Business School
What do a business school offer? What makes it so special and preferable?

Business School

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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   McGill University, Desautels Faculty of Management
comprehensive profile   Deusto Business School - University of Deusto
comprehensive profile   ESMT Berlin
comprehensive profile   Hult International Business School
  Leipzig School of Media
  Heilbronner Institut für Lebenslanges Lernen gemeinnützige GmbH (HILL)
  SRH Hochschule Hamm
  ISS International Business School of Service Management
  Groupe ESC Clermont
  NEOMA Business School
  International Graduate Center
  Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg
  Nottingham Business School, Nottingham Trent University
  European College of Business and Management
  London School of Economics and Political Science - Department of Management
  CUHK Business School
  SBS Swiss Business School
  Netherlands Maritime University (STC-NMU)
  EDHEC Business School
  University of Amsterdam Business School
  HSBA Hamburg School of Business Administration
  Szkoła Główna Handlowa
  University of Bath School of Management
  University of South Carolina - Darla Moore School of Business
  EADA Business School
  Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences
  UPF Barcelona School of Management
  SRH Hochschulen Berlin
  HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management
  Algebra University College
  Lauder Business School
  International Business School
  Groupe EAC
  Luxembourg School of Business
  BSP Business School Berlin
  Toulouse Business School
  European Management School
  Kedge Business School
  IAE - Aix-Marseille Graduate School of Management
  European University of Business
  Newcastle University
  Montpellier Business School
  Aarhus BSS at Aarhus University
  University of Sussex
  emlyon business school
  Wyższa Szkoła Biznesu i Nauk o Zdrowiu
  London Business School
  France Business School
  IAE de Nice
  VWA Business School (VWA BS) - Institut der Steinbeis-Hochschule Berlin


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