The International Business School The Hague (IBSH)

Ph.D in Business & Management

Program Details




The Hague


2 full-time and 4 years part-time


June 1, 2023

Mode of Study

Full-time or flexible

Ph.D in Business & Management

This part-time PhD programme has two phases. In the first phase, you will be trained in research methods, and data analysis and you will write your research proposal. The second stage will comprise the thesis research and thesis writing.

This programme is optimised for people who are already working and want to boost their career with a doctorate title. The programme has a practical, business-oriented approach and allows you to choose your research topic, within the options available.

The preparatory stage of the programme will last about two years. The research and thesis writing stage can take 2 full-time and 4 years part-time. The total period needed will also depend on the amount of time you can invest in your studies and research.

The PhD programme will be a mix of online classes and assignments and on-campus seminars and workshops.


The total tuition fee for the programme is 36000. The fee can be paid per year. These costs do not include travel, accommodation and feeding for on-campus activities and ceremonial costs.

Start of the Programme & Enrolment

The programme will start on June 1, 2023. Enrolment is possible throughout the academic year, from January to December.

Admission Requirements

The admission requirements for the programme are:

Registration Documents

We will need the following documents from you:

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Semester 1

Course nameCourse CodeECTS (Credits)
Effective ManagementMBA1-1025
Research methods and projectsMBA1- 103 / MIR1-1035
Human resource managementMBA1-1045
Financial accountingMBA1-1055
The global business environmentMBA1-1065
Social Media and Online MarketingMBA1-1075

Semester 2

Course nameCourse CodeECTS (Credits)
International financial managementMBA1-2015
International logistics and supply chain managementMBA1-2025
Innovation and Technology TransferMBA1-2035
International marketingMBA1-2045
Managerial AccountingMBA1-2065

Semester 3

Course nameCourse CodeECTS (Credits)
Operations managementMBA2-1085
International strategic management
(Book : Aaker)
Modelling and creative problem solvingMBA2-1105
Marketing managementMBA2-1115
International Business entrepreneurshipMBA2-1125
International Trade and contract lawMBA2-1135

Semester 4

Course nameCourse CodeECTS (Credits)
MBA dissertationMBA-THESIS20
Total (program)MBA2-110120

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