Doctorate Degrees in Information Systems

Compare 12 PhD Programs in Information Systems

Information Systems

Information Systems have become central to the functioning of virtually everything in the digitalized age we are living in. Take a PhD in Information Systems and mix business with pleasure – get a prestigious academic degree in a challenging field of major importance.

The aim of the PhD in Information Systems degree is to provide students with the understanding of all major aspects of information systems. Apart from core course common to all students, candidates are free to choose their own preferred area of specialization, whether it is IT capabilities, decision support tools, leveraging IT value or individual use of information technologies. All students will be able to benefit from the available academic resources, contact with renowned professors and networking with fellow students from all over the world. The PhD degree in information system can be taken both part time and full time in order to suit the needs of the students best.

Take a PhD in Information Systems and secure yourself a prosperous career in an exciting field. Have a look at the schools listed below, find the one you like best and contact them directly.

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PhD in Sociotechnical Systems Modelling

Rezekne University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 3 years September 2018 Latvia Rēzekne

The goal of the doctoral study program is to prepare researchers in the field of information technology industry systems analysis, modeling and design sector, to promote the students' theoretical knowledge and research skills and the application of research results in the following areas: [+]

The goal of the doctoral study program is to prepare researchers in the field of information technology industry systems analysis, modeling and design sector, to promote the students' theoretical knowledge and research skills and the application of research results in the following areas:

business and tourism information system modeling; systemic regional development planning; the political system and public management modeling; logistics information systems and transport modeling; production process modeling; e-learning system design; simulation technology development.

Visiting professors from partner universities will be involved as teachers and advisors in the programme. Students have an opportunity to participate in Erasmus+ mobility for studies.... [-]


PhD in Information Studies

University of Maryland, College of Information Studies
Campus Full time 4 years Open Enrollment USA College Park

The Ph.D. program at Maryland's iSchool offers an interdisciplinary approach to research and teaching provided by faculty at this leading public research university. [+]

The Ph.D. program at Maryland's iSchool offers an interdisciplinary approach to research and teaching provided by faculty at this leading public research university. Small classes and wide-ranging research projects enable you to work closely with faculty mentors to gain experience in identifying knowledge gaps, investigating both theoretical and practical solutions, evaluating results, and creating and disseminating new knowledge. A range of required research courses, two foundational doctoral seminars, and electives chosen by the students and their faculty mentors provide both the structure necessary for individuals to become successful researchers and the flexibility that allows them to pursue the research areas about which they are most passionate.... [-]


PhD in System Engineering and Informatics, Economics and Informatics

Technical University of Liberec
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 Czech Republic Liberec

The aim of the programme is to provide candidates with complex PhD studies in IT technologies and systems along with fundamental knowledge of economics. This combination will enable candidates to gain top managerial positions or top positions in research establishments. [+]

Program Description

The aim of the programme is to provide candidates with complex PhD studies in IT technologies and systems along with fundamental knowledge of economics. This combination will enable candidates to gain top managerial positions or top positions in research establishments.

Škoda Auto PhD Programme

PhD candidates at the TUL are eligible to apply for participation in the Škoda Auto PhD programme or they can write their thesis on a topic offered by the company.

Admission Requirements Recognised tertiary education (Master degree) as prescribed by Act No. 49/2009, Coll. (not necessary for applicants from Slovakia, Poland, Hungary, Germany, and Slovenia). English skills - level C1. A short motivation interview via Skype. [-]

PhD in Management Information Systems

Kadir Has University
Campus Full time September 2018 Turkey Istanbul

The Department of Management Information Systems in the faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences at Kadir Has University is now offering Turkey’s second Ph.D. program in Management Information Systems starting in Fall 2014. The program is the first of its kind that is offered by an engineering college rather than a business one. [+]

The Department of Management Information Systems in the faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences at Kadir Has University is now offering Turkey’s second Ph.D. program in Management Information Systems starting in Fall 2014. The program is the first of its kind that is offered by an engineering college rather than a business one.

Why MIS?

