PhD AND DOCTORAL PROGRAMMESPhD in Business Administration

 

 

Admissions

​AI in operations management

The call for positions for 2024-2025 is not open yet. It will be announced in mid to late February 2024, and it will also be posted on LinkedIn and X.​

Admissions procedure

Applicants will need to submit their application via email or through the KU Leuven website, (subsection “Academic Staff” - “Business Economics”). Applications via any other means will not be considered.   

In your application, you must include your transcripts, two recommendation letters, motivation letter, and CV in pdf format.  In the motivation letter, you should specifically indicate why you are the right person for the vacant position. You can also upload a publication list, photo, and/or other attachments.

Assessment criteria

Applications will go through an initial screening, and we do not provide feedback for CVs that were not selected. The shortlisted candidates will be invited to a 30-minute interview via Teams, and all candidates will be notified of the committee's decision.  The program is fully funded for the duration of 4 years. 


​finance and accounting

We have one intake per year in September. The deadline for application is the end of January.

Admissions procedure

The application form and package must be sent by email to: admissions-phd@skema.edu.

Assessment criteria

The applicants are assessed by the Scientific Committee. The assessment is based on the academic background and the applicants' motivation and potential to conduct high-quality research. 
Pre-selected students must apply to the PhD Qualifying Year program from our partner Université Paris Dauphine-PSL (February to March).

Acceptance of pre-selected students into the PhD program of SKEMA Business School is conditional on acceptance into the PhD Qualifying Year program from Université Paris Dauphine-PSL.  


​Management

We have one intake per year in September. There are two recruitment sessions: the main one is in February (the deadline is the end of January); the other is in May (the deadline is the end of April).

Admissions procedure

The application form and package must be sent by email to: admissions-phd@skema.edu.

Assessment criteria

The Scientific Committee assesses the applicants. The assessment is based on academic background and the applicants' potential to conduct high-quality research. 




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