PhD in Management at LMU Munich

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Your PhD in Management at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universit├Ąt Munich!


A PhD in Management at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität gives PhD students the opportunity to dig deep into one research problem of their interest. Two-years of methodological and subject-specific training allow students to learn the necessary tools to conduct high-quality research and become an expert in their specialized area. This opens the way to prestigious careers in industry and academia.”

    Tobias Kretschmer
    Program Coordinator
    Institute for Strategy, Technology and Organization

The Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität offers great opportunities for prospective PhD students in numerous fields of management research. A two-year course program – the Master of Business Research (MBR) - trains students in methods and topics essential to modern management research. The program provides students with the tools necessary for excellent research.

Furthermore, PhD candidates at our faculty are encouraged to actively participate in the research community and to establish their academic network, paving the way for their own career in academia. Hence, PhD students at our faculty benefit from an excellent research education and a strong academic network in all fields of management.

If you wish to know more about the PhD program, these pages are the perfect starting point to learn more about the program!