International MBA

 
About Program

The International MBA – European Multicultural Integrated Management Program, is a specialist, managerial program designed especially for the managers working in an international environment.

The goal of the program is to provide knowledge leading to the continuous development of managerial skills in a constantly changing international environment through the acquisition of the concepts of global management, investment and finance, controlling, change management, leadership and multicultural team management as well as global organisations.

International MBA studies, based on the unique concept of integrated management, created and developed by the partner of the Program – St. Gallen Business School, as a response to the challenges of today's international environment.

 
Student Profile

 
Study Program

Subjects are scheduled in the most efficient way to give students maximum benefit from the educational process. Each module in IMBA consists of up to 6 courses. The content of the modules may change in different years as we want the program to address the contemporary situation. Each semester offers core module courses and elective courses. Electives are a flexible part of the curriculum and allow personalization and adaptation to students’ expectations and needs. As a result, students of each edition receive an exceptional program adapted to their needs.

 
Get to know us

 
Partner School

St. Gallen Business School


The high quality of the program is guaranted by St. Gallen Business School, which is one of the best schools in the German-speaking area (Germany/Austria/Switzerland) and a leading school of management in new St. Gallen Management Valley, where around 150 consulting companies are situated.

 
Recruitment

A candidate for the MBA studies must meet the following formal requirements:

  • have a university degree diploma confirming completion of I or II cycle degree studies
  • have a good command of English
  • have minimum 3 years of professional experience of holding a managerial position

 

Enrolment steps:



1. REGISTRATION

Registration via the website and completion of the questionnaire by the MBA candidate.

2. CANDIDATE VERIFICATION

Verification of the candidate online application by the Study Coordinator who confirms the acceptance of the application by e-mail.

3. REQUIRED DOCUMENTS SUBMISSION

  • application/cover letter
  • copy of a higher education diploma (original must be provided for verification)
  • questionnaire signed by the candidate
  • current CV
  • certificates of completion of additional courses, trainings
  • confirmation of payment of the enrolment fee of 200 EUR or 850 PLN
  • 1 passport format photograph
  • application form for the MBA studies – in the case of financing or co-financing the studies by the employer or in the case of self-employment

4. DOCUMENTS VERIFICATION

Verification of the provided documents and the consent to the continuation of the recruitment process.

5. REFERENCE LETTERS

Providing 2 reference letters from business partners.

6. ADMISSION TEST

The Admission Test, which is a logical and analytical English test (modelled on the US GMAT test) as well as psychological test, must be taken. It is organized by CSB CUE. The Admission Test is divided into 3 parts covering English proficiency level, logical thinking skills and the ability to work under the time pressure. Possessing certificates confirming the level of English proficiency does not exempt the Admission Test.

Admission Test sample

7. PERSONAL INTERVIEW

Admissions Committee CSB CUE conducts the interview to obtain an insight into the professional profiles of the candidates, their motivations and the goals they want to achieve in the future.

The Committee consists of CSB and CUE authorities (Vice-Rector for Education and Student Affairs, The Chancellor, CSB Director), business partners, representatives of MBA alumni (The

President of the CSB Alumni MBA Club), Member of Educational Quality Team CSB CUE, Program Supervisor and Study Coordinator of the MBA Program.

8. DECISION

Decision by the Admissions Committee CSB CUE whether or not to accept the candidate for the MBA studies

9. RECRUITMENT PROCESS RESULT

Informing the candidate of the recruitment process result and sending a letter confirming admission to the MBA studies

 
Costs and Fees

The cost of full International MBA Program is 12 500 € or 57 000 PLN

Program price includes:

  • Study Trip Poland*,
  • Study Trip to a foreign Partner*,
  • printed teaching materials for each course,
  • textbooks,
  • exams,
  • defense of the MBA thesis,
  • Learning Management System,
  • WiFi internet access,
  • access to Cracow University of Economics library,
  • meetings with business leaders within the CSB Alumni MBA Club,
  • coffee breaks during classes,
  • free parking at the campus.

