Graduate Programs / Master in Business Studies (MBS)

Study destinations

  • Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Antwerp, Belgium
  • Barcelona, Spain
  • Brussels, Belgium
  • Geneva, Switzerland
  • Madrid, Spain
  • Milan, Italy
  • Tokyo, Japan
  • Zurich, Switzerland

Program content

Program requirements
24 electives
48 credits
Thesis 12 credits
24 courses + thesis 60 credits


These requirements are valid for all students starting in October 2018 or later. Students starting prior to October 2018 are required to complete 26 courses consisting of the same requirements above plus 2 electives. Enrolled students can refer to the Student Guide for the correct program requirements. The relevant courses are subject to change and availability.


Electives can be any course scheduled that does not already count towards other program requirements.

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