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Graduates of follow-up study programs may apply for admission to doctoral programs.

  • Doctoral studies last 4 years. The graduate is awarded the Ph.D.
  • Doctoral studies are available to study in full-time and combined form.
  • Doctoral studies can be studied in Czech or English.
  • Study consists of the study part completed by the state doctoral examination and the scientific-professional part focused on the processing of the dissertation thesis completed by its defense.
  • A single credit system compatible with the European Credit Transfer System for student mobility within European educational programs is used to quantify the progress of studies in the doctoral program.


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Doctoral programmes


Doctoral programme 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.

Economy and Management

Doctoral degree in Economy and Management allows by its structure and content focus to link to the knowledge gained from master's degree. It is a major research-oriented knowledge and skills associated with the study of many subjects that are tied to the functional areas of business systems. Within the scientific-research preparation, students are trained in subjects including applications of exact methods that enhance the effectiveness of both analytical activities in the company, and the...


Doctoral study programme Finance follows master degree at Faculty of Economics, especially those of Finance or Finance & Accounting study programmes, though any other master degree is basically sufficient to enter doctoral study programme Finance.
The doctoral studies at Faculty of Economics, VSB-Technical University of Ostrava should take 4 years according to a personal study plan of the student. It specifies all study requirements, such as courses, teaching activities, research activities,...

Systems Engineering and Informatics

Systems Engineering and Informatics (SEI) postgraduate study program follows up several master’s study programs at VŠB – TU Ostrava, Faculty of Economics, especially Information and knowledge management. This study program is scheduled for 4 years and graduates are awarded the Ph.D. degree. The program can be studied in several mutations – full-time and part-time, in Czech and in English.

The study consists of the study part ended up by the final state exam and research part focused on...

There are the changes in tuition fee for study in a degree programme conducted in a foreign language in accordance with the issue of The Statute of VSB - Technical University of Ostrava, which is effective from Feb 4, 2022:

  • CZK 500 per semester in a doctoral degree programme.

Changes are valid from academic year 2022/2023.

Information for students of doctoral studies can be found in InNET.