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Doctor of Business Administration

Earn a Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) fully online with the Geneva Business School

Duration: 3 years Credits: 240 ECTS Language: English

Intakes: February and September

Degree Awarded: Doctor of Business Administration (DBA)

Campus: Online

Admissions requirements:

  • Master’s degree or equivalent, preferably in a related field
  • IELTS 7.0 / TOEFL 85 / DET 115-120 (official English exam results) or proof of studying previously in an English-speaking environment for a minimum of 3 years
  • Scanned copy of all required academic diplomas, transcripts, certificates
  • Extensive previous business/professional experience
  • Photocopy of a valid passport/national ID
  • Resume/CV
  • Reference letters from a former academic institution and from current employer (if applicable)
  • Completion of the Thesis Proposal Form.

Tuitions and fees

Doctorate Fees Application Fee: EUR 150 (non-refundable, paid upon application)

Administration Fee: EUR 1,900

Tuition per term: EUR 3,900 (3-year / 9-term program)

Doctor of Business Administration

Program description

The Doctorate of Business Administration (DBA) at Geneva Business School will help you solve a current business issue and make a tangible contribution to the field in which you work. Aimed at individuals who are looking for an opportunity to deep dive into a problem or idea that requires research, analysis, and guidance from industry experts to develop recommendations and solutions.

By developing your quantitative and qualitative skills, you will be able to apply this deep knowledge and hands-on experience to the business industry and make an impact on business management, policy, or strategy.

If you have considerable business experience and need a flexible yet intensive program to drive your business or career to the next level, the DBA is your vehicle. Study 100% in English with access to a diverse stable of sector specialists, exclusive mentors, and a dedicated supervisor. Attend and learn from in-depth webinars and online conferences. Work around your own schedule and benefit from our flexible tuition payment plan, which covers essential learning materials, and attendance at exclusive conferences. With limited scholarships also available, the DBA is within reach for any ambitious student.

Doctor of Business Administration

About Geneva Business School

Geneva Business School provides professionally accredited business education in cities across Europe: Geneva, Barcelona, and Madrid. They offer bachelor’s, master’s, MBA, Fine Art International Management MBA, International Executive MBA, DBA, and diverse continued education options that are 100% in English, and are committed to using innovative learning methods and new technology.

Students enjoy personalized mentoring, unique networking events, and support and guidance for internships and business ventures. A practical education in the classroom, combined with exposure to the real world of business means Geneva Business School students graduate job-ready.

All faculty members work actively in their sectors and offer their insights into current business trends as well as access to their own global networks. They organize business challenges, from creating companies and writing business plans to market research and much more.

This commitment to quality teaching and our interactive campuses provide a 360º learning experience to fully prepare students for the modern workplace.

The four main accreditations the School holds are from IACBE, AASBI, CHEA, and EDUQUA.

World Ranking

Currently 57th in the Best Business Schools in the World , Geneva Business School has consistently ranked higher every year since 1995. Named one of the Best and most affordable Business Schools in Switzerland by, the school also holds 3 Palmes of Excellence from Eduniversal.