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Professional Doctorate in International Business

A Professional Doctorate in International Business cultivates global business acumen and strategic decision-making for success in international markets.

A Professional Doctorate in International Business is an advanced professional advancement program crafted to prepare professionals with specialized knowledge and proficiency in the field of international business. It combines intense academic research with real-world application that empowers aspirants to make noteworthy contributions to the global business environment.

A Professional Doctorate in International Business from East Bridge University is specially tailored for practiced professionals who already possess a master's degree and have extensive professional experience in international business. It attracts professionals from various backgrounds, including executives, managers, consultants, entrepreneurs, and government officials. It aims to augment their comprehension of intricate global business dynamics, prepare them for management and leadership roles, while empowering them to perform in-depth research on critical issues in the field.

Benefits of pursuing a Professional Doctorate in International Business

  • Improved comprehension of complex global business dynamics
  • Preparation for leadership roles in international business
  • Development of advanced research skills
  • Contribution to the body of knowledge in international business
  • Real-world application of research findings to everyday business scenarios
  • Networking opportunities with industry experts
  • Flexibility for working professionals through online study options
  • Various career opportunities in academia, consulting, policy-making, and multinational corporations
  • Cultivation of a global mindset and cross-cultural proficiencies

Professional Doctorate involves four stages

To be eligible for the professional doctorate in international business, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • For eligibility, candidates must hold a recognized Bachelor's or Master's degree in the relevant field.
  • Illustrate a preferred minimum of 10 years of relevant life experience.
  • Submit proof of a standardized test score, such as IELTS Level 6.0 or equivalent proficiency.

Who are Professional Doctorates suited for?

Tailored for professionals in both public and private sectors, the Professional Doctorate program provides outstanding career advancement prospects in specialized fields. Geared towards seasoned individuals aspiring to senior leadership roles, these programs empower them to apply their knowledge effectively across diverse work environments. Acquiring a Professional Doctorate degree proves highly advantageous for individuals seeking to utilize their expertise in real-world settings, encompassing companies, educational institutions, and service-oriented sectors.

Is a Professional Doctorate internationally recognized?

The Professional Doctorate degree is universally acknowledged as an international qualification, attracting numerous Asian, EU, and international students to pursue their Doctorate at EBU. While most global employers recognize the value of a professional Doctorate, it's essential to verify its acceptance in your home or destination country if you intend to work abroad. The prestigious PDC is directly conferred by the European International University in Paris.

Duration of an Online Professional Doctorate in International Business

East Bridge University offers an Online Professional Doctorate in International Business, designed to be completed in 36 months. If you're driven to finish earlier, our Program Officers can assist you in accelerating your academic journey.

Admission Process for a Professional Doctorate in International Business

  • Fill application form available on East Bridge University website
  • Wait for detailed instructional email from our Enrollment Department
  • Fill up the Admission evaluation form and submit with your updated resume
  • On acceptance of your Enrollment you will get a provisional offer letter with Course fee, payment plan and admissible scholarship if any.
  • Make the payment for the course fee. Submission and payment of admission fee marks the end of enrolment process.

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The curriculum for a Professional Doctorate in International Business from East Bridge University is meticulously crafted to impart the essential knowledge, skills, and research abilities that is required to effectively tackle complex global business challenges. The online doctorate program provides a comprehensive understanding of international business concepts and practices by covering important subjects such as global marketing, cross-cultural management, international finance, global strategy, and international trade.

Apart from this, candidates engage in research intensive modules that focus on research method, data analysis, and academic writing. They undertake independent research projects, contributing to the body of knowledge in international business. The curriculum emphasizes real-world application enabling candidates to mature their critical thinking skills and apply their knowledge to solve intricate business problems. Overall, the curriculum of Professional Doctorate in International Business prepares graduates for managerial and leadership roles in multinational corporations, consulting firms, academia, and international organizations by equipping them with a sturdy theoretical grounding and the practical skills necessary to combat and mitigate the dynamic global business environment.

Credits for Professional Doctorate Program

  • Conducting Accurate Internet Research (Coursework) - 30 ECTS
  • Introduction to Research (Coursework) - 30 ECTS
  • Dissertation (10,000 words research) - 90 ECTS
  • Viva Voce (Thesis) - 30 ECTS
  • Total - 180 ECTS


What are the career opportunities after completing a Professional Doctorate in International Business?

Completing a Professional Doctorate in International Business opens up a wide range of career opportunities in various sectors.

Some potential career paths:

  • Chief Global Officer (CGO)
  • Chief International Officer (CIO)
  • Chief Strategy Officer (CSO)
  • Director of International Business Development
  • International Marketing Director
  • International Operations Manager
  • Global Supply Chain Manager
  • International Trade Consultant
  • Director of International Finance
  • Global Business Analyst
  • Country Manager
  • International Business Consultant
  • Director of Global Strategy
  • International Business Development Manager
  • International Sales Director

Fees Structure

Thank you for considering our education programs. We understand that financial planning plays a crucial role in your decision-making process. Garner the benefit of flexibility when pursing an online professional doctorate degree from East Bridge University (EBU) which provides access to the course from any corner of the world. EBU offers affordability and easy instalment payment option with no interest charges. Payments can be made via, Credit Card, Online Bank Transfer, PayPal or Cash at our Global Centers. All Fees Include Tax, LMS Access, Program of study, Evaluation and assessment, Study guide, Diploma, and transcript from European International University.

