The programme starts in September 2019.
Apply now and start your EMBA this September already!
As we operate a rolling admissions process, you can submit your completed application at any time before the final deadline.
Please note that there are limited places in the Cologne-Rotterdam Executive MBA. We therefore encourage you to submit your application as early as possible.
We support our most exceptional candidates for the Cologne-Rotterdam Executive MBA with different partial-scholarships.
If you want to apply for a partial-scholarship, please attach a letter of motivation to your online application. It should explain why you deserve the scholarship. Please also include the most important professional and personal successes.
Admission to the Cologne-Rotterdam EMBA is granted independently of the award of a scholarship.
If you have any questions, please contact us.
Women for Leadership
Committed to increasing the gender equality of the Executive MBA class and business environment, the Cologne-Rotterdam Executive MBA offers the “Women for Leadership” scholarship to females demonstrating exceptional business leadership potential.
Selection Criteria: The scholarship with a value of up to € 5,000 will be merit based and thus the quality of your leadership potential and your work experience will be the criteria for assessment, which you demonstrate in your CV, letter of recommendations and admission interviews. The jury will also look at your cultural background.
Innovation for Society
The "Innovation for Society" is the mission statement of the Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Sciences at the University of Cologne. Each year, one candidate with truly outstanding impact on society is awarded with the scholarship.
Selection Criteria: The scholarship with a value of up to € 5,000 is not only merit based, we will also look at your profile concerning the positive impacts you had on the society and the contribution you are striving to make. That, you should also demonstrate in your CV, your essays and your admissions interviews.
Corporate Social Responsibility
We place great importance on Corporate Social Responsibility and sustainability. If your career exhibits extraordinary accomplishments in the field of Corporate Social Responsibility, this scholarship makes a perfect fit for you.
Selection Criteria: The scholarship with a value of up to € 5,000 is not only merit based. We will also look at your profile concerning your achievements in the field of Corporate Social Responsibility and regarding the contribution you are striving to make in this area.
The "Exceptional Leadership" is designed to support candidates, who will be the top leaders of tomorrow.
Selection Criteria: The scholarship with a value of up to € 5,000 will be merit based, thus the quality of your EMBA application and your leadership capabilities and achievements in your career will be the main criteria for assessment.
EMBA Assistance Award
The Cologne-Rotterdam EMBA is designed for top-performers. With the "EMBA Assistance Award", we ensure that this outstanding programme is accessible to all high-potential executives, regardless of their financial situation.
Selection Criteria: The Assistance Award is open to high potential candidates who are in need of financial aid to enable them to pursue their EMBA degree. We will additionally look at your profile concerning your leadership capabilities and achievements you had in your career and your financial situation. The "EMBA Assistance Award" can save you up to 25% of the tuition fee.
Alumni Lifelong Learning Award
We believe in and foster life-long learning. In recognition of this ideal, we are offering graduates from the University of Cologne or the Erasmus University Rotterdam the "Alumni Lifelong Learning Award". This award includes 10% tuition fee waiver of the Cologne-Rotterdam Executive MBA.
MBA students in Germany, who are self-financing their programme, may be able to deduct tuition fees from the income tax they pay in Germany.