The PhD Curriculum

The academic year begins in early September and is divided in two semesters

1st YEAR
Course Period ECTS Observations
Organizational Theory S1 7 Compulsory
Microeconomics S1 7 Compulsory
Statistics I T1 3,5 Compulsory
Statistics II T2 3,5 Compulsory
Free Option Full-Course (S1) 7 Optional
OR
Half-Course (T1) 3,5 Optional
+
Half-Course (T2) 3,5 Optional
Design of the PhD project S1 7 Compulsory
Exemplary Research T3 3,5 Compulsory
Hot Topics in Exemplary Research T4 3,5 Compulsory
Qualitative Methods T3 3,5 Compulsory
Hot Topics in Qualitative Methods T4 3,5 Compulsory
Social Behavior T3 3,5 Compulsory
Hot Topics in Quantitative Methods T4 3,5 Compulsory
Free Option Full-Course (S2) 3,5 Optional
OR
Half-Course (T3) 3,5 Optional
+
Half-Course (T4) 7 Optional
Discussion of the PhD Project S2 2 Compulsory
2nd, 3rd and 4th YEARS
Course ECTS Observations
Free Option (Soft Skills) 2 Compulsory
Research Seminars 6 Compulsory
Dissertation 172 Compulsory