Bologna Business School

3.8 out of 5 (19 ratings / 13 reviews) Bologna, Italy
Bologna Business School is an international community made up of ideas, people, networks and projects. We are the Business School of the University of Bologna, the oldest university in the Western world. The home is Villa Guastavillani, a splendid 16th century residence located in the heart of Italy, in one of the most attractive and intriguing regions in Europe.

Master's Programmes



  • Young managers who want to grow professionally and personally, strengthening specific functional skills or deepening their understanding of specific market sectors;
  • Recent graduates who are entering the workforce and require knowledge, techniques and practical tools in addition to a traditional university education;
  • Executives and professionals ready to challenge themselves, to consolidate their knowledge base, and raise the bar with their skills through work study, training and access to new networks;
  • Companies and institutions aware of the complexity of new glocal realities who are ready to meet the challenges and opportunities that derive from leveraging their internal human capital.

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University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
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Student Life

Campus life

Academics, art, technology and flavors: an urban campus situated in an international capital of excellence in academics, food & wine, automobiles, automation, tourism and fashion. Our Bologna is Villa Guastavillani, the campus nestled in the green hills just steps from the city.


Bologna Business School is member of EFMD, ASFOR and is ranked as a Top Business School Internationally Strong by Eduniversal.

Student Reviews

Starting at BBS
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

I had a good experience enrolling at this University

The Italian Dream
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

BBS is a great place to learn what makes Italy such an iconic country, one of its best programs from my point of view is the Global MBA, which at the time I studied had 4 specialized tracks that focus on Italie’s greatest assets. These four tracks were the following: Supercars, Superbikes & Motorsports, Food & Wine, Luxury Goods, and Green Energy. These 4 tracks are the...

Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

Overall experience is good.

Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy


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