Students from Universities part of the Consortium have the opportunity to participate and gain exceptional knowledge
doing a Professional Doctorate in Business Administration from the School of Management from the University of Bordeaux.
A World-Class Doctoral Program
A prestigious University
The University of Bordeaux has been, throughout history, one of the most important European Universities.
This DBA focuses on real management issues, with results and practical knowledge.
Local courses and Fast-Track in France
You have courses in your home country or region and Fast-Track seminars in Bordeaux.
The program is done 100% in English. All professors have vast international experience. Theses can be written in English or French.
A DBA where you choose your topic
A DBA has a professional focus and differs from a classical PhD in some points. One of the major advantages is that instead of having to do a doctoral program in the research field of interest of the University professor, the doctorate students can choose the topic of interest in the management field and professors will help with their knowledge and expertise along with the student professional experience in his field, to produce a high quality and useful research.
The best European DBA program.
The University of Bordeaux School of Business (IAE) offers the best Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA) training in Europe, with a program designed for professionals and executives that is considered a path to PhD. The Bordeaux program integrates the theory and practice of real business issues, enabling participants to be proficient in applied research so they can make sound business and administrative decisions.
During the University of Bordeaux DBA, professionals are not only trained to solve simple management problems, but to learn how to generate advanced knowledge, either to solve problems or to understand the reasons behind a particular business phenomenon.
International Executive DBA
Fast-Track in Bordeaux and seminars in selected cities around the world
A series of DBA seminars are taught at different regions and countries such as Brazil (Rio de Janeiro & Brasilia), India, etc. Meetings usually take place (depending on the country) on one weekend per month.
Seminar topics include: Introduction to Management Research, Epistemology and Methodology, Management Theories, Research Practices and advanced management topics (entrepreneurship, finance, marketing, logistics, HR, business strategy, etc.).
For the 1st year, the DBA seminars have four main aspects listed below. The goal is to help to structure and give clarity on the research conducted by the Doctoral student. For the second year, there are specific topics aimed to advance the professional research.
The goal is to understand the quantitative and qualitative approaches initiated in the areas of marketing, accounting and control, corporate finance and market finance, human resources, strategy and organization, family business, entrepreneurship and project management
This series of seminars aims to train towards positivist, constructivist, quantitative, qualitative approaches and case studies that can constitute a research strategy in management sciences.
Explore all major paradigms applied to the sciences of organizations. Address the complexity of an organization through the major transversal theories in management sciences (decision theory, systems theory, contract theory, neo-institutional theory, etc.).
Evaluate and critically review current research projects. Explain how theory and empirical elements are embedded in the various currents in management sciences and explain the behavior of the actors of the organizations.
A unique practical oriented DBA program connected with the World.
The University of Bordeaux
Ranked among the top universities in Europe, the University
of Bordeaux is recognized for the quality of its academic
research and courses.
Founded in 1441, the University of Bordeaux is home to
over 50,000 students and almost 6,000 staff.
The University also has the second largest campus in
Bordeaux Management School
The Bordeaux Management School, which is part of the IAE (425,000 graduates since 1955), is the Business School of the University of Bordeaux. The Business School has over 50 full-time teachers, 39 researchers and over 300 professionals.
A program with small group size to ensure maximum quality.
When can I apply?
You can apply at any time. However, seats are limited since the DBA program is formed by a small group of professionals to ensure the quality of the program.
1st Step: Send your CV