For admission to the cooperative doctoral programme at HSBA the following requirements have to be fulfilled as well as the listed documents have to be submitted:
The formal prerequisites for acceptance into the cooperative doctoral programme at HSBA are:
The admission requirements of the respective partner university apply additionally.
For your application for acceptance onto the programme, we need the following documents:
Supporting Application Documents:
The selection process ensures that candidates have the necessary personal, methodological and analytical skills to successfully complete the dissertation within the prescribed time and given circumstances (part-time employment).
Upon receipt of the application, it will be checked for completeness and compliance with the approval criteria. If the submitted documents meet the requirements, the application is forwarded for further professional and scientific assessment. In case of a positive assessment, we start the matching process.
According to its research topic, the application will be submitted to the respective HSBA professors and, if agreed, the contact between the doctoral candidate and the professor will be established. The dissertation project will then be discussed in a personal interview and the candidate's expertise and methodological competence will be tested.
After admission to the programme the HSBA-Professor and the candidate will discuss options regarding the cooperating university and will decide on the best possible liaison in regard of the candidate's research topic.
Candidates can submit applications at any time. We do not have fixed application deadlines and consider application carefully all year around. In addition, you can have a look at the HSBA job portal for internal positions and apply according to the application deadlines listed there.