The ICN PhD intends to transform rigorously-selected and diverse candidates into responsible researchers willing to continuously contribute to the development of knowledge within an international context and in order to encourage contemporary and innovative knowledge.
Guided by the values of commitment and responsibility, the ICN PhD Program will then form researchers willing to pursue their careers in international universities and other research-oriented entities, taking advantage of a diversified network learning environment (University of Lorraine).
The ICN PhD encourages creativity in the topics and methodologies, consistently with the Artem vision of the school promoting cross-disciplinarity and innovative management.
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The ICN PhD Programme is the equivalent of 3 full-time years of study, but can be taken part-time in some exceptional cases.
Students are selected on the basis of their research proposal and from the outset have a tutor dedicated to their research. It is this personalized and intensive relationship with the tutor.
The programme is structured as followed:
- First year: intensive research seminars taken as compulsory courses.
- After completing the seminars, the students are awarded the ICN research certificate and are authorized to continue their thesis provided their project is validated by the doctoral committee.
- During the ICN doctoral workshops, students have to present their research proposal advancement in the research axes seminars of the school :
– October of the second year (paper + presentation): research question and updated literature review.
– Third year (beginning): advanced workshops with papers and empirical results.
– Third year (end): pre-defense and defense in the research laboratory.
- The ICN PhD is a PhD in Management (Doctor in Philosophy in Management) delivered by ICN Business School.
- The PhD Degree is awarded by the ICN doctoral committee if all the requirements are filled (seminars, workshops, pre-defense reports in favor of the viva, positive).
- The Research PhD can be obtained via two paths: a thesis or a collection of articles.
- The defense is organized when the supervisor considers that the thesis is terminated.
- The PhD committee is formally appointed by the Dean for Faculty of Research and must abide by the following regulations:
– the supervisor
– two other members (reviewers),
– another member in order to chair the committee, external to the school.
- Possibility of double-degree with the University of Lorraine in some cases, provided the candidate is admitted to the doctoral school of the University.
- October | Seminar n°1 in Nancy Campus
Basics in Conducting an Academic Research in Management Science
- December | Seminar n°2 in CNIT Paris
Knowledge and Intellectual Abilities
- February | Seminar n°3 in CNIT Paris
Research Design and Qualitative Methods
- April | Seminar n°4 in CNIT Paris
Qualitative and Quantitative Methods
- June | Seminar n°5 in CNIT Paris
Quantitative Methods, Engagement and Critical Thinking
- October N +1 | Seminar n°6
Emerging with Supervisors and Workshop Presentation
Graduation is defined by the rules and regulations of the program. Progression and registration are under the control of the ICN doctoral committee.
PROGRAMME DIRECTOR :
- The admission committee takes place in early July each year.
- The recruitment process for the next intake in September 2021 begins in April.
- The official Jury will take place in early July
- The starting seminar will take place in mid-October in Nancy or remotely according to the global health situation
APPLICATION MATERIALS :
statement of motivation for completing a PhD
two academic references
All documents will have to be in English.
Candidates are encouraged to find a supervisor before submitting their application by making contact with a member of faculty whom they are interested in working with.
For your information…
The annual tuition fee is 7600€. Tuition fees are waived for all students whose year-to-year progress is confirmed by the Review Committee. Tuition fees are waived for a maximum of three years.
Paid teaching assistant positions
A limited number of paid positions as graduate teaching assistants are available every year for suitably qualified candidates.
Mise à jour le 29/03/2021