|Study location||Estonia, Tallinn|
|Nominal duration||2 years (120 ECTS)|
|Awards||MBA (Master in Business Administration)|
|Tuition fee||€8,000 per year
The tuition fee for the study year 2023/2024:
I year 8000€, II year 9000€
|Application fee||€120 one-time
The application fee is non-refundable. Application documents will be processed only after the application fee is received.
EU candidates & the following countries (Turkey, Georgia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan) are exempt from the application fee.
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
In order to qualify for the studies in EBS an applicant has to have at least 60% of the highest possible GPA.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / Estonian.
If your previous educational institution doesn’t issue documents in English, you need to send a certified translation together with your educational documents. A certified/notarized translation is a translation of an original document into English done by a certified translator, confirmed by a notary or issued by the school who issued the original document.
EBS Admission and Study Department
To whom: Admission team
Proof of sufficient English language level:
The international English certificate can only be replaced by:
If you have completed studies in English but not in the country named above, we ask you to present an internationally recognised test. Please see the requirements above.
At least 2 reference(s) should be provided.
References are accepted from previous employers and academic faculty.
Our innovative two-year MBA programme develops managers and leaders who ignite and inspire lasting growth in a rapidly developing environment. Our teaching approach and elective nanodegrees provide an immersive experience with an exceptional education.
Why choose this programme?
- Build strong foundation in key areas of business
- Learn and grow with peers
- Navigate through the latest management tools
- Master the new era of business management in a selected field
Earn your MBA without interrupting your professional life. You can choose a slower pace or find an accelerated option to best suite your personal and professional needs.
The core programme of our MBA gives you a solid foundation in organisational economics and financial performance, teaches you how to really organize and manage organisations, and communicates and trains the value of responsible leadership and interpersonal skills. On top of that solid backbone, you can build solid muscle by choosing elective nanodegrees from a wide selection and design the path of your curriculum yourself. Our top-notch elective nanodegrees, which are taught by top-tier faculty and established industry professionals, allow you to master a chosen field of business management. We shall provide you with skills, tools, knowledge and confidence to make informed decisions in the challenging technology-driven global business setting. We work with real-life examples in a team centred learning and teaching setting. The programme consists of main subjects (45 ECTS), graduation module (15 ECTS) and elective nanodegrees (60 ECTS).
Estonian Business School is the first university in Estonia that offers nanodegrees. EBS nanodegrees are the Master’s studies learning modules, which are focused on five areas: communication and marketing, data management, finance and accounting, management and leadership, sustainability and green economy. It allows to gain new knowledge and develop skills in certain area in a quick and flexible way.
The difference between completion of a nanodegree programme and other additional training courses is that by obtaining a nanodegree consisting of 15 ECTS credits, the student completes a part of a master’s degree programme.
You can choose a total of 60 ECTS worth of nanodegrees in the two-year MBA programme.
Learn more about the EBS nanodegrees: ebs.ee/en/oppekava/nanodegrees
Our MBA in management is a master’s programme that aims:
- To give managers, specialists and consultants knowledge and skills in economics, business and organisation management, and leadership;
- To provide knowledge and skills for management and development of business processes;
- To understand the implementation of new technologies in an organisation and its processes;
- To provide knowledge and skills to create and manage projects and diverse teams;
- To develop professional skills and social competencies of the programme participants by applying flipped classroom, project- and problem-based teaching methodologies;
- To enable the programme participants to create an international network between students, companies and organisations.
Academic year 1
Financial and Managerial Accounting 6 ECTS
Corporate Finance 6 ECTS
Strategic Management and Innovation 6 ECTS
Managing People and Organisations 6 ECTS
Leadership and Ethics 3 ECTS
Marketing and Sales 3 ECTS
Graduation Capstone I: Coaching 4 ECTS
Total: 34 ECTS
Managerial Economics 3 ECTS
Emerging Technologies for Business 6 ECTS
Operations and Project Management 6 ECTS
Nanodegree 15 ECTS
Total: 30 ECTS
Academic year 2
Here you have a chance to choose 2 nanodegrees or spend a semester in one of the 60 partner universities (30 ECTS)
Total 30 ECTS
Nanodegree 15 ECTS
Graduation Capstone II: Management Game (Dynama) 5 ECTS
Graduation Capstone III: Theoretical Quiz on core studies 3 ECTS
Graduation Capstone IV: Case study exam 3 ECTS
Total 26 ECTS