Introduction to the Corvinus Executive MBA (EMBA)


Corvinus-MSM-SEED Executive MBA Program


The Corvinus-MSM-SEED Executive MBA is a joint dual-degree program of Corvinus University, SEED Business School and the Maastricht School of Management (MSM):

  • The program and courses are developed jointly by the three institutions.
  • Faculty members of all schools are involved in teaching.
  • Courses take place at two locations: the core courses are held in Budapest while the specializations courses in Maastricht at the MBA Specialization Summer School.
  • Participants receive two MBA degrees upon successful completion of the program: one from Corvinus University and one from MSM.

The program focuses on transition to general management. It covers the essential knowledge of all functional areas, prepares the participants for leadership role and focuses on the mastery of 2 important skills: problem solving and team work.


Application happens through the online application system of the Maastricht School of Management. For applying, please click on Apply, create an account and follow the instructions.

In parallel, please contact us at so we can assist you through the process. Application deadline for the October 2020 intake: September 2020


  • 39 participants from…
  • 22 companies, covering…
  • 16 sectors (Automotive, Aviation, Banking, Construction, Consulting, Electronics, FMCG, Insurance, IT, IT/Telco, Manufacturing, Oil&Gas, Online Gaming, PET Packaging, Real Estate, Solar Energy), working in…
  • 4 countries (Hungary, Croatia, Slovakia, UK), representing…
  • 9 nationalities (Croatia, Bosnia Hercegovina, Egypt, Hungary, Romania, Turkey, India, Slovakia, UK).
  • 22% female
  • Average age: 36 years
  • Average work experience: 12+ years


  • University or college degree
  • At least five years of work experience
  • Proficiency in English (IELTS, TOEFL, TOEIC, Pearson, Cambridge)
  • Completion of Required Leveling Courses OR GMAT with minimum score of 600 OR Equivalent GRE score
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Motivational letter
  • Personal interview


  • Dates: next Intake starts in October 2020, application deadline: September 2020
  • Lenght: 19 months, 120 ETCS Credits
  • Location: Budapest (Hungary) and Maastricht (the Netherlands)
  • Timing: 3full days on average per month (Friday-Saturday-Sunday), plus 2 weeks summer specialization camp
  • Couse list: core courses and specializations + optional workshops, and electives + leadership camp


International Accreditations:

  • AMBA – Association of MBAs,
  • IACBE – The International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education,
  • ACBSP – Accreditation Council For Business School & Programs,
  • EPAS – EFMD Program Accreditation System
  • EQUIS – EFMD Quality Improvement System


EUR 20.000

The tuition fee includes all classroom days, instruction and teaching materials, individual mentoring and coaching sessions, company projects, meals on teaching days and accommodation during the Maastricht Residency.

The fee does not include any travel costs and meals during the Maastricht Residency.

Further information:


  • Kick off, Transition to General Management, Team Building
  • Case Solving Method Workshop
  • Economics
  • Accounting for Managers
  • Digital Transformation
  • Personal Development
  • Leadership and Organizational Behavior
  • Marketing in the Global Context
  • Global Supply Chain Management
  • Global Corporate Strategy
  • Corporate Finance and Finlab
  • Personal Development Plan Anchoring Workshop
  • Company Project 1
  • Entrepreneurship & New Business Ventures
  • Leadership Camp
  • Management Control Systems and Process Management
  • Managing Cultural Diversity
  • Company Project 2
  • Company Valuation
  • Research Method
  • Corporate Responsibility and Ethics
  • Decision Making Tools
  • Change Management
  • Leading People (FLIGBY Simulation)
  • Role Development

  • Entrepreneurship
  • International Business and Sustainable Development
  • Accounting & Finance
  • The Digital Economy
  • Sports Management
  • Healthcare Management
  • Wine Management
  • Public Sector Management
  • Global Supply Chain Management