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PhdBusiness Administration

Tuition fee €3,600 per year
Application fee €300 one-time
Registration fee $150 one-time

You need to choose student status:
Base – 150 USD
Standard – 500 USD
VIP – 900 USD
For making decisions please contact your admission manager in Baltic Center.
You become a part of student union and ambassador program automatically after you will get Base or Standard or VIP status.

*Do not forget to ask discount

Overview

Doctor’s degree study programme in the field of business administration, which is awarded by the degree of Doctor of Economics (Dr. oec.) provides for further acquisition of theoretical knowledge and research skills preparing the students for independent research activities. The structure and content of the doctor’s degree study programme promotes the acquisition of scientific knowledge, extended skills and competencies to be applied in scientific research.

Currently and in perspective, the mission and role of business administration and Doctors of Business Administration can be performed in the following three areas:
first – education and science;
second – entrepreneurship;
third – state government.
Being the highest level of education in business administration and a successive stage of scientific research, all the three areas are interrelated and are the part of the European model. New Doctors of Business Administration are highly required in private and state higher education institutions of Latvia and Europe, in state institutions and private firms, in state administration and nongovernmental organisations.

Entrance examinations for the doctoral programme are professional interviews organised by the Council of the Doctoral Programme. A candidate for the Doctor’s degree shall submit a written substantiation of a selected theme and his or her research programme to the Council of the Doctoral Programme.

The content of the programme comprises of theoretical study courses, in the amount of 40 credit points, as well as research work, which results in elaboration of a promotion thesis in the amount of 120 credit points. A promotion thesis can be elaborated in the following ways: dissertation; set of thematically common scientific publications; monograph.

The doctoral programme full-time studies duration – 4 years, half-time studies duration – 4 years and 10 months.

The program covers a wide range of economics and management courses: business administration, economics of firms, finance management, information systems management, marketing, methodology and researcher methods etc.

Apply now! Fall semester 2023
Pre-deadline
20 Jun 2023, 23:59:59
Eastern European Time

Please ask your manager in Baltic Center about correct deadline for your country

Application deadline
31 Aug 2023, 23:59:59
Eastern European Time

Autumn Intake

Studies commence
4 Sept 2023
Apply now! Spring semester 2023
Application deadline
31 Dec 2022, 23:59:59
Eastern European Time

Winter intake

Studies commence
6 Feb 2023

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2023
Pre-deadline
20 Jun 2023, 23:59:59
Eastern European Time

Please ask your manager in Baltic Center about correct deadline for your country

Application deadline
31 Aug 2023, 23:59:59
Eastern European Time

Autumn Intake

Studies commence
4 Sept 2023
Apply now! Spring semester 2023
Application deadline
31 Dec 2022, 23:59:59
Eastern European Time

Winter intake

Studies commence
6 Feb 2023

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

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