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DBA Doctorate in Business Administration

The Doctorate in Business Administration has been designed in order to provide the necessary knowledge and expertise to managers and leaders in the business and industrial sector. The doctorate combines modules in advanced management theory and practice alongside training in the necessary methodologies and techniques to carry out research in business and management. The main aim of our Doctorate of Business Administration is to assist career professionals who wish to enhance, contribute and transform how they work. Start in February 2020!

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Secure your place by paying the deposit in full before 3January 2020 and get up to €2,500 off the tuition fees each year* - find out how to apply here.

 Price: €15,000* (per year)

*The required deposit for this programme is €2,000. We allow our students to transfer the discounts they receive if they choose to defer for one intake. If you choose to defer for more than one intake, the discounts will be reversed and you will have to pay the current price. The overall fee can increase based upon the current fees of the intake period which you are deferring to..

Programme Structure

Online Application

You can apply now to study with BSBI! It’s quick and easy, here’s how it works:

  1. Create an account here: apply.berlinsbi.com;
  2. Select the programme and intake you want to apply for;
  3. Complete all sections of the online application;
  4. Submit online application;
  5. Our admissions team will liaise with you with regards to next steps
  • Delivery: Blended (on campus and online)
  • Duration: 4 years (possibility for direct entry in year 3)    
  • Intakes: February 2020 | October 2020
  • Campus: Berlin
  • Degree awarded by Università Telematica Internazionale UNINETTUNO.
    As DBA is not an official Italian title, it is offered in the form of a high calibre professional qualification.
  • Price: €15,000 per annum (international and EU students)*

*Partial scholarships are available.

  • Minimun age 23
  • Academic Qualifications.
    • A bachelor’s degree from a recognised Institution in a business related discipline;

    • A master’s degree or a Level 7 postgraduate qualification, or an MBA from a recognised Institution.

      Applicants with degrees in other disciplines and applicants with no bachelor’s or master’s degree, but with other academic qualifications and significant professional experience at executive level are also welcome to apply. Their acceptance might be subject to successful sitting to an entrance test and an interview.


    • Research Proposal: applicants will also have to submit a detailed research proposal which will include: research topic rationale, aims and objectives, primary and secondary research questions, methodology, research structure and design, initial literature review.

  • English Language requirements
    • IELTS – minimum score of 7.0 (minimum 6.0 in each component);

    • PTE – minimum score of 65 or equivalent.

      English proficiency requirements can be waived for:*

    • Native English speakers;


    • Applicants who completed their education in English (such as a High School diploma or IB);

    • Applicants who completed their undergraduate degree in English in an English-speaking country.

*According to the Università Telematica Internazionale UNINETTUNO admission criteria.