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Course Duration / ECTS6 semesters / 180 ECTS
University degree Doktor / Doktorin der Wirtschaftswissenschaften (Dr.rer.oec.)
Faculty Faculty of Law, Business and Economics
Department Department of Business, and Department of Economics
ModeFull time
Study ID
796 305
Admission Requirements § 64 Abs 4 UG idgF

What will I learn?

Doctoral students of Business and Economics acquire a comprehensive, specialized and systematic knowledge in the field of business or in the field of economics. Graduates have extensive skills helping them to identify novel problems in specialized research, as well as the ability to analyse these problems by considering the possible effects on society and culture. Doctoral students develop appropriate solutions by applying the methods of business and economics. Moreover, they acquire the academic requirements to contribute independently to the extension of knowledge.

Which career opportunities do I have?

Academic research, public and private enterprises, self-employment (e.g., recruitment consultancy, financial consulting, tax counselling).

Why Salzburg?

Among Salzburg’s strengths are its geographically favourable location, the university’s international orientation, and its interdisciplinary collaborations. The Department of Social Science and Economics is well integrated into the international research network and fosters manifold collaborations with economical departments of the surrounding universities. 

How is the course structured?

Economics Doctoral Programme
Doctoral seminars10 ECTS
Courses10 ECTS
Extra academic performances10 ECTS
Dissertation150 ECTS
Total180 ECTS


Univ.-Prof. Dr. Hannes Winner

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Hannes Winner
Head of the curriculum committee of the doctoral programme in Economics

Residenzplatz 9, 5020 Salzburg
Tel.: +43 662 8044-3703
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