University of cologne - Business School

The Business School of the University of Cologne


The University of Cologne Business School unites the University’s management development programmes under one roof. It was established in 2015 and offers a variety of training programmes including an EMBA programme (English taught), in co-orperation with the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, as well as compact management courses for individuals and businesses. The Business School works with national and international partners to deliver innovative programmes, geared to a target group ranging from young professionals to international executive managers.

The Business School is attached to the Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Sciences at the University of Cologne. With around 10,000 students and roughly 100 professors, the Faculty is one of the largest and most renowned faculties of management, economics and social sciences in Europe. Its students benefit from an extensive network of more than 120 partner higher education institutions around the world, national and international companies and numerous successful alumni. No other German faculty boats more CEOs in the blue chip and DAX-30 companies among its graduates.


The University of Cologne

The University of Cologne was founded in 1388 and is one of Europe’s oldest and most prestigious universities. With around 49,000 students, it is the third largest university in Germany. It is also the German founding member of CEMS – the Global Alliance in Management Education.

Career-Boosting Continuing Education

Development programmes based on the latest research findings, delivered by internationally acclaimed professors and lecturers with innovative teaching methods and presentations reflecting real-life practice – that is what makes the Business School of the University of Cologne special. Be it an Executive MBA, a customised course or a seminar – the Business School has a wide range for you to benefit from. 

Professional development pays off, boosting career opportunities and increasing the chances of a pay raise. That is the conclusion drawn by the TNS-Infratest study on “Professional development trends in Germany, 2016”, in which 300 HR managers participated. 87% of them stated that professional development boosted employees’ career chances; 78% said it could result in a salary increase.

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