PhD Studies in Economics, Finance and Management (EFM)


Area of Studies

business studies and management sciences



Degree (in English)

Doktor (PhD)

  • English
Course Duration

3 years, part-time


Cracow University of Economics

Tuition and Other Fees

EU candidates: 6000 PLN/semester
Non-EU candidates: 1800 Euro/semester

Application Deadline(s)

1st of September

Course Description

Course Profile

The aim of the programme is to educate future researchers, teachers and professionals, and to contribute to the development and application of scientific knowledge at an international level. The programme is addressed to those who wish to extend their understanding of economics, finance or management studies, and to acquire the skills necessary to cope with challenges in the post-crisis environment. For the programme, we seek people interested in conducting innovative academic research and ready to explore multi-disciplinary research opportunities.

Education Requirements

Application documents:

- Legalised master diploma and transcript of records
- Research proposal
- Polish translation of the diploma and transcript of records made by a sworn translator
- bachelor diploma and transcript of records
- certificate validating sufficient knowledge of English (certificates recognized by CUE )
- application form
- copy of passport or official Identification Document (ID) (Only those national ID's, which are legally acknowledged by the Republic of Poland will be considered, e.g., ID's from Schengen Area.)
- copy of visa/ residence permit/ Karta Polaka (if applicable)
- 2 photographs (45mm x 65mm and 35mm x45mm) We require good quality photos taken by a photographer. We do not accept copied, scanned or paper photos.
- medical certificate
- copy of health insurance
- copy of insurance
- medical certificate


International Programmes Office
Cracow University of Economics
Address: ul. Rakowicka 27,
31-510 Krakow, Poland
Phone: +48 12 293 54 86