Ph.D. On Campus

Management Sciences


36 months
13500 EUR/year
13500 EUR/year
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Management Sciences from ESADE provides analytical training in research skills and methodology, enabling participants to become leaders in management research.


At Management Sciences from ESADE we are looking for candidates that have a passion for research and have the ambition to become leading scholars in their field.


The purpose of the PhD is to train individuals who will become leading scholars in their fields and working in top Business schools globally.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Management Research Methods
  • Research Design in Management Sciences
  • Advanced Management Research
  • Writing and Defence of Master Thesis
  • Research Seminars
  • Research assistant/ Teaching Assistant
  • Preparation of a paper to be submitted to a conference and/or a journal
  • Research proposal preparation and submission

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Academic record of the candidate.
  • Research skills demonstrated during the Master of Research.
  • Match between the candidate research interests and Esade's lines of research.
  • Submit the transcripts of their previous studies.
  • Minimum scores required for entry are as follows (Valid only for two years): TOEFL: 100, IELTS: 7.0, Certificate in Advanced English: B, Certificate of Proficiency in English: or PTE Academic: 72. 
  • GMAT or GRE test results (valid for 5 years). 
  • Submit an application form  
  • Two letters of recommendation concerning the candidate’s academic development and experience in research. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13500 EUR per year during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    13500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13500 EUR per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Barcelona

770 - 1360 EUR /month
Living costs

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


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