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Brandeis University International Business School

Waltham, MA
Academics & Programs

Brandeis International Business School Says...

Academic Programs
Specializations
- Asset Management
- Business economics
Corporate Finance
Data Analytics
International Economic Policy Analysis
Marketing
Real Estate
Risk Management
Sustainability

Centers of Research:
- Asia Pacific Center
- Asper Center
- Bunson Initiative
- Global Green...
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Brandeis International Business School Students Say...

At Brandeis International Business School, “learning is not limited to theoretical concepts. Keeping education connected to the real world of business and policy is an integral part of the IBS experience.” The University offers students a “strong foundation in economics and finance.” Moreover,... More More

Visiting And Contact Information

415 South Street

Lemberg Academic Center

Waltham, MA 02454

United States

Phone: 781-736-2252

Fax: 781-736-2263

Website

Curriculum / Academic Overview
Academic Calendar: Semester
Degrees Offered: Master's in International Economics and Finance (MA) - 21 months Master of Business Administration (MBA) - 21 months Master of Science in Finance (Full-Time) Program (MSF) - 12 months Master of Science in Finance (Part-Time) Program (MSF) - 18 - 24 months PhD in International Economics and Finance (PhD) - 4 years
Concentrations: Economics, Finance, International Business, Investment Banking, Leadership/Management, Marketing, Real Estate
Study Abroad Options: Italy: Luigi Bocconi University Denmark: Copenhagen Business School Spain: EADA France: EDHEC Netherlands: Erasmus University France: ESSEC Germany: European Business School Brazil: Fundacao Getulio Vargas (FGV) Mexico: Instituto Technological Autonomo (ITAM) Netherlands: University of Maastricht Taiwan: National Chengchi University France: Rouen School of Management (ESC) South Africa: University of Cape Town China: University of International Business and Economics (UIBE) Chile: Universidad de Chile - FEN Israel: Tel Aviv University Japan: Waseda University Germany: WHU-Otto Beisheim Graduate School of Management Korea: Yonsei University
Online Course Catalog: https://www.brandeis.edu/global/academics/course-catalog/classes/2014/Fall/3600/all
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Faculty

Student Faculty Ratio
7:1
Total Faculty
69
Academic specialties of facultyURL
Faculty & Researchhttps://www.brandeis.edu/global/faculty/index.html
Faculty in the Mediahttps://www.brandeis.edu/global/news/faculty-highlights.html
Seminars & Working Papershttps://www.brandeis.edu/global/faculty/seminars-papers.html
Specializationshttps://www.brandeis.edu/global/academics/specializations/index.html
Sustainability
Courses in Sustainability: Yes
Sustainability course is: Optional
Description: This specialization incorporates instruction in issues ranging from social development and environmental improvement to economic development and corporate governance. Students learn and apply current economic models to formulate essential conclusions about socially responsible business plans. Students in the Sustainability specialization learn how to evaluate and enhance the impact of these institutions on society and the environment. Students will ideally utilize study in fields such as marketing or finance to inform work in this specialization. Employers have ranged from Siemens and Abiogenist IDE to Sun Guard. Students must complete 20 credits through the requirements listed below to earn the sustainability specialization. An option for MA and MBA students. https://www.brandeis.edu/global/academics/specializations/sustainability/index.html
Research Opportunities in Sustainability: Yes
Description: Field Project Example: https://www.brandeis.edu/global/news/archive/2011/water-management.html
School's environmental commitment:  
1: Cutting-edge research by Brandeis IBS faculty
2: High-profile speakers from industry on campus to discuss social responsibility and sustainability
3: Student events and courses related to the Sustainability Specialization.
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Academic Support Services Offered
Non-US Student Support Groups:Yes
Description:Brandeis IBS offers a variety of student organizations and support for international students inclusing through our International Student Services Office and through student clubs. https://www.brandeis.edu/global/student-life/clubs/index.html
Women Support Groups:Yes
Description:Brandeis IBS offers a student club - International Business Women (IBW) - to develop leadership skills in women. This is done through events, workshops, seminars, relationship building, and networking with female alumni and other business organizations focused on women. https://www.brandeis.edu/global/student-life/clubs/international-business-women.html
Minority Support Groups:Yes
Description:Brandeis IBS offers a variety of cultural, social and special interest clubs for minority MBA students. https://www.brandeis.edu/global/student-life/clubs/index.html
Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Support Groups:Yes
Description:Brandeis IBS offers a student organization for LGBT students: https://www.brandeis.edu/global/student-life/clubs/lgbt.html The main university also offers services including: Alumni Resources: http://alumni.brandeis.edu/clubs-groups/shared-interest-groups/lgbt/index.html Job Search Resources: http://www.brandeis.edu/gsas/career/lgbt-resources.pdf Student Organizations: http://www.brandeis.edu/glbtq/getinvolved.html
Academic Prep Programs for Incoming Students:No
Peer Tutoring Programs:Yes
Description:The Leadership Fellows Program seeks to assist first-year students with their academic, cultural and social adjustment to Brandeis International Business School (IBS). The program helps foster an intimate connection between first-year students and a second-year student who acts as peer counselors, advisors and mentors. Leadership fellows have been specifically selected for their leadership potential and dedication to the community. They provide leadership to new students and are always eager to share their academic, social and transitional experiences. Trained to understand the needs of first-year students, they are a resource for information about courses, professors and programs. https://www.brandeis.edu/global/student-life/leadership-fellows/index.html
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Degrees / Programs

  • Academic Experience Rating:
    89
  • Part Time Program:
    No
  • Evening Program:
    No
  • Executive MBA:
    No
  • Online MBA:
    No

Faculty

  • Student Faculty Ratio:
    7:1
  • Total Faculty:
    69
  • Full-Time Faculty:
    49%
  • Part-Time Faculty:
    51%
  • Female Faculty:
    28%

Academic Services Offered

  • Academic Prep Programs:
    No
  • Peer Tutoring:
    Yes
  • Minority Support Groups:
    Yes
  • Women Support Groups:
    Yes
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