Who we are

EDAMBA: mission, aims and values


Our Mission



EDAMBA, the ‘European Doctoral programs Association in Management & Business Administration’ is an international non-profit association currently operating in 28 countries. Our mission is to develop common ideas, values, evaluation criteria, standards and practices to assess and enhance the quality of doctoral education, through the exchange of experiences and cooperation in a global network. EDAMBA members are committed to creating and sharing initiatives and achieving excellence whilst appreciating and promoting collaboration, diversity and community building.


Our Aims


EDAMBA aims to develop and secure the highest standards in doctoral education in the fields of management and business studies by:


  • Providing a European and worldwide network for the exchange of information and discussion of ideas among doctoral directors, programs and schools
  • Developing, improving and promoting best practices through codes of conduct of the highest order.
  • Offering a global platform to facilitate collaborative efforts of our members and enable new initiatives in research and practice across borders.
  • Helping participating doctoral programs around the world to continuously improve quality and achieve excellence by building on a European tradition of collective dialogue to generate global reflections on diversity, social and humanistic aims, inculcation of intellectual capacities, personal sensibilities, and the public and moral responsibility of doctoral supervisors, students and graduates.
     

Our Values


 Quality – Community – Diversity – Knowledge

EDAMBA aims to achieve its mission through the development and implementation of three activity pillars:

  • 1. The Annual Meeting
  • 2. The Summer Research Academy
  • 3. The EDAMBA-EIASM Consortium of Doctoral Supervision


EDAMBA engages in global collaborations across networks
  • 1. European Code of Practice
  • 2. EQUAL
  • 3. AACSB

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