Classical Academic
Research Track

There are two different “routes” within the track. You can either apply for a research fellow position or be admitted as an individual doctoral student. EBS also accepts visiting PhD students from similar focus areas.

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Course subjects overview:

  Classical track Applied track
Supervision of Doctoral Thesis Compulsory Compulsory
Doctoral Seminars Compulsory Compulsory
Research Design Compulsory Compulsory
Philosophy and Methodology of Science Compulsory Compulsory
Management Theories Compulsory Compulsory
Pedagogical Internship Compulsory Compulsory
Foundations of Teaching Compulsory Elective
Institutional Economics Compulsory Elective
Organization Theories: Meta-theoretical Perspectives of Traditional Theories and Alternative Views to Organizational Reality Compulsory Elective
Contemporary Paradigms of Social Science Compulsory Elective
Qualitative Research Methods Compulsory Compulsory *
Quantitative Research Methods Compulsory Compulsory *
Applied Concept Preparation/Testing/Validation Compulsory Compulsory
Doctoral Thesis Compulsory Compulsory
Other electives
Cost-Benefit Analysis Elective Elective
Systems Science Elective Elective
Logic Elective Elective
Multicriteria Decision Making Methods Elective Elective
Research in Strategy and Innovation Elective Elective
Theories of Management of Organisational Changes Elective Elective
Fuzzy-set Qualitative Comparative Analysis (fsQCA) Elective Elective
Structural Equation Modeling Elective Elective
Cultural Psychology Elective Elective
Ethics and Responsibility in Management Elective Elective
Knowledge Management and Intellectual Capital Elective Elective

* One of the research methods courses is compulsory.