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Executive DBA/The Thesis/The defense of the thesis

The defense of the thesis

The defense of the Executive DBA thesis occurs after the student has received the written authorization of the scientific committee and a report from their directing professor.


  1. Beginning of the thesis
  2. Follow-up seminars
  3. Pre-defense: last follow-up seminar before the defense
  4. Thesis supervisor's agreement
  5. Reception of the thesis by Business Science Institute
  6. Business Science Institute Advisor’s agreement
  7. Reception of the final document by Business Science Institute and transmission to rapporteurs
  8. Agreement and reports by the 2 rapporteurs
  9. Defense end of September / beginning of October

Should theses steps not be respected, the student will not be permitted to defend.

Once a year, at the end of September, an international week is organized in Wiltz (Luxembourg). During this week all the doctoral students ready to defend their thesis, will be able to do so.