Bologna Business School is an international community made up of ideas, people, networks and projects. We are the Business School of the University of Bologna, the oldest university in the Western world. Our home is Villa Guastavillani, a splendid 16th century residence located in the heart of Italy, in one of the most attractive and intriguing regions in Europe.
At Bologna Business School we believe in the transformative power of expertise, passion and courage, and the prospect of making things happen. We are inspired by and draw from the top international standards to provide learning environments that are rigorous, innovative and in constant dialogue with the business community.
At Bologna Business School we have deep roots locally. It is these roots which provide the nourishment and energy that set us apart and allow us to measure up to thought, technology and business leaders. We have the privilege of Bologna as our point of departure and the responsibility to demonstrate to the world our unique expertise.
At Bologna Business School we support and promote personal and professional development that is autonomous, responsible and flexible. We encourage curiosity and the ability to adapt, we favor the creation of open and effective interpersonal networks and promote leadership that is courageous and inspiring.
At Bologna Business School we are forward looking and provide cutting-edge, yet accessible, services. We don’t walk away from challenges, and always seek to innovate in order to grow and strengthen our community of students, alumni, faculty, business networks and international partner universities.