The University
Welcome to Rotterdam. Our storied city is home to the first Nobel Prize winner in economic sciences as well as the first skyscraper. In Rotterdam, we have a history of innovation that’s fueled by the prestigious Erasmus University and its world-renowned business school, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University(RSM).
Erasmus University is known globally for its programmes in medicine, economics, law and business. In addition to RSM, it hosts institutes including the Erasmus School of Economics and the Erasmus MC University Medical Centre.

The Business School
Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM)

Discover the latest business insights from the leading minds that produce them. Learn about people from around the world by sitting right next to them in class. And build meaningful connections from more than 34,000 respected business alumni worldwide. RSM is consistently one of Europe’s top-ranked business schools. That’s because our students get exactly what they need to move their careers to the global level.

To us, succeeding in business takes more than knowing business principles. It’s about having a global perspective, an innovative mindset, a critical eye, and a focus on collaboration and sustainability.

These are time-honored Dutch values that shine through in the people, place, and culture at Rotterdam School of Management. These values have kept our faculty and our MBA graduates ahead of trends, market shifts, and the business landscape for decades. And today, they’re driving personal and professional success in Europe and around the world.

So if you want to succeed in business, get to Rotterdam. With an MBA from RSM at Erasmus University, you’ll drive your career further than you’ve ever imagined.

Personal Leadership Development
All of RSM’s English-language MBA programes are built on the revolutionary Personal Leadership Development Programme. Based on RSM’s groundbreaking research, PLD explores the fundamental drivers of human behavior and teaches you the thought processes behind smart decision-making.

The programmes

International Full-time MBA
Our 12-month international full-time MBA starts in January, and features in-depth analysis of all the issues you’ll need for a successful career. Get to know the latest management research from the minds that actually produce it. And along the way, gain functional skills in international finance, consulting, strategy, and marketing to round out your resume.

Part-Time Executive MBA (EMBA)
Our 22-month Part-Time Executive MBA Programme allows you to keep moving forward in your current career while earning the same acclaimed training as our International Full-time MBA programs. Adapted to fit the demanding schedules of working executives like you, this programme offers growth and continued development for effective business professionals, now and in the future.

Global Executive OneMBA (modular)
If you’re already on the executive ladder, you don’t have to climb down to advance your education. Our 21-month Global Executive OneMBA Programme is a collaborative partnership of five top-ranked business schools in Europe, Asia, and the Americas. Accelerate your career by learning best practices and new management concepts in this global—yet locally sensitive—executive programme.

The Faculty
Outstanding and global faculty
Leaders from business and government
Mentoring by an industry leader
Alumni Mentorship Programme

The Executive MBA at RSM

For leaders on the move, drive your career further at RSM

Building your future takes more than buzzwords and business cards. As an executive on the rise, you know exactly what we mean. Success takes big ideas and bright leadership. It takes a critical eye with a focus on making sustainable decisions that create value over the long term. It takes a strong network of professionals who are ready to make big moves — and eager to help you make yours.

These are all time-honoured Dutch values that have been building bright careers around the world for centuries. And at RSM, you’ll gain directly from this kind of valuable thinking — it’s infused into every aspect of our part-time Executive MBA, which is taught in English, the international language of business.

Find out how applying Dutch values to an international business education in Europe will expand your influence and drive your career further than you’ve ever thought possible. That’s what you’ll discover at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University.

Applying for the EMBA

How to get started.

1.  To join us for the Executive MBA programme starting in January 2020, please contact Lida Dimitriou in the admissions office. 
2. Submit two letters of recommendation on the reference form provided.
3. Send us scanned copies of transcripts and diplomas from your university or equivalent institution.
4. Complete three essays.*
5. Submit the €100,- application fee.

The cost of tuition for the EMBA programme starting in 2020 is €53,000. For many, this fee is tax deductible, and payments are carefully spread across three calendar years. For the 2020 programme, this means you will be billed in three instalments.

Lida Dimitriou