Doctoral (PhD) Positions in Business Administration

The PhD program at the Robert H. Lee Graduate School at UBC Sauder is currently recruiting PhD students for Fall 2023. The expected duration of the PhD programs are 5 years, though it varies depending on a student’s circumstances.  For September 2023, the program accepting applications for the following specializations:

Management Information Systems
Management Science
Marketing and Behavioural Science
Organizational Behaviour
Strategy and Business Economics
Urban Land Economics

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Why UBC?

Year after year, UBC is heralded as one of the top research universities in the world and by all measures, the Sauder School of Business at UBC exemplifies research excellence. Our faculty are of the highest calibre and come from all over the globe. The faculty consistently obtain high levels of research funding, and very many serve central roles in their respective fields, as journal editors, highly cited scholars and research award winners.

The Sauder School at UBC has a strong track record of training PhD students for careers in academia, with almost all graduates obtaining tenure track positions before completing their PhD. We provide five years of financial support to all of our admitted students along with a culture that greatly values and supports their well-being. 

How to apply

To know more about eligibility and application instructions, you can see here.


Reference Number

Please mention reference number GPS-56730 in all your correspondence about this Doctoral student position.


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