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Browse through the various events to help you explore our doctoral business degree and be at the forefront of research and business academia. If you are interested in combining disciplinary foundations with interesting management applications, then INSEAD's PhD in Management is the right one for you.

Can't attend our on-campus sessions? Join the conversation and discussion in our webinars or visit our PhD Recruitment events/forum in Europe and North America .


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On-campus info sessions

Explore an Exciting Career in Business Academia
Join us for an interactive session to discover how INSEAD PhD can pave the way to an exciting career in business academia. Take away valuable information on how to prepare for your application. Admissions tips will also be shared by the team and by some current students during the Q&A session.

INSEAD Europe Campus
Friday, November 13, 2015, 1430 - 1700, Amphi Loudon

Boulevard de Constance, Fontainebleau, France 77305
Click the directions going to the Europe campus.

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Past on-campus info session dates:
INSEAD Europe Campus
Friday, June 05, 2015, 1430 - 1730

INSEAD Asia Campus
1 Ayer Rajah Avenue, Singapore 138676
Friday, Sept 18, 2015, 1430 - 1730, Amphi Roskothen
Friday, April 17, 2015, 1430 - 1730, Amphi 106


DocNet Recruiting Fairs 2015

DocNet Event "Explore a Career in Business Academia"

Sign up for the upcoming DocNet 2015 PhD Recruitment Fair in the US. Meet top PhD Programmes' representatives and learn more about doctoral education in business and economics and the exciting career in business academia. INSEAD PhD will be present to meet potential applicants and gather relevant materials to prepare for the 2016 admissions.

Who should attend? Potential applicants coming from various subject areas - fresh graduates, senior (graduating) students and research fellows.

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  North and South America

November 17, 2015 Washington University in St. Louis
Emerson Auditorium (Panel: 5:30pm - 6:30pm)
One Brookings Drive St. Louis, MO 63130
Bauer Hall, Room 330 (Recruiting Fair: 6:30pm - 8:00pm)
Knight & Bauer Halls (Forest Park Parkway & Throop)
Millbrook Parking Garage (Yellow Zone Parking Spots)
St. Louis, MO 63130

November 18, 2015 Chicago DocNet
Hyatt Regency O'Hare
Faculty/Student Panel Presentation and Discussion: 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Recruiting Fair: 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Register via the DocNet link

Past DocNet events:
September 14, 2015 Georgia Tech

Academy of Medicine of Georgia Tech
875 W Peachtree St. NW
Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, GA 30308
Registration: 6:00pm – 6:30pm
Faculty and Students Panel: 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Recruiting Fair: 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Directions, click here.

September 16, 2015 University of Puerto Rico, San Juan
University of Puerto Rico Business School / EGAE
Plaza Universitaria Building in Avenida Ponce de León
Panel/info session: Room O-111, 4:00pm – 5:00pm
Recruiting fair: Lobby, 5:00pm – 6:00pm

September 18, 2015 INCAE, Costa Rica
INCAE Business School
Walter Kissing Gam Campus
2 Km West Vivero Procesa #1
La Garita, Alajuela, Costa Rica
Panel/info session: 9:30am - 10:30am
Recruiting fair: 10:30am - 12:00nn

October 12, 2015 University of Maryland, College Park
University of Maryland
1524 Van Munching Hall
7699 Mowatt Lane
College Park, MD 20742
Panel Session: 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Graduate Fair: 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Directions, click here.

October 13, 2015 LeBow College of Business, Drexel University
Gerri C. LeBow Hall
Grand Meeting Room and Terrace
3220 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
5:30pm - 8:30pm
Panel/info session: 6:00pm (to be followed by recruiting fair)

October 14, 2015 Harvard University
Harvard Business School
Spangler Centre
Soldiers Field Rd
Boston MA 02163
DocNet Panel (Spangler Auditorium): 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Recuiting Fair: 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Directions/map, click here.

Oxford Careers Fair 2015

The PhDProgramme will be participating in the upcoming Oxford Careers Fair. Meet our PhD Director to discuss your career plans in business academia and the INSEAD PhD.  

October 20, 2015, Tuesday
1430 hrs - 1800 hrs
Oxford Town Hall, St Aldate's

If you are coming in as a non-Oxford student, please register through our fair registration site so that we can expect your presence and able to seek assistance for your pass, in case prior information is required.


Webinars or virtual information sessions are held to cater to those who are unable to attend on-campus information sessions in Singapore and Fontainebleau. Simply register to any of the sessions that would appeal to your interest and specific queries. Registration is necessary in order to receive an email that contains the event link to the virtual chat room. Email will be sent across before the session.

Those who are living in the East and West Coast of the US (similar timings with NY and LA, respectively) and those in Europe (same time zone with Paris), will be able to attend these sessions.

Admissions Insights
Admissions tips will be shared during the session : steps in preparing as early as now, how to go about in understanding more our research interest within the INSEAD PhD Programme context, etc

Tuesday, October 13, 2015, 2130-2230 hrs EDT (ex NY Time)
Thursday, October 15, 2015, 1200-1300 hrs CEST (ex Paris Time)

Tuesday, October 27, 2015, 2130-2230 hrs EDT (ex NY Time)
Thursday, October 29, 2015, 1200-1300 hrs CET (ex Paris Time)

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Please register early to ensure that you will receive the chat room invite. Kindly note for all online sessions: CST refers to Central Standard Time (ex: France), SGT to Singapore Time, EDT to Eastern Daylight Time (ex: New York), and PDT to Pacific Daylight Time (ex. LA) Click the WorldClock to check the exact time in your country.

 Online messaging/chat

Do you have questions or clarifications about PhD admissions that you would like to be answered right away? Simply sign in to Skype and chat with a staff from the PhD Office. You must have a valid Skype ID to join. Please add to your contacts list. For more details on how to create your Skype ID and other questions about Skype, visit

Kindly note for all online sessions: CET refers to Central European Time (ex: France), SGT to Singapore Time, and EST to Eastern Standard Time (ex: New York). Click here to check the exact time in your country. 


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