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Ph.D. in Economics and Finance


By studying Economics and Finance in our Doctoral School you will acquire the necessary knowledge and skills to obtain a doctoral degree in social sciences in the discipline of Economics and Finance.

The program curriculum includes courses relevant to the scientific discipline, such as: 

  • Advanced Finance
  • Advanced Economics
  • Advanced Issues in Digital Economics
  • Advances in Financial Economics
  • Advances in Behavioral Economics
  • Contemporary Approaches to International Economics
  • Contemporary Approaches to Public Finance

Included are also courses that will support the preparation and defense of the doctoral dissertation, such as:

  • Qualitative Methods
  • Academic Writing and Reading

Language of instruction: English

Advantages of the program

The doctoral program at the University of Economics in Katowice is dedicated to combining individual research work with the guidance and support of a supervisor, alongside a study program. During this period, doctoral students can expect to transform their research interests into scientific publications, participate in scientific conferences, and go on internships.

To prepare for dissertation writing, a doctoral seminar is offered, allowing students to obtain a doctoral degree in social sciences. The University of Economics in Katowice provides doctoral students with access to databases, tools, and guidance from experts conducting research at the international level, ensuring scientific development.

The study program is designed for graduates interested in pursuing scientific work, and many of the program's graduates are employed in research and development institutions, universities, consulting firms, and advisory firms.

Doctoral students are given the opportunity to influence their educational path by choosing some of the subjects and participating in lectures, seminars, and conferences.

Study program

The Doctoral School's training program stands out for its professional educational offerings, which aim to deepen knowledge in the chosen scientific discipline and expand competence in preparing and conducting scientific research. The school provides state-of-the-art facilities to doctoral students, equipping them with all the necessary tools to carry out scientific research, collect materials, and write their dissertations.

Furthermore, the program's curriculum includes subjects that have been carefully selected to allow doctoral students to comprehensively study the problems and advanced issues related to the preparation of a doctoral dissertation in economics or finance. This approach ensures that students gain a thorough understanding of the complexities and challenges involved in the dissertation process.


Qualified scholars teach classes that inspire consideration of the essential dilemmas in economics and finance, as well as the latest trends in research in their field. The study program is designed to challenge doctoral students to resolve the dilemmas of modern civilization and equip them with the scientific skills necessary to solve innovative research problems.

Through the program, students gain a deep understanding of the most pressing economic and financial issues, as well as the latest research developments in their field. The goal is to create a scientific workshop that enables students to approach research problems with a critical and innovative mindset, allowing them to make significant contributions to the field.

Contact us

Do you have a question about the application process? Ask our specialist from the Admissions Office:

Anna Maniura

Bogucicka 5
Building: CNTI; room. 2/17
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