PhD Summer School in Economics, Management, Political Science, Law and Public Administration

28.06.2021 (All day) - 30.06.2021 (All day)


Narva-Jõesuu beach

Target group: PhD students and their supervisors from the fields of Economics, Political Science, Law, Governments and Politics, Public Administration and Management. NB! Applicants from University of Tartu, Tallinn University of Technology, Tallinn University, Estonian University of Life Sciences and Estonian Business School are welcome.

The aim of the PhD Summer School is to develop PhD students’ presentation skills as well as their qualification of doing research, and enhance both intra-, interdistsiplinary and international research co-operation.

Venue: Meresuu SPA & Hotel, Narva-Jõesuu

Programme and more information

Submission of proposals

PhD students are expected to submit either:
1)     non-published paper related with their thesis;
2)     poster to introduce their research ideas or preliminary results at the summer school.

Deadline for submissions (full papers or poster abstracts): April 30, 2021

Submission form closed.

Full papers and poster abstracts will be pre-reviewed. The notification of acceptance will be given by May 17, 2021. 

Instructions for the authors

Guidelines for papers

Papers should be drawn up according to international standards. Accepted papers will be presented and discussed at the summer school. Fulltexts (electronic versions) of accepted papers will be made available for summer school participants. Doctoral working papers in the area of Economics and Business Administration will compete for the best paper award given by the Estonian Economic Association.

Guidelines for posters

The proposal should provide sufficient detail about your research project and the following information should be covered: 
1. Poster title
2. Author(s) name(s) and institution(s)
3. A brief structured abstract (250-300 words) 
    • Objective
    • Methods
    • Results
    • Conclusions
    • Keywords

Some practical tips for the authors of accepted posters. All posters must use the A0 portrait format (841 x 1189 mm/ 33.1 × 46.8 in).
Deadline for submitting final posters: June 10, 2021

Accepted posters will be printed out at the cost of Doctoral School in Economics and Innovation. The authors will get the opportunity to make a presentation at the summer school and should be available for discussion. Best poster award will be given.

Deadline for registration: June 1, 2021

Participation for members of the Doctoral School in Economics and Innovation (active PhD students and their supervisors from study programmes) will be covered by the European Union Regional Development Fund. Costs to be covered: accommodation in single rooms, materials, meals, bus transport from Tallinn/Tartu to summer school venue.


Mrs. Katrin Tamm, Project manager of Doctoral School in Economics and Innovation
School of Economics and Business Administration
University of Tartu
Phone: +372 737 6116
Address: Narva Rd 18-4029, 51009 Tartu, Estonia