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    Doctor of Philosophy


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    3 -5 years





    The Doctor of Philosophy is the highest academic degree one can obtain. It allows individuals to conduct independent research and contribute new knowledge in their chosen field. At our institution, we offer a rigorous and comprehensive programme for students seeking this prestigious qualification. Our programme is designed to provide students with the skills, tools, and resources necessary to succeed as scholars in their respective disciplines. Through coursework, seminars, and mentorship from distinguished faculty members, our students engage in advanced study that prepares them for careers in academia or industry.

    As part of their research requirements, students are expected to identify an original problem within their field of interest and develop novel solutions through critical thinking and experimentation. The culmination of their work results in a thesis that demonstrates mastery over both content knowledge and research methodology. Our Doctor of Philosophy programme provides a challenging but rewarding intellectual experience that equips graduates with valuable skills applicable across industries while making significant contributions to society’s knowledge base.

    Programme Structure

      • Advanced Research Design and Methodologies
      • Ethics in Research
      • Quantitative Methods & Survey Design
      • Qualitative Methods
      • Dissertation
      • 2 Publications

    Contact Info

    Office of Admissions

    Industriestrasse 24,
    6300 Zug, Switzerland

    +41 76 396 6493

    [email protected]

    Mon – Fri 8:30 A.M. – 4:30 P.M.

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    Why study here?

    Switzerland is world-renowned for its high-quality educational institutions, and the Swiss Institute of Management and Sciences (SIMS) is no exception. Located in the city of Zug, SIMS provides an array of programs and courses that are highly respected by employers around the globe. The curriculum at SIMS has been crafted to give students a well-rounded education encompassing every facet of business and management. The courses are rigorous and require hard work, but the rewards are worth it as graduates leave with an understanding of the global marketplace and its associated challenges. SIMS graduates are highly sought after by employers due to their strong analytical skills, problem-solving ability, and cultural awareness. The University has an excellent reputation for placing graduates in top jobs at leading companies worldwide.

    The Doctor of Philosophy programme is designed to develop independent thinkers and original scholars who are prepared to make significant contributions to their disciplines.