Ph.D. On Campus

Business Administration

University of Cyprus

48 months
1000 EUR/year
1000 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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To obtain a Ph.D degree in Business Administration from University of Cyprus, it is required to complete a total of 240 ECTS. The Ph.D in Business Administration program of studies comprises three stages, namely coursework and comprehensive exams (60+10 ECTS), research stage and dissertation proposal (120 ECTS), and writing-up stage and dissertation defence (50 ECTS).


The purpose and objectives of the PhD Program in  Business Administration from University of Cyprus are:

  • Generate a new breed of researchers and academics who will adhere to high quality research standards.
  • Attract high quality students from both Cyprus and abroad with the potential to carry out interesting and value-enhancing research.
  • Promote original research that advances the body of knowledge in the field of business administration.
  • Strengthen the research orientation and enhance the publication productivity of the Department.
  • Contribute to the sustainment and further development of a strong in-house research culture.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Philosophy of Science in Business Administration
  • Strategic Management
  • Research Methods in Business Administration I (Quantitative Methods)
  • Marketing Management
  • Organizational Theory
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


240 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • For entry to the PhD Program, applicants must hold a Master’s Degree from an accredited university in a related subject 
  • Applications from candidates interested in the following fields of study will be considered:
  • Management, Marketing, Operations Management/Management Science, Management Information Systems
  • A preliminary research proposal (up to 1500 words) that describes the candidate’s proposed research topic. Specifically, the proposal should include outlines of:
  • The research questions and their significance
  • The proposed research methodology to address the research questions
  • The key literature on the research topic
  • A timetable for completing the PhD
  • Proof of very good knowledge of the English language (test results and/or certificates obtained). This is not necessary for applicants who received their degrees for programs taught in English.
  •  Three reference letters from University professors familiar with the candidate and his/her academic performance

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4000 EUR for the full programme during 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4000 EUR for the full programme during 48 months.
  • PhD students holders of master's degrees: Total fees €4.000.
  • PhD students non-holders of master's degrees: Total fees €6.500.

Living costs for Nicosia

576 - 866 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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