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PhD program in Business Administration

The PhD program in Business Administration prepares our graduates to be successful researchers or to advance in their chosen careers. Our faculty members who are active in the area of business administration are excellent teachers who keep up-to-date on their disciplines through research and publication. The doctoral program fosters close interaction between students and faculty, and every doctoral student belongs to a research group specializing in a particular field of research.

The PhD program in Business Administration (240 ECTS) has a history of over 50 years. Our overall purpose is to give the doctoral student a deepened and broadened theoretical and methodological knowledge, alongside the experience of having completed a substantial piece of original scientific work.

The conferral of the PhD in Business Administration signifies that the candidate has attained expert competence in a major field of study.

The PhD program in Business Administration is divided into four different specializations:

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We have specialized research areas in:

  • Accounting
  • Asian Economy and Business
  • Consumer Behaviour
  • Digitalization and Information Systems
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Innovation
  • International Business
  • International Marketing
  • Leadership
  • Management
  • Managerial Finance
  • Marketing
  • Media and Business
  • Operations Management
  • Public Administration 
  • Purchasing
  • Retail Analytics
  • Strategy
  • Sustainable Business