Admission, Fees & Regulations

Candidates for the PhD program should submit their applications to Eligible candidates will be invited for interviews with two faculty members assigned by the IEDC-Bled School of Management, Postgraduate studies. Successful completion of the interviews is a mandatory requirement for enrollment.

Admission criteria

Candidates for the admission to the Executive PhD Program have to fulfill the following requirements:



Master Degree diploma (Bologna second level) or other equivalent to 300 ECTS



Minimum 5 years of meaningful work experience



Proficiency in English

An application for the doctoral program must include the following:

  • Completed Application form
  • Certified copy of diploma, translated into Slovene or English by a court interpreter
  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • Motivational letter in which the candidate explains the reasons for enrolling into the doctoral program
  • Candidate’s CV

Tuition fee

The tuition fee for the Executive PhD Program at IEDC-Bled School of Management, Postgraduate studies, is 40.000 EUR. Payment is also possible in three installments; 20.000 EUR at enrolment, 10.000 EUR in the beginning of the 2nd and 3rd year of the study.




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