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Welcome to the Business School of the University of Cologne

Established in 2015, the University of Cologne Executive School is a business school that unites all of the University’s management development expertise. The University of Cologne is one of the oldest and most prestigious European universities and has been awarded “university of excellence” status by the German government, making it the perfect choice for a management training programme. The Business School is attached to the University’s Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Sciences. With around 10,000 students and more than one hundred professors, the Faculty is one of the largest and most renowned faculties of its kind in Europe. Its students benefit from an extensive network of more than 120 partner higher education institutions around the world, numerous national and international companies and a university-wide alumni club with over 4,000 members.

The Business School of the University of Cologne offers you first-class, comprehensive management development programmes at an easily accessible location right at the heart of Europe. Due to the favourable geographical location in the historical city, the Business School of the University of Cologne is ideally accessible from Aachen, Bonn or Düsseldorf. Thanks to the Cologne-Rhein/Main rapid transit route and ICE, Cologne lies only an hour away from the economic metropolis Frankfurt am Main. 

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Management development at the University of Cologne

The Business School brings together the management development expertise of the University of Cologne to create excellent academic programmes that provide you with multiple benefits. As well as acquiring an exceptional level of know-how, which you can start using straight away in your professional role, there’s the international alumni network with its lifelong advantages. The Business School runs MBA programmes in English or German plus management courses for individuals or businesses, held at the campus in Cologne. They’re delivered by top professors and experienced industry experts and we make sure all of the Business School’s courses are international, practical and future-oriented in their outlook. Our accreditations are testimony to the high quality of our programmes. We also offer you individual support in the form of our Career Service, one-to-one consultations and advice sessions on how to develop your soft skills and management abilities. Grasp this opportunity to take your career to the next level – with the Business School of the University of Cologne.

Our accreditations at the Business School

We have all of the programmes at the Business School of the University of Cologne quality-checked and accredited on a regular basis. These processes focus on relevance of content and structure and manageability. Further information is available in the accreditation section.

EQUIS Akkreditierung          AQAS Akkreditierung