Bologna Business School – International portfolio

Bologna Business School is an international business school, created by the University of Bologna, the oldest university in the world, to shape a new generation of business leaders, capable of driving international growth and digital transformation, with a view to sustainability. Our academic interdisciplinary and strongly practice-oriented approach offers a unique learning experience in collaboration with Italian “industry champions” especially from the automotive, food and wine, sustainability, automation&robotics and luxury fields. Our home is in Bologna at Villa Guastavillani, a splendid 16th-century residence located in the heart of Italy, in one of the leading economic regions of Italy and Europe.

At Bologna Business School we believe in cutting-edge and high-quality education. With this in mind, we design our course offering with the strategic guidance of an International Advisory Board and the day-to-day input of mixed teams made up of academics, practitioners, consultants and players on the global socio-economic scene.

At Bologna Business School we believe in continuing, accessible and open education. That is why we encourage the right to education by providing scholarships each year and guaranteeing honour loans to all our international students.



EFMD accredited international program dedicated to candidates with previous work experience; it offers a number of specializations in leading Italian industries.

  • AI & Manufacturing
  • Design, Fashion and Luxury Goods
  • Food & Wine
  • Green Energy and Sustainable Businesses
  • Supercars, Superbikes and Motorsports

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Management development programs based on blended learning are aimed at managers, senior professionals, and entrepreneurs who want to strengthen their management and leadership skills; the offer includes part-time MBAs, Executive MBAs, and Executive Specialist Masters.

  • Executive MBA English Edition
  • Hybrid MBA English Edition
  • Executive Master Business Analytics and Data Science
  • Executive Master in Sustainability & Transition Management

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One-year programs accredited by the University of Bologna, aimed at young graduates preparing to enter the job market; from sustainable transitions to artificial intelligence management through made-in-Italy companies.

  • Artificial Intelligence & Innovation Management
  • Data Science & Business Analytics
  • Digital Marketing & Communication
  • Finance & Fintech
  • Business Management (track: Asian Markets, Green Management and Sustainable Businesses, Life Science and MedTech, Italian Premium Brands, Tourism, Heritage and Events)
  • HR & Organization
  • Marketing Management/Data Marketing & Analytics
  • Sustainability & Transition Management

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