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Rochester-Bern Executive Programs


Profil der Hochschule

Rochester-Bern Executive Programs is a foundation based on the longstanding cooperation between the Simon Business School at the University of Rochester (NY, U.S.) and the Institut für Finanzmanagement of the University of Bern (Switzerland). The collaboration started with the Rochester-Bern Executive MBA in 1994 and has been extended to company-specific programs and seminars. Clients include companies such as SBB, Berner Kantonalbank and Insel-Gruppe. Since 1966, the Simon Business School is accredited AACSB International (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business).

Besonderheiten der Studiengänge

Dual Degree: The Rochester-Bern Executive MBA allows participants to earn an international MBA degree from an accredited, leading U.S. business school (Simon Business School, University of Rochester) as well as a national EMBA degree from a distinguished Swiss university (Universität Bern).

Participants: Candidates are mid or senior-level managers with the potential for taking on increased responsibilities within their organizations. They have an academic or equivalent educational background and several years of management experience. Within their positions, they have demonstrated leadership and team qualities, are able to set priorities, and are fluent in English.

Content: The general management program 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

Internationale Verbindungen

Format: The program begins in February and takes 15 months. Participants meet biweekly in Switzerland on Fridays and Saturdays from February to July. In September, there is an intense four-week summer session at the Simon Business School in Rochester (U.S.). From October to February of the following year, participants meet in Switzerland every three weeks for three-day blocks (Thurs – Sat). They can choose between two international trips of one week (either in the first year or the second year).


Thun, Switzerland
Rochester, U.S. (four-week block)
International trip (one-week block)
Faculty: Rochester-Bern builds on an open architecture and works with outstanding professors from well-known Business Schools world-wide who combine impressive achievements in academia with extensive business experience and didactic excellence.
Accreditation: The Simon Business School has been fully accredited by the AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) International since 1966.

Finanzielle Unterstützung

Program fees can be supported by a scholarship: www.rochester-bern.ch/scholarships


Rochester-Bern Executive Programs
+41 31 684 34 77

Hochschulstrasse 4,
3012 Bern

Marisol Zorilla

MBA & Master Programme

Rochester-Bern Executive MBA
Schwerpunkt / Vertiefung – Kategorie Unternehmensführung - Management, Betriebswirtschaft - Leadership, HR, Enterpreur, Unternehmensführung Finanzen - Finance, Banking, Accounting, Audit, Versicherungen, Tax
Form des Programms Executive
Start des Programms Februar
Dauer des Programms 16
Gesamte Programmkosten in Euro 77 000 € plus optionale Masterthesis 3 100 €
Einschreibe-/ Bewerbungsgebühren in Euro laufend
Letzter Anmeldetag 31. Dez
1. Hochschulabschluss erforderlich ja
Zulassungstest erforderlich nein
GMAT erforderlich nein
Sprachtest erforderlich nein
Referenzen erforderlich ja
Workload ECTS 75
Jährlich zugelassene Studenten 35
Internationale Studenten in % 29
Internationale Kooperationen ja
Minimale Berufserfahrung in Jahren (bei Zulassung) 10
Akkreditierung AACSB, (Simon Business School)