* The main costs of participation in the trip are covered by CSB CUE (travel costs not included).


 

  • Student covers the studies costs him/herself or they are covered by a company/institution. 
  • Individual payment in EUR or in PLN.
  • Company payment (employer or other entity) in PLN (after receiving pro-forma invoice).
  • The condition of receiving the pro-forma invoice is prior submission of the application form.
  • There is a possibility to pay in installments as below:
    1st installment – 30% of the fee
    2nd installment – 25% of the fee
    3rd installment – 25% of the fee
    4th installment – 20% of the fee

Installment must be paid until the beginning of each semester.



Financial Aid

All candidates can:

  • seek funding or co-funding from their employer,
  • seek funding or co-funding from Krajowy Fundusz Szkoleniowy www.kfs.pl.


MBA funding - Click to see more details



Enrolment fee

  • Before the admission test candidate should provide the confirmation of non-refundable payment of the recruitment fee of 200,00 EUR or 850 PLN
  • Individual payment in EUR or in PLN.
  • Company payment (employer or other entity) in PLN (after receiving pro-forma invoice).
  • The condition of receiving the pro-forma invoice is prior submission of the application form.


Account number

  • in PLN to the following account:
    Uniwersytet Ekonomiczny w Krakowie
    Krakowska Szkoła Biznesu
    Alior Bank SA
    Account number: PL 04 2490 0005 0000 4600 6249 3380
    SWIFT/BIC: ALBPPLPW

  • in EUR to the following account:
    Uniwersytet Ekonomiczny w Krakowie
    Krakowska Szkoła Biznesu
    Alior Bank SA
    Account number: PL 59 2490 0005 0000 4600 1886 2857
    SWIFT/BIC: ALBPPLPW

The payment title: candidate full name, program.

 
Diploma

After the defense of the MBA dissertation student receives:

  • a joint MBA diploma granted by Cracow School of Business at Cracow University of Economics and St. Gallen Business School,
  • certificate of completion of postgraduate studies International MBA,
  • transcript of academic records.

 
Faculty

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Rankings

The International MBA Program took 1st place in the MBA Perspektywy® 2018 Ranking in the Best MBA Programs 2018 in the Graduates' Opinion category!

International MBA Rankings:

  • In the MBA Perspektywy® 2018 Ranking, the International MBA Program took:
    - 1st place in the Graduates' Opinion category,
    - 3rd place in the Program Content category (the ranking considers i.a.: requirements, study program, foreign sessions),
    - 5th place in the Participants category (the ranking considers i.a.: multiculturalism, managerial and professional experience),
    - 5th place in the Faculty Team category (the ranking considers i.a.: high qualifications of lecturers-business practitioners and foreign faculty),
    - 8th place among the best MBA Studies in Poland,
    - 8th place in the Employers' Opinion category.
  • The International MBA program took 8th place among the Best MBA studies in Poland in the MBA Perspektywy® 2015 Rank.
  • In 2016, the International MBA Program was placed in the highest rate in the Rating of MBA offers in Poland published by WPROST.
  • The International MBA program took the 10th place among the Best MBA programs in the WPROST 2014 Rank.
  • The International MBA Program was among the Best MBA Programs in Poland in 2018 published in the 'Gazeta Finansowa' – Education for the Manager.
  • In 2016, the International MBA Program was placed in the highest Master Class in the MBA rating issued by the FORUM Management Education Association.
  • In 2014, 'Home & Market' prized the International MBA Program with the Financial Order in the Education category.
 
Contact us!

HEAD OF MBA OFFICE

Monika Bulsza, MSc.
E-mail: mba@uek.krakow.pl

PROGRAM DIRECTOR

Monika Sady, Ph.D.
E-mail: imbadirector@uek.krakow.pl

STUDY MANAGER

Łucja Homa, MA
E-mail: imba@uek.krakow.pl
Tel. +48 12 293 55 68

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