We are a group of schools, from around the world, who believe that collaboration is necessary if we are to enrich our EMBA students’ educational experience and raise awareness of challenges that face us now and in the future. We believe that through the fresh perspectives that come from cross-cultural experiences, our students will become more rounded individuals, more effective professionals and more responsible leaders.

Through the programs that we have been offering for more than a decade, more than 3000 participants have been able to enhance their skill sets, deepen their understanding, assimilate knowledge, and form lasting friendships across the globe.

Our network is growing and we are always looking to welcome new institutions who share our values and wish to participate in our truly global community.

Our current members are….

Bologna Business School. University of Bologna

Bologna Business School (est. in 2000) is the business school of the University of Bologna (est. A.D. 1088). BBS ranks among the most innovative business schools in Europe and is one of the most reputable institutions in Italy. Interdisciplinary outlook, industry integration and internationalization are the key pillars of the school’s philosophy, which aims to provide students with the appropriate skills in order to face an ever changing and complex economic landscape with confidence, knowledge and motivation to succeed. BBS’s Headquarters is located at Villa Guastavillani, a Renaissance building from the 16th century located on the Bolognese hills, less than ten minutes from the city center. Here history, technology and tradition live together in beautiful and natural framework. Bologna is a lively city located in the heart of Italy – 30 minutes away from Florence, less than one hour from Milan, two hours from Rome – in Emilia Romagna, one of the richest regions in Europe.

BBS offers a 360° academic and ”real world” educational experience, including full-time master degrees (in English and Italian), and part-time masters and short-term programs for executives and professionals. The School cooperates with industry-leading companies, providing them with outstanding managers and high quality and tailor-made programs. Issues of medium sized companies and “Made in Italy” industries are given special attention through research and focused projects. The BBS community is a family made of students, alumni, faculties, managers and an extensive business network of over 500 national and international companies. Students, more than 600 every year, come from all over the World and from diverse academic and professional backgrounds. BBS Faculty involves more than 300 national and international lecturers, academics as well as executives and consultants.