INSEAD PhD in Management

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About the Programme
PHD DOCTORAL STUDIES AT INSEAD, WITH 5 YEARS FULL-FUNDING

INSEAD is now seeking 16-18 doctoral candidates in Management with a focus on Accounting, Decision Sciences, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Marketing, Organisational Behaviour, Strategy, and Technology and Operations Management for mid-August 2022 intake.

Unlike most PhD programmes in Europe, where the admissions cycle is currently ongoing for the year’s intake, considering the INSEAD PhD programme will give you ample time to prepare for a successful and competitive application for the next year’s intake, Fall of 2022. If you are keen to pursue a career as a professor of management in top business schools globally, pursuing the INSEAD PhD will give you a tremendous edge, as it prepares you for an international career in business academia through its rigorous and intensive doctoral training. Applying for a PhD cannot be rushed; thus, it is best to talk to us as early as now.

It is never too early to start talking to us about your graduate study plans and career objectives and how you can prepare for a successful and competitive application for the INSEAD PhD.

With the INSEAD PhD, students:

Study in Asia and Europe campuses, go for a campus exchange in the US with Wharton and benefit from the Alliance Sorbonne Université with Sorbonne University in Paris, France
Receive rigorous and intensive doctoral training for 5 years – 2 years of coursework, followed by 3 years of the dissertation phase
Receive full funding for the first 5 years of full-time doctoral studies
Work with renowned faculty members and be a part of a highly diverse PhD community, over 70 PhD candidates from more than 20 nationalities
Secure top placements in leading business schools and universities worldwide
WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

Our standards are high but extremely broad. We welcome applications from various backgrounds, including non-management (economics, engineering, psychology, sociology, etc), but what successful applicants have in common is their desire to pursue a career in business academia, as a professor of management and academic researcher.

If you have a proven academic record, regardless of the subject area, strong faculty recommendations, a strong desire to pursue unparalleled research, and a clear motivation to become a scholar in the field of management, you are poised to apply to the INSEAD PhD. 

Start of intake: mid-August 2021
Location of studies: Singapore and Fontainebleau, France
Study form: Full-time
Duration: 5 years (2 years of course work, followed by 3 years of dissertation phase)
Campus exchange: Compulsory between France and Singapore; an option for campus exchange with Wharton, through the INSEAD-Wharton Alliance Exchange Programme; and benefit from the Alliance Sorbonne Université with Sorbonne University in Paris, France
MINIMUM ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS:

A bachelor’s degree or equivalent; we accept applications with or without a master’s degree
A recent GMAT or GRE score (less than 5 years old)
A TOEFL score (less than 2 years old). TOEFL is automatically waived if prior degrees are taught exclusively in English
Academic transcripts and certificates (if not in English, the official English translation is required)
3 letters of recommendation, from academic or industry sources
Statement of purpose (1,500 words essay)
Open one-way interview
A fee of €50 per application
HOW TO APPLY?

The application is fully electronic and is available on https://bit.ly/insead-phd-admissions

DATES AND DEADLINES:

Application period: early Fall/Autumn of 2021 to the first week of January 2022
Start of intake: mid-August 2022
Location of studies: Singapore and Fontainebleau, France
Study form: Full-time
Duration: 5 years (2 years of course work, 3rd to 5th-year dissertation phase)
Funding: Full funding for the first 5 years of
doctoral studies; funding applies to all admitted students. More information at
https://bit.ly/insead-phd-financing*
Campus exchange: Compulsory between the two campuses; an option for campus exchange with The Wharton School in the US through the INSEAD-Wharton Alliance Exchange Programme and benefit from the Alliance Sorbonne Université with Sorbonne University in Paris, France
CONTACT:

Ann Marie Julaton-Scurr (phd.info@insead.edu), Senior Manager, Recruitment and Admissions, PhD Programme

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