Copenhagen Business School MBA
The Copenhagen MBA (Full-time MBA): Make your MBA your own
The triple-accredited Copenhagen MBA will challenge you, change you and boost your professional profile, giving you the confidence to accelerate your career and preparing you for sustainable business leadership.
Designed to integrate theory and practice, you will benefit from an unrivalled business focus that draws heavily from real-life scenarios. You will also be able to personalise your MBA by choosing from one of four Concentrations: Digitalisation, Finance, Entrepreneurship or Governance & Sustainability. The triple-accredited Copenhagen MBA attracts talented professionals to Denmark from around the globe for an intensive and rewarding learning experience. Though international in outlook, the programme’s foundations are built on Scandinavian values. During the MBA, you will get a chance to explore the Scandinavian leadership approach and work with successful executives and professionals as mentors and coaches.
Should you, like many of our alumni, decide to further your career in Denmark after your MBA, you will find plenty of opportunities to interact with potential employers in the programme and through our personalised MBA career service.
Next intake is for October 2020. Visit our website for more information about application deadlines.
CBS Executive MBA: Learn in six exciting cities
Enjoy world-class teaching in an intimate setting. Triple accredited and ranked among the top 50 global programmes by the Financial Times (2019), the CBS EMBA is a personalised programme with a global outlook and a distinctly Scandinavian feel.
The CBS EMBA is designed to ensure you benefit from the connections you make and the networks you create. Study alongside executives from a diverse mix of industries and backgrounds.
You will see benefits in your current role while you study. By allowing you to choose cases and exam projects from your own organisation, we enable you to put your newfound knowledge straight into practice. Set your business up for long-term success and create immediate ROI for your employer.
Rankings and Recognitions
Copenhagen Business School is ranked as no 27 among European Business Schools in the 2019 Financial Times European Business School Ranking, and the Copenhagen MBA features as no 24 in the 2018 Financial Times Top MBAs for Women Ranking. Furthermore, the programme has been ranked in the top 20 in Europe by Bloomberg Businessweek in their 2019 Best B-Schools Ranking. The Copenhagen MBA features as no 31 globally and no 14 in Europe in the 2019 QS MBA Ranking. As an acknowledgment of the programme’s ambition to lead the way in responsible management education, the Copenhagen MBA has been ranked among the top 15 globally in the 2019 Corporate Knights Better World MBA Ranking.
The CBS EMBA is ranked best single-university EMBA in Europe and no 50 globally in the Financial Times Executive MBA Ranking 2019.
Copenhagen Living and Working
Copenhagen is a delightful city to live in - quality of life is high, green spaces are easily accessible and a majority of the population use their bike to get around, setting the standards for low-emission living. Through its strategic placement at the heart of the Øresund region, Copenhagen is a buzzing business hub and home to a wide variety of companies, offering numerous career opportunities. Work satisfaction is high and all inhabitants all live within easy access of green spaces and city beaches, and leisure activates such as theatre evenings, music events and art exhibitions are just a short bike ride away. Denmark has attractive visa options for non-EU students who are eligible to apply for a work permit post-MBA under the Establishment Card scheme.
Learn more on our website: https://www.cbs.dk/en/executive-degrees/mba
The Copenhagen MBA (Full-time MBA) and Executive MBA
Programme Title: Full-time MBA and Executive MBA
Rankings: Copenhagen Business School is ranked as no 33 among European Business Schools in the 2018 Financial Times European Business School Ranking, and the Copenhagen MBA features as no 24 in the 2018 Financial Times Top MBAs for Women Ranking. Furthermore, the programme has been ranked in the top 15 in Europe by Bloomberg Businessweek in their 2018 Best B-Schools Ranking. The Copenhagen MBA is also included among the top-100 global MBA programmes in the 2018 Economist Which MBA? Ranking and features as no 31 globally and no 14 in Europe in the 2019 QS MBA Ranking. As an acknowledgment of the programme’s ambition to lead the way in responsible management education, the Copenhagen MBA has been ranked as no 14 globally in the 2018 Corporate Knights Better World MBA Ranking.
The CBS EMBA is ranked best single-university EMBA in Europe and no 57 globally in the Financial Times Executive MBA Ranking 2018. It is among the top30 global programmes in the QS Top MBA Executive MBA Ranking 2018.
Accreditation: AACSB, AMBA, EQUIS
Type of Programme: Full-time and Executive MBA
Length of Course: 12 months for the full-time and 21 or 25 months for the EMBA
Starting Dates: September for EMBA, October for Full-time MBA
For application deadlines, please visit www.cbs.dk/mba
Minimum years of work experience: Three years post Bachelor's degree for the full-time MBA and min. three years of managerial experience for the GEMBA.
University degree: Bachelor's required
GMAT: Good GMAT score (class average is 650) or a combined GRE score of 320. The EMBA also accepts the CBS MBA Admissions Test.
English test: TOEFL or IELTS is required on a case by case basis.
Language fluency: English
Tuition fees: DKK 330,000 (EUR 44,000 approx.) for the full-time MBA. DKK 425,000 (EUR 57,000 approx.) for the EMBA.
Estimate for accommodation/living costs, insurance per year: EUR 18,600 (approx.) N/A for the EMBA.
Scholarships availabilities: Merit-based scholarships available.
Address: Raavarebygningen, Porcelaenshaven 22, 2000 Frederiksberg, Denmark
Telephone: 0045 3815 6022
Website: Full-time MBA: www.cbs.dk/ftmba, Executive MBA: www.cbs.dk/gemba
Full-Time MBA admissions manager: Fatima Dhaif, firstname.lastname@example.org, +45 4185 2526;
E-MBA admissions managers: Lone Ryevad Boysen and Thuli Skosana, email@example.com, 0045 3815 6002.