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    Program Overview

    Key Highlights

    ACBSP Accredited
    ACBSP Accredited
    Designed for Working Professionals
    Designed for Working Professionals
    EduQua Certified
    EduQua Certified
    One-on-One Thesis Supervision
    One-on-One Thesis Supervision
    International Academic Support
    International Academic Support
    SSBM Alumni Status
    SSBM Alumni Status
    Limitless Avenues for Research
    Limitless Avenues for Research
    International Networking Opportunities
    International Networking Opportunities
    No Cost EMI Options
    No Cost EMI Options

    Multiple Specializations based on dissertation topic including- Healthcare Management, Data Science, Machine Learning, Human Resource Management, Finance, Cyber Security, Supply Chain Management, Marketing, Business Analytics, Project Management & many more.


    Who Is This Programme For?

    Working professionals who are looking for a transition into view more

    Minimum Eligibility

    Master’s Degree (or equivalent) or 5+ years work experience


    Best in-class content by leading faculty and industry leaders in the form of videos, cases and projects

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    Programme Highlights

    Receive a DBA degree in any of more than 12 specialisations, receive one-on-one thesis supervision, Swiss Quality education from international faculty & much more.

    One-on-one Thesis Supervision

    One-on-one Thesis Supervision

    Access to our industry faculty and thesis supervisors who have collaborated and consulted with 70+ international companies and brands.

    Swiss Quality Education

    Swiss Quality Education

    Global, innovative and unique program designed with over 30 industry partners.

    Limitless Potential for Specialisation

    Limitless Potential for Specialisation

    Specialise in any business field of your choice through your dissertation selection.

    Global Doctor of Business Administration degree from SSBM Geneva

    Complete all the research phases and your dissertation to receive a Global Doctor of Business Administration in any specialisation of your interest from SSBM Geneva.
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    • Network with professionals of 75+ nationalities
    • Receive SSBM Geneva Alumni Status
    • Dissertation in your specialization

    Explore our Learning Platform

    Learn on an AI-powered & personalised platform with best-in-class content, live sessions & mentoring from leading industry experts.
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    World-class faculty from top academic centres and corporates across Europe and USA.

    Programme Structure

    International industry expertise at your disposal as you deep-dive into one of more than 12 specializations. Flexible timelines upto 36 months.

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    Thesis Supervision
    Faculty - Industry Collaborations

    Research Methodology I

    • Concept Paper

    Research Methodology II

    • Literature Review

    Research Proposal

    • Research Proposal

    Thesis Writing

    • Dissertation/Thesis

    The upGrad Advantage

    Unparalleled academic assistance ensuring a seamless research experience.

    Learning Support

    Learning Support
    Industry Mentors
    • Receive unparalleled guidance from industry mentors, teaching assistants and graders
    • Receive one-on-one feedback on submissions and personalised feedback on improvement
    Student Support
    • Student Support available all day for your convenience (24*7)
    • For urgent queries, use the Call Back option on the platform.

    Doubt Resolution

    Doubt Resolution
    Q&A Forum
    • Timely doubt resolution by industry experts and peers
    • 100% expert verified responses to ensure quality learning
    Expert Feedback
    • Personalised expert feedback on assignments and projects
    • Regular live sessions by experts to clarify concept-related doubts


    upGrad Base Camp
    • Fun-packed, informative and career building workshops, including sessions by industry professionals and professors
    • Group activities with your peers and alumni
    Industry Networking
    • Live sessions by experts on various industry topics
    • One-on-one discussion and feedback sessions with industry mentors

    Admission Process

    Flexible EMI plans

    • Financing a Global DBA is easier than you thought. Easily choose a plan that best fits you

    • No hassle of hefty student loans

    • Choose from multiple payment plans

    • Note: Applications for Easy EMI are completed offline with the assistance of our counselors or finance operations executives

    Flexible EMI plans

    Programme Fee - Indian Residents

    Without Immersion: INR 7,00,000 (Incl. Taxes)* With Immersion: INR 9,75,000 (Incl. Taxes)

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    *EMI Options starting at INR 16,348/month.

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Course Eligibility

    Who is this programme for?

    Working professionals who are looking for a transition into the C-suite and senior management professionals looking to become experts in their domain of choice.

    What is the minimum eligibility for this programme?

    Master's Degree (or equivalent) or 5+ years work experience.

    What is the admission process?

    Following are the key steps in the application process:

    • Step 1 - Complete the Application 
      Fill out the application form with your academic and career details.


    • Step 2: Get Shortlisted & Receive the Offer Letter 
      Our admissions committee will review your profile. Upon being selected, an offer letter will be sent to you confirming your admission to the Global Doctor of Business Administration Programme.
    • Step 3: Block your Seat
      Block your seat with a payment of INR 35,000 to enroll into the programme. Get access to the course material and begin your journey to professional mastery!


    How much do I pay to block my seat?

    You need to pay INR 35,000 to block your seat.

    Are EMI options available?

    Yes, please check our "Fees" section for flexible EMI options.

    Partnership with Talentedge

    This program is also on the upGrad website. How is it listed on Talentedge?

    Talentedge has officially partnered with upGrad to introduce the DBA program to its prospective learners.  

    Refund policy/Financials

    What is the programme fee?

    The program fee for the Global Doctor of Business Administration Programme is:


    Without Immersion: INR 7,00,000 (incl. taxes) &

    With Immersion: INR 9,75,000 (incl. taxes)

    What is the refund policy for this programme?

    Refund Policy


    1. You can claim a refund for the amount paid towards the Program at any time, before the Program Start Date, by visiting and submitting your refund form via the "My Application" section under your profile. You can request your Admissions Counselor to help you in applying and withdrawing for a refund by sending them an email with reasons listed. Processing fee of Rs. 10,000 will be levied. No refund is permitted once the batch starts.


    2. Student must pay the full fee within seven (7) days of payment of caution amount or Batch Start Date, whichever is earlier, otherwise the admission letter will be rescinded.


    3.  In the event that the university selection process extends beyond the Batch Start Date, you will be provided a provisional admission to the Programme. If your candidature is thereafter rejected, you will be provided a refund of amount paid towards the Programme fee without any applicable deduction.


    4.  Request for refund as per point no. 1 of the refund policy, must be sent via e-mail in the prescribed refund request form. The refund will be processed within 30 working days of submitting the duly signed refund form, after being duly approved by the Academic Committee. 

    Will I have to pay any extra amount for the EMI transaction?

    If you are availing 0% credit card EMI, upGrad will not charge any processing fees or down payment for these transactions. Your bank may levy GST or other taxes on the interest component of the EMI.

    Are there any fees or down payment?

    Certain banks charge nominal processing fees between INR 99 - 500 on 0% Credit Card EMI transaction. If charged will be billed in the first repayment installment.

    Can I use my International credit card for 0% credit EMI or Credit Card EMI?

    Only the Indian bank Credit cards can be used. But you can pay the amount using the Credit card option in one shot/part payments and later you can convert into EMI from your respective bank. The tenures and interest charged will depend on your bank. upGrad will not charge any processing fees or down payment for these transactions, this will be purely between you and your bank.

    How can I opt for Credit card EMI if my bank is not listed in the 0% Credit card EMI or Credit card EMI?

    You can pay the amount using the Credit card option in one shot / part payments and later you can convert into EMI from your respective bank. The tenures and interest charged will depend on your bank. upGrad will not charge any processing fees or down payment for these transactions.

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