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The 6 Best Part-Time MBAs in Europe


Masters in Business Administration is one of the most sought after degrees to pursue. It takes your career to another level, it gets you to management positions and it helps to learn more about leadership. However, not every working person has the time to pursue a full-time MBA. Which is why part-time MBAs are on the rise. Here, EDUopinions will explore some of the best part-time MBAs in Europe.

Best Part-Time MBAs in Europe

Business Schools Locations
EU Business School Spain, Germany, Switzerland
ALBA Graduate Business School Greece
International School of Management France, United States, Brazil, South Africa
ESCP Europe Spain, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Poland, Italy
Edinburgh Business School United Kingdom
SBS Swiss Business School Switzerland


This institution opened its doors in 1973. Since then, EU Business School expanded quickly. It now has campuses in Geneva & Montreux, Barcelona and Munich. All of the EU MBA programmes (90 ECTS) are offered full-time (three terms of 10 weeks each) or part-time (six terms of 10 weeks each). It offers 11 majors in all locations: International Business, Communication & Public Relations, International Marketing, Global Banking & Finance, Leisure & Tourism Management, Entrepreneurship, Digital Business, Sports Management, Human Resources Management, Design Management, Blockchain Management. In addition, students have the possibility to earn a U.K. state-accredited MBA degree from the University of Roehampton in London (120 ECTS).

Alba Graduate Business School

This Greek business school is less than 30 years old. However, in its short history, the ALBA MBA has been a groundbreaking innovator, helping professionals boost their career to upper-level management or create their own ventures. Alba Graduate Business School offers both full-time and part-time solutions. The part-time MBA is 24 months long.


International School Of Management

The International School of Management was founded in 1990. It is located in Dortmund and it welcomes around 3500 students. It is a very international institution, as the name suggests. In fact, it counts 190 partner universities around the world, 39 international lecturers and guest lecturers, and 72 nationalities represented on campus. ISM offers a part-time MBA in General Management. Requirements include two or three years of professional experience and a language certificate (either TOEFL or IELTS).

ESCP Europe

Studies in Germany in English

This school is considered the world’s first business school as it was established in 1819. It has campuses in Paris, Berlin, London, Madrid, Turin, and Warsaw. ESCP Europe offers an EMBA that is considered forth in the world for career progression by the Financial Times Ranking in 2019. Students can choose between part-time or full-time.

Edinburgh Business School

The Edinburgh Business School is part of Heriot-Watt University and has been helping working professionals become business leaders for over 25 years. Its courses are held online and also on their three campuses in Edinburgh, Dubai, and Malaysia. Additionally, it offers MBA, MSc, DBA and PhD programmes. The part-time Executive MBA is taught by globally experienced international faculty at the University’s Edinburgh campus. It takes place over two years, eight terms. It has seven core courses and two electives. The seven core courses are delivered through four-day intensive seminars (Thursday to Sunday).

SBS Swiss Business School

SBS Business School is a pioneering management university dedicated to preparing students for the careers of the global economy. It’s a fully accredited institution with its headquarters in Zurich, which consistently claimed to be one of the best cities in the world for quality of life making it an ideal place to study international management. The Flex MBA is a part-time course. English is the primary language of the course. The course curriculum includes financial management, marketing management, organisational behaviour and more. Classes take place once a month on campus.


We talked about some of the best part-time MBAs in Europe which can accelerate your career. In addition, EDUopinions explored also the Best 5 Part-Time MBAs in Paris and the Best 5 Part-Time MBAs in London.

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