Bologna Business School ×

Bologna, Italy
Executive/Part time
Bologna, Italy
Executive/Part time

Tuition fees

€ 28,600

Length (months)


Program name

International Executive MBA

Application deadline

15 Oct 2024

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 International Executive MBA is aimed at middle and senior managers, consultants, and professionals with an average of 12 years of work experience, who wish to guide companies on their path of business transformation, with an international mindset. 

To join the Intenational Executive MBA means to become a business manager who brings innovation to the center of the company’s vision, developing a systemic approach that decouples managerial skills from technical ones, able to increase the company’s value from an international perspective.


  •  Part-time, Hybrid formula (30% on campus in Italy / 70% online)
  • 20 months (up to July 2025)
  • Full online courses (Wednesday evening + 1 Friday evening and 1 Saturday Morning a month)
  • Blended courses (a full Friday and a Saturday on campus, once every 6 weeks + online sessions on Wednesday evening)
  • International Week in the Silicon Valley + 3-day immersion tour on Global Strategy and Supply Chain in Munich (Germany)
Size of the class:
Didactic sessions are held every Wednesday evening + 1 Friday evening and 1 Saturday Morning On-campus sessions are held full Friday and Saturday once every 6 weeks.

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Admission requirements

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Experience (Min):


Managerial Experience



* Bachelor's degree, Sound Knowledge of English Graduates with 5+ years of work experience Non-graduates with 8+ years of relevant work experience

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