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Investing in the future of management teaching and research

The PhD Programme's mission is to educate exceptional scholars who will be sought after at leading business schools, universities and research institutions. 

Our world-renowned PhD programme brings together our first-class faculty and cutting-edge research methods in an immersive, exciting study environment, where the next generation of business scholars can refine their expertise.

The very best business scholars come to London Business School to conduct pioneering interdisciplinary social science research that has a profound impact on the way the world does business.

With our London location, our generous funding (including a fee waiver and stipend) and our powerful commitment to supporting our PhD students, we offer one of the most stimulating and well-resourced programmes in the world. 

Our PhD programme offers world-class teaching and a faculty at the forefront of research. If your ambition is to excel in academia, a PhD at London Business School is your first step. 


  • Next start: 30 Sep 2016
  • TBD
  • Location: London

Applications for September 2016 are now closed and applications for the September 2017 intake will open later this year.

DocNet Recruitment Event

Learn more about PhD programmes and how to stand out as an applicant.

Date: Tuesday, 13 September 2016.

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