Doctor of Business Administration (DBA)

Global Pathway Edition

In Collaboration with Our Campus Partners …

For those students who cannot travel & study in-person at IBAS in Zurich, Switzerland, we offer the Global Pathways Edition program.

Study at one of our international campus partners where local faculty teach the IBAS curriculum at our partner’s campus.

Same Program as IBAS – Same Curriculum as IBAS – Taught by Local Faculty – Approved by IBAS

Our Campus Partners offering DBA – General – Global Pathway Edition:

  • Egyptian Cultural Center – Egypt

The Doctor of Business Administration program is aimed at producing students who are confident and able to understand, comprehend and carry out relevant research related to problems faced by business organizations. The graduates are motivated, independent, knowledgeable and with the attitude that can put them ahead in the international business marketplace. They will be experts in their field of research and possess critical thinking in solving business-oriented problems.

2 to 3 years
Study Mode
Onsite & Full-time

Zurich, Switzerland
~~ OR ~~
at one of
Our Learning Centres
around the world


Instruction in

Entry Requirements
Master’s Degree
(or Equivalent)
& IELTS 6.0
(or Equivalent)

Graduation Requirements
Successfully Pass
All Courses
Final Thesis

Career Opportunities

A Doctorate in Business Administration sets you apart from the crowd, signifying to employers not only business proficiency but also a commitment towards personal and organizational growth.

DBA Program Structure

The program duration is 3 years but can be finalized in minimum 2 years.  Students will study selected modules specialized in business administration during the first year. They will finish each module within a period of 4 to 8 weeks. They will then move to do Research and Dissertation phase which can take 1- to 2-years. Once students have completed all graduation requirements students will be awarded Doctor of Business Administration.

Students will study the following courses:

Strategic Marketing
Managerial Economics
International Business
Advanced Accounting and Finance
Organizational Leadership
Strategic Management
Research Philosophy
Research Methodology
Advanced Statistics
Multivariate Analysis

Research & Dissertation