Global Executive OneMBA

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

The Global Executive OneMBA Programme is a 21-month modular executive MBA programme at the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University Rotterdam.

The programme is designed for executives with extensive managerial experience aiming to accelerate their careers in a global setting. The OneMBA is a collaborative partnership of five top-ranked business schools, distinguished by its span of business cultures in Asia, Europe and North and South America. The programme offers a unique combination of the best practices to an international education through a globally relevant, yet locally sensitive curriculum.

Admission criteria

  • You are an outstanding candidate whose intellectual ability, management potential, and personal qualities indicate that you will benefit from and contribute to the learning environment.
  • You have at least a university degree (bachelor, master, PhD) or equivalent.
  • You have at least 6 years of full-time work experience.
  • You are fluent in English.

We have a rigorous selection process in place to ensure we attract and recruit the best participants for the OneMBA programme. Each candidate is evaluated individually on his or her demonstrated and potential abilities. The Admissions Committee looks for evidence of academic excellence and professional achievements. We also stress leadership, commitment to learning, English proficiency, analytical and communication skills, international exposure and breadth of perspective. The relevance of the OneMBA programme to the candidate’s current role and responsibilities is also considered. Previous study in business is not a requirement for admission. However, some working knowledge of statistics and economics is advantageous.

OneMBA applications are evaluated by the RSM Admissions Committee, which is made up of faculty and administrators. It is a comprehensive process and operates on a rolling basis.
The admissions interview is an essential part of the selection process. Final admission decisions are made following receipt of comments from the interviewers. The RSM alumni network allows us to arrange and conduct personal interviews in most parts of the world.


The following documentation is required for application to the Global Executive OneMBA Programme: 

  • Fully completed Application Form
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Transcripts and diplomas from University or Higher Education Institution
  • Non-refundable application fee of € 100
  • 3 Essays*
  • CV/Résumé