Prepare for senior management

This 24-month part-time Executive MBA is a double degree programme offered by the University of Cologne and Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University and is designed for executives who want the convenience of a world class MBA in Germany. The programme is based on the top-ranked Executive MBA at RSM, and is taught in English.

You can enhance the progression of your career by preparing for senior management challenges and responsibilities in Germany and international business arenas. The programme includes the fundamentals of management, personal development, individual coachings as well as education in skills and knowledge, to prepare you to be a force for positive change in the world. The Executive MBA, which starts in September and is taught in Cologne, has been developed specifically for managers like you by RSM and UoC.

Cologne-Rotterdam Executive MBA benefits:

  • Two MBA degrees of the two top institutions
  • Experience of two highly ranked institutions: RSM the triple-accredited business school and University of Cologne as a highly ranked university of excellence
  • A focus on broad general management knowledge and leadership skills
  • Personal Leadership Development (PLD) programme which includes individual coaching by executive coaches
  • International network with more than 49,000 alumni worldwide 

    Discover the curriculum and admissions process of this intense and international professional development programme.

 Programme at a glance

Who is this programme meant for? Professionals who want to boost their career in an international environment. Typically, managers with a Bachelors degree (or equivalent) and a minimum of four years’ post-graduate professional experience and experience in managing people or projects as well as a good command of the English language.
What needs does the programme fulfil for participants? The programme is designed to focus on analytical skills and critical thinking, management as well as strengthen the leadership abilities during the Personal Leadership Development programme and individual coachings. The programme offers excellent network opportunities and an international environment.
What does a participant get out of the programme?

• Two MBA degrees from two leading educational institutions
• The fundamentals of business management to take your career to the next step 
• The increase of your leadership skills with the Personal Leadership Development Programme and individual coachings
• An international network with more than 49,000 alumni worldwide 

How long is the programme? Two years (24 months), part time.
How much is the programme tuition? €54,500 programme tuition and some incidental costs.
How do I apply? Contact the MBA Admissions Office in Cologne at or apply online.