Department of Strategy and Innovation

PhD programmes

Department of Strategy and Innovation offers PhD education at the highest International level together with the CBS PhD School.

Training PhD students is a major commitment for the Department of Strategy and Innovation. PhD students are preferably enrolled in cohorts every second year depending on the amount of funds available. Together with the CBS PhD School, Department of Strategy and Innovation offers a full PhD course portfolio consisting of foundation courses, methods courses and electives. In addition to the course activities, PhD students conduct individual research projects under supervision from senior staff, teach courses, and supervise graduate and undergraduate students. The department is frequently hosting visiting PhD students from other universities, who contribute to a vibrant and International PhD environment.

Department of Strategy and Innovation recruit internationally with a strong focus on academic potential.

Below you will find a list of PhD graduates through the years showing examples of the companies that recruited the graduates.

YEAR of graduation and (NUMBER Of GRADUATES)

2022 (4) Ålborg University, Denmark Statistics, NOVA School of Business.


Fundação Dom Cabral (Brasil). Swiss Federal Institute of Technology. University of Utah. Al-Imam Muhammad Ibn Saud Islamic University (Riyadh).


KTH (Sweden), Novo Nordisk


Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (Spain), Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Spain)

Antibio Tx, The Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Biosustainability, SKEMA Business School (France), Agile development and deploy solutions S.L., Aalborg University, Nordea,
Aarhus University
Dansk Bank, Copenhagen Business School
eBay Global Classifieds, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, PayU, Copenhagen Institute for Futures Studies
BI Norwegian Business School, PA Consulting Group
FLSmidth, National Australia Bank,University of Southern California, University of Trieste
University of Copenhagen, The Danish Foundation for Entrepreneurship, Copenhagen University, Grenoble Ecole de Management, IESE Business School, Bath University, Tilburg University, Zicklin School of Business, Baruch College (USA)
University of Southern Denmark, DONG
GRACE PA, ESSEC Business School, University of Aarhus


The page was last edited by: Department of Strategy and Innovation // 12/14/2022