Doctoral programs and Graduate Schools

Here you will find an overview about our Doctoral programs
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Jena Graduate School "Human Behaviour in Social and Economic Change" (GSBC) Show content

The Jena Graduate School "Human Behaviour in Social and Economic Change" (GSBC), funded by the Federal Programme "ProExzellenz" of the Free State of Thuringia and hosted by the Friedrich-Schiller University Jena (FSU Jena), is an interdisciplinary doctoral school aiming at providing the best research environment. The research approach together with other disciplines including psychology, economics, sociology, applied ethics and law, offer deeper insights into how individual behaviour and structural changes are related.

Graduate College "Economics on Innovative Change" (GK - EIC) Show content

The DFG Research Training Group 1411 "The Economics of Innovative Change" is a distinguished PhD programme in Economics, jointly offered by the School of Economics and Business Administration of the Friedrich Schiller University and the Max Planck Institute of Economics, both in Jena, Germany. We offer a comprehensive PhD-level training to 40 outstanding young graduates. The programme is international and highly committed to quality in teaching and research. The PhD-Students benefit from a combination of theoretical and empirical research, applicable methodological skills and a mix of quantitative and experimental economic research.

Graduate Programme "The Economic Impact of Digital Transformation" Show content

The graduate college 'The Economic Impact of Digital Transformation' is an interdisciplinary doctoral program with extensive doctoral training. PhD students are expected to complete their PhD projects within 3 years. The first year is devoted to improving theoretical knowledge and skills, while the second and third years focus on dissertation research. The program offers a structured course program including a 2-week summer school per year. The program serves as a platform for collaboration, as an intermediary for joint scientific activities and as a forum for the exchange of knowledge. In addition, it provides senior expertise for the training of young scientists in all necessary fields of competence: thematic, methodical and transferable skills such as networking, science management, time management and career planning.

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Doctoral program "Soziale Marktwirtschaft" Show content


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