This program has been created for English speaking executives who wish to study in France. They may come from a wide variety of countries and have different career backgrounds (sciences, humanities and technical and engineering fields, professionally qualified teachers in business schools, etc.). Holding a master level degree is a prerequisite combined with a high level of professional achievement.
Supervision of doctoral students
Each DBA candidate is assigned a doctorate level research-active professor from Grenoble Ecole de Management or an affiliated institution. The supervisor helps the student in defining and conducting his research project until final Thesis Defense.
Training workshops schedule
DBA Stage 1 (year 1 and 2) is dedicated to research methodologies in Management Sciences.
These training workshops will be held in Grenoble.
Planning for Intake 2013 is the following:
- WS n°1: 4-8 November 2013
- WS n°2: 31 March - 4 April 2014
- WS n°3: 3-7 November 2014
- WS n°4: 30 March - 3 April 2015 (to be confirmed)
- Candidates should hold a Master's degree in management (MBA, MA, MSc or equivalent) or in a related discipline from a recognized institution.
- Candidates should also have management experience of at least 3 years pre- or post-Master’s.
- The DBA workshops are conducted in English. Students whose first language is not English or who have not already studied successfully in an English-speaking environment will be required to provide evidence of advanced proficiency in English.
Dr. Michel Polski
+33 476 706 196
Doctoral School - Grenoble Ecole de Management
12 rue Pierre Sémard - BP 127
38003 GRENOBLE Cedex 01 - FRANCE
The 2013-2017 program starts on November 4th, 2013. Applications must be submitted by October 4th, 2013 by mail or electronically to Mrs. Joëlle Millery.
Acceptance to the DBA program will be based on the following:
Required application documents:
- 2 references sent directly by the referees by email or in a sealed envelope (1 from a business referee, 1 from an academic referee)
- Certified copies of transcripts and diplomas* officially translated in English or French
- A statement of Purpose, in which the applicant states his motivations and how this fits into his long-term career development plan
- A preliminary Research Proposal, which gives an indication of the applicant’s research interests and proposed area of research as well as any initial research plans.
Download our research proposal template to be completed and submitted with your application.
- Language test scores if requested
- Other optional documents (publications ...)
Tuition fees for 2013-2017 part-time DBA program