The purpose of our Global DBA Asia Track is to develop scholarly industry leader with the spirit of ‘early makers’.

Our GDBA program participants will open new vistas at academic and industrial settings by starting with phenomena driven research, as well as open up wider perspectives of transnational spaces and east-west cross cultural context for delivering cutting edge research contributing to global growth, digital transformation, innovation and entrepreneurship for a sustainable future. The research knowledge you create will make an impactful contribution to real world organizations, societies and economies.

Participants will benefit from excellent research environments in Europe and Asia to develop a rich intellectual identity. With the business academic culture developed in emlyon business school over a century and under the guidance of outstanding supervisors, you will benefit from individualized learning pathways.

It will be certainly an ambitious decision if you want to participate the DBA study. During the journey to climb intellectual height, the program will undoubtedly help you break through your limitation and enhance your life value.


Professor Junsong CHEN

Director of GDBA Asia Track

Assistant Dean emlyon business school


Professor Dimitris G. Assimakopoulos

GDBA Founding Director, emlyon business school

President of European Doctoral Association in Management & Business Administration