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Business Administration

PhD graduates will acquire the necessary conceptual skills to pursue careers in an academic research or corporate environment in Cyprus and abroad
Business Administration at EUC
Τhis program is designed for highly motivated students who wish to acquire advanced research and intellectual (analytical) skills in the area of business administration.  The aim of the program is to prepare a generation of highly effective PhD scholars aiming to pursue careers in the academia or consulting in the private or public sector.  The program provides students with a solid theoretical background and the opportunity to conduct innovative, highly and advancing the field focused research in business administration, for the purpose of creating new knowledge.

Program Summary

Languages: English
Duration:3 years
Mode of Study:On Campus

Our graduates work in:

  • Corporate Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Business Consultancy
  • Start-Ups
  • Governmental Organizations

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Admission Process

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GENERAL INFORMATION FOR DOCTORAL STUDIES European University Cyprus announces every academic year a limited number of places for doctoral studies in both Fall and Spring Semester (commencing  October and February, respectively). Applications are submitted using the application form.  All necessary supporting material accompanying the application are described in the application form. Last day for submitting applications:
  • For Fall Semester: Initial deadline: 2 May (if positions remain available, additional applications for these positions are accepted by the 15th of September per year)
  • For Spring Semester: 15 January per year.
The final selection is based on assessment of the applicant’s qualifications and personal interview(s). CALL FOR SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION FOR DOCTORAL STUDIES The Ph.D. program in Business Administration of the Department of Management and Marketing announces a limited number of places for doctoral studies every year in one or a combination of the following areas:
  • Financial Accounting
  • Innovation and Technology Management
  • Relationship Management
  • Customer Engagement
  • Value Creation/co-creation
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Digital Marketing
  • Strategic Knowledge Management
  • Velocity Management
  • Consumer Behaviour (Heritage Consumption/ Identity Formation)
  • The impacts of Environmental Management /Sustainable Development Practices upon Hotel Performance.
  • The impacts of Workforce Diversity Management Practices upon Firm Performance and more specifically Hotel Performance.
  • Investigating the role of local, regional, national and international governance in tourism policy, planning and development of small island destinations.
  • Exploring issues of long-term effects of over-tourism and climate change for the sustainable development of small island destinations.
  • The role of tourism for local and rural population in the tourism planning and development and its contribution for escaping the state of marginalisation of small island destinations.
Application, supporting material and admission procedure:
  1. The program is offered in English.
  2. Interested applicants are expected to submit a research proposal with their application.
  3. The application is submitted using the application form
  4. The necessary supporting material accompanying the application are described in the application form.
  5. The final selection is based on assessment of the applicant’s qualifications and personal interview(s).
For further information you may contact the Office of Admissions at 22713000 or View Past Dissertation Submissions. View past version of the program.
Degree RequirementsECTS
Specific Coursework / Courses30
Comprehensive Qualifying Examination10
Preparation and Submission of a Dissertation Proposal
Ph.D. Fieldwork90
Ph.D. Dissertation30
Total Requirements180

Doctorate – Business Administration

Specific Coursework / Courses30 ECTS
CodeCourse TitleECTS
RES700Advanced Quantitative Research Methods10
RES710Advanced Qualitative Research Methods10
BUS700Advanced Studies in Business Administration10
Comprehensive Qualifying Examination10 ECTS
Preparation and Submission of a Thesis - Dissertation Proposal20 ECTS
Ph.D. Fieldwork90 ECTS
Ph.D. Dissertation30 ECTS
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