March 31st, 2021

Submit your Doctoral Research here


July 27-28th2021

We cordially invite students from Business Doctoral programs to submit their dissertation proposals/ research for the BALAS Doctoral Colloquium that will be held online on July 27-28th

The Doctoral Colloquium is an opportunity to discuss your research goals, methods, and results at an early enough stage, and to receive useful guidance to improve the research effort. Students will also have the opportunity to obtain guidelines for publishing papers on prestigious journals and academic publications. Doctoral research at different levels of development (previous, ready for, and after doctoral proposal defense) can be sent. We expect students finishing their second year or at a later stage to submit their doctoral proposals and/or doctoral research.

The Doctoral Colloquium will also allow participants to interact among themselves and with members of an academic network like BALAS from the U.S., Hispanic America and other parts of the world. The program consists of two types of activities: discussion of research proposals and plenary sessions with key speakers. Call for Doctoral Proposals here.

Proposal Submission Instructions

  • Your research proposal should be sent through the paper system Easy Chair (opening soon) selecting the “Doctoral Colloquium” track. In order to login you need to create an account according to the instructions in the page.

  • Proposals need to be written in English, 3,000 words in length + appendices (figures, tables), letter type Arial, size 12. In order to allow for blind review, the document should not include the author’s name. Please include in a separate sheet the following: author’s name, name of the doctoral program, name and email address of the dissertation advisor, author’s e-mail address and stage in the doctoral thesis process (before, ready for, after doctoral proposal defense)
  • Proposals should be submitted by March 31th, 2021.
  • Proposals will go through a selection process. If accepted, the students will present at the consortium. Results will be announced by May 15th 
  • Selection will be based upon the quality and originality of the proposal and the research.
  • Proposals need to be updated 3 weeks before the day of the doctoral consortium. Deadline is July 6th, 2021 (this is in order for panelists to be able to make better and useful comments about the current work)

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