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The Cologne-Rotterdam Executive MBA programme has been established on the basis of mutual co-operation and respect between the University of Cologne and Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM).

It’s a well-established fact that the triple crowned 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.

Executive MBA: A partnership for your career

We consider the partnership between RSM and UoC a natural fit; a highly ranked university and a triple-accredited business school. This joint Executive MBA programme brings RSM’s expertise in delivering premium management education to Cologne, at the crossroads of Europe’s trade routes. The relationship builds on the strengths of both institutions and locations, and brings world-class management education to the Rhine-Ruhr area, putting it within easy reach of managers in the region.

The Cologne-Rotterdam Executive MBA is English-taught at the University of Cologne and provides you with management and leadership skills to take your career to the next level.

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All benefits at a glance

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

Prof. Ulrich W. Thonemann
Managing Director of the Business School of the University of Cologne
Professor of Supply Chain Management and Management Science

Prof. Steef van de Velde

Prof. Steef van de Velde
Dean of Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University
Professor of Operations Management and Technology

Möchten Sie erfahren, ob der berufsbegleitende Executive MBA das Richtige für Sie ist und wie Sie sich bewerben können? Gerne beraten wir Sie in einem individuellen Gespräch, telefonisch oder persönlich auf dem Campus. Natürlich beantworten wir Ihnen in diesem Zusammenhang auch alle Ihre Fragen rund um den EMBA. Ihre Bewerbung können Sie ganz einfach über unser Online-Bewerbungstool einreichen. Weiterführende Informationen zur Bewerbung und alle Voraussetzungen für den EMBA finden Sie auch auf den weiteren Seiten unserer Website.