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Students will have a joint Doctorate from OUS Academy in Switzerland + the University of Dąbrowa Górnicza (WSB) in Poland + Taras Shevchenko National University (KNU) in Ukraine.
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PhD. in Business Literature

Various subjects included in Ph.D. in Business Literature Review revolve around understanding of tools as well as rules used for development and presentation of Business Literature review in accordance with modern trends and conditions. Since ancient times it is an usual thing for scholars to make a distinction between smaller and larger businesses as far as requirements, sophistication level, and the range of strategic planning are concerned. Students, pursuing this program are taught the formulation of different definitions related to strategic planning where uniqueness of smaller businesses is taken into consideration so that they can get in a better position of formulating literature reviews related to business.
During study hours, main focus is laid on the following aspects

• Stronger importance is given to theory development.
• There are highly influencing journals which stress reviews
• Papers containing literature reviews are highly cited
• Utilization of modern and sophisticated tools for showing compatibility with ongoing trends that can create a difference.
• Special projects on literature are given primary importance

PhD. in Business Literature Review is a demandable qualification, so if you want to earn it, then many bright career-related opportunities will be accessible for you.

This program is equivalent to EQF (European Qualifications Framework) Level 8 - Doctorate Level.ASIC P
This program is equivalent to 180 ECTS

How long should be my thesis? 
Usually, it is from 60.000 – 100.000 words (from chapter 1 to chapter 5). Students are allowed to have 10% less or more. However, the supervisor can allow a student to write more.

Do you indicate the word "online" or "distance on the Ph.D certificate?

Can I use the title?
We have asked the Swiss Authorities about the title, and their answer was (Students are allowed to use the title they got from the school)

Is there a "Thesis Defence"?
Yes, and we recommend students to do it in Switzerland, However it can be done ONLINE too, you need camera and microphone.

Study Language: this study program taught entirely in English.

We have 12 intakes per year.

Is OUS Accredited by a recognized European accreditation body?

Yes, OUS is authorized, validated, certified, accredited and it is an institutional member of over 50 public/private organizations, for the full list please check here.

Why this Ph.D.?

1. Duration is min. 3 years up to 8 years
2. Thesis must be on the highest level
3. Student must teach at OUS or any other accredited university/academic for at least 48 hours
4. At least 3 publications (online publications are fine)
5. supervising at least 3 projects/thesis for undergraduate or Master students.

This Ph.D. is equivalent to 180 ECTS.

Note: Study fee does not include application and reservation fee (to guarantee you a study place) of 240 Euro (one-time payment and non-refundable).

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