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PhDDoctoral programme (PhD) “Business Management” (ENG, 3 years, 180 ECTS)

Tuition fee €5,000 per year
Application fee €200 one-time
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The purpose of the doctoral programme is to educate students who could make essential contributions to relevant fields through rigorous academic research that influences practice. Research conducted to obtain a doctoral degree is the highest level of research in academia. Our doctoral programme aims to produce researchers for universities, for employment in non-research industries, including government and private sector.

The programme is accredited until 25 June 2019.
The Joint Doctoral Programme is realised in partnership with RISEBA University and BA School of Business and Finance. Key Strategic Partners are SSE Riga and University of Applied Sciences Kaiserslautern

Programme structure

Key Strengths of the Doctoral Programme:

• PhD thesis supervisor from an international environment – international professors
• The best faculty and visiting professors from partner universities: RISEBA, BA, SSE Riga and Kaiserslautern University
• Flexible and comfortable course schedule for practicing researchers
• Individual approach and studies in small groups
• Diverse mix of students from various business and research fields.

Career opportunities

Alumni of the programme will be ready to put their knowledge to good use in both practical and academic settings. Doctoral studies are becoming more and more important for leading executives across a wide range of industries.

Apply now! PhD 2019/20
This is a rolling intake - applications are accepted all year round.
Studies commence
Feb 3, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States