This 24-month part-time Executive MBA is a dual 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.

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Curriculum of the Executive MBA Programme

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Cologne-Rotterdam Executive MBA benefits

  • Two MBA's

    Two MBA programmes of the two top institutions

  • Highly ranked

    Experience of two highly ranked institutions: RSM the triple-accredited business school and University of Cologne as a highly ranked university in Germany

  • Knowledge and skills

    A focus on broad general management knowledge and leadership skills

  • PLD

    Personal Leadership Development (PLD) programme which includes individual coaching by executive coaches

  • Network

    International network with more than 49,000 alumni worldwide 

Programme at a glance

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.

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.

  • Two MBA programmes 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 

Two years (24 months), part time.

€59,500 programme tuition and some incidental costs.

Contact the MBA Admissions Office in Cologne at or apply online.

Working for a start-up, I find myself in a constant learning-by-doing process. I highly enjoyed the PLD Programme and believe that it should be an essential ingredient for every developing leader – by creating awareness and making leadership a responsible and sustainable task.

Milena Lütz, Executive MBA 2020, Start Medicare GmbH

Milena Lütz