Global MBA

Bologna Business School, the Business School of the University of Bologna, is the promotor of the Italian excellence in the world, offering its students the opportunity for a complete education in the various sectors in which Italy stands as a world leader.

The Global Master in Business Administration is a full-time 12-month program entirely in taught in English, with five different specializations. The master is divided into three modules: general management, specialization courses and a period of internship or project work in a company.

The BBS faculty is composed of national and international professors, able to transmit up-to-date knowledge and solid skills for the training of future global talents.

The Global MBA has the EPAS quality mark, an international program accreditation system issued by the EFMD (European Foundation of Management Development) which certifies that the Master has the required standards at a global level.


In the next section, information brochures of the individual Global MBA tracks are available, which can be downloaded and diffused.


The tuition fees for the Master are 35,000 euros (VAT free) to be paid in three installments (the first one upon enrollment).

The fees include participation in the Master, all the study material available through the online platform, and access to the services and facilities of Bologna Business School, such as: a personal account for the BBS Wi-Fi, use of the PCs in the Computer Lab, access to the study areas, access to the internal gym and special rates for the School restaurant.
Furthermore, the fee gives participants the right to take advantage of supporting activities of the School, such as the language courses and the master lectures by invitation.
Free parking is also available within the ground of the School.

In addition, with your University of Bologna Student Card you will have access to all university facilities with more than 100 libraries (including online subscriptions and databases), the three city center canteens and all university student related discount offers.


Bologna Business School offers the last 5 available scholarships for participants of the MBA. All applicants are eligible to apply regardless of their nationality. Scholarships are merit-based (both academic as well as professional merit) and cover tuition costs only.

The Global MBA offers scholarships of:

  • 35.000 euro (full scholarship)
  • 20.000 euro (partial scholarship)
  • 15.000 euro (partial scholarship)
  • 10.000 euro (partial scholarship)


BBS and the Foundation for World Wide Cooperation grant the Africa Scholarship Program for the Academic Year 2019-2020. This Program aims to facilitate the participation of 10 young bright talents from Africa wishing to pursue an MBA and contribute to the social and economic development of their Continent.


Thanks to the agreement between Bologna Business School and Intesa Sanpaolo, participants are eligible to apply for “PerTe Prestito Con Lode”, a long-term and low-interest honor loan.

Main characteristics:

  • Reduced interest rate
  • No collateral required
  • Repayable in 10 years
  • Without early closing fees




The School is fully committed to creating employability, by way of a systematic career service action, constantly focused on matching at best the students’ professional projects with the needs companies have.

The internship is an exceptional springboard, suffice it to say that six months after the end of the MBA at Bologna Business School on average 90% of students work in a company.

The BBS Career Service, assists and supports students since the very beginning, along a training and professional development path. This is accomplished by organizing a series of workshops, with the aim of providing the fundamental tools and resources to be appropriately prepared for the labor market.

To achieve this goal, students are involved in several workshops, among which we may list:

  • Writing a CV and a Cover Letter
  • How to create an effective LinkedIn profile
  • How to prepare for a job interview/span>
  • The labor market in Italy
  • Career Retreat
  • Mock interviews with international Head Hunters

In addition to this, thanks to the collaboration with professional career counselors, students receive a customized service, in order to understand their strengths and to build a professional development plan, which will turn out to be helpful when looking for an internship. Here follow some of the activities:

  • Initial guidance interviews
  • Specific interviews, focused on one’s own career plan
  • Mock interviews
  • Continuous support to students with one – to – one sessions

Finally, all students can use Job Teaser, , a career platform allowing them to be constantly updated on events and job postings in ournational and international partner companies, and much more.