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Department of Business Administration

Lund University School of Economics and Management

PhD courses

Compulsory and optional courses in Business administration and research policy

Our intensive courses offer a combination of lectures, seminars, and workshops for students to learn and receive guided feedback on their PhD projects from leading scholars.

Compulsory courses, Business Administration

SPRING 2019 AUTUMN 2019

Qualitative Methods, 7.5 credits
Starts 12 April | Open for applications
Course leader: Prof Mats Alvesson
Course syllabus and literature 

Philosophy of Science, 7.5 credits
23–24 April & 21–22 May | Closed for applications
Course leader: Prof Tomas Hellström
Course syllabus and literature

Introduction to Business Research Methods, 15 credits
Sep–Dec | Open for applications
Course leader: Associate Prof
Peter Svensson
Course syllabus and literature

Theory in Business Administration, 7.5 credits
Sep–Nov | Open for applications
Course leader: Associate Prof
Jens Rennstam
Course syllabus and literature

Quantitative Methods, 7.5 credits
Oct–Jan | Open for applications
Course leader: Prof Johan Anselmsson
Course syllabus

Compulsory courses, Research Policy

SPRING 2019 AUTUMN 2019

Research Policy, 7.5 credits
20 Feb–29 April | Closed for applications
Course leader: Prof Merle Jacob
Schedule
Course syllabus and literature

Innovation Studies, 7.5 credits
Prel autumn 2019 | Closed for applications
Course leader: Prof Merle Jacob

Optional courses

Course call: PhD courses in Organization, spring 2019

SPRING 2019 AUTUMN 2019

Critical Perspectives on Leadership, 7.5 credits
8–12 April | Open for applications
Course leader: Associate Prof.
Sverre Spoelstra
Course syllabus and literature

Critical Management Studies,
7.5 credits

6–10 May | Open for applications
Course leader: Associate senior lecturer Roland Paulsen
Course syllabus and literature

Reflexive and Creative Methodology, 7.5 credits
13–17 May | Open for applications
Course leader: Prof. Mats Alvesson
Course syllabus and literature

Qualitative data analysis and theorization, 7.5 credits
Sep–Nov | Open for applications
Course leader: Associate Prof.
Jens Rennstam
Course syllabus and literature

Corporate Social Responsibility,
7.5 credits

2 Sep–11 Nov | Open for applications
Course leader: Associate Prof. Susanne Arvidsson
Course syllabus and literature

Action Research, 7.5 credits
6–7 & 20–21 Nov | Closed for applications
Course leader: Prof. Tony Huzzard
Course syllabus and literature

Seminar participation

PhD students at the department have the possibility to earn up to 7.5 credits by participating in research seminars.
Seminar card

External courses

Courses taken at other departments at Lund University or other higher education institutions (including institutions abroad) may also, if approved by the Director of PhD studies, be included in the third-cycle programme.

Request for credit transfer

Teacher training courses

During your PhD studies you have the opportunity to take teacher training courses in order to be qualified to teach in higher education after your studies. Division for Higher Education Development (AHU) at Lund University offers cross-disciplinary courses.

Courses at other universities

As a PhD student at the Department of Business Administration at Lund University you do not need to pay a course fee to attend PhD courses given by members belonging the U6 network (further information in the menu to the right).

Our department also has an agreement with the Doctoral School of Organization and Management Studies (OMS) at Copenhagen Business School allowing PhD students from our department to attend their PhD courses free of charge.

Contact

Director of Research and PhD Programme
Merle Jacob
Phone: +46 (0)46-222 42 24
merle.jacob@fek.lu.se

Doctoral programme coordinator
Charlina Lunvald
Phone: +46 (0)46-222 41 73
charlina.lunvald@fek.lu.se
 

Apply for our courses

If the number of applicants exceeds available places, applicants are prioritised as follows:

  1. PhD students from the Department of Business Administration
  2. PhD students from other departments at LUSEM
  3. External PhD students
     


External students can apply for one or several courses using the form above. The compulsory courses are free of charge. The cost of each optional course is 5.000 SEK. VAT (25%) will also be charged to students from outside Sweden and Swedish students paying for the course personally. Only Swedish governmental organizations are exempt from VAT.

Note: non-exempt students attending two courses will be charged a reduced rate of 7.500 SEK (plus VAT) for both courses and students who take three courses will be charged 10.000 SEK (plus VAT) in total. In some cases students from partner universities will be exempt from payment.
 

Credit transfer

PhD students at the department of Business Administration can request credit transfers for courses taken outside the department.

Request for credit transfer
 

opportunities within LU

Courses at other universities

Courses given at the Business Administration departments within the U6 network