Contribute to the nation through excellent research

Master and Doctor of Science in Management Programs (MSM-DSM) of School of Business and Management, Institut Teknologi Bandung (SBM ITB) endeavours to contribute to business and management knowledge, as well as dissemination for stakeholders in the business, government, and society. We encourage teaching and research that provide value and significant impact on both literature and practices, with a broad scope in the business and management areas, at the policy, strategic, tactical, and operational levels.

Our curriculum builds on core research skills with excellent support from laboratories, research centers, industrial and government partners throughout the learning process, thus providing guaranteed exposure to real-world phenomena, improving the quality of teaching and research, also expanding the network. Furthermore, opportunities to do dual-degree programs in some leading partner universities and various scholarship opportunities add to our programs’ competitiveness.

We offer individualized attention and services from the point students apply to the program, provide a study and research road map guide, and escort students to complete the program. Furthermore, we invite you to meet our leading faculties, students and staff, to learn more about potential research and study plans according to your goals and passion.

Thank you for your interest in the MSM-DSM programs.

Anggara Wisesa
Dr. W. Victo Anggara Wisesa Head of DSM Program

Doctoral Program
for Academicians

Weekday class-based

Doctoral Program
for Professionals

Weekend class-based

Learning Goals & Objectives

Here are aspects that we aim to get you excel on throughout your journey in Doctor of Science in Management program:

Philosophical and Theoretical Understanding

Understand the philosophical foundations of business and management science

Able to think conceptually, synthesize theories (conceptual and heuristic models) and make abstractions

Able to comprehend and describe state-of-the-art developments in business and management based on the latest research findings

Able to make theoretical and methodological contributions to the existing literature in business and management

Able to make recommendations and suggestions for future research directions (areas of future studies)

Research Methodology

Understand different types of qualitative and quantitative research methodologies and research methods

Evaluate and select appropriate approaches and methods (deductive, inductive, and abductive) to address research problems

Devise techniques and adapt existing research methods to examine new problems in business and management

Communication Skills

Able to write papers in good and sophisticated Indonesian or English for audiences within and outside the academic community, at local, national or international levels

Able to effectively communicate orally in Indonesian or English ideas arising from research findings to audiences within and outside the academic community, at local, national or international levels

Research Skills

Able to collect data from multiple sources and critically assess the sources and the collected data

Able to critically, creatively and systematically conduct data analysis based on the collected data within a proposed theoretical framework

Practical skills

Able to make proposals and recommendations arising from the implications of research findings

Ethical Responsibility

Able to design and conduct research ethically

Able to refer to match specific professional codes of ethics to research tasks


Annually, DSM ITB commence classes on August. Early preparation become the important step to enrol and start an embarking journey with DSM ITB. Below is the FAQs about admission:


Please visit Admission ITB website to get more information or you can send your inquiries to 

Follow the steps in DSM Admission page. It’s important for you to review entry requirements before submitting your application.

The application process can take up to 4-8 weeks depending on the time of year. Please ensure that your online application form is as complete as possible at the time of submission to avoid unnecessary delays, and ask your referees to be ready to submit a reference promptly.

If you wish to join the selection process, the test schedule are stated in Admission page.

The application deadlines for all master programs are listed in Admission page.

Contact the SBM ITB admission office and ensure you have submitted all supporting documents. Lack of documents or imperfection of documents in the upload process can pose a risk of rejection from the Admission ITB system and this is entirely the responsibility of applicants. Selection participants must be registered online and complete all documents at ITB online application system

Applicants may log back in to the ITB online application system to check application status at any time.

Send an email to Our Marketing and Admission team will get back to you, usually within 24 hours, but definitely within 3 business days. If it is an urgent problem, please indicate this in your email subject. Or, you can meet us at SBM ITB Ganesha Campus or at our virtual consultation session. Please see this page to see meeting format options we offered.


ITB Scholarship

ITB offers scholarship opportunities for selected candidates and students. Other scholarship opportunities are available from LPDP, DIKTI, or other institutions.

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Doctoral Studentship

SBM ITB is looking for doctoral students/candidates who have qualified research skills, knowledge, and experience in the following topics. All interested candidates are encouraged to discuss the availability of doctoral positions with the contact persons of each research project.

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