Public administration studies contributes in particular to the modernisation of administrative and political processes and administration in general. Students are introduced to contemporary public administration theory and processes that are closely connected with politics. The seminar follows the example of most recognised political science doctoral studies in public administration, focussing above all on the research of contemporary relations between political and administrative systems, and the related problems and solutions; research into the understanding of changing administrative structures and administrative systems; their relations to other (supra-) state structures and the wider environment; the role of the state or civil servants in the system; topical politically administrative cultures and the functioning of organisations, administrative management etc. The contents of seminars place particular emphasis on systems and forms of sub-national, national and international management of both urban and rural areas, in different politically administrative systems and traditions.
Quick factsType: third level Doctoral study programme
Duration: 4 years
Professional title: Doctor of Philosophy / doktor znanosti
Deadline for applicants: 31 May 2019 for non-EU candidates; 23 August 2018 for EU candidates
Intake: 30 September 2019
General requirements for enrolment: 300 ECTS
Tuition fee: 10.600 € for programme
Foreign citizens who have completed study programme abroad may enrol in doctoral study programme if they complete the offical Slovenian procedure of recognition of foreign undergraduate education.
The main purpose of the programmes is to provide doctoral students with fundamental knowledge from their research disciplines in different fields of the humanities and social sciences, while developing the competences required for independent research and the application of knowledge at an internationally comparable level.
The chair strives to provide excellence in education, research and development of the political science profession in Slovenia as well as in Central Europe and broader international area.