Business & Management (5) Economics (10)
University of Dubrovnik


Programme organized by: Department of Economics and Business of the University of Dubrovnik, and Faculty of Economics and Business of the University of Zagreb

Duration of the programme: 3 years (6 semesters)

Degree awarded upon completion: Doctor of Social Sciences, field of Economics (PhD)

Place where the programme is carried out: Dubrovnik and Zagreb, Croatia

Language of the programme: Croatian and English


Our cutting-edge PhD Programme is an exciting opportunity to dive into the dynamic and transformative world of technology-driven economics. This program has been designed to foster innovative research, cultivate critical thinking, and nurture the next generation of leaders in the digital economy landscape.

In today's fast-paced and interconnected world, the digital economy plays a pivotal role in shaping industries, businesses, and society as a whole. Our PhD Programme is at the forefront of this revolution, offering a unique blend of theoretical knowledge and practical expertise to equip students with the necessary tools to drive positive change.

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Key Highlights:

Interdisciplinary Approach: Our program adopts an interdisciplinary approach, drawing insights from economics, computer science, management, data science, and more. This enables students to gain a comprehensive understanding of the digital economy landscape.

Expert Faculty: Our faculty members are distinguished experts in their respective fields, with a wealth of experience in researching and analyzing the complexities of the digital economy.

Research Opportunities: Students will have the chance to engage in groundbreaking research projects and collaborate with industry leaders, leveraging our extensive network of partnerships.

Global Perspective: We encourage a global outlook, exposing students to international case studies and fostering cross-cultural collaboration.

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  1. Ambitious Postgraduates
  2. Industry Professionals and Practitioners
  3. Innovators and Entrepreneurs
  4. Academics and Scholars
  5. Policy Analysts and Policy Makers

The programme is tailored for aspiring scholars, researchers, and professionals seeking to immerse themselves in the dynamic and rapidly evolving landscape of the digital economy. This program is designed for individuals who are passionate about exploring the intersection of technology and economics, and who wish to make a significant impact in shaping the future of businesses and society.

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The selection of candidates is made by assessing whether they have the required knowledge and qualifications as defined by the documentation for the public call and based on an interview with the candidates conducted by the Programme Committee. The call for enrolment in the doctoral programme is published at least one month before the lectures begin. Below are the evaluation criteria for the selection of candidates:

  • Previous academic success
  • Previous scientific achievements and published scientific and expert papers
  • Letter of recommendation
  • Applicant’s motivation
  • Brief presentation of the research containing research interests and possible directions of the research
  • Interview with the candidate