Doctorate in International Management


Program Description

3 TOP UNIVERSITIES = 1 EUROPEAN DOCTORATE All students will have in addition to ABMS Switzerland Doctorate a Joint Doctorate with University of Dąbrowa Górnicza (WSB) and Taras Shevchenko National University (KNU). ABMS is certified by EFMD EOCCS, the Swiss National Quality for Education (EduQua) and ASIC UK. WSB Is a European state-recognized university and KNU is a European public University founded 200 years ago and ranked among top 500 universities in the world. 3 Top European Universities = Best Virtual/Online Program = 1 Top European Doctorate SWITZERLAND + EU + TOP RANKED 500 Advance Your Expertise at ABMS Connect with learners and leaders just like you in our online doctoral programs. You will go as far as your mind will take you as a doctoral student at ABMS. For Academic Researchers and Educators, The Doctorate of International Management (DBA) signifies the highest level of achievement in any academic discipline. This is the highest educational level you can study at ABMS Open University. If you are interested in continuing a career in International Management, then it is a clear-cut indication that you have an interested in enhancing your approach in the international world. Those individuals who hold a Master in International management or any similar field can provide a great boost to their careers by going for a Doctorate in International Management because it expands their knowledge and improves the skills that are required for progress in this field. International management is a diverse field, which holds its own significance and people who are associated with it generally work in government infrastructure dealing with local public affairs along with foreign relations. These are only a few areas where individuals related to International Management may be found working. In addition, to the above-mentioned career options, many other job-related opportunities also come across the way of those who hold a Doctor in International management. You can either work in the field of international affairs or can get associated with the charitable services. Actually, the main thing is that international management is a very vast field that has very strict requirements when it comes to qualifications. For making a stronger career path you need to equip yourself with an improved level of knowledge and also skill because otherwise surviving in the competitive scenario gets very difficult. Majority of individuals who are working in this field are Master holders this means that if you will acquire a Doctor of International management, then surely it will provide you an edge over your competitors and there are better chances present that employers will give preference to you and if the case is that you are already doing a job then there are high chances present that you will be promoted. When you will move out to continue your doctorate in the field of International Management, then you will find many schools that are capable of showing compatibility with your learning related requirements, but it is important to give due consideration to eligibility criteria. For pursuing a Doctorate in International management from ABMS Open University it is important that you should have Master in the same field otherwise seven years work experience in Management is required plus any Bachelor or equivalent. The duration, of course, is one year plus thesis however it is strongly recommended that you should consider enrolling in a reputable institution like ABMS that can provide you all the relevant facilities, which are required for completion of the program. You have plenty of options either you can get enrolled and work hard with your Supervisor or use online means for getting an education. Our online school is fully capable of providing you similar learning experience and course that is associated with traditional college and universities. You should prefer such an academic institution that should possess a decent academic history and their course should be good enough to show compatibility with the modern requirements. The ABMS Open University can be an ideal choice here and it is recommended that professionals who wish to pursue their Doctorate online should consider our study program. Business Administration has been ranked the most sought study in the world, a survey made by other Universities, showed that a graduate from a business School earns in average $45,200 (NACE Salary Survey). In our doctorate programs, you will:

  • Develop and practice innovative research methods.
  • Earn the highest quality of education.
  • Achieve the expertise to publish in peer-reviewed journals.
  • Become a successful doctoral researcher and educator.

Did you know that Switzerland Management Education has been ranked 1 worldwide by the World Economic Forum?, If you are interested in Business Administration and want to be a future manager or get a better position, then you should apply today to Study with us. All our study programs are made for you to be able to finish within one academic year. READ MORE The Doctorate will take your leadership to the next level. In our doctoral programs, you will:

  • Study and apply innovative research methods.
  • Combine applied research and professional practice.
  • Prepare to make an impact in policy and practice.
  • Learn strategies to facilitate more effective, adaptable organizations and create positive change.
  • Become a more innovative leader in your field.

Study Language: this study program taught entirely in English. We have 4 intakes per year: January, April, July, and October


  • Global Management
  • Strategic Management and Leadership
  • Project Management
  • Strategic Information System Analyses
  • Accounting and Finance
  • Research Methods
  • Electronic Research Methods
  • Dynamic Websites

Admission Requirements:

Duration: one Academic year + Thesis (thesis takes from 1 - 4 years) Diploma: DBA in International Management Age: Minimum age 25 years Previous study: Master or equivalent OR 7 years Management Experience + a Bachelor or equivalent English level: IELTS or equivalent (Only for students from non-English speaking countries or students who did not study at English speaking school) Study Method: Online Fee: 3050 Euro per Semester, European Qualifications Framework: this program is equivalent to EQF Level 8 (doctoral level) Note: Study fee does not include application and reservation fee (to guarantee you a study place) of 240 Euro (onetime payment and non-refundable).

Last updated Mar 2018

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We offer a range of online study programs starting from Associate Bachelor Degree up to Doctorate Degree, including Masters and Bachelors study programs, all our Studies can be done in ONE academic ye ... Read More

We offer a range of online study programs starting from Associate Bachelor Degree up to Doctorate Degree, including Masters and Bachelors study programs, all our Studies can be done in ONE academic year part time (Friday to Sunday). Read less