MBA for Indian Students in Europe

Best Business Schools for Indian Students to Study an MBA in Europe


Pursuing a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) degree from a foreign country is a dream for many students in India. It is not only a means to improve career prospects but also a ticket to independent and high-quality life. In addition to international exposure, students get to learn new skills, build a global professional network and be prepared for top management and leadership positions. The packages that are offered to the students as starting salaries are lucrative and promise a high return on investment.

Every year many Indian students go to countries like the US, Europe, and Australia to pursue their higher studies. Amongst all, Europe and the UK are quite popular among Indian students. According to the Global Employer Survey 2018 conducted by QS Top Universities, around 36 per cent of international students prefer business schools in the UK for higher studies. Five out of ten countries in the top ten list are European countries like Germany, France, Switzerland, Netherlands and Spain.

EDUopinions is going to take a look at some of the best business schools in Europe for Indian students to study an MBA.

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London Business School, UK



London Business School is among the top B-schools in the world and has been ranked as number one in Europe for the last five years by Financial Times. It is accredited by EQUIS- EFMD, AACSB and Association of MBAs. The following programs are offered at London Business School:



Programme Offered Duration Fees
Masters in Management 12-16 months £ 32,500
Global Masters in Management 24 Months £ 32,500
Masters in Analytics and Management 12-16 Months £ 33,500
Masters in Financial Analysis 12-16 Months £ 35,400
Masters in Finance 10-16 Months or 22 Months £ 46,800
MBA 18, 18 or 21 Months £ 82,000
Executive MBA 20 Months £ 90,800
EMBA-Global 20 Months £ 84,500




INSEAD Business School, France



INSEAD was founded in 1957 and is called the Business School of the World giving a global experience to its students. There are campuses in France, Singapore, and Abu Dhabi. INSEAD offers Masters programs, Executive programs, Business Foundation Certificate and PhD programs. Every year there are around a thousand participants who enrol for various master’s programs offered at INSEAD:


Programme Offered Duration Campus
MBA 10 Months France or Singapore
Global Executive MBA 14-17 Months Abu Dhabi, France and Singapore
Tsinghua-INSEAD Dual Degree Executive MBA 22 Months China, France, Singapore and Abu Dhabi
Executive Master in Finance 18 Months


Executive Master in Change 18 Months France and Singapore




University of Roehampton, UK


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The University of Roehampton has one of the most diverse international student populations among its peers. Of the 9,000 students we have in total on campus (2019), approximately 10% are international. The University hosts representatives from over 146 nationalities around the world, offering a uniquely diverse student experience.  The details of the programmes are:


Programme Offered Duration Fees (international students)
MBA 1 Year £15,300
Global Business Management 1 Year £14,670




HEC Paris, France



HEC Paris was established in 1881 and is one of the oldest -schools in Europe. It was ranked number 2 under the European Business Schools Ranking 2018 conducted by the Financial Times. HEC Paris has consistently ranked as the number 1 amongst the French Business School Rankings. It is one of few schools in the world with the triple accreditation from EQUIS, AACSB, and AMBA. It is also the founding member of CEMS – Global Alliance in Management Education. HEC Paris has 5 academic collaborations with India and currently, there are 140 students from India, making it the second largest international community. The regular full-time MBA program at HEC Paris costs € 69,500. The various programs offered are:


Programme Duration
Masters in Management 2 Years
Dual Degree Programmes 2 years
MSc International Finance 10 Months
Specialised Masters 10 Months
MBA 16 Months
Executive MBA 18 Months
TRIUM Global MBA 16 Months




Montpellier Business School, France


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Montpellier Business School has over 150 partner universities across 37 countries. About 300 students from those universities attend courses at Montpellier Business School during their studies (25 % are international students on site). The programmes include internships. The details of the programmes are:


Programme Offered Duration Fees
Master in Management 2 Years €13,600
Global Business 1 Year €16,500




IE Business School, Spain



Instituto de Empresa or IE Business School was founded in 1973 in Madrid, Spain. It offers around 30 postgraduate programmes. As per the Financial Times, IE Business School ranks second in online MBA worldwide and ranks as the third European Business School. It offers MBA, Executive MBA and Dual Degrees with International MBA. The dual degrees are offered in collaboration with universities like Brown University and Singapore Management University. The list of the programmes offered are:


Programme Duration Fees Language
International MBA 1 Year € 72,200 English or Spanish
Global MBA 18 Months € 51,200 English
Executive MBA 15 Months € 61,200 English


Global Executive MBA 15 Months € 81,200 English





SDA Bocconi School of Management, Italy



SDA Bocconi School of Management was founded in 1971 as the biggest management school in Italy. It has the triple accreditation – AACSB, EQUIS, and AMBA – which makes it the only Italian business school to earn all three. The three MBA programmes offered are:

Programme Duration Language
MBA 1 year English
Executive MBA 18 Months Italian
Global Executive MBA 18 Months English




European School of Management and Technology (ESMT) Berlin, Germany



ESMT Berlin was founded in 2002 by 25 global organisations with competence in areas like leadership, innovation and analytics. It has an additional campus located in Schloss Gracht near Cologne. ESMT, Berlin is accredited by AACSB, AMBA, EQUIS and FIBAA. The three master’s programmes offered at EMST are:


Programme Duration Fees
MBA 12 Months € 25,000
Executive MBA 18 Months € 43,000
Masters in Management 24 Months € 57,500




Erasmus University, Rotterdam, the Netherlands



Erasmus University is ranked among the top business schools in Europe. It is a fine blend of academic training, international exposure and social significance. It offers a plethora of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. However, the MBA degree offered is world renowned. The details of the programmes are:


Programme Duration Fees
International Full Time MBA 12 Months € 52,000
Global Executive OneMBA 21 Months € 63,000
Executive MBA 22 Months € 53,000




Copenhagen Business School, Denmark


cbs mba


Copenhagen Business School was established in 1917 and is one of Europe’s largest business schools. It has been accredited by EQUIS, AACSB, and AMBA and has more than 21000 students till date. CBS offers the following MBA programmes:


Programme Duration Fees
Full-Time MBA 12 Months $ 52,000
Executive MBA with Flexibility 26 Months $ 59,300
Global Executive MBA 20 Months $ 54,600
Executive MBA in Shipping & Logistics 22 Months $ 45000




Vlerick Business School, Belgium


Vlerick mba


Vlerick Business School is a private institution which was established in 1999 in Brussels. It has triple accreditation – EQUIS, AACSB, and AMBA. The executive programme offered at VBS is ranked number one globally. It provides high-quality management education and research platform to students from all over the world. The details of the MBA programmes offered are:


Programme Duration Fees
Full-Time MBA 12 Months € 38,000
Executive MBA 18 Months € 41,500
Online MBA 26 Months € 35,500




International Institute for Management Development, Switzerland



IMD Lausanne was founded in 1990 with the merger of IMI Geneva and IMEDE Lausanne. It is an independent business school and has ranked number one in the category of open programs for seven years in a row. Forbes raked its One-year MBA program as the number one management program outside the US in 2017. IMD has the prestigious triple accreditation – EQUIS, AACSB, and AMBA. The list of programmes offered are:


Programme Duration Fees
Full-Time MBA 12 Months $ 85,000
Executive MBA 15 Months $ 105,000




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