The Executive DBA is organised over three separate phases, structured to allow participants to defend their thesis within 4 years, the average duration of the theses defended since 2015 being 3.5 years.
Founded in 2012, the Business Science Institute is a networked international academic institution based in Luxembourg that develops doctoral-level executive education worldwide.
Offered in partnership with the IAELYON School of Management at University of Lyon Jean Moulin 3 in France, the DBA is a unique opportunity to take your career to the next step without compromising your professional obligations. This international and flexible part-time programme allows you to study while progressing in your current role.
The programme is divided into three phases. In phase one, you will complete five in-depth modules (in-person or online) designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge necessary to successfully complete your DBA. Once you have successfully completed this phase, you will move on to phases two and three, where you will focus on writing your thesis
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The actual duration of the programme will depend on:
Each module is assessed based on the research projects submitted by the doctoral students and their presentations during the seminars. The thesis is evaluated on the basis of the preliminary external examiner reports, the overall quality of the written thesis and the oral defence.
Based on regular one-to-one monitoring of each student by an experienced teacher, as well as a teaching pack and online resources (teaching intranet, access to 12,000 online books).
Validated by an international scientific advisory board made up of more than 150 professors from leading universities and business schools.
Certificate of Research in Business Administration (Business Science Institute) - Executive DBA (Business Science Institute) - Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA) (IAELYON School of Management - Université Jean Moulin Lyon 3) in France
The Executive DBA (Luxembourg) programme is organised in the form of intensive blocked seminars in Luxembourg (first phase) and mainly in the form of distance learning (second and third phases).
Added to this is the annual participation in the International Seminar (end of September each year) in Luxembourg or Paris or other venues...
Our approach to the selection of candidates at the Business Science Institute is as follows.
There are two types of selection in doctoral programmes: