The Ph.D. programme of ESCP Europe at the Paris campus aims at preparing researching professors for high-level management academic institutions.
The programme, whose core values are based on an active participation of the students in their training as well as on a personalized student track, consists of the following teachings: a general methodoligical approach to research, a theoritical and methodoligical specialization as well as a teacher-training course through direct involvements in diverse ESCP Europe programmes.
The students of the programme, who are closely linked to the researching and teaching activities of the faculty members, are given three years to fully conduct their personal research project. These three years are an opportunity for them to prepare their future entry into the world of international academics by the means of publications and participations in scientific events.
The workshops gather the doctorates from every year. They are additional to the courses and in relation with the content of the curriculum. The workshops are very open in both content and form as well as to opportunities, demands and exchanges. The speakers can be doctorates, ESCP professors, guest speakers… An active participation of the doctorates in the organization and the animation of the workshops is to be hoped for.
There are four workshops :
Each workshop takes place once a month, for about 3 hours.
The total amounts to about 100 hours of training.
Triple accredited: EQUIS, AMBA, AACSB
You can apply until:
Always verify the dates on the programme website.
The main goal of the Ph.D. programme is to help its students acquire the fundamental skills of a teacher-researcher. Through these teachings, students work towards their thesis, a research project of great importance and of the utmost quality. Apart from the dissertation work, the doctoral programme provides a general and thorough research training, a chosen field of specialization and a teaching and educational training, totalling 300 course hours.
The programme also includes exchanges during workshops and access to other resources, whether it be internal resources (ESCP Europe programmes) or external (external teachings and seminars, both nationally and internationally).
The programme works at promoting :
1. Philosophy of Science and Methodology (96 hours)
2. Theoretical and Methodological Specialization (60 hours)
This course varies according to the department and field and may be adapted to the student’s project. Its components can be part of the following aspects :
Thanks to this specialization, each student can define with their thesis and programme director a personalized programme. Students can also resort to personalized assistance, individually or in small groups, to a limit of 10 hours per student (in accordance with the thesis and programme directors’ opinion).
3. Educational Teachings (42 hours)
This course consists of the following:
4. Academic Publication (36 hours)
5. Becoming an Academic (42 hours)
Each of the five major courses must be validated with at least three assessment marks for each course. These marks can concern exams or class work.The curriculum should preferably be completed in the first year and in any case must be completed in the two first years. It must therefore be validated at the end of the second year.
Eligible applicants must hold a master degree (research preferred) in fine arts, architecture, engineering, management, public administration, political science, humanities or in any other field.
The annual programme fee is 7500 euros. The annual registration fee is 110 euros.
Each year, the ESCP Europe Foundation finance new students projects. The process is the following : The Scholarship Committee, on the basis of students' personal resources,family and social situation, will select certain students who will join the ESCP Europe Research Teams as Research Assistants.
They will :
These conditions may be granted either together or separately.
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