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Our MBA concentration in international business immerses you in the micro- and macroeconomic topics that are critical to a broad understanding of today’s global economic environment and the role of governments and institutions as economic agents.

In our flexible curriculum, you’ll explore questions at the heart of the global economy: How are exchange rates determined? Why do some countries grow faster than others? What are the risks of conducting business in an emerging market? Your insights into these and other important questions will propel your career in an international environment.

Choose Your Courses

Customize your MBA education with a concentration in international business by choosing at least three courses in this discipline. Here are just a few of the options.

To see more international business courses, visit our course catalog and search by concentration area for your program of interest.

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Our Distinguished Faculty in This Area

At Chicago Booth, you’ll study with international business faculty who conduct groundbreaking research, consult with governmental agencies and companies around the world, and share their expertise regarding the impact of financial policy on the domestic and global business environment.

Spotlight on Research

Chicago Booth Review and other publications regularly feature the research of Chicago Booth scholars.

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Learn from Industry Experts

Faculty members at Booth are connected to some of the most important leaders across industry. Our faculty regularly invite these leading practitioners and influencers to speak to students in the Booth classroom, providing you with greater access to learn, network, and grow.

Learn from Industry Experts

Our Research Centers

Chicago Booth MBA students have access to several interdisciplinary centers that fund faculty research, host workshops and conferences, and foster a strong research community.

Beyond the Classroom

Develop your skills, meet new people, and build a dynamic global network. As an MBA student in international business at Booth, you’ll have many opportunities to get involved in student groups, competitions, and other activities.

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Economic Outlook

This annual event provides a forum for our pathbreaking thought leaders to confront the future, evaluate emerging trends, and share key insights that help reframe our understanding of the world to come.

Economic Outlook