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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 among the top ten U.S. pre-experience programs and has been for six years in a row by the Financial Times. Our Master of Business Administration (MBA) program is on the Princeton Review's list of top business schools in North America and has been for nine years in a row, and our Master of Science in Finance (MSF) program is ranked tenth in the country by the TFE Times (formerly The Financial Engineer). 

The school is part of Brandeis University, one of the world’s leading research universities, and is located a short drive from Boston, Massachusetts, one of the most vibrant cities in the country for finance, healthcare, biotechnology and innovation.

Program Offerings

Four 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.