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

  The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies
  European Management School
  Schiller International University
  ZHAW School of Management and Law
  Ipag Business School
  University of Sussex
  International Centre for Sports Studies
  Nyenrode Business Universiteit
  Quadriga Hochschule Berlin
  NBS Northern Business School
  EU Business School
  The University of New South Wales
  TIAS School for Business and Society
  University of Bath School of Management
  Cranfield University
  France Business School
  Sales Manager Akademie
  Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences
  VATEL - Hotel & Tourism Business School
  EAE Business School
  Independent Colleges
  ICN Business School
  SRH Hochschule Hamm
  VWA Business School (VWA BS) - Institut der Steinbeis-Hochschule Berlin
  Hotelschool The Hague
  Lauder Business School
  Durham University
  L'European Business School de Paris
  SRH Hochschulen Berlin
  Stockholm School of Economics
  Lake Constance Business School
  Griffith College Dublin
  Universität Siegen Business School
  Karel de Grote University-College
  Università LUM Jean Monnet - School Of Management
  Imperial College London
  LIMAK Austrian Business School
  Steinbeis-Transferinstitut Public Management
  London School of Economics and Political Science
  European University of Business
  Mannheim Business School (MBS)
  University of Amsterdam Business School
  University of Manchester
  City University of Hong Kong, Department of Information Systems
  Rotterdam Business School
  FHDW Fachhochschule der Wirtschaft
  University of South Carolina - Darla Moore School of Business
  Henley Business School
  ZEBS - Zurich Elite Business School
  Algebra University College


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