PhD in Science of Business Administration

Introduction to the Program

The PhD in Science of Business Administration at Zhejiang Gongshang University is a three year program for international students taught in English.

About Zhejiang Gongshang University

Established in 1911 as Hangzhou Vocational Business School (The Earliest Chinese Business School), Zhejiang Gongshang University (ZJSU) is a public higher educational institution that focuses on the fields of business and technology. For more info visit the page here.

About the Program

Science of Business Administration is designed for those international students who have acquired Master degrees or above prior to applications. This program seeks to further cultivate PhD students and equip them with advanced knowledge of Chinese business administration in academia as well as in research; as a result, it is tailored for business managers and active researchers. Through out this program, students will achieve the following objectives:

  • Master basic theories and systems with in-depth expertise
  • Be able to do independent work in the scientific research fields
  • Master the ability to make scientific and technological innovations
About the School of Business Administration

School of Business Administration (SBA) is the oldest and largest school of Zhejiang Gongshang University. Rebuilt in 2001, our school evolved out of Department of Business Administration which was founded in 1978.Our school has first-grade doctoral program and post-doctoral mobile station for Business Administration, key discipline for Enterprise Management of Zhe Jiang province. We offer master program for Business Administration and Technological Economy and Management. We also launched five undergraduate specialties including Business Administration, Marketing Management, Human Resources Management, Project Management and International Business. There are 89 faculties and more than 1500 students in our school.

Start Date of the Program


Entry Requirements

  1. Applicants must be non-Chinese citizens and in good health.
  2. Education Background Requirements:
    – Applicants for doctoral degree studies must have master’s degree.
  3. English language proficiency requirements:
    Applicants (except for English native speakers) must have TOEFL test or IELTS test or have other English language proficiency.

Application Deadline

15th of August


Main Courses

Degree course: Outline of China, Chinese Language, Organizational Behavior, Business Administration Research Methods, Strategic Management.

Optional course: China Industrial Policy and Trade Environment, Chinese Culture and Business Etiquette, Company Management, Project Management, Management Statistics, Multi-National Corporation Management, Chinese Consumer Behavior, Chinese Writing, Professional Chinese, Financial Management, Human Resource Management, Marketing Topics.

Tuition Fees

The tuition fees are RMB 30000 per year. The total for the 3 year program is 90,000 RMB.


Zhejiang Gong Shang University has two campuses: Xiasha Campus(also known as the Main Campus) and the Downtown Campus. For further information on the accommodation at Zhejiang Gong Shang University (ZJSU) visit the accommodation page here.

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