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Course Duration/ ECTS6 semesters / 180 ECTS
University degreeDoktor / Doktorin der Wirtschaftswissenschaften (Dr.rer.oec.)
Admission Requirements
and Curriculum
· § 64 Abs 4 UG idgF Preliminary Confirmation of the supervisor
· Applicants must pass the qualitative selection process to determine their eligibility.
Details on the selection process are explained in the curriculum. 
· Curriculum
Language of instruction German Proof of language proficiency
Dates and Deadlines· The dates and deadlines change every semester.
· The current deadlines and dates can be found here.
and departmental student representatives
Faculty of Law, Business and Economics

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What will I learn?
"Doctoral students in Business and Economics acquire a comprehensive, specialised and systematic knowledge in business or economics. Graduates are able to identify the society’s pressing problems and to find novel solutions to these issues. Doctoral students learn state-of-the-art methods in business administration and economics. They acquire the academic prerequisites to contribute to the expansion of knowledge."

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What makes Salzburg so special as a place to study?
Among Salzburg’s strengths are its geographically favourable location, the university’s international orientation, and its interdisciplinary collaborations. The Deparment of Business and the Department of Economics are well integrated into the international research network and fosters manifold collaborations with economical departments of the surrounding universities. 

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Which career opportunities do I have?
Academic research, public and private enterprises, self-employment (e.g., financial and tax consultancy, recruitment services).


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Univ.-Prof. Dr. Florian Huber, BSc, MSc
Head of the curriculum committee of the doctoral programme in Economics

Mönchsberg 2A, 5020 Salzburg

Tel.: +43 662 8044-3771

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