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Online Doctorate in International Business (DIB) specialization in Asian Business

The objectives of the Professional Doctorate in International Business (DIB) specialization in Asian Business (3 years, 180 ECTS, e-learning) taught by EENI Global Business School are to train the doctoral student to be able to research on topics related to business in Asia.

Doctorate in International Business (DIB) Online

Doctorate in Asian Business (Online)

Thus, a Doctoral Student can apply creative solutions and take the appropriated business decisions related to the Asian Countries.


  1. Intra-Asian Trade
  2. Asian Economy
  3. Integration processes in Asia
  4. Asian religions and its influence on business
  5. Asian Economic Areas (Central Eurasia, Malay, Buddhist, Hindu, Sinic)
  6. Asian Economic Organizations and trade agreements
  7. Business in the Asian Markets

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Asia Masters, Doctorate (Global Business, Foreign Trade)


  1. Tuition Fees: EUR 3,000
    1. Financing
  2. Duration: maximum of
    three calendar years Maximum of three calendar years since the formalization of the Enrollment up to the thesis deposit. If, after the three calendar years period the Doctoral Student has not deposited thesis, the Doctorate Programme Direction may authorise an extension of up to two years.
  3. Credits: 180 ECTS
  4. Open Online Enrollment
  5. Download the Admission Form
  6. Download the syllabus of the Doctorate (PDF)

Intended for graduates and professionals who wish to continue their professional career in the field of international business with an emphasis in Asia.

The Doctorate is part of the category of the Doctorate in International Business, which has the dual aim of contributing to the knowledge and practice.

A Doctorate in Asian Business region that fits your schedule and helps you to get a better job.


Language: Masters, Doctorate, International Business, English

  1. All the subjects offered are available in English
  2. Approximately 35% of the subjects are also available in Spanish, French, and Portuguese
  3. Thus, the Doctoral student can perform this doctorate entirely in English (or French, Spanish or Portuguese)
  4. The student should have a sufficient level to study the subjects in these languages

Study Master Doctorate in International Business in Spanish Doctorado en Negocios en Asia Study Doctorate in International Business in French Doctorat en Affaires en Asie.

Structure - Online Doctorate in Business


Structure of the Doctorate.

  1. Coursework. Study of the Subjects (minimum 20 ECTS, maximum 60 ECTS)
    1. Candidates who have completed the Master in Business in Asia  taught by EENI will be exempt from completing this training complement, validating all the doctorate subjects already studied in the Master, going directly to the research phase of the doctorate. In this case (Master 120 ECTS), the total amount of the doctorate will be € 2,000
  2. Research Work and Thesis Plan of the Doctorate (40 ECTS)
  3. Thesis and Thesis Defense (120 ECTS)


Related Subjects to Asia offered by EENI.

EENI provides a range of Related Subjects to Asia. The Doctoral Student can select the most suitable subjects depending on the thesis. The Doctoral Student selects the subjects once formalized the enrollment.

The Doctoral Students can choose the subjects from those offered by EENI with a minimum of 20 ECTS and a maximum of 60 ECTS.

To facilitate the subject selection, these are organized into several blocks:

  1. Asian Economy. Economic Organizations (PDF) (structure)
  2. Asian Economic Integration
  3. International Relations of Asia
  4. Asian Economic Areas
  5. Business in India (PDF) (structure)
  6. Indian Religions (structure) (PDF)
  7. Business in China (PDF) (structure)
  8. Taoism and Confucianism (structure, structure) (PDF)
  9. Business in Southeast Asia - ASEAN (PDF) (structure)
  10. Buddhism (PDF) (structure)
  11. Islam (PDF) (structure)
  12. Business in Central Eurasia (PDF) (structure)
  13. Business in the Middle East (PDF) (structure)
  14. Business in other Asian Countries
  15. Business in Oceania (PDF) (structure)
  16. No to Corruption in Asia (PDF) (structure)

Please, see below for more information

Research Areas of the Doctorate

  1. The Doctoral Student should select the most appropriate subjects for his thesis
  2. The Doctoral Student can use any possible subject combination
  3. Minimum ECTS to be selected is 20, maximum is 60

Asian Economic Institutions



Module - Economy, Institutions, Integration, and international relations of Asia.

  1. Asian Economy
  2. Economic Integration in Asia-Pacific

Asian Economic Organizations:

  1. ESCAP
  2. Asian Development Bank
  3. Colombo Plan
  4. Boao Forum for Asia
  5. Asia Cooperation Dialogue
  6. Islamic Development Bank

International Economic Relations, Organizations and inter-continental agreements related to Asia.

