Bologna Business School ×

Bologna, Italy
Blended / Distance / Online
Bologna, Italy
Blended / Distance / Online

Tuition fees

€ 19,100

Length (months)


Program name

Hybrid MBA English Edition

Application deadline

15 Mar 2025

Business school information

BBS is an international business school, created by the University of Bologna, the oldest university in the world, to shape a new generation of business leaders, capable of driving international growth and digital transformation, with a view to sustainability. Our academic interdisciplinary and strongly practice-oriented approach offers a unique learning experience in collaboration with Italian “industry champions” especially from the automotive, food and wine, sustainability, automation&robotics and luxury fields. Our home is in Bologna at Villa Guastavillani, a splendid 16th century residence located in the heart of Italy, in one of the most leading economic regions of Italy and Europe.

Program description

The Hybrid MBA English Edition provides the necessary tools and skills to quickly empower the process of professional growth at an international level thanks to a flexible format that bridges online and on-campus attendance.

Participation in the online didactic sessions allows you to combine study with work and family life, avoiding significant transport time and costs. The on-campus Smart Week enables you to strengthen the value of interaction with classmates and faculty, thanks to company visits organized with prestigious industry champions partners of Bologna Business School.

The master features an innovative formula. The didactic sessions take place:

Wednesday afternoons, every week
Friday evenings and Saturday mornings, approximately every three to four weeks

This allows you to optimize your time thanks to short and effective online sessions. To support personal development, Mentoring sessions will be held by a top-level executive.

The Hybrid MBA consists of 13 core courses and 3 cross-cutting courses and it is a learning journey that stands out thanks to cutting edge courses such as Managing Luxury Industries, Automation & Robotics, and AI for Smart Companies, through which it is possible to acquire tools and skills useful to manage innovations linked to excellences characterizing Made in Italy.

Furtherly, the program also features people management driven characteristics, thanks to the cross-cutting course in Managing Hybrid Organizations, Mentoring sessions, and Business Talks, deep-dive meetings held by experts and thought leaders, to understand how new global challenges are transforming the tools and skills required to manage change within organizations in every function, from operations to marketing, from management accounting to ICT.

Size of the class:
1 per year
Number of alumni:

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Admission requirements

Age (Min):


Managerial Experience



* Bachelor's degree Sound Knowledge of English


Male/Female students:

54% / 46%

Female faculty:


International faculty:


Women on board:


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