CITY College, International Faculty of the University of Sheffield

Greece - Azerbaijan - Ukraine - Bulgaria - Romania

CITY College, International Faculty of the University of Sheffield

The Executive MBA in Thessaloniki, Belgrade, Bucharest, Kyiv, Sofia, Yerevan, Tbilisi and Baku.

CITY College, International Faculty of the University of Sheffield
CITY College is a unique international higher education institution, widely recognised throughout the region for its academic excellence. Bridging the UK with South East and Eastern Europe, CITY College offers students the unique opportunity to study for a world-class university degree in their region.

With its main campus located in Thessaloniki, Greece, CITY College consists of four academic departments;  the Business Administration & Economics Department, the Psychology Department, the Computer Science Department and the English Studies Department - and offers a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes all delivered in English. Additionally, it offers the Executive MBA programme, an innovative course specifically designed for today’s managers and business professionals. 

Its dynamic international environment comprises highly qualified faculty members and students from more than 60 countries. This cosmopolitan culture adds even more to the overall learning experience in a truly unique international environment.

CITY College is the International Faculty of the University of Sheffield. It is accredited and recognised by various professional bodies such as BAC, AMBA, AACSB, BCS, BPS, CMI, and UK NARIC. All the degrees are awarded directly by the University of Sheffield, a premier-league, research led institution, with a world-wide reputation for quality.

Our Executive MBA in 8 different countries 

CITY College offers a unique educational opportunity for today's executives and business professionals: the only truly international Executive MBA programme across South East & Eastern Europe, as well as the Caucasus region. The Executive MBA (EMBA) is an innovative programme designed for today's managers who need to improve their skills and knowledge for professional and personal advancement. Participants enrich their experiences and share best practice with people from other cultures, countries and industries. Every year top managers from leading companies of South-East and Eastern Europe are admitted to the programme. Due to the flexible executive delivery mode (once a month, Friday-Saturday-Sunday), executives need not give up their position or interrupt their careers to participate in the course.

Our Executive MBA programme is offered in:

  • Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Sofia, Bulgaria
  • Bucharest, Romania
  • Baku, Azerbaijan
  • Kyiv, Ukraine
  • Belgrade, Serbia
  • Yerevan, Armenia
  • Tbilisi, Georgia

Specialisation in six different management areas

Executive MBA

  • MBA in General Management
  • MBA in Marketing
  • MBA in Finance
  • MBA in Logistics
  • MBA in Healthcare Management
  • MBA in Human Resource Management

A holistic approach to business management education

CITY College’s Executive MBA programme takes a holistic approach to education providing a broad understanding of business and management concepts with a strong focus on business strategy formulation and execution. 
More about the programme’s holistic approach

An additional qualification for MBA graduates by CMI 

Our Executive MBA students who successfully graduate and receive the MBA degree from the University of Sheffield may additionally receive the prestigious Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership of Chartered Management Institute (CMI) without having to undertake any extra classes or examinations. The Chartered Management Institute is the only chartered professional body in the UK that is dedicated to management and leadership.

Accreditation & Recognition

The Executive MBA programme of CITY College is accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA), by AACSB and by Chartered Management Institute (CMI). The programme is also accredited and recognised by the British Accreditation Council (BAC) and the National Academic Recognition Information Centre (UK NARIC).

Programme Info

Degree Title: Masters in Business Administration (MBA)

Programme Specializations

  • MBA in General Management
  • MBA in Marketing
  • MBA in Finance
  • MBA in Logistics Management
  • MBA in Healthcare Management
  • MBA in Human Resource Management

Duration of studies: 2 years

Delivery Mode:

One long weekend per month (Friday, Saturday, Sunday)
One Study Week at Thessaloniki, Greece
One Study Week at Sheffield, UK

Place of Delivery:

Thessaloniki, Belgrade, Bucharest, Kyiv, Sofia, Yerevan, Tbilisi, Baku


  • A Bachelor's degree from any discipline
  • Work experience
  • Good command of English


The Tuition Fees vary depending on the country where the programme is delivered (scholarship fees up to 12,900 euros paid in five installments)

For more information, please contact our country offices.

How to apply

Selecting candidates for admission is a very critical decision for the Executive MBA programme (EMBA). We believe that there is more to selecting a candidate than just considering scores, GPAs and other merely numerical performance indicators. For this reason admission decisions for the EMBA take into account three primary areas of evaluation:

  1. Professional Experience
  2. Academic Background
  3. Applicant's Overall Profile


Before you apply

Make sure you have all your supporting documents scanned and ready for submission. Your application is considered complete when all of the following items have been submitted. Check the documentation* needed to support your application below:

The Application Form must be accompanied by the following documents:

  • Certified photocopy of your degree
  • Photocopy of your English language qualification (if any)
  • One (1) Reference Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Four (4) Photographs (similar to the photograph on your ID card)

Download the admission requirements
Admission and Application Requirements for the Executive MBA PDF document

* Please note that all academic qualifications should be legally certified and not simple photocopies. 

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