Admission to the PhD at Brandeis IBS
The Brandeis International Business School (IBS) PhD program is highly selective. It requires a strong background in economics and mathematics, as well as a serious commitment to research and/or advanced analysis. The ideal candidate maintains:
- an excellent academic record as an undergraduate
- outstanding analytical skills and GRE scores
- interest in international issues
- motivation for challenging graduate study
Undergraduate studies should include microeconomics and statistics as well as competence in linear algebra & calculus. An undergraduate major in economics and/or a master’s degree is not required.