What is a DBA?

The Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA) degree is a research doctorate that focuses on business practices and is deeply rooted in professional applied practice. It’s a 3years program.

A DBA is a gold card to executive positions across a wide spectrum of global business fields. You can create knowledge from your experience and your management practices.

Who is the DBA for?

Outstanding Managers, Professionals with successful careers and Senior executives; looking to make a significant contribution to the advancement of knowledge in their area of expertise and transmission of experience. Upper level professionals wishing to take a step back from their ongoing professional activities and doing research on a specific managerial situation.

With this very high level diploma, IAE Nice seeks to impact the management profession by offering high-quality learning to senior executives from around the world. Our programs are designed and delivered by researchers and practitioners with close ties to the international business community.

A hallmark of DBA Nice is the dedication to the individual development of each participant in our programs. We support them to conceptualize their knowledge and acquired experience in the form of professional PhD.

We do this by fostering a culture of learning, and by placing the professional and personal development of all students and program participants at the center of our concerns.

Why Choose the Executive DBA?

The DBA is designed to fit the demanding lifestyle of executives and professionals

If you are looking to boost your career, and develop a research know-how and cutting-edge knowledge in your field, then the Executive Doctorate in Business Administration is the program for you.

The DBA experience challenges you to sharpen your critical and analytical expertise. You will develop your research skills to become an expert in your field with a proven ability to think outside of the box. The DBA is a bridge between the research and the professional world.

Objectives and Keys points


  • Go deeper on fundamental acquired in sciences of management, marketing or Finance and train student in the expectations of the market,
  • Give you the ability to take your career to the next level and gain more than expertise in Business Administration
  •  Acquire lifelong tools to achieve your ambitions and dreams.
  • Conduct a research project on a specific business topic or professional experience
  • Enhance your leadership potential by Business Games
  • Develop a dynamics of networking at the students.


Key Points (Strengths)

  • Applied research tailored to your background and career goals with high level of supervisory
  • Small class size: Cohorts are composed of a maximum 18 students per major, 70% of the Faculty members are hands-on business practitioners.
  • Courses are scheduled one Weekend per month in order to allow you to study and work at the same time if you so choose
  • Mostly distance work, You can Continue to work and study: International Faculty of academics and leading professionals
  • Tailor-made coaching; Support in the construction of Your professional project



“Impacting The MARKET……”

“Leading your Experience”