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EU Business School

Doctor of Business Administration (DBA)

EU Business School’s DBA program has a research-based curriculum, which uses practical business cases and consists of applied research as opposed to fundamental research. The DBA can be completed in as little as two years or in up to five years. The program consists of two major parts: The pre-dissertation phase takes a minimum of one year. Its objective is to provide students with the theoretical and practical information of their primary and supporting fields of study. The second phase determines whether students have correctly absorbed the knowledge of the pre-dissertation phase and are able to apply this knowledge toward the resolution of a substantial problem.

Who is the DBA for?

The DBA is designed for:

  • MBA or master’s degree holders and practitioners with five or more years of post-graduate work experience
  • Entrepreneurs and senior managers with alternative qualifications and successful careers

Course List

  • Management 4 | 6
  • Finance 4 | 6
  • Special Issues in Economics 4 | 6
  • Marketing Strategy 4 | 6
  • Advanced Accounting 4 | 6
  • Competitions and Markets 4 | 6

Learning Outcomes

The Doctor of Business Administration program educates managers, business leaders, executives and scholar-practitioners so that they may:


Apply new theoretical knowledge to contemporary business problems in an increasingly-complex world through applied research, teaching and analysis.



Explore a range of quantitative and qualitative methods frequently used in research to solve current business or management problems.


Identify and evaluate internal and external influences on organizations to develop strategic plans for change via transition management.


Demonstrate expertise in ethical standards and practices as well as responsibility and cultural/global diversity, to work collaboratively as a contributing leader within both business and society.

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