Frequently Asked Questions

What is the MBA World Summit?

The MBA World Summit is about shaping a Global Leadership Community.

Every year it invites the 200 most inspiring MBAs (both alumni and currently studying) from business schools worldwide.
Focusing on the three pillars

  1. nurturing a collaborative culture
  2. facilitating high-impact exchange
  3. championing interdisciplinary approaches to global business problems

all of the MBAs will be involved in co-creating the agenda for a three-day Summit.

What is QX-Quarterly Crossing?
QX-Quarterly Crossing is a unique worldwide network of excellence comprising of young and experienced leadership talents. This network is designed to provide mutual support to both our member’s professional and personal development. Since 1995 over 2300 personalities, ranging from students to CEOs, have been carefully selected out of more than 50,000 applicants to form a lively and congenial community of success. QX–Quarterly Crossing aims to support
  1. extraordinary leadership-careers through an exclusive circle of contacts
  2. enriching encounters between members
  3. stimulating gatherings on a regular basis


This promotes multidisciplinary, personal exchange across seniority levels. Furthermore, long-time partnerships with blue-chip companies offer QX-members access to exceptional career opportunities worldwide.
For more information visit the Website of QX-Quarterly Crossing.

How can I apply as a Current MBA Student?
Applications are open – you can now apply on the MBA World Summit admissions portal.
The final deadline to submit application is 23:59 GMT, November 28th, 2018. Please choose ‘Current MBA Student’ in the drop down menu.
Application Handling Fee: €60(until NOVEMBER 28th, 2018)
How can I apply as an Alumni?
Applications are open – you can now apply on the MBA World Summit admissions portal.
The final deadline to submit application is 23:59 GMT, November 28th, 2018. Please choose the MBA Alumni application portal.
Application Handling Fee: €60 (until NOVEMBER 28th, 2018)
  • From December 3rd until December 28th, 2018 qualified candidates participate in the qualifying round.

All selected summit participants will be notified by January 31st 2018.

For more information please contact

Who can attend the MBA World Summit?

For current MBA students to qualify, they must be first- or second-year full time MBA students on a deferred enrolment program for an MBA (eg. 2+2 or 1+1) or Executive MBA students – also postgraduate MBA students have the possibility of participating in the MBA World Summit up to one year after the final graduation (and count as currently studying MBAs).

MBA Alumni can also participate in the MBA World Summit, they must have completed their MBA studies two or more years ago, and they must provide evidence of this during the application process on their CV.

At the MBA World Summit, you will meet an exclusive group of selected MBAs from around the world. Besides the MBA Attendees, there will also be Executives and C-Levels from our partner companies.

As a current MBA Student, which expenses are covered?

We will sponsor your accommodation and most of the expenses for entertainment, food and beverages. Regarding your accommodation, we will make all booking arrangements. However, we will not cover hotel expenses if you arrive earlier or leave later than the Summit dates.

Will the event cover the expenses of my significant other?

No, unfortunately we cannot cover the costs for your significant other.

When will I know if I am able to participate in the MBA World Summit?

Applicants will be notified of the selection decisions for the qualifying round within 7 days after handing in their applications. The final results will then be announced on January 26th 2018.

Who can I contact with questions concerning the MBA World Summit’s application process?

You can contact Laura Hoerhammer at the following e-mail address: