Taught course

Doctor in Business Administration

IE University · IE Business School
DBA by taught

Entry requirements

MBA or master in a management related discipline is a requirement to apply to the DBA Program.

Months of entry


Course content

The DBA is a blended part time program aimed at outstanding managers, who hold a master degree, and want to enhance their professional practice combining academic rigor and managerial relevance. The goal is to contribute to the state of the art knowledge in their chosen area of study through management research within current and future work settings.

Our student come from various business backgrounds, from multinational companies to founders of their own businesses. All of them hold senior management positions (i.e. CEO, VP, Partner, and General Manager).

Information for international students

Learn more at the English language requirements page.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • DBA by taught
    part time
    48 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification

The course is part time(blended) with 3 periods in Spain, 2 weeks each period.

Course contact details

DBA Department
+34 91 568 9733