13/10/2021

CALL FOR ENROLLMENT INTO THE DOCTORAL STUDY PROGRAM 2021/2022

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FACULTY OF ECONOMICS AND BUSINESS, UNIVERSITY OF RIJEKA hereby issues the call for enrollment into the University Postgraduate Studies (Doctoral Program) in Economics and Business or the academic year 2021/2022, leading towards the academic title doktor znanosti (dr.sc./PhD) in Economics.

 

The University Postgraduate Studies (Doctoral Program) in Economics

and Business are carried out as full-time or part-time study programs

lasting 3 years and awarding a total of 180 ECTS credits upon program

completion.

 

The doctoral program may be enrolled by:

 

1. A person who has completed a corresponding university graduate study program in economics or business economics;

 

2. A person who has completed a corresponding four-year pre-Bologna

university study program in economics or business economics in

accordance with the regulations valid prior to the enforcement of the

Act on Scientific Activity and Higher Education (hereinafter: the Act);

 

3. A person who has not completed a corresponding study program

defined under items 1 and 2 of this paragraph may enroll the doctoral

program if he/she has completed one of the following study programs in

social sciences in the field of economics:

  • Scientific master study program in accordance with the regulations valid prior to the enforcement of the Act;
  • Postgraduate vocational study program in economics or business

    economics in accordance with the regulations valid prior to the

    enforcement of the Act, under the condition that they shall pass the

    differential exams in the following courses: Microeconomics and

    Macroeconomics;

  • Postgraduate specialist study program in economics or business

    economics in accordance with the provisions of the Act, under the

    condition that they shall pass the differential exams in the following

    courses: Microeconomics and Macroeconomics.

The applicant needs to have active knowledge of (business) English.

Ranking criteria

The ranking of applicants is done in line with Article 6 of the

Regulations on University Postgraduate Studies (Doctoral Program) in

Economics and Business at the Faculty of Economics and Business in

Rijeka (hereinafter: the Regulations)

Applicants will be ranked according to the following criteria:

  • GPA achieved during previous studies,
  • doctoral dissertation topic proposal,
  • business English language skills,
  • the existence of a potential supervisor who has agreed to mentor the respective candidate,
  • awards, current research and scientific achievements,
  • references given by the potential supervisor/mentor or university

    professors acquainted with the academic achievements of the respective

    applicant,

  • interview with the Committee for Postgraduate Studies and Doctorates

    (hereinafter. The Committee). The Committee may choose to propose to

    the Faculty Council to reject an application even though the applicant

    has met other admission requirements if the Committee establishes that

    the Faculty cannot ensure a suitable supervisor for the respective field

    of scientific interest i.e. scientific field in which the applicant

    wants to pursue his/her research in.

Applications shall be submitted via the on-line application form

 

The following documents shall be submitted together with the application:

· Filled in Application Form

· A certified copy of the Diploma awarded on completion of undergraduate, graduate and/or postgraduate study

· Transcript of grades and calculated GPAs

· Reference(s) given by university professors (obligatory for

applicants with a GPA below 3.5, may also be submitted by other

applicants)

· Curriculum Vitae

· Motivational letter

· Proposal of the doctoral dissertation topic in English (Official Efri form). The applicant may suggest his/her topic of choice or may choose one in accordance with list of active scientific projects and potential advisor's scientific interest

 

· Certificate of English language skills (e.g. transcript of records,

TOEFL, ESOL or the like). The Faculty reserves the right to

additionally test the applicant’s knowledge of the business English

language, if the candidate does not possess appropriate certification.

The Faculty also reserves the right to submit the applicant to English

language testing

 

· The Applicant's declaration or the Employer's declaration in writing, regarding tuition payment. The tuition amounts to HRK 88,500.00 and must be paid all in once

 

· List of publications, awards for scientific and professional activities (if available)

 

· The Mentorship consent (Official EFRI form)

signed by the potential supervisor/advisor meeting the eligibility

criteria for mentoring doctoral students at the University of Rijeka and

the Faculty of Economics and Business in Rijeka as defined under

Article 13 of the Regulations

. The respective supervisor or advisor does not have to be a member of

the Faculty’s teaching staff; he/she may be from other scientific

institutions in Croatia or abroad. In the event that the applicant does

not possess such consent, the Faculty shall upon enrollment assist the

candidate in finding a suitable supervisor/co-supervisor/counselor

 

· Decision on the Recognition of foreign higher education

qualifications (for applicants who have completed their studies abroad;

can be submitted after admission)

 

· Foreign citizens need to provide certificate of citizenship.

Applications shall be submitted by post (registered mail) to the Faculty's address:

Ekonomski Fakultet Sveučilišta u Rijeci

Ivana Filipovića 4

HR-51000 Rijeka

 

'Natječaj za upis na Poslijediplomski doktorski studij'

Application deadline: January 28, 2022

 

The tuition fee amounts to HRK 88,500.00, full amount must be paid upon enrollment.

In the event that the number of applicants meeting enrollment

criteria is rather low, the Faculty reserves the right not to go on with

the Program in 2021/2022.

All additional information on the Doctoral program as well as application forms may be found on the Faculty’s official website or at the Student Registry for Postgraduate Studies.

 

Student Registry for Postgraduate Studies

 

e-mail: doktorski@efri.hr

 

Tel.: +38551355102

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