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DBA - Business Administration

DBA 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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This program is not accepting new applications for the current academic year. 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 Department of Management and Marketing, School of Business Administration, at EUC announces a limited number of places in the Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) program. The DBA program at EUC caters to senior managers and professionals seeking acknowledgement of their skills and contribution of scholarship and theory to their field.  The program’s coursework focuses on acquiring knowledge based on the latest business research and theories.  The significant research element of the program aims to contribute new ideas and innovations that fulfill needs of the industry and economy. The taught courses are delivered in a blended mode of instruction (in-person and/or online) to facilitate participation of working professionals.  Use of the EUC Blackboard platform allows for increased access to learning resources and ensures maximum interaction with faculty, supervisors and fellow students. This blended mode of instruction enables students who cannot attend classes on campus to complete the courses remotely. Interested applicants must:
  1. Submit a research proposal with their application;
  2. Hold a master's degree in a related field;
  3. Have a minimum of five years' work experience;
  4. Submit written confirmation from organization whose data will be used for their DBA research. This proof of data access is compulsory for selection into the program.
Application, supporting material and admission information/procedure:
  1. The program’s language of instruction is English.
  2. Interested applicants must submit a research proposal with their application.
  3. The application is submitted using the special form available from this link
  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 ADMISSION CRITERIA: The D.B.A. program is designed for people who have achieved, or expect to achieve, senior organizational positions and/or who wish to enhance their analytical and research skills and knowledge. Therefore, all applicants should:
  1. hold a Master's degree in a field related to business and/or management;
  2. have a minimum of 5 years' working experience;
  3. submit written confirmation by an organization/a business from which they will have data access which will be used for This proof of data access is compulsory in terms of selection to the program.
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Degree RequirementsECTS
Specific Coursework / Courses60
Preparation and Submission of a Dissertation Proposal
D.B.A. Fieldwork60
D.B.A. Dissertation30
Total Requirements180

Doctorate – DBA – Business Administration

Specific Coursework / Courses60 ECTS
CodeCourse TitleECTS
RES700Advanced Quantitative Research Methods10
RES710Advanced Qualitative Research Methods10
DBA700Management Strategy for Performance10
DBA710Business Economics and Finance in a Global Environment10
DBA720Marketing Strategy and Consumer Behavior10
DBA730Business Analytics and Information Systems10
Preparation and Submission of a Dissertation Proposal30 ECTS
D.B.A. Fieldwork60 ECTS
D.B.A. Dissertation30 ECTS
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