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33 PhD Programs in Business

A PhD (Doctor of Philosophy) is often awarded after students complete extensive research in their chosen area of study. Programs are available internationally to those who complete master’s degree programs in a similar field. What is a PhD in Business Studies? In this program, students often gain an in-depth understanding of their research field and are able to apply methods of scientific re… Read more

A PhD (Doctor of Philosophy) is often awarded after students complete extensive research in their chosen area of study. Programs are available internationally to those who complete master’s degree programs in a similar field.

What is a PhD in Business Studies? In this program, students often gain an in-depth understanding of their research field and are able to apply methods of scientific research to its development and social significance. Each program will offer a different focus, but the different areas of research that may be available include accounting, banking and finance, consumer behavior, economics, marketing, and management. Through their studies and research, students develop new and original findings, ideas, and theories that can be applied in the business sector.

Students who pursue this degree benefit by gaining substantial knowledge in business and can offer companies knowledge that many others can’t. Many programs also give students the opportunities to gain real world experience, which enhances their marketability in the job arena.

The tuition and fees associated with earning this degree will depend on a number of factors. The location and reputation of the institution and the length of the program are main factors that determine overall cost. Getting in touch with the schools directly is the best way to find out about financial requirements.

Individuals who earn their PhD in Business Studies are prepared to work in a variety of different careers. Graduates with high-level business expertise are needed in private and public sector research organizations, demanding executive and development positions in universities and other institutions of higher education. Because these individuals are able to think independently and critically, some may choose to work in business as an entrepreneur.

Using the online database is quick and easy. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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The University of Zambia ECAMPUS
Lusaka, Zambia

At the University of Zambia, our doctorate in business management will have you maintain a laser-focus on highly-relevant skills and knowledge that will make you even more att ... +

At the University of Zambia, our doctorate in business management will have you maintain a laser-focus on highly-relevant skills and knowledge that will make you even more attractive to hiring managers. The doctoral degree in business management will give you the opportunity to make a significant contribution to business practice through an extensive and innovative research-driven program. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
3 years
English
Online
 
University of Vaasa
Vaasa, Finland

The Doctoral Programme in Business Studies produces Doctors of Science in Business Administration or Economics for demanding expert and management roles. The University of Vaa ... +

The Doctoral Programme in Business Studies produces Doctors of Science in Business Administration or Economics for demanding expert and management roles. The University of Vaasa is one of Finland's oldest business studies institutions and the university's Faculty of Business Studies has a long tradition of high-caliber international graduate education. -
PhD
Full-time
4 years
English
Aug 2021
Campus
 
Technical University of Liberec
Liberec, Czech Republic

This program equips the students with expert knowledge in business administration and management, which focuses on behavior and management of enterprises in a global environme ... +

This program equips the students with expert knowledge in business administration and management, which focuses on behavior and management of enterprises in a global environment in terms of innovation and new tools of corporate finance. -
PhD
Full-time
4 years
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 

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Management Center Innsbruck
Innsbruck, Austria

The "Executive PhD Program in Management" jointly offered by the University of Antwerp, the Antwerp Management School and the Management Center Innsbruck is a four-year, part- ... +

The "Executive PhD Program in Management" jointly offered by the University of Antwerp, the Antwerp Management School and the Management Center Innsbruck is a four-year, part-time research-based program. It provides the perfect fit for senior executives who have been seeking for high-level DBA programs. -
PhD
Part-time
4 years
English
Oct 2021
29 Aug 2021
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
IUMW - International University of Malaya-Wales
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

The research in the PhD programme is an in-depth investigation of specific research issues related to a management discipline with the aim of enhancing and contributing to new ... +

The research in the PhD programme is an in-depth investigation of specific research issues related to a management discipline with the aim of enhancing and contributing to new knowledge in that discipline. -
PhD
Full-time
3 years
English
01 Sep 2021
19 Jul 2021
Campus
 
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Hong Kong

In the digital era, following advancements made in innovative technologies, data handling is growing at an unprecedented pace. The data-driven world opens tremendous possibili ... +

In the digital era, following advancements made in innovative technologies, data handling is growing at an unprecedented pace. The data-driven world opens tremendous possibilities and opportunities for companies and businesses for all industries as they can make use of the data information to create value for their business. As a disruptive consequence of the digital revolution, data science and analytics has become an emerging and cross-disciplinary field that requires knowledge and skills in many areas such as computer science, statistics, and mathematics. -
PhD
Full-time
3 - 4 years
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
University Of Rijeka - Faculty of Economics and Business
Rijeka, Croatia

