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An overview

The first business school in the world was founded in Paris in 1819 – ESCP Europe, some years after such universities appeared in the USA, Canada, South Africa and Asia. Nowadays, there are several forms of business schools, in most cases b-schools are faculties, colleges or departments in a university. However the number of institutions teaching only business is increasing.

Main courses 

Business Schools are higher education institutions where one can study Business Administration, Management, MBA and EMBA. Core courses in every graduate or postgraduate program are: accounting, administration, strategy, economics, entrepreneurship, finance, human resource management, information systems, logistics, marketing, organizational psychology, etc.

Development and tuitions

Everything started in Europe, but when the United States invested in their business schools in the beginning of the 20th century, the landscape changed, new methods were developed and collaborations were established. To study MBA or EMBA or Managerial masters in the States you will have to prepare for a tuition fees between $50 000 and $150 000. The average Masters from the top Business School in Europe is around 54 000 – 70 000 euro. In Central and Eastern Europe the price of the Masters programs is lower. From the leading 75 Business Schools in Europe 21 are in Great Britain and 18 in France. Other leading countries in the list are Spain, Italy, Belgium, Switzerland, the Netherlands and Germany.

Admission in a business school

To be admitted, you will have to prepare for an exam, an interview and to fill several forms with information about yourself. GMAT, GRE, TOEFL, IELTS and iBT are the exams one must take in order to apply for the great part of business schools around the world. After the exams, you will be required to fill different forms of documents (depending on the institution) with information about yourself and to write an essay and/or motivation letter. The last step is the personal interview, where a representative from the department, where you apply will also ask you about your past studies, experience and motivation for the future.

Find a desirable business school and learn more about its location and Masters programmes

comprehensive profile   Newcastle University Business School
comprehensive profile   MCI Management Center Innsbruck
comprehensive profile   City University of Hong Kong, Department of Information Systems
comprehensive profile   ETH - Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich
comprehensive profile   London School of Economics and Political Science
comprehensive profile   EAE Business School
comprehensive profile   Deusto Business School - University of Deusto
comprehensive profile   Ferrières Hotel Management School
comprehensive profile   Institut der deutschen Wirtschaft Köln Akademie GmbH (IW Akademie) in Kooperation mit der Technischen Hochschule Köln (TH Köln)
comprehensive profile   Antwerp Management School
comprehensive profile   Akademie Würth Business School
comprehensive profile   ESMT Berlin
  TIAS School for Business and Society
  Griffith College Dublin
  École Supérieure d'Ingénieurs en Électronique et Électrotechnique (ESIEE)
  LIMAK Austrian Business School
  HSBA Hamburg School of Business Administration
  Nova School of Business and Economics
  Frankfurt School of Finance & Management
  ANGELL Akademie Freiburg GmbH
  ISG International Business School
  Ecole de Management de Normandie
  Leibniz-Fachhochschule
  accadis Hochschule Bad Homburg
  Quadriga Hochschule Berlin
  Uniwersytet Ekonomiczny we Wrocławiu
  Uniwersytet Ekonomiczny w Poznaniu
  Rotterdam Business School
  Lake Constance Business School
  Maastricht School of Management
  Mannheim Business School (MBS)
  MIB School of Management
  ESCP Europe
  University of Leeds
  Nyenrode Business Universiteit
  UCFB Wembley
  Cologne Business School
  WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management
  The University of New South Wales
  France Business School
  International Business School
  ESSEC Business School
  Montpellier Business School
  Durham University
  Toulouse Business School
  BI Norwegian Business School
  ZEBS - Zurich Elite Business School
  Imperial College London
  Universität Siegen Business School
  University of Glasgow
  ...

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