Country Flag Country Currency Amount
United States of America USD 2750
United Kingdom GBP 2200
Thailand THB 94000
India INR 227000
UAE AED 11000

Fees include all: Tax, Program of study, LMS access, Study guide, Evaluation and Assessment, Diploma, Courier charges apply for Degree dispatch to your country. Certificate Notary and Apostille charges are separate from Paris. PDC is conferred by the European International University, (EIU-Paris). There is a bench fee applicable for each extension you request to complete the PDC program after 36 months

Refund Policy

Once students register for a course, they are responsible for dropping any course they decide not to attend.

  • Once you have enrolled in the program and you wish to immediately pull out and before any access has been granted - 50% of the tuition fee will be refunded
  • No refund for students who have received course access and have already started off with the program from EBU
  • Read all Terms and Conditions before making payments
  • Processing of refunds make take up to 3 months


The Professional Doctorate in International Business is delivered and assessed by East Bridge University and the quality is assured by European International University, Paris. The most Grand & Global level Degree and the transcript are affiliated to by European International University, Paris, allowing students to receive relevant degrees upon successful completion.

European International University is a private higher education establishment authorized by the French Ministry of National Education, Higher Education, Research, and Innovation, in accordance to and in compliance with the French Education Act: Code de l’Education Articles L 444-1 to 444-11 and R 444-1 to 444-28.

Certificates and Transcripts

Documents regarding graduation are always generated in English, and will be made up-to-date as per the latest guidelines or formats adopted by European International University. These documents may be issued and legalized from Paris, France.

The following graduation documents are issued from East Bridge University:

Degree: It shows the graduate’s name in full, degree program, date, issuing country and signature of the Dean of the Faculty, the President and Registrar. It does not particularly mention any information regarding distance learning. This is issued by European International University.

Transcript: Displays all the credits accounted towards the degree, including the credits transferred from previous education, and the corresponding grades. It comprises the Diploma Supplement information, as deemed necessary by European Higher Education guidelines. This is issued by European International University

Graduation Completion Letter: A letter from East Bridge University from the Head of the Board of Academics information about your successful completion of the program.

Reference Letter: A reference letter is equivalent to a recommendation letter. A document is a stamp of integrity, capability and character of the candidate. This is issued from the Head of Faculty of the School, East Bridge University upon request.

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East Bridge University, praised by influential business leaders

East Bridge University has been a wonder and a magic in my life; helping me summarize my lifelong learning, experience and my teaching for living a life made more meaningful with learning and practice of simple skills for every age in every generation. My journey with East Bridge University has been truly inspiring and exciting for me as well all my associates, including my learners. I would like to express my heartfelt gratitude to the entire team of East Bridge University.

Dr. Mitali Roy
Soft Skilled Trainer, USA Professional Doctorate in Learning and Development

The journey with East Bridge University has been phenomenal! The structure of the course is so scientifically designed that the journey in the research study became all the more smooth. The support team was always prompt and spontaneous in responding to any queries or doubts.

Dr Aditi Ghosh
Senior Teacher Trainer, Kolkata, India Professional Doctorate Programn

I would like to express my appreciation for the knowledge and skills I have gained throughout my journey in the program. The curriculum was comprehensive and well-structured, covering the subject to conduct research as it was one of the main requirements to complete the Professional Doctorate. I am grateful for the opportunity to have been part of the Professional Doctorate program at East Bridge University.

Prashun Kumar Choudhury
Managing Director of Ozonead Group of Companies, Malaysia Professional Doctorate in Business Administration

It has been a fantabulous journey with East Bridge University. The great team provided me with excellent mentoring and guidance. I firmly believe that this study helped me advance professionally as well. I'm grateful to my mentor for helping me all the way through to this success. The webinars and course material were very educational and beneficial for my research environment. Once again, a big thank you to the EBU team. I'm confident I'll continue my learning adventure with them in the future.

Mr. Kaaushik Vardhan
Senior Infrastructure Cloud & On-Premise Project Manager, Malaysia Professional Doctorate in Business Management

So far I have no complaints, I am very happy with the content and the fact that I can work at my own pace. Thank you East Bridge University.

Chantel Van Der Merwe
Manager - Human Resource, Malaysia Masters in Education

It has been an amazing journey with East Bridge University. EBU provides a wonderful platform to working professionals to accomplish their dreams. I believe as a Principal of a leading school ,the Doctoral Program will immensely help me in my career growth. The course structure was well organized. The support team was super spontaneous. Above all I will express my heartfelt gratitude to my guide in the course, or his encouragement & guidance

Puja Bhattacharya
School Principal, Kolkata, India Professional Doctoral Program