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PHDDoctoral School of Economics, Business and Informatics [Engineering Science] (Business and Informatics)

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Program description:
There are many business and economic research challenges that are being addressed using IT tools. The major sub-disciplines of business informatics in the enterprise architecture approach touch all the value-creating activities of IT. These include the mapping of business logic, the design and implementation of IT systems, the management of information systems, including data and knowledge management, the regulatory issues of the information society, and the research and development of intelligent solutions for the application areas. Our main research focus is on the potential applications of innovative information and communication technologies and the research challenges of data management.
Duration of training: 8 semesters. Number of credits to be achieved in the frame of the program: 240 (educational, research and teaching credits) The units of the programme: 1) Educational and research unit (4 semesters, 120 credits) The unit ends with the complex exam. 2) Research and thesis writing unit (4 semesters, 120 credits) This unit includes the defence of the thesis-proposal and the final doctoral thesis.

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MA/MSc diploma

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All applicants undergo a preliminary selection process based on their submitted documents. Applicants recommended for further evaluation will be invited to an oral exam (entry interview) conducted via skype. The oral exam surveys the applicant’s intellectual capacity and ability for scientific work. The examination committee draws up a score showing the complex assessment of the candidates, and summarizes the results. It ranks the applicants on the resulting scale of 100 points.


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