Submit your CV for review at

Your CV should begin with a brief summary giving the following information:

  • Current profession (position, company, country)
  • Number of years of managerial experience
  • Highest and most recent qualifications
  • Within 48 hours, we will give you our feedback on the likelihood of your admission to the program.

If your initial enquiry receives a favourable opinion, we will then invite you to proceed to Steps 2 and 3 of the application process.

To be considered your application should be COMPLETE. The online application procedure requires the following documents:

  • 1 – Completed Business Science Institute application form
  • 2 – Detailed CV (PDF)
    Please indicate the following at the top of your CV: current profession (position, company and country), total years of managerial experience, highest and most recent qualifications.
  • 3 – Digital photo (JPG or PDF)
  • 4 – Highest-level qualification awarded (1 only) (PDF)
    Please note that all documents provided to Business Science Institute will be subject to a rigorous authentification process.
  • 5 – Copy of your passport (PDF)
  • 6 – Transcripts from your MBA (or equivalent) (PDF)
  • 7 – Proposed (not final) DBA thesis topic* (between 3 and 5 pages) (PDF)
  • 8 – Cover letter (PDF)
  • 9 – Employer’s certificate (PDF)
  • 10 – IAE application form (completed & signed – please add photo) (PDF)
  • 11 – Copy of €150 application fee swift (PDF)


*The DBA thesis project proposal (form n°7) should include the following:

  • Title of the research project
  • Planned area of research
  • Managerial interest of the research topic for the applicant
  • Importance and relevance of the DBA thesis project
  • A list of works pertaining to the topic
  • Proposed research methodology, specifying how the candidate will gain access to the field
  • Bibliography of texts already read

Online payment

  • You can pay online using our online platform.
  • Once your payment has been made, you will receive a confirmation email with the invoice.



Bank Transfer

Two weeks after the submission of your application, a formal remote interview will take place with an academic coordinator (senior member of faculty).

We will contact you via e-mail to set up a date.