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International Doctoral Seminars

The International Doctoral Seminars are organized by the Doctoral School of the Wrocław University of Economics and Business (WUEB). These seminars provide an excellent platform for discussion during meetings held online.


  • presentation of doctoral students’ research;
  • creating an international forum of discussion between doctoral students and established academics;
  • exchange of research experience.

Meetings are held under the patronage of Prof. dr hab. Bogusława Drelich-Skulska – Vice-Rector for Accreditation and International Cooperation, and Prof. dr hab. Czesław Zając – Dean of Doctoral School of WUEB.

Moderated by: Dr hab. prof. WUEB Artur Klimek.

New seminars coming soon!

The next seminars will be announced at the beginning of October 2023. Stay tuned. 

Overview of the past international doctoral seminars

Keynote speaker: Prof. Stefan Eckert is a professor of International Management, especially communication and knowledge management, at the International Institute of Technische Universität Dresden since 2003. His main research areas are international corporate governance, foreign market entry strategies, and the performance impact of multi-nationality. He has been involved in numerous doctoral procedures at the Technische Universität Dresden and other German universities as a supervisor and as a reviewer. His research contributions have been published in internationally renowned peer-reviewed journals like International Business Review, Management International Review, and Multinational Business Review.

The topic of the keynote speech: „More than 50 years of research on the multinational performance relationship. All in vain?”


  • Kamil Andrzejewski, University of Economics and Business in Wrocław: „Security Information Management Systems at Startups”.
  • Yichao Wan, University of Szczecin: „The Impact of Green Credit on the Technology Innovation in China”.
  • Mehjbeen Qamar, SGH Warsaw School of Economics: „The Impact of Market Microstructure on Polish Stock Market”.

Keynote speaker: Prof. Julianna Faludi – Professor (Associate) at Corvinus University of Budapest. She is a sociologist researching social innovation, the future avenues for sustainable consumption and production systems, and digital capitalism. She obtained her PhD in Local Development and Global Dynamics at the University of Trento and a PhD in Sociology at Corvinus University of Budapest. She is an active Professor at the Doctoral School of Business and Management. She is a Founding member of the Karl Polanyi Research Center at CUB. She is a coach and mentor at hackathons and digital startup projects. She is interested in the potential of social value creation with respect to social change in the intersection of art, technology, and design.


  • Martina Janečková, Sudha Prathyusha Jakkaladiki, University of Hradec Kralove: „Building a University Decision support system (a software development program)”.
  • Simmou Walid, Ibn Zohr University: „Doing good to be green and live clean! Linking corporate social responsibility strategy, green innovation, and environmental performance: Evidence from Maldivian and Moroccan small and medium-sized enterprises”.
  • Magdalena Mucowska, Wroclaw University of Economics and Business: „The relations of the stakeholders of green last-mile deliveries on the e-commerce market in cities”.

Keynote speaker: Prof. Zoltan Gal is a full professor in Finance at the Faculty of Economics & Business at the University of Pécs, Hungary. He is the president of the Hungarian Regional Science Association, a member of the European Regional Science Association Council (ERSAC), and a regional ambassador of the Global Network of Financial Geography. His research fields include regional finance, international finance, international economics, regional economics, financial geography, and regional innovation. He has been a visiting scholar at a number of prestigious universities, including the University of Oxford, UK, and Trinity College Dublin, Ireland. He is a member of the editorial boards of international journals.

The topic of the keynote speech: „FDI DEPENDENT DEVELOPMENT IN CENTRAL & EASTERN EUROPE: Economic dependencies, catching up and slowing down”.


  • Jadwiga Machnik, The Doctoral School of Wroclaw University of Economics and Business: „The multidimensional model of the life cycle of the organization on the example of the ICT Industry – conclusions from the pilot study”.
  • Łukasz Lech, The Doctoral School of SGH Warsaw School of Economics: „Emerging platform business models among the European electric utilities”.
  • Ninditya Nareswari, The Doctoral School of the University of Szczecin: „Investigating The Role of Environmental, Social, and Governance on Corporate Performance in Emerging Countries: A Scoping Review”.

Keynote speaker: Prof. Hildegunn Kyvik Nordås is visiting professor at Örebro University and worked at the Trade and Agriculture Directorate at the OECD in Paris. Her research interests are international trade in services and services in the digital economy. She has extensive international research, teaching, and policy experience: two years at the research department at the WTO, one year as a visiting scholar at Stanford University, also some time at Norwegian and South African universities.


  • Hanna Voy, The Doctoral School of Wroclaw University of Economics and Business: „Organizational determinants of the forensic audit in banking in Germany”.
  • Weiyi Xiang, The Doctoral School of the University of Szczecin: „Green Growth Research in China and How the Methods Can Be Applied in Poland”.


  • Monika Woźniak, Doctoral School of Social Sciences, Jagiellonian University: „Innovative procurement as the tool for mission-oriented innovation policy in Poland”.
  • Thi Ngan Nguyen, SGH Warsaw School of Economics: „Bitcoin: Analyzing from the Nature of Money and EGARCH model”.
  • Paulina Hojda, Doctoral School of Social Sciences University of Lódz: „The Relationship Between Work Engagement and Selected Macroeconomic and Macrosocial Factors”.
  • Jan Jaśkowiak, Doctoral School of Wrocław Univerity of Economics: „Involvement of Public Authority in the Development of Entrepreneurship and Nurturing a Business-Friendly Environment”.
  • Jakub Dębski, Doctoral School of Wrocław Univerity of Economics: „Customer Relationship Management – concept and chosen methodology of scientific research”.

