Athens University of Economics and Business places particular emphasis on the organization of Doctoral Studies of the highest caliber, since they serve as an indicator of the level of scientific development of not only the University but also of the country as a whole.
The Doctoral Studies aim to produce high-level scientific research – emphasizing the publication of the scientific work produced within this framework – and to create scientists capable of contributing to the advancement of education and, more generally, of science. The Doctoral Programmes prepare their graduates to staff the research, business and educational work force in Greece and abroad. At the same time, the Doctoral Programmes are a source of academic prestige and international recognition, both for the Departments and for the University as a whole.
Doctoral Studies are governed by the Regulations for Doctoral Studies of the Departments of Athens University of Economics and Business, which have been officially published online by the Government. The Postgraduate Studies Programmes of Athens University of Economics and Business offer postgraduate students the opportunity to continue their studies after earning a Master’s degree, in order to earn a Ph.D. The Doctoral Programmes offer specialization in the key disciplines which the AUEB Departments teach, as well as in related fields.
REGULATIONS FOR THE DEPARTMENTS’ DOCTORAL STUDIES
Greek law specifies that, by decision of the Department’s General Assembly, the Department’s Regulations for Doctoral Studies are drawn up, approved by the University Senate, officially published online by the Government and posted on the Department’s website. Moreover, the Ministry of Education, Research and Religious Affairs is notified.
In accordance with the above law, the Regulations for Doctoral Studies for the AUEB Departments have been officially published online by the Government and posted on the websites of the University’s Departments.
SCHOOL OF ECONOMIC SCIENCES
Department of International and European Economic Studies (Regulations for Doctoral Studies, in effect since 02/05/2018)
Department of Economics (Regulations for Doctoral Studies, in effect since 19/04/2018)
SCHOOL OF BUSINESS
Department of Management Science and Technology (Regulations for Doctoral Studies, in effect since 06/09/2018)
Department of Business Administration (Regulations for Doctoral Studies, in effect since 06/09/2018)
Department of Accounting and Finance (Regulations for Doctoral Studies, in effect since 04/05/2018)
Department of Marketing and Communication (Regulations for Doctoral Studies, in effect since 19/04/2018)
SCHOOL OF INFORMATION SCIENCES AND TECHNOLOGY
APPLYING FOR DOCTORAL STUDIES
A person who holds a master’s degree from a Greek Institution of Higher Education, or a master’s degree from a foreign Institution which has been recognized as equivalent to the Greek degree, or an integrated master’s level degree as defined by Greek law, is entitled to submit an application for doctoral studies. Under special circumstances which are specified in the Regulations for Doctoral Studies, a person who does not hold a master’s degree may be accepted as a doctoral candidate.
The Departments’ Regulations for Doctoral Studies include all the details regarding the time frame for submitting an application for doctoral studies, the supporting documents required, the procedure for assessing the applications, the rights and obligations of doctoral candidates, the supervision of the Ph.D. thesis, the completion of doctoral studies, and other relevant information.