“Let us consider a couple of recently established IT based companies worldwide for a moment: Google, Facebook, Yahoo!, YouTube, Twitter, Amazon, eBay, LinkedIn, FourSquare, Alibaba, …”. The market value of each of these companies is measured in terms of billions of USD. Is this a coincidence or is it the new way of business? We believe that the answer is the later. As we progress into the new technological era, many things regarding our lives will dramatically change whether we like it or not. Some of these changes are the way of doing business, social life, entertainment, communication, commercialization, medicine, drug design, education, customer relations, resource planning, logistics, etc.... [-]


PhD in Information Systems

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 4 years September 2018 Hong Kong

The Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree program in Information Systems (IS) is a research-oriented degree that aims to prepare students for a research and teaching career in universities, research institutes, governmental or business organizations. The program has a technology management perspective with a focus on economic modeling and behavioral research into the management, design, use, and socio-economic impact of information technology on individuals, organizations, and societies. [+]

The Department of Information Systems, Business Statistics and Operations Management (ISOM) consists of two divisions: Information Systems and Operations Management. The Department is internationally recognized for its authoritative research and ranked among the Top 20 in the world and No. 1 in the Asia-Pacific region, according to the University of Texas at Dallas’s survey (2009-2013) of the premier ISOM journals: Information Systems Research, MIS Quarterly, Management Science, and Operations Research.

Faculty members of the Information Systems (IS) division are on the editorial boards of the top IS journals. Our students have gone on to academic positions in Australia, Finland, France, Hong Kong, Netherlands, Singapore, UK, and the USA. Some are now full professor/associate professors and on the editorial boards of the top IS journals.... [-]


PhD in Informatics - New Media and Pervasive Systems

ISG Business & Economics School
Campus Full time 3 - 4 years October 2018 Portugal Lisbon

NEMPS is a doctoral programme offered by Universidade Lusófona. The programme's NEMPS has a total minimum duration of 3 consecutive years, full time, and a maximum duration of four years. It comprises eleven (11) curricular units, five (5) of which are mandatory. The programme comprises two main parts... [+]

NEMPS is a doctoral programme offered by Universidade Lusófona. The programme's NEMPS has a total minimum duration of 3 consecutive years, full time, and a maximum duration of four years. It comprises eleven (11) curricular units, five (5) of which are mandatory. The programme comprises two main parts:

Curricular Component. A total of 60 ECTS are split across two semesters (each holding 30 ECTS). The first semester includes two (2) mandatory curricular units (Research and Innovation Methodologies; Digital Media) and four (4) optional curricular units - two to be selected by the candidate. The second semester includes two (2) mandatory curricular units (Thesis Planning; Pervasive Communication Systems) and two (2) optative curricular, of which candidates must select one. Research Component. Comprising a minimum of 2 years and a maximum of 3, this is the part dedicated to the thesis work, which will end with the presentation of the doctoral thesis. Objectives To complement the education of MSc and undergrad students in science and engineering courses, providing advanced training in emergent areas of pervasive communication systems and digital media. To assist in the development of competences in terms of research methodology and experimentation, allowing the autonomous development of research and the development of activities covering several aspects of the R&D process, namely, selection and application of writing techniques for the dissemination of R&D results. To provide candidates with a solid grasp of the most recent evolution concerning informatics sciences, in particular concerning pervasive systems and new media. The programme integrates a... [-]

PhD in Computing – New Media and Pervasive Systems

Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias
Campus Full time 3 years October 2018 Portugal Lisbon

The following may apply for the Doctoral Programme: a) People who hold a master's degree or legal equivalent degree; b) People who hold a B.A., people who have an especially relevant school or scientific curriculum that is acknowledged as certifying; c) People who speak and write fluently English. [+]

Ph.D. in Computing – New Media and Pervasive Systems

Programme Director

Professor Doutor Paulo Mendes

Secretariat

Anabela Moura

Entrance Conditions

The following may apply for the Doctoral Programme:

a) People who hold a master's degree or legal equivalent degree;

b) People who hold a B.A., people who have an especially relevant school or scientific curriculum that is acknowledged as certifying capacity to obtain this study cycle by the Doctoral Programme's Scientific Committee;

c) People who have a school, scientific and professional curriculum that is acknowledged as certifying capacity to obtain this study cycle by the Doctoral Programmes Scientific Committee.For further information pls visit the webpage at http://nemps.ulusofona.pt/ or send an e-mail to nemps-sec@ulusofona.pt.... [-]


PhD in Information Systems

University of North Carolina Greensboro
Campus Full time 4 - 7 years August 2018 USA Greensboro

The Ph.D. in Information Systems (IS) at UNC Greensboro is an innovative, research-oriented doctoral program designed to prepare students primarily for careers as members of the faculty in academic IS units and secondarily as professionals in non-academic research and professional organizations. The program focuses on developing traditional technical and empirical research skills and is also characterized by four distinctive elements that enhance the traditional model: a commitment to practical relevance an emphasis on producing quality teachers a research apprenticeship requirement interdisciplinary research. In addition, interested students can enhance their studies with an emphasis in global information technology. [+]