The doctoral study program in Economics and Business Economics of the Faculty of Economics in Rijeka is the member of the two prestigious doctoral networks/associations: Centr ... +

The doctoral study program in Economics and Business Economics of the Faculty of Economics in Rijeka is the member of the two prestigious doctoral networks/associations: Central and South-Eastern European Ph.D. Network (CESEENET) and European Doctoral Association in Management and Business Administration (EDAMBA). -
PhD
Full-time
3 years
English
Campus
 
Australian Graduate School of Leadership
Sydney, Australia

The Doctor of Business Leadership (DBL) is designed to prepare senior executives to more effectively assume overall leadership responsibility within a substantial multi-busine ... +

The Doctor of Business Leadership (DBL) is designed to prepare senior executives to more effectively assume overall leadership responsibility within a substantial multi-business unit organisation operating in intensely competitive national and global markets. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 5 years
English
Jun 2021
Online
 
Nobel International Business School
Accra, Ghana

The DBL program offered by NiBS is designed to develop and prepare executives to more effectively assume overall leadership responsibility within organizations operating in in ... +

The DBL program offered by NiBS is designed to develop and prepare executives to more effectively assume overall leadership responsibility within organizations operating in intensely competitive national and global markets. -
PhD
Part-time
3 years
English
Oct 2021
01 Sep 2021
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Nanhua University Institute of International and Cross-Strait Affairs
Chiayi, Taiwan

To improve the learning effect, provide diversified learning mode, participate in the actual working environment as early as possible, combine the theory with practice, cultiv ... +

To improve the learning effect, provide diversified learning mode, participate in the actual working environment as early as possible, combine the theory with practice, cultivate students to become talents with professional knowledge and practical skills, formulate the Measures for the implementation of Off-Campus Internship of Students of Department of Business Administration, Nanhua University (hereinafter referred to as the Measures) in accordance with the Measures for Implementation of Off-Campus Internship of Students of Nanhua University. .Visit the website of the program to check the details: http://bmanagement2.nhu.edu.tw/main.php .Vistit the website of International and Cross-Strait Affairs to check how to apply: http://iica3.nhu.edu.tw/Web/index -
PhD
Full-time
3 - 7 years
English
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
ICN Business School
Nancy, France

Join our rigorous and challenging PhD programme and contribute to the development of creative and innovative knowledge in business & management in an international context ... +

Join our rigorous and challenging PhD programme and contribute to the development of creative and innovative knowledge in business & management in an international context. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
3 years
English, French
15 Jun 2021
Campus
Online
 
Alfred Nobel Open Business School
Zürich, Switzerland

Master of Laws – Magister Legum (LL.M.) is a prestigious and elite postgraduate programme conducted by Collegium Humanum – Warsaw Management University and Alfred Nobel Open B ... +

Master of Laws – Magister Legum (LL.M.) is a prestigious and elite postgraduate programme conducted by Collegium Humanum – Warsaw Management University and Alfred Nobel Open Business School Zürich. -
PhD
Part-time
6 semesters
English, German
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
University of Porto School of Economics and Management
Porto, Portugal

The School of Economics and Management, University of Porto, is a leading school in the fields of economics and management in Portugal with a long experience in teaching and r ... +

The School of Economics and Management, University of Porto, is a leading school in the fields of economics and management in Portugal with a long experience in teaching and research in these fields. By enrolling in the Doctoral Programme, students benefit from the expertise and experience of this most distinguished research community. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
4 years
English
Campus
 
Luiss PhD programs
Rome, Italy

The D.R. n.234 of 19 December 2018 has been issued the call for the comparative evaluation for admission to the XXXV cycle Ph.D. courses, for the submission of applications to ... +

The D.R. n.234 of 19 December 2018 has been issued the call for the comparative evaluation for admission to the XXXV cycle Ph.D. courses, for the submission of applications to the Law and Business Ph.D. program for the academic year 2019/2020 - XXXV cycle. -
PhD
Full-time
3 years
Italian, English
Campus
 
Lingnan University
Tuen Mun, Hong Kong

Lingnan excels not only in teaching but also in research. According to the most recent Research Assessment Exercise conducted by University Grants Committee of the Hong Kong S ... +

Lingnan excels not only in teaching but also in research. According to the most recent Research Assessment Exercise conducted by University Grants Committee of the Hong Kong SAR, the -
PhD
Full-time
30 - 72 months
English
Campus
 

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