University of cologne - Business School

MBA schedule


The part-time MBA at the University of Cologne Business School enables you to continue your education alongside your full-time job and to advance your career. The study programme enables you to acquire a university MBA degree in just 24 months and can be effectively combined with a good work-life balance.


Study in parallel with your professional career

The courses take place every second weekend in Cologne, usually on Fridays from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. and Saturdays from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

At the beginning of the first and second semester, you will be required to attend a block week on campus in Cologne. The third semester also offers a one-week study trip to New York and the fourth semester concludes with a one-week Outdoor Leadership Expedition to the Portuguese volcanic island of Madeira.

The MBA calendar for the academic years 2022-2024 can be found here.

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Educational leave

The University of Cologne Business School has been accredited by the federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW) and the MBA is a state-recognized training programme. This means that MBA students who live and work in North Rhine-Westphalia are entitled to 5 days of paid educational leave each year.

For more information, contact our Admission Office at

[Translate to English:] Benedikt Hänsch

Benedikt Hänsch

Marketing and Admissions Manager

+49 (0) 152 244 25953

Juliana Milla

Juliana Milla

Marketing and Admissions Manager

+49 (0) 221 470 76337

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