• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration

About

This is a program designed for highly motivated students wishing to acquire advanced research and intellectual (analytical) skills in the area of business administration.

The Business Administration program offered by the European University Cyprus (EUC) provides students with a solid theoretical background and the opportunity to conduct innovative, highly focused research in business administration, for the purpose of creating new knowledge.

General Objectives

  • To provide training to PhD candidates to be independent scholars and researchers, who can work at a local or an international level. 
  • The program is research based and focuses on qualitative and quantitative skills and global perspectives – enabling students to engage in research projects with faculty early in the doctoral program. 
  • The curriculum purports to prepare people for stimulating careers in universities and research institutions, in public and private organizations and agencies, as well as prepare top managers to be able to manage within complex and dynamic business environments.  
  • Through this doctoral program the School of Business delivers the highest quality management education seeking to further enhance the doctoral students’ research and management skills and knowledge of business and management issues by offering courses on how organizations and their top managers can best manage internal and external challenges.

Careers

PhD graduates will acquire the necessary conceptual skills to pursue careers in an academic and/or research environment in Cyprus and abroad. The methodological skills they will acquire, combined with the innovative nature of their dissertation qualifies our PhD graduates with career prospects in consulting and high level management.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    • EU: submit the documents at least 2 weeks prior to the beginning of the 1st semester/Non-EU: at least 2 months prior to the beginning of the 1st semester.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description

      PhD studies are expected to be completed within 3 to 5 years.

  • Credits
    180 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Specific Coursework - Courses
  • Epistemology of Science and Management Research
  • Strategy and Organizational Science
  • Selected Studies in Business Administration
  • Comprehensive Qualifying Examination
  • Preparation and Submission of a Thesis - Dissertation Proposal
  • Ph.D. Project
  • Ph.D. Thesis - Dissertation
  • Epistemology of Science and Management Research
  • Strategy and Organizational Science
  • Selected Studies in Business Administration

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

  • A completed application form together with a non-refundable fee of €52. 
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV).
  • Official copies of Bachelor and Master Degrees (or official letter verifying that the applicant has successfully completed all degree requirements).
  • Official copies of academic transcripts.
  • Copies of relevant publications (up to two).
  • Two letters of recommendation from faculty members of higher academic institutions.
  • Other supportive documents such as awards, distinctions, etc.
  • English Language proficiency certificates (if any).
  • Two passport size photos.
  • Copy of valid passport/ identity card.
  • All eligible applicants will be invited for an interview in Cyprus.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    322 EUR/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 322 EUR per module and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    314 EUR/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 314 EUR per module and a duration of 36 months.
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Tuition per Teaching Hour

Living costs for Nicosia

  • 576 - 870 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

European University Cyprus offers an extensive Financial Aid Program which aims to provide financial assistance to students who need aid in order to begin or complete their studies at European University Cyprus. There are various schemes to help students financially. European University Cyprus awards scholarships up to 15% on tuition to selected students with outstanding performance (B average and above) on their High School leaving certificate or Bachelor degree. The financial support can vary in the case of outstanding candidates.

European University Cyprus awards scholarships to selected students with outstanding performance (B average and above) on their high school leaving certificate or Bachelor degree.

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