Université Paris Dauphine-PSL, was among the first universities in the world to offer an Executive DBA (EDBA), an international doctorate program. Successfull, this program has evolve today into Executive PhD. Doing an Executive PhD is a real intellectual challenge. It gives strong legitimacy in a particular field to make the graduate a genuine “thought leader”.
Our graduates are right in the heart of the current decision processes thanks to the bond they’ve built between the academic and business worlds.
To date, this program teached in French or in English, is intense but compatible with a professional career, Its increasing success, with multicultural and multi-industry cohorts that enable exchanges of experience and conviviality between executives, in an environment supported by research.
March to September
The Executive PhD applicants should propose an outline of their desired research subject in their application and be able to justify their interest in the chosen subject in a practical and theoretic way. This research plan will be refined thereafter.
The selection will take place in three parts:
Upon pre-selection of the application, an interview will be held by a jury composed of Executive PhD directors, a member of the faculty, and/or a graduate.
The jury will estimate the quality of the applicant based upon signs that he/she will be able to complete the chosen Executive PhD thesis.