Admission Criteria for Doctorate Programs (DBA)

  • Completion of master’s in a relevant field.
  • IELTS 7.0 / TOEFL 85 (official English exam results) or proof of studying previously in an English-speaking environment for a minimum of 3 years
  • A scanned copy of all required academic diplomas, transcripts, and academic certificates
  • Students should have at least 2 years of work experience after gaining a master’s-level qualification
  • Photocopy of valid passport / national ID
  • Resume/CV
  • Reference letters from their former academic institution and from their current employer (if applicable)
  • Completion of the Thesis Proposal form, which must follow the guidelines outlined here.

Admission Protocols

  • APPLICATION SUBMITTED: Application from prospective students are reviewed only once all documents are submitted and admission criteria met.
  • ENGLISH EXAM: As English is the common language used in Geneva Business School, TOEFL/IELTS test scores , online, phone or face to face interviews measure each student’s English proficiency level. Online English tests can be an alternative if necessary
  • INTERVIEW: After all references have been checked, a final interview takes place and then a final letter of admission is sent to the prospective student.
  • CONFIRMATION: The Registrar validates applications and informs the students. The Registrar reviews applications that may not completely fulfill the admission criteria and may accept them upon evidence-based competency proofs. In some instances an “entrance exam” may be added to assess candidates’ proficiency in reading, writing, verbal, analytical and quantitative proficiencies.

Admission Criteria for Credit-Transfer Students

  • Credit transfer allowance: No credit transfer accepted
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