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Doctor of Philosophy


The D.PHIL. at a glance:

  • Course content: Writing a dissertation

  • Duration of study: 2 - 4 semesters, there is no minimum or maximum duration of study

  • ​Mode: 100% online, self-paced, no fixed appointments

  • Tuition fee: You can find out about the surprisingly low tuition fee upon request

Study content:

You will write a dissertation of at least 60 pages. You can freely choose the topic of your dissertation from a wide academic spectrum. Since the specialization in Management and Economics is stated in the Diploma Supplement, there must be at least a partial connection to the area of ​​Management and Economics. (For your dissertation, you can build on an existing text you have written if it is of appropriate quality)

There are no fixed lectures, exams or dates.

Duration of study:

The duration of study stated in the Diploma Supplement is 1 year. Since there is no minimum length of study, committed students can graduate quickly with us.

If you take more time than 1 years, there will be no additional costs.

Study mode:


100 percent online-mode.

Admission requirements for studying:

You have completed a Master or Bachelor of Arts / Science.

After checking on a case-by-case basis, you can also register for studies with professional experience in individual cases.

Tuition fee:

You can find out about the surprisingly low tuition fees upon request.​

Advantages of studying compared to studying at American universities:

The course is much more flexible and can be completed more quickly than is the case with the rigid and strict D.PHIL. courses at American universities. The thesis can be written in English. There are no exams or other fixed dates.

The course can be completed 100% online (distance learning) and is ideal for working people.

What you receive:

After completing your studies, you will receive your diploma confirming the completion of post-graduate studies at our university.

You will also receive a diploma supplement that includes the dissertation topic as well as the supervisor.

Legal basis of the study:

The program is offered as a postgraduate course (PGS), the legal basis is Article 164 of the Polish Higher Education Act (postgraduate course is called "studia podyplomowe" in Polish, these courses are regulated in the said article 164).

The D.PHIL. is not a research doctorate at the third level of the Bologna education reform.

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