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Ph.D. On Campus


ISM University of Management and Economics

48 months
10758 EUR/year
10758 EUR/year
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Doctoral Programme in Management is organized by ISM University of Management and Economics, Lithuania, in partnership with BI Norwegian Business School, Norway, Aarhus University, Denmark, and University of Tartu, Estonia.

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The Doctoral Programme in Management offered by ISM University of Management and Economics and is run by prominent researchers of the respective universities, who perform high-quality research and regularly publish in high-level international journals, act as experts, and participate in research projects – ensuring the high quality of studies through the curriculum and scientific internships.

The purpose of doctoral studies is to develop researchers, who are able to contribute to existing knowledge and conduct high-quality research aimed at solving relevant social and business problems.

Doctoral studies lead to the development of competencies and skills necessary for analyzing scientific literature, raising research questions, selecting adequate research methodology, conducting empirical research, and sharing it with the international academic community.

Dissertation defence

Doctoral candidates may present their dissertation for defense when they:

  • pass all the examinations provided in the doctoral study program;
  • present their most significant research results in at least 2 articles published (or accepted for publication) in scientific peer-reviewed journals, or scientific monography;
  • present their research results during at least 2 international scientific gatherings (conferences, seminars).

Programme Structure


  • Social Research Development and Methodology
  • Philosophy of Science
  • Qualitative Research Methods
  • Quantitative Research Methods
  • Course at a University abroad

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Master’s degree or equivalent higher education
  • Knowledge of English language

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    10758 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5379 EUR per semester during 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    10758 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5379 EUR per semester during 48 months.
  • 3586 EUR  (part-time studies, up to 6 years

Living costs for Vilnius

490 - 856 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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