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Field of study
International business studies (JACS N120)
To be confirmed
Postgraduate diploma (or higher)
Master’s degree in social sciences or business administration or any other equivalent qualification is obligatory.
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
English 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.
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.
CV (education, professional development, research- and development activities);
copies of ID or passport;
Structure of the curriculum
Core subjects 33 ECTS
Special subjects 12 ECTS
Doctoral seminars 9 ECTS
Pedagogical internship 6 ECTS
Doctoral Thesis 180 ECTS TOTAL 240 ECTS
There are two study modules (one week long) per semester, in autumn usually in October and November, in spring usually in March and in May.
In summer there are no courses.
The tuition fee includes all study materials. Study materials can be borrowed in the library.
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;
Social Responsibility and Ethical Values of Organizations;
Intelligent IT Systems in Public and Private Organizations.
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