Executive MBA

The Rochester-Bern EMBA provides a holistic understanding of all aspects of business and the interconnections between them; courses are well-integrated and grounded in economic principles. Throughout the program, participants develop their personality and leadership skills.

Rochester-Bern Executive MBA
Dual Degree Master of Business Administration (MBA) (Simon Business School University of Rochester)
Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) (Universität Bern)
Participants Mid and senior-level managers with the potential for taking on increased responsibilities in the organization.
  • university degree (or equivalent) plus at least 5 years of management experience (as a project or line manager)
    10+ years of managerial and leadership experience in lieu of academic qualifications (sur dossier application)
  • convincing character with a team spirit
  • ability to set priorities and balance family, job, and studies
  • fluent in English
Study model Part-time 
Start February and October of each year 
Duration 15 months 
Accreditation AACSB International since 1966
(Simon Business School, University of Rochester)
  • Biweekly: Fri and Sat (Feb to July)
  • Every three weeks: Thurs to Sat (Oct to Feb)
  • Two course blocks abroad
  • Thun (Congress Hotel Seepark), Canton Bern, Switzerland
  • Rochester, Simon Business School, USA (4 week block)
  • International Trip (1 week block) 
Credits 90 ECTS points 
Language English
Costs CHF 75,000
Alumni Associations
  • Simonites: The Rochester-Bern Alumni Association
  • Simon Business School Alumni Association
  • UniBE: Universität Bern



Rochester-Bern Executive MBA