Candidate's profile

Doctoral program participants are academics and/or professionals interested in research and planning to consolidate their achievements and make a contribution to knowledge by combining teaching and research at a university or research center.


> University bachelor's degree in any discipline obtained after at least 4 years of study, or a professional degree.

> Confirmed interest in research and contributing to knowledge creation, preferably through academic articles and monographs for potential publication.

> Identified research topic or preliminary research proposal for the academic period.  This is not necessarily the doctoral thesis topic.

> Relevant professional experience of at least three years in diverse business areas and general familiarity with corporate issues.

> Certified advanced English level proficiency.

Admission process

The process comprises the following stages.

> Application

> Aptitude test

> English test

> Psychological test

> Interview

> Admission Committee's Evaluation

> Publication of results

> Registration

Applicants holding a Master's degree are exempted from the Aptitude Test.

To start the admission process, you must visit our website, complete data requested and attach your CV. A message will follow indicating the subsequent steps.

Documents required for application

To register for application, candidates will fill and admission application form and attach the following documents:  

> Curriculum Vitae*

> Photocopies of higher education (Bachelor's degree or similar) and graduate studies certificates to date. Grades should be specified. For degrees in process, an official voucher can be presented.

> A photocopy of the candidate's national identity document or passport.

>Two recent passport-size / 3.5 x 4.5-centimeter photographs, white background, no glasses.

> Three recommendation letters, using the prescribed format.

> Photocopied voucher of admission fee (S/. 450, non-refundable) paid into Banco de Crédito Peruvian sol account 193-1764415-0-72. 

Once documentation is completed, the Admissions Office will coordinate the following steps with the candidates. Foreign applicants will be interviewed via telephone or Skype.  


To register, applicants must provide the following documents:

> A copy of their bachelor's degree, appropriately authenticated by the issuing university.

> The university's original academic record / grades transcripts.

> Signed pre-registration form.

Financial Aid

ESAN's doctoral program students may choose among the following financial aid systems to pursue their studies.

> Interuniversity Cooperation and Scientific Research Program, between Spain and Ibero-America, AECID

> OAS Academic Scholarship Program

> Cooperation with French Government through Government Funds and EEC.  For more information, visit:


Program start date: August 2017

The doctoral program takes 48 months.  The first 24 months end with a Research Master's degree and the remaining 24 months lead to a Doctor's degree (PhD) in Management Sciences.

Próximos pasos


16 de octubre 2018

Informes e Inscripciones

Marissa Padilla
T/ 317-7200 anexo 4042

Ana Bertha Ruiz
T/ 317-7200 anexo 4308

Duración y Horario

La duración total del programa doctoral es de 48 meses; 24 meses para la primera parte que conduce al grado de Maestro en Investigación y 24 meses para la segunda que conduce al grado de Doctor (PhD) en Ciencias de la Administración.