The Ph.D. in Information Systems (IS) at UNC Greensboro is an innovative, research-oriented doctoral program designed to prepare students primarily for careers as members of the faculty in academic IS units and secondarily as professionals in non-academic research and professional organizations. The program focuses on developing traditional technical and empirical research skills and is also characterized by four distinctive elements that enhance the traditional model:

a commitment to practical relevance an emphasis on producing quality teachers a research apprenticeship requirement interdisciplinary research

In addition, interested students can enhance their studies with an emphasis in global information technology.... [-]


PhD in Information and Communication Engineering

Nanjing University Of Posts And Telecommunications
Campus Full time 3 years September 2018 China Nanjing

Ph.D. in Information and Communication Engineering [+]

The Requirements of Educational Background

For those who pursue a bachelor's degree, the applicant must have a high school diploma, excellent performance during high school period, and good health. In principle, not older than 25 years of age.

For those who pursue a master's degree, the applicant must have a related bachelor degree, excellent performance during undergraduate study, and good health. In principle, not older than 35 years of age.

For those who pursue a doctor's degree, the applicant must have a related master degree, excellent performance during graduate study, and good health. In principle, not older than 40 years of age. The Language Requirements

Undergraduate and graduate admission should meet requirements of IELTS or TOEFL. If the applicant has no corresponding certificate, he/she can participate in language training and could start the professional learning phase after passing the training.... [-]


Doctoral Programme in Information Systems and Technology

University of Minho - School of Engineering
Campus Full time 8 semesters October 2018 Portugal Guimarães

The Doctoral Program in Information Systems and Technologies Doctoral Program (PDTSI – http://pdtsi.dsi.uminho.pt) aims at training researchers that, in an autonomous way, conduct R&D activities in the field of Information Systems and Technologies (TSI). This training is certified with the awarding of the title of Doctor. [+]

Doctoral Programme in Information Systems and Technology

The Doctoral Program in Information Systems and Technologies(PDTSI – http://pdtsi.dsi.uminho.pt) aims at training researchers that, in an autonomous way, conduct R&D activities in the field of Information Systems and Technologies (TSI). This training is certified with the awarding of the title of Doctor.

The performed R&D activities focus on social and organizational phenomena related to the adoption and use of information technologies. PhD projects may result in technological or theoretical contributions relevant to organizational interventions aiming to enhance organizational development and well being, or to develop innovative computational platforms with the potential to transform organizational or social practices, interactions and relationships.... [-]


PhD in Management Information Systems

University of Illinois at Chicago, Liautaud School of Business
Campus Full time 2 - 4 years August 2018 USA Chicago

The Ph.D. in Management Information Systems (Ph.D. in MIS) provides graduates with theoretical knowledge and methodological skills to help them establish successful careers as productive researchers, scientists and scholars at leading universities and research institutes as well as industrial or business organizations. Both the technical aspects and the organizational impact of information management are stressed. [+]

The Ph.D. in Management Information Systems (Ph.D. in MIS) provides graduates with theoretical knowledge and methodological skills to help them establish successful careers as productive researchers, scientists and scholars at leading universities and research institutes as well as industrial or business organizations. Both the technical aspects and the organizational impact of information management are stressed.

The Ph.D. in MIS provides students with:

An interdisciplinary business understanding of how technology can affect an organization’s behavior, structure, and function A thorough grounding in the fundamental concepts of the design, development, use, and application of information and communication technologies in an organizational setting Original knowledge in IS research A STEM Degree Program ... [-]

PhD in Communication and Information System

Harbin Engineering University (HEU)
Campus Full time September 2018 China Harbin

This Communication and Information System discipline is a site conferring Doctor degree. More than 200 papers are published and over 50 of them were indexed by SCI、EI and ISTP ... [+]

Doctor Degree in Communication and Information System

This Communication and Information System discipline is a site conferring Master and Doctor degree.There are 20 professors and 9 associate professors, 5 doctor tutors and 24 master tutors. The discipline was granted the right of conferring M.Eng in 1989 and D.Eng in 1996. This discipline has taken the lead in a super-wide band information system, ranked first-class in modern communication and information system in north-east China. Since its first enrollment, many innovative and excellent intellects are cultivated for economy construction and national defense modernization. Now there are more than 300 MEng students in studying. More than 200 papers are published and over 50 of them were indexed by SCI、EI and ISTP; 55 projects of national and ministry level and 26 projects of industry sectors are undertaken. 2 projects are conferred second-class award of Heilongjiang province technology progress, 1 project is conferred third class award. Labs for teaching and researching are super-wide information system lab, communication system lab center, virtual lab, which are cost 800,000yuan RMB. The discipline opened 17-degree courses and required major courses for MEng and D.Eng candidates.... [-]