Doctor of Business Administration


Doctor of Business Administration

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Elevate Your Career with FUNIC’s Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) Program

Transformative Education for Aspiring Leaders

At FUNIC, we are proud to offer a prestigious Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) program in collaboration with EMAS Business School, Russia. Our DBA program is designed to equip experienced professionals with the advanced knowledge and skills needed to excel in the dynamic world of business and management.

A Journey of Academic Rigor and Practical Wisdom

Our DBA program is meticulously crafted to blend academic rigor with practical wisdom, catering to the needs of executives who are at the helm of their professional voyage. The program’s 2-year part-time structure is thoughtfully designed to harmonize with your professional commitments, offering a blended learning format that integrates online study with immersive residential sessions.

Global Perspectives in a Multicultural Milieu

Conducted entirely in English, the program transcends geographical barriers, inviting a confluence of global perspectives in a multicultural learning environment. Graduates emerge with a prestigious certification from EMAS Business School, a testament to their mastery and readiness to make impactful contributions to the world of business.

Comprehensive DBA Programs Tailored for Success

EMAS offers specialized DBA programs that cater to diverse professional needs and aspirations. Each program is a unique blend of rigorous academic research and practical business application, ensuring that graduates are well-equipped to navigate the complexities of modern business environments.

Admission Requirements:

  • Applicants should have a minimum of 7 years of work experience in a management role.
  • A Master's degree or equivalent qualification is required for admission.
  • Proficiency in English is assessed during the admission interview.
  • Submission of a strategic business plan with a 3 to 5-year horizon is part of the application process.

Program Fees:

  • The program fee is $3500 per year, making it an affordable option for aspiring business leaders.

Global Recognition

EMAS is part of an elite group of only 200 business schools worldwide whose programs are consistently included in renowned global rankings. These rankings serve as tangible proof of the high-quality education that EMAS provides to its students.

In the 2024/2025 ratings, EMAS achieved impressive scores in student and graduate satisfaction according to EDUopinions and StudyPortals, leading global portals that monitor and rank MBA, EMBA, and DBA programs worldwide. Furthermore, EMAS was recognized as one of the top European Business Schools with Online MBA and was ranked among the best MBA and Executive MBA programs in the world by the Worldwide Best Masters & MBAs Ranking.

Russian Accolades

In Russia, EMAS continues to shine. It boasts the top 2 MBA program in the country and is the only Russian business school in the top 10 European business schools with an Online MBA. EMAS also holds the distinction of having the highest number of graduates from its Executive MBA and DBA programs in 2020 and 2021.


EMAS MBA and Executive MBA programs are accredited by the National Accreditation Council for Business and Management Education (NACBE), confirming the high quality of EMAS education and diplomas by Russia’s leading employers.

Choosing the Right Business School

When choosing a business school for your DBA program, it’s important to consider not just private academic accreditations but also the school’s presence in global rankings. EMAS, an implementation Business School, offers students the opportunity to undertake several implementation projects, enriching their learning experience with practical business insights.

EMAS holds the Russian State national accreditation and also focuses on being present in global MBA/DBA rankings and continually improving its positions therein.

EMAS Business School stands as a testament to the power of quality education. Its consistent presence in global rankings and its commitment to providing practical, real-world business education make it a top choice for students seeking to advance their careers. With EMAS, students are not just earning a degree—they’re joining a community of excellence and innovation.

Join the Vanguard of Business Innovation

The DBA community at FUNIC is a vibrant tapestry of professionals from diverse backgrounds, each thread woven together by shared ambition and mutual support. Our faculty and alumni are your mentors, guiding lights on your path to the academic and professional zenith.

Embark on a transformative journey towards academic and professional excellence with the DBA program at FUNIC. Apply now