Doctoral & PhD Programme in Business, Economics and Statistics | Curriculum

The curriculum provides information on the qualification profile, the requirements for admission, the structure of the doctorate and the number of ECTS credits which PhD candidates have to earn during their doctoral studies. The curriculum for the doctoral/PhD programme in Business, Economics and Statistics includes the following key elements:

  • The degree programme duration is 3 years
  • Courses:
    In the fields of Finance, Logistics and Operations Management, Management, Statistik und Operations Research sowie Volkswirtschaftslehre at least 30 ECTS
    In the field of Business and Law at least 22 ECTS
    In the field Business Informatics at least 12 ECTS
  • Public presentation of the intended doctoral project within the first year of doctoral studies
  • Signing a doctoral thesis agreement subsequent to the public presentation
  • Periodical, at least annual progress reports
  • Write a doctoral thesis, which demonstrates the candidate's ability to master academic topics independently
  • Public defence

Curriculum & Fields of Doctoral Research

  • Curriculum Doctoral/PhD Programme in Business, Economics and Statistics
  • Fields of Doctoral Reserach:

    • Business Administration - Finance, PhD (794 370 145)
    • Business Administration - Logistics and Operations Management, PhD (794 370 403)
    • Business Administration - Management, PhD (794 370 146)
    • Statistics and Operations Research, PhD (794 370 136)
    • Economics, PhD (794 370 140)
    • Business and Law, Dr.rer.oec (794 305 183)
    • Business Informatics, Dr.rer.oec (794 305 175)