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MBA International

Course Description

MBA International, offered by Athens University of Economics and Business is a world-class program particularly suited in the global, dynamically changing, and technology-driven business environment. The Program is accredited by AMBA, the Association of MBAs and was the recipient of AMBA MBA Innovation Award 2013.

The MBA International is offered exclusively in English, and attracts students from more than 20 countries. Participants of the program can select, besides the general Business Administration track, one of the 5 majors offered, thus gaining additional knowledge in an area of interest, or facilitating a career switch. The majors offered focus on Finance; International Business; Marketing & Strategy; Innovation & Entrepreneurship; Technology, Logistics & Operations. All courses stimulate intellectual excitement and active student participation. Individual and group assignments, animated discussions, case studies, presentations, business games and projects enable them to keep their minds sharp and develop a sound way of thinking.

Two of the outstanding features of the program are the Personal Skills Development Program (PSDP) and the Immersion Project. All students have to participate in these programs. The PSDP is a year-long program that runs in parallel with the other courses, and allows students to improve their "soft-skills" (e.g. stress management, time management, leadership, team-building, emotional intelligence) through a variety of pedagogical activities.

The Immersion Project, that can involve a Field Study Consulting Project, an International Internship, a Business Plan for a student's initiated venture or another relevant team or individual project, is a sought-after component of our program. It offers students the opportunity to immerse themselves in a business environment by working for 3 months on a real-company problem or an entrepreneurial idea. A significant number of our students get job offers while doing their Immersion Project.

Upon arrival at the MBA International program, participants find one of the most precious resources for their career development. Whether they want to switch or to improve their career options, successfully completing the Program will open doors of opportunities. All along the study program, students benefit from the assistance of cutting edge professionals providing the tools, services and techniques that utilize the competencies taught in the MBA International program. Two particular assets of the program are the Career Office and the MBA International Alumni Association.

Besides the very broad curriculum, students participate in a number of extracurricular activities, such as company days, career days, business games and competitions, athletic events etc, that aim to develop further their personal or professional interests, as well as their networking. During the first weekend in the program students participate in an experiential learning program, away from Athens. The objective of that weekend is for students to meet the other participants, and, through a series of athletic activities, to experience the concepts of leadership, team work, and planning.

A member of the United Nations Global Compact initiative since 2006, and the Global Compact Network Hellas since its foundation in 2008, MBA International takes pride in promoting Corporate Social Responsibility through curriculum, collaboration with business, academic research and various student activities.

The minimum eligibility criteria for our program are a University degree, excellent knowledge of the English language, a GMAT score of at least 550 (required only for the FT program) and at least 3 years of professional experience. We have a rolling admissions program, and two deadlines for submitting your application to be considered for the September intake: round 1 deadline is end January, while round 2 deadline is end May.

Visit the MBA International page on the Research Centre - Athens University of Economics and Business (RC/AUEB) website for more details!

(Student Profile)

Bozidar Jovicevic

1595.jpg Career Path

Current position Global Digital Head of Medical Affairs, Novartis, USA
2012-2013 Senior Global Brand Director - New Products, Novartis, Switzerland
2011-2012 Global Brand Director, Novartis, Switzerland
2009-2011 Region Europe Brand Director, Novartis, Switzerland
2008-2009 Brand Director, Novartis, Greece
2006-2008 Brand Manager, Novartis
2004-2005 Hospital Sales Specialist, Novartis Oncology
Holder of a medical degree from Belgrade University School of Medicine, Scholarship of Kingdom of Norway, given to the top 50 students in the country, 2002.

“The iMBA was for me so much more than learning modern business tools/methodologies and getting ready to work in a truly global workplace. It was an environment which also encouraged me to take a step back and rethink my personal strengths, values and aspirations and design my future career accordingly.”

(Student Profile)

Ellia Passa

Current Position: Vice President, Private Bank, Fund Selection - Investment specialist, JP Morgan Chase, London
2008-2009 Risk Analyst, Performance Analysis Group, JP Morgan Asset Management
2007-2008 Market Risk Associate, Risk Advisory, PWC London

“My iMBA provided me with a well rounded education that helped me to take my first steps into the world of finance. Additionally, it gave me a unique cultural perspective through the people that I met and the classes that I took that sparked my desire to work and live abroad”


International Fellowship Program - 6 Awards

This initiave wishes to give the opportunity to bright and promising international students from all over the world to gain entry to the program. To request further information on eligibility criteria, please contact Ms Afroditi Kompoliti at [email protected] .

Value of Scholarship(s)

12000 euros (13500 euros for non-EU students)


For the academic year 2016-17 the MBA International will offer 6 nationality based tuition scholarships to students from the Balkan region, Asia, and Africa. To be eligible for the scholarships, candidates should meet the admission requirements of the Program and be able to self-fund their living expenses during their stay in Greece.

Application Procedure

- enter http://www.imba.aueb.gr
- apply on line following the standart procedure
- e-mail our international admission department ([email protected]), stating your nationality and interest for the Scholarship program. When your application has been examined and given you are eligible for the program, we will have at least one telephone interview.

Further Information


Entry Requirements

All candidates must have a solid academic background demonstrated by a university degree. Variety in the profile of the candidates is encouraged, with special emphasis on recruiting students with an undergraduate degree in social sciences, engineering and sciences, so as to achieve a good balance. Applicants must possess excellent command of both spoken and written English. Working experience of at least 3 years is required. In addition, candidates for the FT program must submit their scores of the GMAT test.

Course Fees

12000 euros (13500 euros for non-EU students)

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Recipient: Research Centre - Athens University of Economics and Business (RC/AUEB)
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