PhD Program in Economic and Social Sciences
- Curriculum PhD Economic and Social Sciences (pdf, 51 KB)
- Curriculum change 2018 (valid for students who started their PhD studies between summer semesters 2018 and 2019) (pdf, 100 KB)
- Curriculum change 2019 (valid for students who started their PhD studies in winter semester 2019/20 or later) (pdf, 222 KB)
The PhD in Economic and Social Sciences is a three year-program with 26 weekly hours of courses. Which courses are taken and how the individual subjects are weighed is defined in Dissertation Agreements, which are concluded annually between supervisor and PhD student.
Research Proposal: This is a summary of your research project that is published for one month in the Intranet of WU and assessed by a supervision team / doctoral committee.
|Academic writing (1-3 courses)||6-18||2-6|
|Research Methods (1-3 courses)||6-18||2-6|
|Methodology and Theory (1-3 courses)||6-18||2-6|
|Interdisciplinary Research Seminar (1-2 courses)||6-12||2-4|
|Research Seminar - Participating in scientific discourse (2-6 courses)||12-36||4-12|
|Electives (to be attended outside WU; 2 courses, conferences or summer schools)||6||4|
|84 in total||26 in total|