Edinburgh Business School

Home of the world's most popular MBA programme.  

At Edinburgh Business School, you can study when you like, where you like and take your exams whenever you’re ready.

You can also study with our Approved Learning Partner the Zambian Institute for Capacity Building.

Our programmes are rigorous, engaging and up-to-the-minute.
With an international faculty and more than ten thousand talented, like-minded students across the globe, we offer a wealth of study opportunities, including our MBA, Doctorate, MScs, diplomas and certificates.

Graduate with us and you’re ready to take your career to a whole new level. 

How many students do we have?

Currently there are:


active students



Our Southern Africa Regional Director

Melanie Sturmheit explains how to get started.

Meet MBA graduate Adin Allya

Adin studied for his MBA in Zambia

How do you want to study?

There are many ways to learn with Edinburgh Business School.

Study in your home by self-paced distance learning. Or join your fellow students at our Learning Partner the Zambian Institute for Capacity Building.

You can choose one route or combine them. It’s up to you.
Study options

Learning Partners

  • Zambian Institute for Capacity Building

    The Zambian Institute for Capacity Building (ZICAB) Limited was established in 2000, to support students in Zambia. Edinburgh Business School began working with the Zambian Institute for Capacity Building in 2000, and ZICAB became an Approved Learning Partner of Edinburgh Business School in 2010. The Zambian Institute for Capacity Building supports distance learning students and offers flexible tuition support, in English, to students on the MBA programme, including specialisms and all MSc programmes. 


    Mr Sandford Mupanga Zambian Institute for Capacity Building Lusaka, Zambia
    T: (+)260 211 220 824; (+260) 211 237 484; (+1) 868 663 1813; (+1) 868 663 9688 E: zicab@zamnet.zm

    Our Partner would love to hear from you...

News and events

  • Inauguration Event - The Watt Club, Ghana

    All graduates and students of Edinburgh Business School programmes in Ghana are invited to attend the official inauguration event of The Watt Club, Ghana on Saturday, 24th October 2015 at the Novotel Hotel in Accra.

  • Information event - Johannesburg, South Africa

    We are pleased to invite you to an information session hosted by EBS Southern Africa.

  • Cocktail Reception in Lusaka, Zambia

    Edinburgh Business School is delighted to be hosting an event in Lusaka, Zambia on Friday 16th October 2015 for its alumni and students across Africa.

All News

Designed around you

Our programmes fit the way you work, the way you live.


Do you already have academic qualifications?

You may be entitled to exemptions from core and elective courses on our masters programmes.



All our programmes come with full support

From faculty message boards, past papers and online self tests to peer-to-peer networks and dedicated adivsors.


Try our Student Portal

Read and download your course materials

Access Faculty message boards, view past exams papers and more. You can also organise your studies, order your next course and book your exams.
The username and password are: demo

Student Portal

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Sit your exams locally

We offer local examinations to all our students. Each course is assessed by a one three-hour examination. You can sit your exams in March, June, August and December.



How much will it cost?

You can study course-by-course and pay as you learn, or sign up for two or three courses at once. Our fees are flexible.


Want to find out more?

Our whole ethos is centred around the student. So if you’d like to find out what the School can do for you, fill out the form and we’ll get back to you. Quickly.

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