in finding innovative solutions to modern day issues.
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