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Estonian Business School Estonia, Tallinn

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Location Estonia, Tallinn
Field of study International business studies (JACS N120)
Type Doctoral, full-time
Nominal duration 4 years
Study language English
Awards DMS
Tuition fee €3,900.00 per semester

The monthly scholarship for accepted doctoral students who are studding in full time is 384 €.

Application fee €50.00 one-time
Entry qualification

Postgraduate diploma (or higher)

Master of Arts in Social Sciences, Master of Business Administration (MBA) or any other equivalent qualification is obligatory.
In addition:
Written recommendation-agreement from the supervisor of doctoral thesis;
Research proposal of the future doctoral thesis (topic, outlined research problem, description of research methodology);

The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.

Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.

It is required that you send verified copies of the entry qualification documents directly to the university by postal mail. Important! Never send original documents by post!

Estonian business School
Lauteri 3 Tallinn Estonia 10114

Language requirements

Accepted proof of proficiency: FCE or CAE, IELTS 6+ or TOEFL 79+

Minimum TOEFL score of 550 points, or IELTS score of 6,0 points or other officially accepted oral and written English test result will be accepted.

Other requirements

At least 1 reference(s) should be provided.

Written recommendation-agreement from the supervisor of doctoral thesis.

A motivation letter must be added to your application.

In addition:
CV (education, professional development, research- and development activities);
copies of ID or passport;

Accreditation 1.07.2010
More information

Application deadline:
1 Jun 2016 23:59 (GMT)


Curriculum and course description

Structure of the curriculum
Core courses 15 ECTS
Basic courses 18 ECTS
Special courses (including pedagogic practice) 18 ECTS
Doctoral seminar 9 ECTS
Doctoral Thesis 180ECTS

In fall semester studies usually start in October, in spring semester on the first full week of February.
In summer there are no courses.

The tuition fee includes all study materials. Study materials can be borrowed in the library.
Lectures take place on Wednesdays from 17:30 until 20:45.

Career opportunities

EBS prefers those doctoral candidates whose research interests comply with EBS research priorities.

EBS research priorities include:
Development of organisations and management of change;
Innovative entrepreneurship and knowledge transfer in international networks;
Development of Public Administration Organizations and their Legal Framework. Application of Experience in New Democracies;
Institutional Economics;
Social Responsibility and Ethical Values of Organizations;
Intelligent IT Systems in Public and Private Organizations.

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