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Mannheim Professional European MBA
The Full-Time Program Mannheim Business School’s tri-national European MBA program is the ideal choice for shifting your career into high gear in just 12 months. During this unique full-time program, organized together with leading international partners, you will gain extensive business knowledge in practical courses on European business administration. You will also benefit from the diverse skill sets and backgrounds of fellow participants from the United States, China, Japan, India, and all around the globe. The concentrated course schedule is enhanced by coaching sessions and career services with experts who provide valuable feedback on your development. Team projects round off the curriculum, providing you with an excellent opportunity to use your newly acquired skills to solve real world business problems together with your fellow participants. ESSEC&MANNHEIM Executive MBA–Modular Track
Since every ESSEC & MANNHEIM Executive MBA Program entails studying in a number of different countries, participants have the chance to enjoy the sites, sounds, and culinary delights particular to the regions. For example, in addition to the courses in France (ESSEC, Paris) and in Germany (University of Mannheim), participants of the Modular Executive MBA Program take part in residencies that bring them from the Palacio de Comunicaciones in Madrid, to Brussels the Eurocity, and to the new members of the European Union in Central and Eastern Europe. Within the scope of the class project, participants also take part in a ten-day residency that takes them a step closer to the wonders of the Far East or the fast-paced, concrete jungles of the Americas. In all regions and in every program, participants find excellent partner institutions, challenging projects, and interesting business partners to complement the culturally diverse surroundings. Content of the entire curriculum is oriented towards international aspects and current international business development. In the modular track, classes meet for a period of 5 consecutive days, Tuesday to Saturday, once every six weeks. ESSEC&MANNHEIM Executive MBA – Mannheim Weekend Track
The weekend track is starting each year in March, offering courses over 22 months at the MBS, every other Friday and Saturday. The program is structured in weekends and additional residencies. Residencies concentrate on specific subject requiring high interaction of the participants with local professionals and business cultures. Residencies offer the possibility to meet with the EMBA participants of our partner institutions and to expand everyone’s network. Four residencies: Mannheim (Mannheim Business School (MBS), Germany) Integration and Team Building Session Eastern Europe Exposes participants to the key issues in countries adapting to new market rules. Paris/Cergy and Mannheim (ESSEC, France and MBS, Germany) The joint modules with ESSEC Weekend EMBA, work on cases, discussion of various business topics. Final Residency at international partner The joint residency with ESSEC Weekend EMBA is dedicated to Leadership and Ethics and serves as a program summary and feedback session. Content of the entire curriculum is oriented towards international aspects and current international business development.

Program Info

Type of Course: Full time, Part Time, Executive
Accreditation: AACSB, EQUIS
Ranking: 1st Business School in Germany
Starting Dates:
  • Mannheim Professional European MBA: September
  • ESSEC&MANNHEIM Executive MBA (Mannheim Weekend Track): March
  • ESSEC&MANNHEIM Executive MBA (Modular Track): September
Length of Course:
  • Mannheim Professional European MBA: 12 months
  • ESSEC&MANNHEIM Executive MBA (Mannheim Weekend Track): 22 months
  • ESSEC&MANNHEIM Executive MBA (Modular Track): 20 months
Application Deadlines:
  • Mannheim Professional European MBA: April 30th
  • ESSEC&MANNHEIM Executive MBA (Mannheim Weekend Track): January 15th
  • ESSEC&MANNHEIM Executive MBA (Modular Track): June 15th

Student Body

Number of nationalities:
  • Eastern Europe 10 %
  • Western Europe 45 %
  • North America 5 %
  • Oceania & Asia 10 %
  • Africa & Middle East 30 %
Men: 60%
Age Range: 26-39
Average Age: 30
Degree Background:
  • Business/Commerce 32 %
  • Engineering 44 %
  • Economics 5 %
  • Sciences/tech 5 %
  • Other 14 %
Length of Work Experience:
  • Average 2,5 years
  • Minimum 7 years


Bachelor’s degree or equivalent with exceptional academic record
Work experience: Minimum 3 year of relevant  subsequent to first degree
Leadership potential
International orientation in CV
GMAT: min. 630
TOEFL: 110 points (internet based version) or 260 points (computer based version), we additionally welcome GRE test scores.


Tuition fees:
  • Mannheim Professional European MBA: 21.800 €
  • ESSEC&MANNHEIM Executive MBA (Mannheim Weekend Track): 35.000 €
  • ESSEC&MANNHEIM Executive MBA (Modular Track): 44.000 €


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