24 months
7500 EUR/year
7500 EUR/year
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The Executive Doctor of Business Administration doctoral program in business administration at Swiss School Of Business and Management will challenge you to take your thinking and performance to a new level. 

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After you Executive Doctor of Business Administration programme from Swiss School Of Business and Management you will become a recognized expert and contributor to the most important business and societal challenges by making significant contribution to both theory and practice in the field as you move toward C-suite leadership level.


As far as supervision of thesis research is concerned it is to be noted that the DBA thesis supervisor generally looks at the scientific work being prepared by the student, supervises it, and is committed to ensuring that quality standards of the work are being met. 

The supervisor is a person with the requisite academic qualification and experience in the chosen field of the thesis research. 

The supervisor has expert knowledge of the field in which the student is carrying out his/her research. The Supervisor’s task is to guide the DBA student from commencement of the research through the oral presentation and defense of the completed research work (DBA viva).


The Faculty of Economics & Business, University of Zagreb is AACSB and EPAS accredited. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methodology
  • Publishing Your Paper (seminar)
  • Writing Research Proposal (seminar)
  • Research Proposal (seminar)
  • Software Citation Tools (seminar)
  • Thesis

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Minimum five years postgraduate work experience prior to DBA study, some of this at a senior level
  •  MBA (or equivalent qualification) from a recognized higher education institution.
  •  A Master’s degree in management (or associated discipline) 
  • A Master’s degree in a field other than management (or related discipline) but with a minimum of 5 years professional work experience.
  • Grade transcripts
  • Your CV or resume
  •  ID or passport copy
  • One photo
  • Two recommendation letters

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15000 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
  • National

    7500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15000 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.

Living costs for Genève

1925 - 2850 CHF /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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