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How long you will study
12 Months

Domestic course fees
EUR 19750 per year

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International course fees
EUR 19750 per year

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About MBA in Shipping at ALBA Graduate Business School

Through a combination of academic rigor with practical knowledge, the MBA in Shipping program at Alba Graduate Business School provides students with the ability to make sound and timely decisions and to cope under pressure in the rapidly changing shipping environment. More than that, the 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.
The core curriculum provides students with the knowledge and skills developing required to gain a deep understanding of the fundamentals of management. The specialized shipping courses, both core and electives are devoted to develop a comprehensive understanding of the shipping industry and to strengthen the analytical skills required for a successful career in shipping. Specialized workshops run in parallel and increase awareness in contemporary shipping issues.
Highlights of the Program
-  International Recognition: The program is accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA) and validated by the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers (ICS).
-  Ideal Location: The program is offered in Greece, a country with long-standing tradition in shipping operations. Students benefit from the close links between ALBA and the Greek shipping community.
-  Specialized courses in Shipping: Business Risk Management in Shipping, Maritime Economics & Policy,Chartering Policy & Charterparty Analysis, Maritime Law, and International Commodity Trade & Transport are just a few of the specialized courses delivered by world-renowned academics in the field.
-  Specialized shipping Workshops: Delivered by distinguished industry speakers in conjunction with professional bodies/institutions, these workshops provide in-depth insight into the cutting edge of shipping practice.
- Leadership Development: Through classroom teaching and personal coaching, students embark on a journey of self-awareness and personal development, identifying strengths and areas of improvement and putting their aspirations into a coherent and dynamic learning plan for the future.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardMBAHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study12 months
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesEUR 19750 per yearInternational course feesEUR 19750 per year

Notes about fees for this course

Up to 40% scholarships available for International Students

Entry requirements

Candidates to be considered for this Program must submit the following documents:
- ALBA application form, including recent photograph in jpeg format (or two photos in print).
- Two letters of recommendation which can be submitted via the or using the printed forms (in Greek) - (in English).
- Official transcripts as well as certified copies of degrees from each undergraduate, graduate or professional degree earned. Applicants, who cannot obtain an official transcript in a reasonable time, may send a photocopy of unofficial transcripts as a temporary substitute in order to expedite the evaluation process.
- Proof of competence in the English language. Candidates are required to either hold the Proficiency (Proficiency of Cambridge or Proficiency of Michigan) or the Certificate of English Language Proficiency Michigan State University (MSU) or take the TOEFL (100 minimum score-ALBA code 0942), or the IELTS (7.0 minimum score, for more information please visit the link (, unless their Bachelor's degree has been awarded from an English speaking academic institution.
- Three Essays.
- In cases of a "weak" academic background and after the faculty evaluation of the file, the Academic Committee reserves the right to conditionally accept an applicant, upon bringing a minimum GMAT score of 550 or a GRE score of 155 (ALBA MBA in Shipping code 3BM-38-60 and GRE DI CODE 0942) prior the beginning of the program.
- Receipt of the non-refundable application fee's [€60] deposit (Alpha Bank account No. 101-00-2320-011893, IBAN: GR21 0140 1010 1010 0232 0011 893, SWIFT (BIC) CODE: CRBAGRAAXXX) or charge of credit card (VISA or MASTERCARD).
- A minimum of 3 years substantial work experience is required for all MBA Programs.
Final Deadline of Admissions for International Students who require educational VISA: May 31, 2017

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