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About the DBA program

The DBA will be awarded by SSM, which is aligned with international standards for doctoral studies to support worldwide recognition. The DBA program is designed as a 3-year program with 120 ECTS credits based on part-time studies. E-learning units ensure a healthy work/life/study balance as travel time and expenses are kept at a minimum. 4-day workshops will be conducted twice during the first semester. Tuition after the partial scholarship is set at US$17,000 and can be paid in five instalments: 34% payable on enrolment and balance of 66% payable from year 2 in 4 equal instalments per semester.


The Eastern and Southern African Management Institute (ESAMI) is an intergovernmental regional management development centre. ESAMI's head office is located in Arusha, Tanzania.

The institute was established with the primary objective of providing the region with trained personnel in a number of critical areas including policy management, Leadership, transportation management, financial management, information technology management, health management, human resource management, project management, energy and environment management and gender management among others. The focus was to train middle to senior managers from the region to improve their managerial performance taking into consideration the global issues but with a regional focus relevant to the African environment.

About Swiss School of Management

SSM is an internationally recognised higher education institution, that exceeds the standards of today's professional world. SSM is accredited by International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE), EduQua Switzerland and the Ministry of Education and Research of the Region of Lazio (Italy). Furthermore, SSM is recognised by multiple international bodies such as UNESCO, IAU and CHEA.

Hundreds of students study with SSM at campuses and training centres in Europe, Middle-East, Asia and Africa. SSM Research Centre offers a great blended learning experience with great emphasis on research. With fully accredited doctoral programs - a Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) and a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) and a high tech e-learning platform, we aim to do research that serves businesses and societies. We also offer a Master of Research, which can be obtained as part of the PhD, thus opening up the program for bachelor degree holders.

How to Apply

Application forms can be downloaded on More information can be requested through Chengetai Magunje (Director Marketing & Business Development at ESAMI. Email; whatsApp +255 683 822 946 or Yoram Roemersma (Director of Marketing at SSM Research Centre; Email: WhatsApp +31 6 319 174 20)



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