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   ESMT Berlin
comprehensive profile   Antwerp Management School
comprehensive profile   Munich Business School
comprehensive profile   Hult International Business School
comprehensive profile   EAE Business School
comprehensive profile   Newcastle University Business School
comprehensive profile   ESERP Business School
comprehensive profile   CUHK Business School
comprehensive profile   MCI Management Center Innsbruck
comprehensive profile   Institut der deutschen Wirtschaft Köln Akademie GmbH (IW Akademie) in Kooperation mit der Technischen Hochschule Köln (TH Köln)
  Lauder Business School
  IÉSEG School of Management
  The University of New South Wales
  Kingston University
  NBS Northern Business School
  Nyenrode Business Universiteit
  City University of Hong Kong, Department of Information Systems
  Hochschule Furtwangen
  NIT Northern Institute of Technology Management
  SBS Swiss Business School
  ESCP Europe
  Netherlands Maritime University (STC-NMU)
  London School of Economics and Political Science
  Cologne Business School
  Hochschule Fresenius onlineplus
  MIB School of Management
  University of Sussex
  KLU Kühne Logistics University
  FHDW Fachhochschule der Wirtschaft
  NEOMA Business School
  LUISS Universita Guido Carli
  The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies
  Ecole de Management de Normandie
  Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management
  International College of Management, Sydney (ICMS)
  ESCP Europe
  Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien
  LIMAK Austrian Business School
  Geneva Business School
  University of South Carolina - Darla Moore School of Business
  Steinbeis School of International Business and Entrepreneurship (SIBE) der Steinbeis-Hochschule Berlin
  Mannheim Business School (MBS)
  Uniwersytet Ekonomiczny w Krakowie
  Quadriga Hochschule Berlin
  Frankfurt School of Finance & Management
  University of Glasgow
  zfh – Zentrum für Fernstudien im Hochschulverbund
  ISG International Business School
  International Business School
  Aarhus BSS at Aarhus University


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