  1. APEC
  2. Indian-Ocean Rim Association
  3. Organization of Islamic Cooperation
    1. Standing Committee for Economic and Commercial Cooperation
    2. Trade Preferential System (TPS-OIC)
    3. Islamic Centre for Development of Trade
    4. Islamic Chamber of Commerce and Industry
    5. Statistical, Economic and Social Research Centre for Islamic Countries
  4. Africa-Asia Strategic Partnership
  5. Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM)
  6. FEALAC
  7. Dialogue Asia-Middle East (AMED)
  8. Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP)
  9. Africa-BRICS Cooperation
  10. Pacific Economic Cooperation Council (PEEC)
  11. Generalized System of Preferences (EU)
  12. OSCE

Download the syllabus: “Asian Institutions” (PDF).

Asia Organizations

Eurasian Land Transport Initiative (Silk Road, China-Europe)




Module - Asian Economic Areas:

  1. Hindu Economic Area (PDF)
  2. Sinic Economic Area (PDF)
  3. Buddhist Economic Area (PDF)
  4. Asian-Islamic economic areas.
    1. Arab Economic Area (PDF)
    2. Central Eurasian Economic Area (PDF)
    3. Malay Economic Area
    4. Economic Integration of the Islamic Civilization
    5. Interactions of the Islamic Civilization with the other civilizations
  5. Economic Area of Oceania (PDF)
  6. Agreements between the Asian economic areas:
    1. Asian Clearing Union
    2. South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation
    3. Bay of Bengal Initiative
    4. Shanghai Cooperation Organization
    5. South Asia Economic Cooperation (SASEC)
    6. Asia-Pacific Trade Agreement
    7. Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) Programme

Trade Agreements related to the Asian Markets.

Asia Free Trade Agreements

Foreign Trade and Business in India (Bharat)


Module - Business in India (26 ECTS)

  1. Introduction to India
  2. States of India
  3. Economy of India
  4. FDI in India (Bharat)
  5. Indian Businesspeople and companies: Hinduja, Birla, Infosys, Relliance, BIOCON, PhD Cyrus S. Poonawalla, Wadia, Godrej, TATA, Sahu Jain, Gautam Adani, Bhavarlal Hiralal Jain, Ajit Gulabchand, Wipro Azim Premji, and Yusuf Hamied
  6. New Delhi
  7. Andhra Pradesh
  8. Bangalore Karnataka
  9. Haryana
  10. Maharashtra
  11. Gujarat
  12. Tamil Nadu
  13. Kerala
  14. Indian Trade Agreements
  15. Forum India-Africa
  16. Asia-Africa Corridor

Download the syllabus “India” (PDF).

Hindu Economic Area.

  1. The Indian religions and the Hindu Economic Area
  2. India as the Central State of the Hindu Civilization
  3. Countries in the area of influence of the Hindu Civilization:
    1. Mauritius: the Indian gateway to Africa
    2. Nepal: strong economic relations with India
    3. Bhutan
  4. Economic Integration of the Hindu Civilization
  5. Economic relations of the Hindu Civilization with the other civilizations
  6. The Diaspora of the Hindu Civilization

Doing Business in India (Bharat)

Business and Hinduism, Jainism, Sikhism...


Module - Indian religions and their influence on business in the Hindu Economic Area (4 ECTS).

Jainism.

Jainism and Business

Zoroastrianism.

Zoroastrianism and Business

Sikhism.

Sikhism and Business.

Hinduism.

Hinduism and Business: Non-Violence, Bhagavad-Gita, Hindu Businesspeople...

Download the syllabus: “Indian Religions” (PDF).

Foreign Trade and Business in China


Module - Business in China (22 ECTS)

  1. Introduction to China
  2. Chinese economy
  3. Negotiation in China
  4. Chinese companies: Zhang Ruimin, Haier, Ali Baba, Huawei, and Galanz
  5. China Customs
  6. Chinese Trade Agreements
  7. FDI in China
  8. Marine transport and ports
  9. Shanghai
  10. Guangzhou
  11. Beijing
  12. Greater Pearl River Delta
  13. Hong Kong
  14. China's International Economic Relations
  15. Africa-China Cooperation

Download the syllabus “Doing Business in China” (PDF).

Economic Area of the Sinic Civilization.

Doing Business in China

Taoism, Confucianism and Business


Confucianism Ethics and Business

Taoism Ethics and Business

Foreign Trade and Business in Southeast Asia (ASEAN)


Doing Business in the ASEAN Markets

Buddhism and Global Business


Module - Buddhism and Business (3 ECTS).

