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Master of Business Administration - Shipping

Alba Graduate Business School

12 months
19750 EUR/year
19750 EUR/year
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The Master of Business Administration - Shipping program from Alba Graduate Business School prepares aspiring and seasoned shipping professionals for a future full of challenges in the shipping industry. 

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The Master of Business Administration - Shipping  program from Alba Graduate Business School is designed in collaboration with the Greek shipping community (the Business Advisory Committee for the Shipping programs of ALBA), provides significant networking opportunities along with a challenging and unique educational experience delivered by world-renowned academics and distinguished industry practitioners in the field.

Apart from specialized shipping courses and workshops, the MBA in Shipping program invests heavily in leadership and strategic management competencies, which are particularly relevant both as personal advantages and as essential resources for companies in this sector. 


Through the MBA in Shipping program you will:
  • Have a deep understanding of the international business environment of shipping, as well as its rules and regulations.
  • Exhibit leadership and provide solutions to complex problems and issues faced by the maritime industry.
  • Empirically apply tools and methods in commercial decisions of shipping companies.
  • Be able to apply an all-around academic knowledge into business practice.


Accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA), the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers (ICS), and the Hellenic Shipbrokers Association (HSA).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Maritime Economics
  • Leadership Development
  • Business Statistics
  • Managing People & Organizations
  • Business Writing & Presentation Skills Workshop
  • Team Building
  • Financial Accounting 
  • Business Decisions with Data Models
  • Ship Technology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • Upcoming deadline : March 31


38 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Hold a bachelor’s degree; - Provide evidence of excellent command of the English language;
  • The completed application form, including one recent photograph in jpeg format;
  • Two letters of recommendation in Greek or in English language.
  • Official Academic Transcripts as well as Certified copies of degrees from each undergraduate, graduate or professional degree earned;
  • Three Essays, as indicated in the Application form;
  • Receipt of the non-refundable application fee's [€60] deposit

Work experience

 Substantial work experience (military service not included);

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19750 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19750 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    19750 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19750 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Athens

595 - 760 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


  • GMAT Scholarships - Those candidates who bring GMAT score from 700 and above, will be granted a scholarship of 60% of the total tuition fees for all MBA and MSc's (Excluding the Executive MBA, Double Masters for Lawyers and the MSc in ISF Programs). Candidates with high GMAT bellow 700 are also eligible for smaller scholarships.
  • SEV (Hellenic Federation of Enterprises) Scholarships - SEV (Hellenic Federation of Enterprises) offers ten (10) partial scholarships for graduate studies at ALBA.

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