3 years, live online with (3 or 4) in-person seminars

Starting Date


Tuition Fee

DBA France
Year 1 – € 17,000
Year 2 – € 17,000
Year 3 – € 16,000
Year 1 – $20,000
Year 2 – $20,000
Year 3 – $20,000


Grenoble, France; Los Angeles, USA

About the program

  • Strategic locations: California – France – Online
  • Engaging hybrid format – complete while working full time
  • 3-years, part-time, live online with (4) in-person seminars
  • 550+ alumni / 70 nationalities / cohort: small, personalized, international
  • Entry Requirements: Master’s degree + a minimum of five years of professional experience
  • Language: English
  • Recognition: Triple accreditation (AACSB, AMBA, EQUIS).This program is one of a dozen DBA programs in the world to be accredited by AMBA.
  • Scholarships available for early applications. Start date: November, 2023

Program Highlights

30 years doctoral experience / 1st DBA program in Europe / triple-accredited program renown for excellence

A Reputation for Research Excellence

The DBA from Grenoble Ecole de Management has a strong reputation for academic excellence. Designed for those seeking to excel in applied research, this program offers participants the support necessary to publish scholarship that impacts business and society. With more than 1,500 intellectual contributions to business practices, our DBA alumni have created a significant impact in numerous fields.

A Program Designed for Experienced Managers

The DBA program is designed to help students balance their academic, professional, and personal responsibilities with coursework and content delivered according to a part-time schedule in a flexible, hybrid format.

Faculty Expertise / Supervision from Day 1

Our international faculty is comprised of industry experts and is strongly engaged in producing world-class research – One of the few DBA programs to offer the support of a highly qualified, research-active supervisor from Day 1.

Flexible, Hybrid Format

The DBA is delivered in an engaging synchronous online format with dedicated Research Seminars: (1) in Grenoble, (1) in Paris, (1) in Los Angeles (online option), and (1) Online. The program also includes regular live online courses, frequent contact and guidance from a dedicated Supervisor, qualifying deliverables and milestones, and final dissertation.

Strategic Locations

The DBA France program from Grenoble is comprised of an international cohort from all over the world and is designed for those seeking to expand their global network. Participants are invited to join our DBA USA cohort for two of the on-campus seminars in Grenoble & Paris, France.

A Global Community of Scholars

With DBA locations in France and the USA, Grenoble Ecole de Management continues to build an active international network that includes more than 550+ DBA alumni. The program is designed to facilitate networking and collaboration with fellow students, alumni and faculty through conferences, workshops, and publishing opportunities.

Dissertation Tailored to Career Goals / Dedicated Services

The program is centered around an impact-oriented dissertation tailored to your career goals and supported by an industry-expert supervisor. Additionally, students receive access and training in statistical and specialized software, extensive e-library services, business and social sciences databases, online scholarly and professional journals, and more.

Program Structure

The DBA program enables students to:

  • Understand state-of-the-art research in their fields of study;
  • ​Acquire the necessary understanding and expertise in methods and techniques for research design, data collection, and data analysis;
  • Conduct, write, and disseminate high-quality, doctoral-level research;
  • Achieve a greater level of effectiveness as a professional practitioner in managing technology, innovation, and change;
  • Gain legitimacy as researchers and faculty members in both academic and non-academic environments

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