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Study one programme, earn two MBA degrees. Designed by London Business School and Columbia Business School.

Study in London and New York

Launched in 2001, EMBA-Global was jointly developed by London Business School and Columbia Business School to inspire and cultivate entrepreneurial thinking and a truly global perspective.

The EMBA-Global gives you the opportunity to study in London and New York, two of the world’s leading business and cultural capitals.

two business schools

A powerful partnership between London Business School and Columbia Business School.

22 Nationalities

Our EMBA-Global attracts students from across the globe.

100,000 alumni

A global network from London Business School and Columbia Business School.

At a glance

Start date
May 2025

20 months

Study locations
London and New York

Course format
11 core and 10 electives

Next admission deadline*

October 15, 2024

January 14, 2025
This deadline coincides with the EMBA Global Excellence Scholarship.

March 20, 2025

*Applications are reviewed once all required materials have been received. We aim to release interview invitations or render a deny decision as soon as possible and no later than each round’s respective deadline. Candidates are strongly encouraged to apply as soon as their applications are prepared to increase the likelihood of receiving a decision earlier.

Applications for EMBAG2027 are now open.

May 2025 intake fees to be confirmed shortly

Degree awarded
An MBA from both London Business School and Columbia Business School

**Fees include course materials, most meals and accommodation during core teaching blocks.

Programme overview

The EMBA-Global curriculum is comprehensive, rigorous and demanding. The timetable enables highly-focused learning, minimising your time spent away from the office and ensuring optimum learning impact.

Core courses

Taught in six- or seven-day residential class weeks by London Business School and Columbia Business School faculty.
Core courses provide a sound base in all areas of general management and a solid foundation of leadership and management skills.
See core courses

Elective courses

Select courses from the combined portfolio of London Business School and Columbia Business School.
Customise the programme to your individual needs, choosing from one of the widest elective portfolios of any Executive MBA programme.
See elective courses

International assignments

An exciting part of the EMBA-Global programme is the opportunity to work within organisations and meet senior industry leaders in a choice of international locations.
Recent locations have included Argentina, Greece, Mexico, San Francisco and Dubai.
See international assignments

Teaching methods

Classroom-based lectures, case studies, group work. English is the language of instruction.
EMBA-Global provides a learning environment where you’ll challenge assumptions and share experiences with a group of high-calibre, globally-focused executives and entrepreneurs.
See teaching methods

Student and alumni profiles

Srishti Chhabra

EMBA-Global (2023)

Anna Mkhitaryan

EMBA-Global (2023)

Beenu Arora

EMBA-Global Americas & Europe (2020)

Upcoming events

To advance your research into the programme and aid your decision-making, we highly recommend that you attend one of our events.

Information events offering a general introduction to the EMBA-Global programme are held throughout the year, in both live and virtual formats. 

For upcoming events and registration, please visit: