The Graduate Program in Management offers a comprehensive curriculum of advanced study and research, from the Master's to the Doctorate degree, in management science for business and organizations. Through its association with the DRM and CGS research laboratories and major PSL research programs such as Governance Analytics, the graduate program offers a Master’s degree in which research plays a central role. Students may also choose elective courses designed to improve their transdisciplinary skills and broaden their curriculum.

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Researchers and professors
Students in Master's programs
PhD students


Strategy and dynamics of organized action

Marketing, value creation and consumer issues

Control, management technology, social and environmental responsibility

Human resources, diversity and well-being

Innovation, design science and entrepreneurship

New industrial and logistics systems

Organization theory, new businesses and responsibility

A five-year track from Master’s to PhD

Upon entering the Master’s degree program, each student will define their scientific project with the graduate program's faculty and researchers. Students will have an academic advisor and will be heavily involved in research throughout the program.



Choose your Master’s degree and define your academic path

The graduate program offers the following Master’s degrees:


Enhance and customize your academic path: elective courses

Complementary university-wide courses

Graduate program students at both the Master’s and PhD level have access to university-wide trainings in core competencies, both introductory and advanced, designed to supplement their academic study.
Those complementary university-wide courses, available in all of PSL’s component schools, are eligible for ECTS credit.


Data Science Program

Career opportunities

Trained in and through research, PSL alumni find numerous employment opportunities in the public, private and entrepreneurial sectors as well as in the academic world.

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Pursue a PhD

Doctoral research is conducted in a PSL laboratory. Training is conducted in a doctoral school.

Graduate program doctoral school

Graduate program laboratories

The Research in Management 2-year program is a postgraduate qualification for academically talented students seeking to develop their knowledge and ability to undertake rigorous and original research in management (Marketing, Organization Theories, Accounting/Control, Strategy, Human Resources, Information Systems). It is a perfect preparation for a PhD or at least a starting point to undertake research at a public or private institute. From the first year, students are acculturated to the challenges of research in management, being part of tutored research projects.

Skills acquired:

  • Train a new generation of researchers and specialists armed to contribute to the renewal of analysis in management
  • Develop a deep understanding of existing research in the field
  • Build a critical understanding of contemporary issues for management and develop an ability to pursue original research in a reflexive and scholarly way
  • Study and practice basic principles of research design that will include the formulation of research problems and the evaluation of alternative approaches to research
  • Develop a professional pathway based on management research
  • Respond to new societal challenges, through the production of scientific knowledge


Prerequisites (M1)

  • An excellent degree equivalent or superior to a French license (bachelor) from a reputable university
  • Students without a management degree are accepted, provided they can justify their interest in management research.
  • Fluency in English (TOEFL is recommended for non-English native speakers)

Selection process

  1. Online application ;
  2. Eligibility decision for interviews, based on the application material ;
  3. Interview with eligible candidates, then admission decision.

Applications will only be made on the MyCandidature online platform.
Applicants are asked to explain in a motivation letter their interest in research in management.

Master’s Merit Scholarships

A merit scholarship aimed at promoting training for research and through research may be granted as part of the D.U Research in Management.

The excellence scholarship (€3,000, €6,000 or €12,000) is aimed at students intending to pursue research and aims to strengthen the international attractiveness of the program, particularly with regard to candidates from foreign countries community.

This one-year scholarship is reserved for first year students of the D.U Research in Management (D.U RIM. 1) who are committed to pursue their training in the second year of the degree (Dual enrollment in the D.U Research in Management 2 (D.U RIM 2) and in a second-year master’s degree specialized in Research affiliated with this D.U RIM 2):

The scholarship may be granted for the first or second year.

Students who are admitted to the D.U Research in Management (first or second year) and who wish to apply for this scholarship should send a blank email with the subject line “Excellence Scholarship” to during their enrollment.

Tuition fees are not included in the amount of the scholarship and remain to be paid by students during their administrative enrollment.


Administrative matters: Anne-Charlotte Filipovitch (Dauphine - PSL)
1st year administrative matters : Dina Rasolofoarison et Céline Baud (Dauphine - PSL)
2nd year dministrative matters: Véronique Perret (Dauphine - PSL)

(for all matters related to master's degrees' admissions, please directly read the masters' degrees webpages)

Next application session

University Degree Research in Management 1st year (DU RIM): from May 6 to June 30, 2024 on MyCandidature