Business innovation, sustainable business, and entrepreneurial mindset
Business School Lausanne (BSL) acknowledges the significance of the entrepreneurial mindset in business education and is committed to providing relevant educational experiences in response to the evolving world. BSL empowers students to envision the future of business by looking beyond individual companies to consider the industry as a whole. It also supports business innovation while promoting academic research. The Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) program is designed to provide students with a comprehensive and in-depth understanding of the program, going beyond success or innovation of a single company. It combines hands-on practically and focuses on research methodology needed to solve business problems, and helps develop the skills necessary to transform businesses through the application of research methodology. The program aims to support students in becoming experts in their respective fields.
Founded in 1987, the Business School Lausanne (BSL) is a prestigious European business school. In 1996, it became the first European business school to receive ACBSP certification. BSL ranked second in the 2019-2023 Global DBA Euro Rankings and was selected as one of the top three business schools in Switzerland in the 2017 QS Global 250 Business Schools. Doctor of Business Administration program at Business School Lausanne (BSL) has been working with aSSIST University since 2018, and students can earn a Doctor of Business Administration degree from BSL and Ph.D. degree from aSSIST University upon successful completion of the degree requirements.
To meet the requirements for the doctoral degree of Business Administration at Business School Lausanne (BSL), you need to complete 36 credits. This includes 32 credits for major courses in Business Administration, research methodology, and overseas courses, and 4 credits for thesis guidance. This program has modular structure and follows a four-week learning cycle. The courses are mainly conducted in Korean, from 8:30am to 5:30pm on Saturdays and Sundays.
* Note: One module consists of a total of 15 hours (1 credit per module).
* Note: For students entering after the first semester of the 2022 academic year, it is required to complete 1 additional credit of general education course through MBS(Management Book Society) to obtain a doctoral degree at aSSIST. (Total of 37 credits, including 1 credit from MBS.)
The doctoral program in Business Administration at Business School Lausanne (BSL) starts in March (spring semester) and September (fall semester) every year. Application deadlines are posted on the website about 5 months prior to the start of each semester. Applicants who meet the following criteria can apply by clicking the “Online Application” button.
Applicants with more than 5 years of work experience.
Tuition: 14,250,000 won per semester