Regarding the financing of the DBA program we are pleased to offer two different options: the DBA program can either be financed by the doctoral student himself or by his company. The differences between these two financing options mainly concern the choice of the research topic.

Financing of the DBA program by student

The dissertation focuses on the topics leadership, personality and innovation as well as on the confrontations that can arise from them.

Conditions:

The registration fee amounts to 2,000 €, which has to be paid by the first monthly installment. DBA program is financed by the DBA student. Additional travel costs must be taken into account for the optional attendance of the seminars as well as for the examinations. Additional costs will be incurred for the issuing of certificates, graduation and, if necessary, the repetition of examinations.

  • graduation costs range from 45 to 175 £, depending on whether you attend the graduation ceremony in person or in absentia
  • examination resits: 160 £
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Business Research Methods (optional): 45 £

If you prefer payment by semester, please feel free to contact us.

Financing of the DBA program by company

The doctoral thesis deals with a topic from the direct business practice of the financing company.

Conditions:

Parts of the costs are subject to VAT and social assurance contribution.

* The registration fee amounts to 2,650 €, fully due in 1. month. Therefore, the program costs in the first year amount to 15,960 €. The total program costs (3 years) amount to 45,000 €.

** Additional travel costs for the examinations and optional attendance of the seminars have to be calculated. The assumption of these costs as well as all other additional costs, e.g. for issuing certificates, graduation, and repetition of examinations, are agreed between the company and the doctoral student.

  • The cost of the graduation ceremony varies between 45 £ and 175 £, depending on whether you attend the ceremony in person or not
  • Re-examination: 160 £
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Business Research Methods (optional): 45 £

The program costs include:

  • Supervision and full support by a local and recognized SIBE professor
  • Supervision by an academic member of EBS
  • Support service by staff of SISP
  • Allocation of course material and use of specific IT programs
  • Access to study portal of EBS, online libraries and research platforms
  • Additional academic counselling services, e.g. regarding the fields leadership, digitization, innovation
  • Recruitment and placement services of doctoral students