Doctorate of

Business Administration

Get your European Doctorate of Business Administration from ESLSCA University, one of the top-ten Business schools in Europe!

European DBA in Cairo

Doctoral Program in Business Administration, DBA, is a 3 year part-time program aimed at executive and business leaders interested in acquiring a greater degree of specialization in management that is not offered in general management programs. Whether it is for a personal interest in furthering your expertise in a given functional area, to launch your career as a professor of practice, or part of your life-long learning challenge, the program will help you develop a deeper understanding of how to apply rigorous academic research to concrete managerial problems.

Program Dimensions

Professional Dimension

DBA is the logical extension of the professional or executive MBA. It covers the main disciplines of business in more depth and increases participants’ ability to view the organization as a whole, helping them to be analytical, integrative and creative problem solvers, thus creating value for all stakeholders.

Technical Dimension

ESLSCA has a range of e-learning tools, in addition to traditional learning methods, which provide access to lecture materials, communication with fellow students and tutors through online discussions, documents created collaboratively using web–based resources in text, video, audio and image format, online assessment tests and assignment submission.

International Dimension

In a world where globalization is a driving force in business, ESLSCA provides an invaluable international perspective. It is our strong belief that the 21st century business environment is borderless. Accordingly, ESLSCA extends beyond Paris and Cairo through its study abroad programs and affiliations with academic institutions worldwide. More than 20 countries are present in ESLSCA’s partner institutions all over the world such as: America, Canada, Japan, Germany, Spain, Australia, China, Egypt, Russia, Italy, Sweden, etc.

European DBA
In Cairo

ESLSCA’s academic excellence and innovative approach has brought it not only international recognition, but also facilitated the development of networks and collaborative ventures in the highest level. Aiming to identify and address the biggest challenges facing the world now and in the future, ESLSCA is working in cooperation with governments, educational institutions and industrial institutions around the globe. Hence, ESLSCA demonstrates its international orientation through its international research, exchange programs, curriculum, student body and faculty and its associates in various parts of the world.

Courses Info

  • Creating leadership: The program prepares students to become leaders in a modern world where organizations are less hierarchical and less formal. The aim is to prepare managers to succeed in situations where development and change is critical to all organization. As a result, encouraging leaders will arise to accept responsibility to act autonomously and to promote this behavior in others.
  • Small class size: In order for students to gain the benefit from teamwork and interaction with the instructor, the class size does not exceed twenty-five.
  • Deep Approach: A learning method that combines top notch academic education with participants’ own knowledge and expertise. Since candidates accepted in the program have a certain amount of work and educational experience, the aim is to benefit from just as much as students will from the instructors.
  • Modular Type: The program is offered in the form of modules. This helps students maximize their concentration and to reduce the burden of dealing with many requirements at once.
  • Executive schedule: The program is designed on a part-time basis for professionals aiming to help them maintain a balance between their work responsibilities and graduate studies. The schedule is flexible and takes one of the following two forms:
    a) One day every weekend (8 hours).
    b) Two days every other weekend (8 hours on the weekend).
  • Study Tour (optional): Yearly, a week-long study tour in Paris is arranged. This is an important part of the program and combines lectures, excursions, case studies and meetings with ESLSCA faculty members, local managers and government officials. This tour is arranged for students enrolled in the online and associate center programs.


  • Language: English
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Starting Date: January 2020
  • Credits: 60 Credit Hours
  • Degree Awarded: Doctorate in Business Administration.

Available Courses

Year 1

  • Strategic Human Resource Management
  • Organizational Theory and Development
  • Contemporary issues in Marketing Management
  • Contemporary issues in Finance & Investment
  • Business Research Methods I
  • International Business and Global Strategy

Year 2

  • Information and Intelligence for Competitiveness
  • Independent Studies I
  • Business Research Methods II
  • Accounting Information for Business Decisions
  • Independent Studies II
  • Change Management Models

Year 3

  • Dissertation

Our DBA Program aims at providing participants with the following

  • Analyzing and understanding complex phenomena associated with current business practices.
  • Enhancing students’ ability to undertake a substantial piece of research work in conjunction with their professional working life.
  • Comprehending both the seminal theories and the current practices in both the business and government sectors.
  • Analyzing data and making statistically solid inferences to corroborate a proposed theory.
  • Building the necessary skills for effective decision-making process in complex environments through integrating theoretical insights with practical knowledge.
  • Understanding scientific and scholarly research methods and tools deeply and their application in business settings.
  • Providing an intensive knowledge of theory and practice in a selected field management.
  • Identifying gaps in management literature that can lead to the generation of new knowledge.
  • Conducting marketing research and answering to the new market in an ever-changing environment.
  • Cultivating an appreciation of cultural, ethical and global issues and their impact on business theory and practices.
  • Contributing to the development of new, original knowledge that is both theoretically and practically relevant.

Professional Paths

Related job titles to explore

  • Economist.
  • Logistician.
  • Entrepreneur.
  • Director of Human Resources.
  • Business consultant.
  • Business strategist, chief operating officer or senior managerial consultant.
  • Education leader in faculty and administration.
  • Government contractor.
  • Private and public business associate at administration, management and executive levels.

Potential employment industries

  • All sectors / industries can benefit from a DBA degree.

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Tuition & Fees

  • Phase 1: 3 semester, 4 months each semester, 2 courses each semester
      • First semester: 2200 Euros 
      • Second semester: 2200 Euros 
      • Third semester: 2200 Euros 
      • Total: 6600 Euros
  • Phase 2: 3 semester, 4 months each semester, 2 courses each semester
      • First semester: 2200 Euros 
      • Second semester: 2200 Euros 
      • Third semester: 2200 Euros 
      • Total: 6600 Euros
  • Phase 3:
      • Dissertation: 3300 Euro
  • Total phases: 3
  • Total course: 12
  • Total credit hours: 60
  • Total fees: 16,500 Euros
  • ESLSCA business school charges course fees in Euros for students around the world.
  • 75% of the fees can be paid in EGP the remaining in Euros. Euro rate is to be announced per semester.