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About Brandeis International Business School (IBS)

By teaching rigorous business, finance and economics, connecting students to best practices and immersing them in international experiences, Brandeis IBS prepares exceptional individuals from around the globe to become principled professionals in companies and public institutions worldwide.

Brandeis IBS has a worldwide reputation for academic excellence. Our Master of Arts in International Economics and Finance (MA) -- Lemberg Program is ranked 2nd in the U.S. among pre-experience programs by the Financial Times. Our Master of Business Administration (MBA) program is on the Princeton Review's list of top business schools in the world and has been for ten years in a row, and our Master of Science in Finance (MSF) program is ranked fifth in the country by the TFE Times (formerly The Financial Engineer). 

The school is part of Brandeis University, a medium-sized private research university with global reach located a short drive from Boston, Massachusetts. The university was established as a nonsectarian institution with inclusivity as one of its founding principles. Brandeis is distinguished by its values of rigorous learning, critical thinking and bettering the world on an individual level, all of which are rooted in Jewish history and culture. 

Program Offerings

Five graduate degrees:

Undergraduate programs:

• Undergraduate Business Major & Minor
BA/MA program


The school was established in 1994 as the Graduate School of International Economics and Finance with 50 students and two degrees: a PhD and the Master of Arts in International Economics and Finance - Lemberg Program (MA). In 1998, the school launched the MBA and Master of Science in Finance (MSF) programs, and in 2003 changed its name to Brandeis IBS.


AACSB AccreditedThe programs at Brandeis IBS are accredited by the AACSB. AACSB-accredited schools are considered to be the best business schools in the world and pass a rigorous evaluation to earn the accreditiation.