We understand that deciding on a DBA course that suits both your professional and educational objectives is an important process which is why our admissions to doctorate programs is made easy. Our admissions team are on hand to assist with any questions prospective students may have. Visiting our campuses, meeting other students or attending an open day will help you find out more.  

ADMISSION PROCESS

Admission requirements*:

 

  • 1 certified copy of your master's degree and transcripts.
  • Proof on English fluency: Minimum TOEFL score 110 (internet-based), 253 (computer-based); IELTS 7.0;  CAE C1 with a minimum score of 185 ; PTE 68; English native or equivalent.

 

Candidates must also meet one of the following:

 

  • A GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  • A satisfactory score on the GMAT or GRE.
  • 5+ years of professional work experience.
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*Students who do not meet the criteria will be interviewed by the admission committee and will be considered on a merit basis. For more information please contact the relevant EU Switzerland admissions department.

 

Please see the documentation section below to find out about the documents required for your application.

A) ONLINE

 

  1. Fill out the doctoral online application form.

  2. Receive an email with instructions on how to submit further documentation.

 

B) EMAIL

 

  1. Download, print and fill in the doctoral application form. 

  2. Scan and send the completed application form via email to the relevant EU Switzerland Admissions Department.

  3. Receive an email with instructions on how to submit further documentation.

Submitting the application package:

 

The relevant EU Switzerland Admissions Department will contact you by email with instructions on how to submit your application package. Then, send your application package containing the requested documents by post or email. The admissions department will confirm receipt of this via email.

All applicants should submit the following documents in order to complete the application process:

 

  • 1 copy of the completed application form (if the application was not filled in online)
  • 1 certified copy of master's degree and transcripts or equivalent*
  • Proof on English fluency: TOEFL score 110 (internet-based), 253 (computer-based); IELTS 7.0; CAE C1; PTE 68; English native or equivalent
  • 1 copy of CV/résumé
  • 2 letters of recommendation​
  • 1 research proposal stating your reasons for pursuing a DBA and your research interests; should be 3-5 pages in length
  • An electronic passport photo or 3 printed passport-size photos
  • 1 copy of valid passport or ID card
  • 1 bank certificate or letter certifying the applicant's financial solvency
  • CHF 200 non-refundable application fee. Please attach a money order, check or receipt for a bank transfer payable to EU

 

Application and Document Details

 

Diploma*

 

Arrange to have your accredited college/university and transcripts sent to the relevant EU Switzerland Admissions Department. Transcripts are considered official if they bear an official university stamp and the signature of the dean. Academic transcripts should also include the university’s contact information. Transcripts must list the subjects taken, grades earned or examination results in each subject and include certificates or diplomas. If the documents are not in English, they must be sent with a certified English translation.

 

Recommendations

 

Submit two letters of recommendation from academic advisors who are familiar with your academic performance and potential for leadership. If you have been out of the academic world for a while, please submit two letters from employers and/or managers who are familiar with your work ethic, ability and leadership skills. Any letter not written in English must be accompanied by a certified English translation.

The doctoral program at EU Business School Geneva offers enrolment from October to June.

HOW MUCH WILL I HAVE TO PAY FOR TUITION?

 

Please see below for information.

 

I HAVE BEEN ACCEPTED TO EU BUSINESS SCHOOL. WHAT SHOULD I DO NEXT?

 

Pay the advanced payment and confirm your intention to attend by paying the first installment of the program. Upon receipt, we will send you confirmation of your enrollment at EU.

 

I HAVE PAID MY ADVANCED TUITION PAYMENT. WHAT SHOULD I DO NEXT?

 

Apply for a student visa at the nearest embassy or consulate of the country where you wish to study. Please allow enough time to process your visa; non-EU applicants must apply at least three months before the beginning of the academic semester. The admissions department will contact you to offer help with your student visa and to answer any other questions that you might have.

 

HOW DO I PAY TUITION FEES?

 

Students can pay their tuition fees via bank transfer or check. Once we receive the completed application (online or via email), the admissions department will send the information about tuition fee payments.

 

I HAVE PAID MY FEES AND HAVE RECEIVED A VISA. WHAT HAPPENS NEXT?

 

The relevant EU Switzerland Admissions Department will email you class timetables before the beginning of the academic semester.

 

HOW DO I FIND OUT ABOUT ACCOMMODATION?

 

Please contact the relevant EU Switzerland Admissions Department for housing advice.

 

HOW CAN I VISIT MY EU CAMPUS BEFORE THE BEGINNING OF MY STUDIES?

 

Please contact the relevant EU Switzerland Admissions Department, we will be happy to show you around your future home.

 

DO I NEED HEALTH INSURANCE?

 

Health insurance is mandatory in most European countries. Students are requested to obtain health insurance themselves. Please do not hesitate to contact EU if you need any assistance.

TUITION FEES
Application fee (non-refundable, paid with application)
CHF 200
Advanced tuition payment (non-refundable, due upon receipt of acceptance letter)
CHF 4,000
Tuition per term (eight total; every three months)
CHF 4,750

*Payment installment plans are available. Please contact EU's Administration Department for further details.

Application fee (non-refundable, paid with application)
CHF 200
Advanced tuition payment (non-refundable, due upon receipt of acceptance letter)
CHF 4,000
Tuition per term (eight total; every three months)
CHF 4,750

*Payment installment plans are available. Please contact EU's Administration Department for further details.

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