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The Pan-European Executive MBA

The Pan-European Executive MBA

The Pan-European Executive MBA is a world-class dual degree Executive MBA programme offered by CITY College, University of York Europe Campus jointly with the Faculty of Economics and Management of the University of Strasbourg. Τhe programme leads to two MBA degrees awarded by a top British University, the University of York and a prestigious French University the University of Strasbourg.

The Pan-European Executive MBA is accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA). Graduates may additionally obtain the AMBA Certificate of membership, as well as the L7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership Practice of CMI.

The programme is offered in Executive mode Face-to-Face (one weekend per month plus study trips) or Online (Blended synchronous online mode plus study trips).

Fast facts and key features


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Mode of attendance:


Duration of studies:

2 years (18 months of taught classes + Dissertation/industrial project)

Delivery mode:

Face-to-face or Online


Flexible weekend delivery mode (Friday, Saturday, Sunday), approximately one weekend a month.
Students may choose from:

  • Face-to-face delivery mode (Executive mode plus study trips) or
  • Online delivery mode (Blended synchronous online mode plus study trips)

Locations of studies:

The Pan-European Executive MBA is offered at eight (8) different locations across South East and Eastern Europe and the Caucasus region (Thessaloniki, Sofia, Belgrade, Bucharest, Kyiv, Tbilisi, Yerevan, Baku)

Attend classes in a different location:

Students of the MBA programme can attend units in any location of studies, other than the one they have been registered in, thus contributing to increased learning experience and benefiting from the value of meeting other executives

Study Trips:

MBA participants from all cities attend joint classes during three exciting Study Trips in York (UK), Strasbourg (France) and Thessaloniki (Greece)

Academic staff:

The programme is taught by distinguished professors from the CITY College Europe Campus, the University of York, the University of Strasbourg, as well as other well-recognised universities worldwide, and industry experts.

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Awarding degrees and accreditation of the programme

Degree titles:

Dual degree programme leading to two degrees:

  • Master in Business Administration (with specialisation) awarded by the University of York
  • Master in Business Administration (with specialisation) awarded by the University of Strasbourg (Master of Business Administration (MBA), Diplôme de l'Université de Strasbourg)

Additional awarding qualifications:

In addition to their dual MBA degree from the University of York and the University of Strasbourg, graduates may additionally obtain the L7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership Practice of CMI, as well as the AMBA Certificate of membership from the Association of MBAs.

Accreditations of the programme:

Association of MBAs (AMBA), Chartered Management Institute (CMI)


CITY College Europe Campus' AMBA accreditation puts us in an elite group of approximately 300 educational institutions globally that have met the highest standards of postgraduate management education; our Pan-European MBA has met these strict criteria.


The Pan-European Executive MBA programme of studies


6 different specialisations available:

  • MBA in General Management
  • MBA in Marketing
  • MBA in Finance
  • MBA in Human Resource Management
  • MBA in Logistics & Supply Chain Management
  • MBA in Health Care Management

Programme of studies:

Explore the units within each specialisation of the programme
Programme of studies

Programme structure:

Three cycles of lectures, lasting eighteen months, and the postgraduate dissertation
More details on the structure of the programme


Key features of programme content

Holistic approach: The programme takes a holistic approach to management education and provides a broad understanding of business and management concepts. The holistic approach includes:

  • Personal and Professional Development
  • Applied Knowledge with a Global Perspective
  • International Exposure and Experience
  • Business Networking Opportunities

The Personal Career and Leadership Coaching Programme. Each Executive MBA student will have a personal coach with whom he or she will have a number of personal meetings to assess their current personality type (includes taking the relevant test - instruments); set type development goals to be achieved by the student; and reflect on goals achieved.

Meet the CEO. Top executives from leading companies meet with MBA students during MBA weekends or during the year to discuss developments in particular industries, markets, and economies.

Workshops, Group Projects, and Practical Applications. Students work in groups in a number of units (for example, they create a business plan for a start-up company that they all decide to develop). Also, students work in groups to test ideas for new start-ups in the developing areas of social entrepreneurship etc.

Dissertation/Final Business Project: Students undertake either an Academic Dissertation which gives emphasis on developing new theory or testing existing one or a Final Business Project at a company or industry level of analysis chosen. Utilising cutting edge knowledge, this project will integrate the learning that has occurred through the programme and apply it directly to current issues faced by business.


How to apply

Key entry requirements:

  • Undergraduate degree from an accredited institution
  • A minimum of three – five years of professional work experience
  • Verified English Language Competence

Admission & application requirements (PDF)

Application deadline:

Rolling admission



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