Master of Business Administration (MBA)

    • Full or part time
      Full time , Part time & On campus available
    • Course fees
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      On Campus : €35.000
    • Course Disciplines
      Business & Management - Other Management Studies Business
    • Course Start
      September, January
    • Course Duration
      12-month full-time; 24 months part-time
    • MBA Program Type

    Course Description

    The MBA Programme at ESE is designed to develop the personal and professional strengths of the individual student. The entrepreneurial education received at ESE is intended to assist individuals in defining their professional dream and put them on a specially tailored career path.

    This MBA aims to provide an inter-disciplinary and integrative educational programme for individuals seeking to consolidate their managerial achievements to date and prepare for a career in senior management, ultimately at the highest strategic levels.

    Key components of the MBA programme

    • A choice of four specialisations – Marketing, International Finance, International Business and Entrepreneurship
    • Full-time / part-time, compulsory attendance
    • Three intakes per academic year – September, January and April – providing extra enrolment options
    • The possibility of transferring between campuses in London, Milan, Florence and Rome on a per term basis
    • Optional Internship
    • Compact class sizes which help faculty cultivate a mentor relationship with students and provide the individual attention needed to discover their special skills and succeed in their chosen pathway
    • The ESE International experience with students from around the world offers an invaluable opportunity to learn, network and make friends for life.

    Graduates from the MBA programme possess:

    • Strong analytical skills, capable of identifying and assessing strategicopportunities that may benefit an organisation in both the domestic and international market
    • A solid understanding of the global business environment, trading systems, and geo and socio-political influences on investments, trade, and the economic landscape
    • The flexibility and creativity necessaryto address challenges presented by a rapidly changing international business environment.
    • Cross-cultural communication skills, capable of managing people, resources and information across cultural boundaries
    • Engagement with extant theoretical and practical management literature and ideas that underpin management thought and practice
    • A critical understanding of key areas of research in management and business studies
    • An ability to understand how global-economic and technological influences shape the modern business world
    • An understanding of the importance of key personal skills in management and their application in areas such as leadership, communication, presentation, and decision making
    • Apply theories and concepts from the management literature and relateddisciplines to address managerial issues and problems
    • Analyse and diagnose managerial problems and issues

    ESE's Internship Programme

    At the European School of Economics, the internships at MBA level are structured, evaluated and recognised as an important part of the ESE philosophy and provides each student the opportunity to spend a period of time in a work environment inherent to the specialisation of his chosen course of study.

    During phase IV students have the opportunity to complete an optional internship offered to students to fine-tune their career objectives, and build on their current experience. Placement periods are assessed by the ESE Placement Department and the supervisor assigned to each student within the host company, through an evaluation report on the student’s performance.

    Working in collaboration with more than fifteen hundred leading international companies, including some of FORTUNE’S 100 Best Companies to Work For, the European School of Economics offers one of the most competitive university internship programmes available today.

    Visit the Master of Business Administration (MBA) page on the European School of Economics (Rome) web site for more details!

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    ESE SCHOLARSHIP - 5 Awards

    The scholarship is awarded by the ESE as a partial deduction from the annual tuition fee. Each student profile is considered individually. This scholarship is based on both the academic merit and need of the student applicant. It is therefore important that scholarship applications provide the a complete profile of the student’s personal, professional and/or academic merits.

    Value of Scholarship(s)

    from 10% up to 50% reduction on the tuition fees


    All scholarship are awarded subject to the prospective student meeting ESE's entry requirements and abiding by regulations.
    To be eligible to apply for scholarship, the student will need to have been accepted and admitted to study at ESE.

    Application Procedure

    To apply for the ESE Scholarship students must complete the application form and send it together with the course application form and documents, including a financial statement, to the ESE admissions office.

    To maintain their scholarship award students must demonstrate continued academic excellence throughout their studies at ESE. For more information about the scholarship, please contact the ESE Admission office.

    Entry Requirements

    Entrance into one of the MBA programmes at ESE requires the submission of the following documents to the Admissions Office at the ESE centre of interest:

    • Completed Online Application form:
    • A good first degree (second class honours or GPA 3.0 and above)*
    • Resume / CV + Personal Statement
    • Two Recommendation Letters
    • IELTS 6.5 (176 – 184) TOEFL iBT 95; Pearso

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