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Cologne-Rotterdam Executive MBA

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Part-time Executive MBA

The part-time EMBA degree will prepare you for all obstacles and responsibilities you are going to encounter as an executive amongst national and international top-managers. Hence, it is forward-looking with a focus on real-world practice in business and additionally offers you a variety of benefits.

The Cologne-Rotterdam Executive MBA enables you to fully exploit your leadership potential, improve your management skills and strengthen your personal brand. You create added value to yourself and your employer, without interrupting your career.  After 24 months, you are awarded with a double MBA degree from two of Europe's most prestigious universities. One MBA degree of the University of Cologne and one MBA degree of the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University.


International Double Degree

The triple-crowned Rotterdam School of Management is one of the Top 10 business schools in Europe. With its excellent reputation in research and teaching, RSM has built a strong network of global companies in the port city of Rotterdam over its 45 year history. 

The University of Cologne is characterised by its long tradition and success in academic management training. Further, it is located in the heart of a region, which has had a great impact on the European industry and trade for many centuries.


Global Network

The Cologne-Rotterdam EMBA also offers you an excellent and exclusive network of global-minded executives. You will be taught by Executive Faculty and industry experts with an international reputation, who will provide you with the latest scientific findings in a practical and competent manner.




Parttime: 24 months Start: annualy in September


Alternating weekends from Friday evening to Saturday afternoon
Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

Minimum 4 years of work experience, First academic degree, First experiences in managing people or projects and English language proficiency: Level B2


Double degree: MBA from University of Cologne and MBA from Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University.


59,500 Euro (Tax deductible, Scholarship opportunities)

What do our students say?

“Working for a start-up, I find myself in a constant learning-by-doing process. I highly enjoyed the PLD Programme and believe that it should be an essential ingredient for every developing leader – by creating awareness and making leadership a responsible and sustainable task.”
Milena Lütz, Executive MBA 2020, Start Medicare GmbH



Cologne-Rotterdam Executive MBA at a glance


  • Double degree from two top institutions
  • Convenient schedule structured around your lifestyle with a straightforward weekend format
  • Prepares you for the senior management level
  • Focus on your soft skills and increase your leadership skills with the Personal Leadership Development Programme and individual coachings
  • Connects you with international peers 
  • Network with more than 49,000 alumni worldwide

Get in touch with us!

Visit lectures at the business school and get to know our students and professors on campus, or take part in an information event. You are also welcome to contact us at any time for a personal consultation at or +49 (0) 152 244 25953.



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