Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University

PhD Programmes

Economics «Economics and National Economy Management»

Programme Information

The programme trains highly qualified research and academic staff specialising in economics and business administration, innovation management, business forecasts, and business economics. The programme helps PhD student to develop professional and personal qualities required for conducting relevant research facilitating social and cultural progress.

Programme's advantages:

The PhD programme is designed to meet the following professional standards:

  • "Teacher" professional standard (draft);

  • "Researcher" professional standard (draft).

Upon completing the programme, you will be able to:

  • apply knowledge of the theoretical and methodological foundations of management of complex socio-economic systems

  • set research objectives that are economically relevant for a particular industry, a complex (cluster) or a region; 

  • design and perform an experiment (business survey) . 

Programme Description

38.06.01 . Economics . Economics and National Economy Management.

Duration of the Programme: 3 years.

Programme type: Full-time.

Language of instruction: Russian.

Courses & Study Load

ECTS credits : 180

Core courses: Economics and Management of National Economy, Fundamentals of Research and Thesis Writing, Strategic Management in Regional Development, Economics and Mathematical Methods in Thesis Research, Economic Research Theory and Methodology Development / Approaches to Management Decision-Making Processes,  Methodological Framework for Regional Economic Development in the New Geopolitical Conditions, / Theoretical Aspects and Methodological Foundations of Entrepreneurship.

Professional Training / Internships

  • Gamma Invest Group

  • Vester Retail Group

  • Bautsentr Rus

  • Viktoriya Baltiya

  • Delovaya Rus

  • LUKOIL - Kaliningradmorneft

  • Romanovo, Baltic Railway Company

  • Kaliningrad Chamber of Commerce and Industry

  • Thomas Beton

  • Baltic Metallurgy Company

  • Laboratoriya Uspekha Branding Agency

Career Opportunities

The PhD graduates' professional opportunities include positions in the areas of:

  • Economics

  • Macroeconomic Management

  • Management and Planning

  • Economy and Management of Enterprises, Industries and Cross-Sectoral Complexes

  • Management

  • Marketing

  • Logistics

  • Innovations Management

  • Finance, Monetary Circulation and Credit

  • Accounting

  • Statistics

  • Mathematical and Instrumental Methods of Economics

  • Global Economy

  • Business Economics

Admission & Tuition

State-funded applicants (Russian nationals and  Russian speaking applicants from the CIS countries) are  expected to  take  the following exams:

  • Economics and National Economy Management

  • Philosophy

  • Russian language


Ludmila PURYZHOVA, Programme Manager

Tel.: 7 (4012) 595-517


Language: Russian 

Admissions Office

14 A. Nevskogo ul., Kaliningrad, 236041

+7 (4012) 59-55-96
fax: +7 (4012) 31-33-33