Doctoral School in Economics and Innovation
Estonian Business School is one of the partners in the Doctoral School in Economics and Innovation, which was created in the framework of Estonia’s Operational Programme for Human Resource Development measure "Development of collaboration and innovation in higher education institutions", sub-measure "Doctoral Schools", as co-financed by European Structural Funds.
The overall objective of the Doctoral School in Economics and Innovation is raising analytical skills and administrative capacities for the Estonian public sector which are essential factors for fostering economic development and national competitiveness, and strengthening development of the knowledge-based society.
The main task of the Doctoral School is improving the competitiveness of the universities and Ph.D. students involved in the Doctoral School project through improving the efficiency of the doctoral programmes related to economics and innovation (economics, public administration, human geography and regional planning). The Doctoral School in Economics and Innovation contributes to the quality of education, increasing the rate/amount of Ph.D. graduates and the number of graduates employed in public and private sector. The Doctoral School project also aims at strengthening national and cross-border educational cooperation.
The Doctoral School in Economics and Innovation involves all of the Ph.D. students studying in the fields of economics, human geography and regional planning at the University of Tartu, all of the Ph.D. students studying in the fields of economics and public administration at Tallinn University of Technology, and all of the Ph.D. students studying in the field of management at Estonian Business School. The above mentioned students can participate in all of the activities undertaken within the framework of the Doctoral School project, and they also can apply to the various support measures provided in the project framework, including visiting a foreign co-supervisor for Ph.D. thesis consultation, mobility grants for short-term research and training abroad, support measures for the participation in an international conference, etc. Doctoral courses and research seminars organized by the Doctoral School are also open to MA students. The Doctoral School in Economics and Innovation does not offer Ph.D. degrees or conduct independent research.
More information about the doctoral school can be found from: http://www.doktorikool.mtk.ut.ee/en
Doctoral School coordinator in EBS is Maarja Murumägi (maarja dot murumagi at ebs dot ee; 665 1382)