University of Cologne Executive School


The University

The University of Cologne (UoC) was founded in 1388 and is one of the oldest and prestigious universities in Europe. Counting more than 49.000 students and six faculties covering a broad spectrum of disciplines, the UoC is the third largest university in Germany. Furthermore, the UoC is a foundation member of CEMS - The Global Alliance in Management Education and was honored by the Excellence Initiative of the German government. 

The Business School

The University of Cologne Executive School gGmbH is responsible for executive education at the University of Cologne. It was founded in 2015 and cooperates with national and international partners to offer excellent advanced management training for both young professionals and international top managers. 

Our main benefits:

Premium management education: Latest insights from top business research and practice, taught at the University of Cologne which is known as an excellent University with an outstanding faculty for management education and research.

Co-operation with highly respected national and international partners: Inter alia the co-operation with the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University to establish the triple crowned Executive MBA program in Cologne.

Located in Cologne: In the heart of one of Germany’s largest economic centres.

Convenient formats: A program schedule which allows you to balance weekday work and private life with improving your professional skills.

Networking: Great alumni network and classmates with diversity of backgrounds enriches your network and broadens your horizon.

Career-promoting: A highly respected academic qualification, which will allow you to take your career to the next level.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

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This school also offers:


Cologne Rotterdam Executive MBA

Campus Full time 24 months September 2018 Germany Cologne

A double degree EMBA in cooperation with the triple-crown accredited Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM). [+]

The Cologne-Rotterdam Executive MBA programme has been established in cooperation with the triple-crown accredited Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM). The Cologne-Rotterdam EMBA is a double degree, thus the successfully completion of the study programme leads to the award of 2 distinctive MBA degrees: a MBA from the University of Cologne and a MBA from RSM. It’s a well-established fact that Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) is one of the top business schools in Europe. Over the past 45 years, its reputation for the quality of its research and teaching has resulted in strong and mutual bonds with multinational businesses based in the port city of Rotterdam. The long history of the University of Cologne is one of world-class academic education, serving society in a region that can be described as one of the engine rooms of European industry, manufacturing and business. EMBA: A partnership for your career This joint Executive MBA programme brings RSM’s expertise in delivering premium management education to Cologne. The relationship builds on the strengths of both institutions and locations, and brings world-class management education to the Rhine-Ruhr area. Our exciting new EMBA programme promises valuable management skills, and we warmly invite you to find out more. Why EMBA? Management development programme The 24-month Executive part-time MBA is taught in English and base on the top-ranked Executive MBA at RSM in Rotterdam. The classes will usually take place at the University of Cologne. The Cologne-Rotterdam Executive MBA is designed to enhance the progression... [-]

Location address
Universitätsstraße 24, Köln
Cologne, North Rhine Westphalia, 50931 DE