Ph.D. in Regional and Public Economics

General

Program Description

133365_20181031_114821.pngFaculty of Economics and Administration

  • Study Field: Regional and Public Economics

Study Program: Economic Policy and Administration

  • Form of study: Part-time/Full-time
  • The standard length of study: 3 years
  • Number of ECTS credits allocated: 180
  • Graduation requirements: State Doctoral examination and Doctoral thesis defense
  • Tuition fee (per academic year): Maximum 3,500 EUR

This programme is grounded in the disciplines of Regional Economics and Public Economics. It will allow students to grasp the issues relating to identification of regions’ needs, financial aspects within the region, the economic efficiency of public entities, and the eficiency of regions. Students will be exposed to aspects related to levels of subnational and central government, and will understand the role of regional institutions involved in regional development. They will also learn about the dynamic development of information and communication technologies applied in regional development management. Their skills and experience will make them sought-after in the labour market, with many career options in public administration: positions at state or regional institutions, in ministries, regional authorities, regional development agencies, EU institutions or universities. The city of Pardubice offers safe and affordable cost of living, and easy access to major cities in Europe. As part of their studies, students can also collaborate with international partners in the form of research, publications or visits. PhD students are expected to complete an international internship of at least one month.

Last updated May 2020

About the School

The University of Pardubice is one of 26 public higher education institutions in the Czech Republic and the only university in the Pardubice Region. As an internationally respected center of learning, ... Read More

The University of Pardubice is one of 26 public higher education institutions in the Czech Republic and the only university in the Pardubice Region. As an internationally respected center of learning, the University wishes to contribute continually to the development of scientific knowledge, creative human potential, and advanced technologies to improve the quality of life and prosperity of the society. As the only tertiary education institution of the university type in the Pardubice Region, it wants to be a modern public university open in sharing and exchanging information and dynamically developing in contact with the surrounding world. Read less