Keynote speaker: Prof. Krzysztof Jajuga is a full professor of finance at Wrocław University of Economics and Business, Poland. He is the Chairman of the Department of Financial Investments and Risk Management. He holds a master, doctoral, and habilitation degree from the Wrocław University of Economics and Business, a titular professor given by the President of Poland, an honorary doctorate from the Cracow University of Economics, and an honorary professorship from Warsaw University of Technology. He carried out research and published numerous papers and monographs in the area of financial markets, risk management, household finance, multivariate statistics, and quantitative methods in economic sciences. He is editor-in-chief of Argumenta Oeconomica (JCR journal). Among others, he is the founder and president of CFA Society Poland. He holds the position of Chairman of the Committee of Statistics and Econometrics of the Polish Academy of Sciences.

The topic of the keynote speech: “Some tendencies in the development of economic sciences”.


  • Elżbieta Pliś, CUE Doctoral School Cracow University of Economics: „Innovation and Diversity in Economic Evolution”.
  • Lucian Carvalho da Silva, Social Sciences of the Jagiellonian University: „Measuring Privacy”.
  • Paweł Popławski, Doctoral School of the Warsaw University of Life Sciences: „The Assessment of Commodity Market Conditions”.
  • Kamila Brodzińska, Doctoral School of Social Sciences of the Jagiellonian University: „Action Research as a Support for the Project KnowledgeManagement Process”.
  • Magdalena Zabieglik and Marcin Jachniewicz, Doctoral School of Social Sciences of the University of Łodź: „Strategies of oil and gas companies in the Energy Transition process – case study”.


  • Anna Uklańska, Doctoral School no 2 Warsaw University of Technology: „Automation of processes – a »must have« in process management”.
  • Ali Qureshi Adeel, Poznań University of Economics and Business: The Power of Social Media: Effects of CEO Tweets on Stock Returns”.
  • Aleksandra Cholewa-Domanagic, Doctoral School, University of Szczecin: Implementation of blockchain technology in traceability reporting related to so-called „conflict minerals” – tin, tungsten, and tantalum”.
  • Karolina Miałkowska, Doctoral School of Wroclaw University of Economics and Business: Review of Feature Selection Methods for Deep Learning”.
  • Luong Nguyet Tran, Doctoral School of Social Sciences, University of Łódź: The systematic review of destination brand personality – the conceptual framework”.


  • Tomasz Zema, Doctoral School of Wroclaw University of Economics and Business: „Deep learning in forecasting the sale of energy factors”.
  • Weronika Muszyńska, Doctoral School of SGH Warsaw School of Economics: „Personal brand and employability – results of own research”.
  • Adrian Gawęda, Social Science Doctoral School of the University of Lodz: „ESG Premium Puzzle of European Stock Companies: Fiction or Fact?”.
  • Tomasz Grybek, Doctoral School of Humanities and Social Sciences of University of Gdańsk: „Farm 2 Fork with culture, so few words about Food Safety Culture Phenomenon”.
  • Polycap Mudoh, Doctoral School of University of Szczecin: „EU New Pact on Migration and Asylum policies, Perspectives of African Migrants within the EU”.

Keynote speaker: Prof. Marcos Ferasso, Ph.D. He holds Bachelor, Specialist, Master of Sciences, and Ph.D. degrees in Business Management. He concluded two postdoctoral research training in Brazil and in France. Currently, Dr. Ferasso is studying 'Technology Entrepreneurship: Lab to Market’ at Harvard Business School. His Ph.D. dissertation was written in the quasi-mixed methods approach and was awarded twice: Highly Commended Award winner, 2017 edition of Emerald/CLADEA Management Research Fund Award, EMERALD Publishing – Consejo Latinoamericano de Escuelas de Administración CLADEA (EUA) in 2017; and Highly Commended Award winner, 2017 Emerald/EFMD Outstanding Doctoral Research Awards in the Management and Governance category, Emerald Publishing & European Foundation for Management Development – EFMD (United Kingdom) in 2018.

The topic of the keynote speech: “Preparing research papers for high impact journals: from idea to publication”.


  • Katarzyna Prokopowicz, Wroclaw University of Economics and Business: „Desired top manager profile in a digital enterprise – requirements for technical, social and cognitive competences”.
  • Tomasz Kaczmarek, Poznań University of Economics and Business: “False safe haven assets: evidence from the target volatility strategy based on recurrent neural networks”.
  • Joanna Biernacka, Poznań University of Economics and Business: “The foundation of the future style of management 'FAIR WHITE ORGANIZATION’ (personal invention of the organization of the future)”.
  • Máté Farkas-Kis, Institute of Business Economics, Department of Decision Science, Budapest: “Count on it? – How numbers and mathematical education influence business decisions and managerial thinking”.

Keynote speaker: Prof. Mariano Moszoro, Berkeley University, USA (Senior Economist at the International Monetary Fund in Washington, DC, in 2005-2006 Deputy Minister of Finance of Poland and Chairman of the state development bank BGK, Research Interest: Public Economics & Finance, Political Economy, Financial Economics, Applied Econometrics, Academic Affiliations: George Mason University & SGH Warsaw School of Economics).

The topic of the keynote speech: „Tips on Writing and Publishing Research Papers”.


  • Paweł Brusiło, Wroclaw University of Economics and Business: „China harnesses renewable energy – Chinese energy transition towards power generation from renewable energy sources in the years 2000 – 2020”.
  • Aygün Kam, University of Lodz: „Economic Efficiency of Remote Working in Public Institutions”.
  • Anna Dziadkowiec, Wroclaw University of Economics and Business: „Material sustainability topics in European banks based on sustainability reporting standards and business practice”.
  • Eljas Johansson, Gdansk University of Technology: „Critical Analysis of Airline Climate Disclosures”.