PhD Program

Where New Ideas Thrive

The Haas School's location in the San Francisco Bay Area is a profound asset, a business ecosystem of innovation and entrepreneurship that is unrivaled anywhere. And it defines the people we attract, the education we deliver, and the academic leaders we produce.

Once you arrive, you will quickly understand how the University of California, Berkeley — one of the world's top universities — both shapes and is shaped by the forces of innovation in the Bay Area. This is a place that continues to move knowledge forward, looking for and embracing what comes next.

Haas Think Tanks

Haas think tanks are institutes and centers that support innovative faculty research and educational programs for Haas students. As part of the University of California at Berkeley, a leader in research and innovation, the Haas PhD Program gives you access to some of the most esteemed, cutting-edge research centers and educational opportunities in business and beyond.


The Institute for Business Innovation (IBI) advocates the critical role that innovation plays in successful business strategy and supports pioneering research to educate the innovative business leaders of tomorrow. IBI houses ten centers and programs, including:


Finance and Economics


Real Estate

Other Institutes and Centers

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