You've already chosen your study programme? Apply online now.

Your semester abroad at European Management School

Spend your semester Abroad in the lively, Historic city of Mainz with 40,000 students and many appealing features such as a wide range of cultural attractions including the yearly carnival, great wines and wine-related events, lovely nature and recreation.

Mainz, which is located in the greater Frankfurt area, the European Union ́s most important financial hotspot, lies in the heart of Europe. The Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg Amsterdam, Brussels and Paris can be reached easily and quickly by train and by car.

The international flair and great atmosphere on our centrally located campus, the excellent academic performance and high quality education, unique study programs with specialty tracks as well as additional business and German language courses make your semester abroad at the EMS worthwhile.

EMS International Office Staff will assist you with, accommodation, and settlingsupport services and programs to make your stay here a memorable one.

European Management School together with Cologne Business School currently has almost 90 partner universities worldwide and welcomes international students either through its exchange programmes or as study abroad students. CBS/ EMS has been part of the Erasmus+ Programme of the EU Commission since 2010 and has signed around 40 cooperation agreements within this framework. Students of these partner universities are welcome to apply for a study abroad semester, which is sponsored through the Erasmus+ programme. In order to find out whether your home university has signed an Erasmus+ agreement with the CBS, please refer the list of our partners universities or contact the Erasmus+ coordinator at your home institution. Read more about the Erasmus+ Programme at EMS.

Entry requirements

In order to complete a semester abroad at our university, you should have a very good command of English (TOEFL or IELTS if English is not your native language) and have successfully completed at least one academic year (two semesters) of an economics degree course at a state-recognised university before starting studies at EMS. Please observe that we recommend early applications due to a restricted number of places. Applications will be assessed based on your academic achievements and your career goals. Participants can select specified courses from the course registration form with a value of up to 30 ECTS.

Semester dates

Fall Semester: End of August – Mid December

Spring Semester: End of January – Beginning of June

Application dates

15. May for the winter semester

15. November for the summer semester


5,520 €/semester

Further information on the application process, deadlines and tuition fees can be found by visiting EMS during one of its “open days” or contacting us. Students from international partner universities should please contact their International Office for the exact tuition fees at EMS


International Office

Ivy Werner

Tel.: +49 (0)6131 88055 33


Get in touch



Corporate Partners


European Mangement School © 2018 | Imprint | Data Protection