Which program to choose?

Based on the academic excellence of the Faculty and the leadership educational expertise of Corvinus MBA Center we offer four type of programs:

MBA Programs at Corvinus

The MBA degree is probably the most widely-known postgraduate diploma in the world. It is not only a passport to your career development but also an opportunity for you to prepare to answer and raise global management questions at a higher level. Corvinus MBA Center offers two types of MBA programs in English, reflecting the different needs of students. Both the two types of Corvinus MBA program utilize an integrated curriculum that reflects the latest business challenges, a superior teaching methodology that uses 21st century e-learning technologies as well as a diverse and international group of high quality students who join the strong Corvinus MBA Alumni Network after graduation.

Executive MBA (EMBA)

The executive MBA is a part-time program designed for students with substantial work experience (a minimum of 5 years, average above 5 years). EMBA classes are scheduled for every second weekend (Friday afternoons and Saturdays plus an intensive week per semester) and allow our students to continue their work and immediately apply to their job what they learn on the Corvinus MBA. Special emphasis is placed on skills, personal mentoring and networking in this program - reflecting the fact that most of our EMBA students already work in managerial positions. The four semesters of the program offer exclusive services such as the option to participate at an international week at a partner university abroad, and regular guest lectures and special events from top executives. The EMBA program was accredited by the EFMD Programme Accreditation System (EPAS) in 2009.


What is common in our programs...

Regardless you opt for full-time or executive, open enrollment or company-specific programs, you will improve your capabilities in order to be able to...

  • Use better management techniques
  • Identify business opportunities and threats
  • Define company’s strengths or weaknesses
  • Structure and describe problems and targets clearly
  • Find creative solutions to meet predefined targets
  • Communicate ideas convincingly and professionally
  • Improve leadership ability to help to execute solutions efficiently

Full-time MBA

For students with at least 2 years of work experience who decide to devote all their time and efforts to learning for four semesters we recommend the Full-time MBA program. This program demands substantial work from students during and outside classes (double the hours compared to the eMBA). The curriculum covers knowledge of management tools and their application in order to prepare our students for future career positions. The module courses offered by the eMBA are complemented with subjects that widen the economic and methodological backgrounds of our students. Intensive class participation during the weekdays leads to the development of groups with close social relationships. The full-time MBA at Corvinus is also an accredited Bologna Master Program thus creating the opportunity for students to pursue further studies on the Corvinus PhD program or anywhere in the world.


Depending on the chosen program, students and business executives will receive a unique combination from the list of invaluable material listed above. Students participating in the full-time MBA program will spend half of their time learning the concepts and methods of better business management and half of their time applying the learned knowledge on case studies, live cases, written reports, exams, and presentation. Students in the EMBA program will spend less time learning the detailed quantitative analysis and in-depth functional details and more time focusing on structuring and describing problems clearly, effective communication techniques, and improving leadership ability. Participants of the Corporate programs are encouraged to work with the Corvinus MBA Center to design a company or industry specific learning experience for its executives.