  1. Download the syllabus: “Buddhism” (PDF)

Buddhist Economic Area

  1. Influence of Buddhism on the Buddhist Economic Area
  2. Economic Profile of the countries with Buddhist majorities
  3. Buddhist Businesspeople
  4. Economic Integration of the Buddhist Civilization
  5. The Buddhist Civilization and the ASEAN
  6. Interactions of the Buddhist Civilization with the other civilizations

Buddhism: Ethics and Business

Islam and Global Business. Islamic Economic Areas


Module - Islam and Business (5 ECTS).

  1. Introduction to Islam: Pillars, Sunnites, Shiites, Human Rights, Sharia, Fiqh
  2. Ummah (Muslim Community)
  3. Islam and business: Banking and Islamic Finance, Muslim Businesspeople, Islamic economic areas

Download the syllabus: “Islam” (PDF).

Islam and Business Five pillars of Islam. Sharia. Islamic Economic Areas, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Indonesia, Egypt...

Foreign Trade and Business in Central Eurasia


Module - Business in Central Eurasia (22 ECTS).

  1. Commonwealth of Independent States
  2. Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO)
  3. Eurasian Economic Union
  4. Cooperation Council of Turkic Speaking States
  5. Relations with the EU: Black Sea Synergy, European Neighborhood Policy, GSP
  6. Organization of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation
  7. Regional Organization for Democracy and Economic Development (GUAM)
  8. UNECE
  9. Armenia
  10. Azerbaijan
  11. Georgia
  12. Iran
  13. Kazakhstan
  14. Kyrgyz Republic
  15. Pakistan
  16. Tajikistan
  17. Turkmenistan
  18. Turkey
    1. Customs Union with the EU
    2. Africa-Turkey Partnership
  19. Uzbekistan

Download the syllabus “Doing Business in Central Eurasia” (PDF).

Central Eurasian Economic Area

Business in Central Eurasia (Course, Master) Iran, Pakistan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan...

Foreign Trade and Business in the Middle East


Module - Business in the Middle East (24 ECTS).

  1. Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)
    1. Saudi Arabia
    2. Bahrain
    3. Kuwait
    4. Oman
    5. Qatar
    6. The Emirates
  2. Arab Countries not members of the CCG
    1. Jordan
    2. Lebanon
    3. Syria
    4. Yemen
  3. Arab Businessman
  4. Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia
  5. Arab League
  6. Afro-Arab Cooperation
  7. Eastern Catholic Churches (Maronites, Chaldeans)
  8. Download the syllabus: “The Middle East” (PDF)

Arab Economic Area

Arab Development Funds (1 ECTS).

  1. Download the syllabus “Arab Development Funds” (PDF)

Doing Business in the Middle East


Module - Other Asian Countries:

  1. Bangladesh
  2. Japan
    1. Tokyo International Conference on African Development
  3. Maldives
  4. Mongolia
  5. North Korea
  6. South Korea
    1. Africa-Korea Partnership
  7. Sri Lanka
  8. Taiwan
  9. Businessmen: Muhammad Yunus, Muhammad Abdul Mannan, Salman F Rahman, Lee Kun-hee, Kazuo Inamori, Chang Yung-fa

Download the syllabus: “Other Asian Countries” (PDF).

Business South Asia (Online Courses)

Foreign Trade and Business in Oceania


Doing Business in Oceania

No to Corruption in International Business (Course, Master, Doctorate)


Module - Business without corruption (4 ECTS)

Asian business without corruption.

  1. Download the syllabus “No to Corruption” (PDF)

No to Corruption in Business


To be admitted to the Doctorate in Asian Business, the students must have earned a Master's Degree.

  1. If you do not have a Master's Degree you can enroll in the Master in International Business. You will be exempt from the final Master's Thesis and you will be able to access the doctorate by going directly to the doctoral thesis preparation (you should not take the complement teachings of the doctorate)

Masters in International Business and Foreign Trade (MIB)

You must send by e-mail a certified photocopy of your diploma of master. This is necessary for the issuance of your diploma and not to enroll.

African Students (Doctorate Business)


Students who pass the assessments and thesis will receive the “Diploma of Professional Doctorate in International Business (DIB) specialization in Asian Business” issued by EENI Global Business School.

The Diploma of Professional Doctorate is awarded after assessing:

  1. Level of participation of the Doctoral Student in the Doctoral Subjects
  2. Research Work
  3. Thesis Defense

Once defended and overcame the thesis, the Doctoral Student will receive its diploma.



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