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Doctorate in Business Administration

ISCTE-University Institute of Lisbon
Program overview
2 years
Full time
Doctorate / PhD
21,000 EUR excl. VAT
Start dates
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Program description

Business Administration

The DBA effectively applies state of the art knowledge to specific issues in management, enhancing the quality of your decision-making. With this research-based, problem-driven qualification, you, as a manager, will be able to significantly further your professional skills by making effective use of the most suitable conceptual and theoretical frameworks. The DBA is for graduates in any field of knowledge with appropriate business and management experience who wish to pursue a doctoral degree while still actively engaged in their professions.

In Portugal there is no better place to come for your DBA than the BRU-IUL. As a school, we have been closely linked to the business world since our inception. We actively support applied business research within a stimulating atmosphere. All of our faculty members have held senior business positions, and are highly skilled at linking business practice to real management issues and applied research.

This program started in 2006 and that the estimated time for completion is 4 years. Up to know several students have already graduated.


Information regarding COVID-19

Due to the outbreak of COVID-19, the Portuguese government has temporarily closed all schools and universities from March 12th 2020.

In light of this, ISCTE - Instituto Universitário de Lisboa will be suspending face-to-face classes and offering all programs remotely instead. For more information about this, please contact the university.

Admission requirements

The DBA is designed for participants who meet the following requirements:

  • Degree in any field of knowledge;
  • Professional experience of at least five years post-graduate, in which at least half are in the performance of management functions, involving managerial responsibilities/coordination units, departments or technical teams;
  • Fluency in English.

Other valuable factors for applicants:

  • Master in Management;
  • Publications and/or papers presented at technical, scientific or thematic conferences, seminars and workshops;
  • Worth of professional experience in the performance of management positions;
  • Motivation and commitment to attend the DBA;
  • Quality of the research project.

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About this institute

ISCTE-University Institute of Lisbon

ISCTE-University Institute of Lisbon

Founded in 1972, the University Institute of Lisbon (ISCTE-IUL) is one of the most prestigious public universities in Portugal, particularly focused on postgraduate studies and scientific research. It is organized in four schools: ISCTE Business School, School of Sociology and...

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ISCTE-University Institute of Lisbon

Avenida das Forças Armadas
1649-026 Lisboa

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