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IQS School of Management

ISM and IQS have developed cooperation that allows ISM graduates and other graduates to apply for a Ph.D. The official title after completion of the program is “Programa de Doctorado en Competividad Empresarial y Territorial, Innovación y Sostenibilidad por la Universidad de Deusto; la Universidad Comillas y la Universidad Ramon Lull”. The title is officially recognized as a doctorate in Germany, i.e. graduates can currently be listed as "Dr."

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Duration
3 years
Tuition Fee
€3,691.5 annually
Level
Undergraduate
Attendance
On Campus
Format
Full Time

Description

Overview

The IQS School of Management of the Universitat Ramon Llull is located in the center of Catalonias capital city Barcelona in Spain and has a very strong international focus.

The IQS has an excellent reputation for Management and Business Administration and is internationally accredited by AACSB. The university also supports innovative research culture and is listed in the “QS World University Ranking”.

The research focus areas are based on “Corporate Finance” and “Consumer Behaviour (Marketing)”. The official title of the doctoral program is “Business and Territorial Competitiveness, Innovation, and Sustainability”.

Cooperation

ISM and IQS have developed cooperation that allows ISM graduates and other graduates to apply for a Ph.D. The official title after completion of the program is “Programa de Doctorado en Competividad Empresarial y Territorial, Innovación y Sostenibilidad por la Universidad de Deusto; la Universidad Comillas y la Universidad Ramon Lull”. The title is officially recognized as a doctorate in Germany, i.e. graduates can currently be listed as "Dr."

The whole application process is coordinated and supervised by ISM. Preselection for the program is made by ISM, final admission will depend on IQS. The supervision will be done jointly by IQS (1st supervisor) and ISM (2nd supervisor). A maximum of 6 candidates per year is agreed upon. Administrative support for ISM candidates will be provided by ISM.

Ph.D. Doctor of Philosophy

The Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) is a degree based on a research project and lasts three years full-time (extensible to four years).

Please note: All doctoral students are required to complete a Postgraduate Certificate in Research Methodology (12 ECTS) if they are not studying in this area (research field). All Ph.D. students must also take courses at IQS for two weeks during the first two years. Additionally, each student is obliged to attend one module at the ISM (one seminar week), which is taking place in February/March at the ISM Dortmund campus and is equivalent to 20 ECTS. Participation in the one-week ISM event is also mandatory.

Students must also attend a compulsory course of Ethics in Research, and two courses per year, at least six courses during the Ph.D. programs of 10 hours each. These courses can be taken at any of the universities in the program and also at other universities.


Requirement

  • An official Undergraduate degree and a Master's in a relevant discipline (with a combined total of 300 ECTS, 60 of which at master’s level)
  • Excellence in academic qualifications, i.e. minimum GPA: 2.0 (according to the German grading system)
  • Proof of English language proficiency: IELTS 6.5 or TOEFL 600 (pbt)/ 90-95 (ibt) or above
  • A Research Proposal with doctoral potential which matches IQS's and ISM's research expertise
  • Supervisory capacity in the proposed research area.

Fees


Tuition Fee €3,691.5 annually
Application Fee €0
Acceptance Fee €2,500
Housing Fee €300- €400 monthly
Living Fee €200- €200 monthly

Addition Information

DegreePHD
Duration3 years
AttendanceOn Campus
LevelUndergraduate
Country🇩🇪 Germany
Campuses
Main Campus
FormatFull Time
Intakes
Fall 2023, Fall 2023, Fall 2024, Fall 2024, Spring 2023, Spring 2024, Spring 2025, Spring 2025, Fall 2025, Fall 2025
Study LanguageEnglish
Application Fee€0

€3,691.5 per year

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