Graduate School of Business

The Graduate School of Business (GSB) at the University of Zurich offers two Doctoral programs - in Business Administration and in Management and Economics. Both internationally oriented programs have a strong emphasis on management and aim at attracting the best students from all over the world. The programs focus on research with the explicit intention of preparing talented researchers for an academic career. The Graduate School of Business comprises renowned professors and chairs. In addition, internationally acclaimed visiting professors regularly give courses on special topics. Close interaction between the different departments enables interesting and interdisciplinary projects.

Programs & Fields of Study

The Graduate School of Business offers a structured Doctoral course program for Master's and Bachelor's graduates. The program is comparable to international PhD programs. As a student in our structured PhD programs you will receive a profound training in management, behavioral and economic sciences as well as a strong foundation in quantitative and qualitative methods necessary for an academic career in your chosen field. At GSB-UZH you benefit from small classes and you are in intensive interaction with Faculty members and their research projects.

The GSB faculty comprises 25 resident professors and approximately 10 distinguished international guest professors per year. The GSB faculty offers courses in four fields:

  • Accounting, Auditing & Corporate Governance
  • Marketing
  • Managing Human Resources and Education
  • Management, Organization, and Strategy

Department of Business Administration