PROGRAMME OBJECTIVES

The offered Doctoral Programmes of the Faculty of Economics and Management, for the academic year 2024-2025 (fall semester) are:

 

 

EUROPEAN CREDIT TRANSFER SYSTEM – ECTS: 180

TEACHING LANGUAGE:  Greek/English

LEVEL: Doctorate

DEGREE AWARDED: Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

 

DURATION OF STUDIES

The minimum time required to complete the doctorate is three (3) years, while the maximum duration is eight (8) years.  

 

REGULATIONS FOR DOCTORAL STUDIES

More information about Doctoral Studies in the Open University of Cyprus: Internal Regulations for Doctoral Studies.

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

The minimum requirement for admission to the doctoral programme of the Faculty of Economics and Management is a postgraduate degree from an accredited Higher Education Institution, related or similar to the research areas listed above.

 

MAIN RESEARCH AREAS OF ACADEMIC PERSONNEL

 

 ACADEMIC PERSONNEL                         

 MAIN RESEARCH AREAS

 Constantinos Leonidou

  • Business administration
  • Business ethics
  • Corporate sustainability & responsibility (CSR)
  • International marketing
  • Marketing Communications
  • Services Marketing

 Michalinos Zembylas

  • Emotion/affect in education
  • Curriculum development
  • Intercultural education
  • Peace education
  • Social justice education
  • Human Rights Education

 Petros Pashiardis

  • Educational Development and Planning
  • Effective Educational Leadership for Effective Schools
  • Decision Making Process
  • Educational Program and Staff Evaluation
  • Edupreneurial Leadership

 Alexandros Tsadiras

  • European Union Law
  • Administrative Law
  • Extra judicial protection

 Elpidoforos Soteriades  

  • Tobacco control
  • Chronic diseases (CVD, Cancer, Obesity)
  • Infectious diseases
  • Health and Safety in Occupational Settings
  • Mental Health - Sociology of Health

 Michael Talias

  • Medical Statistics
  • Statistical methods for Health Management
  • Statistics for Management
  • Decision Making under Uncertainty
  • Computational Statistics
  • Research Methodology for Social and Health Sciences
  • Economic Evaluation and Health Technology Assessment
  • Health Economics

 Christina Christou

  • Applied Econometrics
  • Time Series (Modelling and Forecasting)

 Robert Duval Hernandez

  • Economic inequality
  • Income mobility
  • Labor Economics
  • Labor market institutions and policies
  • Economic Growth and Development

 Andreas Procopiou

  • Corporate governance
  • Resource-based theories
  • Top management teams’ strategic decisions
  • Behavioural strategy
  • Quantitative research methods

 Antonios Kafa

  • School leadership and crisis
  • School leaders’ digital capacity
  • Inclusive school leadership
  • School leaders’ personal value systems
  • Successful school leadership

 Chrysthia Papacleovoulou

  • Company & Commercial Law: company law in relation to cross border corporate disputes and fraud cases. Corporate structures and tax structures – combating of tax planning, regulation, reporting and supervision. European company law and taxation law
  • International Economic Law- WTO.
  • International Commercial Arbitration and International Investment Arbitration
  • Banking and Financial crisis in Europe and challenges to the institutional framework: Cyprus bail-in, critique of judicial decisions. Central Bank instrumental role in Bail-in /reckless supervision
  • Private law, Cyprus Trust Law & Equity

 Marina Magidou

  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Governance
  • Green Finance
  • Executive Incentives
  • Corporate Financial Policies
  • Behavioural Finance

 

TUITION FEES

Tuition fees for doctoral programs amounts to €675 per semester for the first six (6) semesters. In case the study lasts longer, then the following applies: for the first five (5) and the last  semester, the cost amounts to €675 per semester and for the remaining semesters, the cost amounts to €100 per semester. No tuition is paid for the "Academic Writing (DXXX796)" and the "Research Methodology (DXXXX795)", which are mandatory at the beginning of the study.

  

APPLICATIONS

Applications can be submitted exclusively online:

Αιτήσεις Αγγ χωρίς ημερομηνίσ

Application dates for the fall semester of the Academic year 2024-2025 will be announced within the next few days.

 

DIGITAL REPOSITORY

OUC's Institutional/Digital Repository "Kypseli" is a WEB designed portal which hosts the Intellectual and Research creations of the Open University of Cyprus.  Additionally, it includes all created digital Collections of multiple projects implemented by the University. You can find the Doctoral Dissertations of OUC PhD Alumni HERE.  

 

INDUSTRY PLACEMENT

The Open University of Cyprus (OUC), through its participation in the European project "Liaison Offices with the Labour Market", offers to students of all its programmes of study, the optional and free of charge Thematic Unit (i.e. Module) entitled "Industry Placement". This module provides students opportunities for a placement to gain professional experience in their particular field of study, and the hosting institution can be any public or private organisation operating in the Republic of Cyprus.

Each student has the right to participate in this offering once or twice during his / her studies, provided that s/he meets the required conditions.

Request more information by contacting the OUC Liaison Office here.