EuroMBA

    Become a leader beyond cultures and create meaningful connections with a global community

Overview

6 institutions, 5 countries, 1 world-class executive MBA online

The EuroMBA  is an elite part-time programme for internationally oriented managers and professionals. The programme is delivered by six internationally recognised European universities and business schools. It is a two-year online programme with six one-week residential seminars.

Ranked in the top four worldwide by The Economist, the EuroMBA offers you a chance to further develop your business skills, build an international network spanning the entire globe and advance your career.

Key features

  • Training duration : 24-30 months, part-time; 10 online courses, 6 one-week residential seminars
  • Criteria of admission : Bachelors degree or equivalent + 5 years of professional working experience - Proficiency in English
  • Training price : €28,500 for the two-year programme
  • Next session : January or September
  • Location : six one-week residential seminars – Aix-en-Provence, France; Barcelona, Spain; Leipzig, Germany; Maastricht, Netherlands; Nantes, France; Warsaw, Poland

How it works

Learn about the structure of the programme, the six participating institutions you’ll attend and the career results of our graduates.

Our EuroMBA is tailored to the needs of the busy professional. The online portion offers the full flexibility to work wherever and whenever you want. The separate one-week residential seminars ensure you build those essential personal connections.

The EuroMBA's programme structure is divided into four main elements:

  • Four-day introduction seminar attended in-person (January or September)
  • 10 online courses
  • Six different week-long residential seminars in Europe, each at a different partner institution with a unique contemporary management focus
  • Master’s dissertation (also known as a “thesis” in the US)

Audencia Business School has partnered with five internationally recognised institutions to offer this programme. United, these schools share their knowledge, skills and networks to offer an MBA like no other. Strengthen your business skills while experiencing the culture of our six European destinations:

Audencia Business School (France)
Accredited by EQUIS, AMBA and AACSB – the triple crown of international quality – and recognised for career results

Aix-Marseille Graduate School of Management (France)
One of the oldest universities in Europe, and the largest university in France

EADA Business School Barcelona (Spain)

First in Spain to offer executive programmes; ranked 4th business school in the nation

HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management (Germany)

Oldest business school in German-speaking Europe; ranked 3rd nationally

Kozminski University (Poland)
Triple-accredited; ranked 1st in Poland

Maastricht University School of Business and Economics (the Netherlands)
The most international university in the Netherlands; ranked 4th nationally

 


Rankings are according to Financial Times European Business School Ranking 2014

Where do you want to be in the next two years? According to the Euro Executive MBA 2014 alumni survey, 81% of graduates accepted a higher-level position after completing the programme, and 33% accepted a position in another country. The Euro Executive MBA gives you meaningful connections with a truly global community.

Additionally, as a graduate of Audencia, you’ll have access to our business incubator.

Programme & Admission

The EuroMBA combines 10 online courses with 6 different one-week residential seminars in five different countries. You’ll be studying with top faculty members  from around the world. This allows you to develop your business skills, build your network and advance your career. The programme is compatible with full-time employment.

This four-day, in-person workshop is an introduction to the programme. You’ll focus on writing and presentation skills, intercultural communication and getting acquainted with our online learning platform: IBM Connections.

Our 10 online business modules will deepen your knowledge and understanding of the many aspects of general management. This portion of the programme also promotes teamwork across cultures and allows you to build a solid international network. And best of all, you can study wherever and whenever, with daily online support from our international staff.


Modules include:

  • Strategic Management
  • Change Management
  • International Management
  • Management Accounting
  • Corporate Finance
  • Human Resource Management
  • Technology and Innovation Management
  • International Marketing
  • Managerial Economics
  • Operations and Supply Chain Management

Six separate one-week residential seminars take place throughout Europe. They cover a wide range of topics on international and current management issues. Intensive leadership training, company visits and in-person collaboration provide you with the skills, insights and connections you need to advance your career.

Residential seminars are staggered with online courses. The order of residencies depends on when you enter the programme. Each residential seminar takes place at a different partner institution and is organised around a different theme in management. Why study at one business school when you can study at six?

  • Entrepreneurship at Aix-Marseille Graduate School of Management (France)
  • Global Responsibility  at Audencia Business School (France)
  • Business Life Cycle at EADA Business School Barcelona (Spain)
  • Strategies for Innovative Growth at HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management (Germany)
  • Managing Emerging Markets at Kozminski University (Poland)
  • Organisation Learning and Transformational Change at Maastricht University School of Business and Economics (the Netherlands)

 

 

Master’s dissertation

Facing business problems but not sure to how to solve them? During your master’s dissertation, an expert coach will help you work through those bigger issues to reach your goals. Your dissertation can take two forms.

Business consulting project

Research real organisational issues to form concrete recommendations. These projects typically take a functional approach, focusing on specific activities within your own organisation. You’ll identify where problems lie and develop solutions.

Entrepreneurial project

Considering starting your own business? Create a business plan for how to bring a new product to the market. Your dissertation will emphasise empirical analysis but also use theoretical concepts. It will reflect an in-depth understanding of the issues related to the project under development.

We’re pleased that you are considering this prestigious programme. Please contact us  if you have any questions about your eligibility or the application process.

Important dates

The Euro Executive MBA programme has two intakes per year. The deadlines to apply for these intakes are:

  • Start in September, apply by 1 July
  • Start in January, apply by 1 November
  • Minimum of five years of professional working experience
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • Proficiency in English

Application form

Copy of highest diploma earned (bachelor’s or master’s), including transcript

Copy of passport

Two recommendation letters in English

Curriculum vitae (C.V.) in English

Letter of motivation in English

One passport-sized photo

  • Proof of payment of application fee
  • Proof of proficiency in English by one of the following:
  • Work experience in an English environment
  • Education in an English-speaking institute
  • Minimum score of 250 on the computer-based TOEFL test
  • Other tests proving your proficiency in English
  • Interview with the programme director
  • Fill out the application form
  • Collect the required documents
  • Transfer the application fee as explained in the application form
  • Email your documents to our learning counsellor at emba@audencia.com
  • Receive an email or phone call confirming receipt
  • Within one week, have a phone interview with the programme director
  • Receive the admissions committee’s decision within 15 days of receipt of your documents


Diplomas from non-European countries will be submitted to NUFFIC for evaluation.

All applications are reviewed by the Euro Executive MBA admissions committee. The committee reserves the right to accept or reject applications.

Student profile

  • Average age: 36 years old
  • Average work experience: 11 years
  • Average nationalities in each class: 20
  • Percentage of participants living outside of their country of origin: 50%