Full-Time MBA

MBA/Master's in Eastern European & Russian Eurasian Studies

Students in the Eastern European and Russian Eurasian Studies program pursue coursework devoted to the culture, politics, history, and language of the region, as a complement to their MBA degree.

Students take courses in a modern area language and have the opportunity to pursue their interests in such subjects as the ethnology or history of the region. Through the joint degree program, students will further their understanding of the political, cultural, and economic dynamics of this region.

This program requires the successful completion of an integrated master’s thesis and 28 courses; 13 of these courses are taken in the Eastern European and Russian/Eurasian Studies area.

Business School Course Requirements

  • Leadership Effectiveness and Development (1 course)
  • Business Foundations (3 courses)
  • Functions, Management, and the Business Environment (6 courses)
  • Business Electives (5 courses)

Eastern European & Russian/Eurasian Studies Course Requirements

  • Eastern European & Russian/Eurasian Studies (7 courses)
    Students select courses with substantive Eastern European or Russian/Eurasian content from other University of Chicago schools, in the area of social science, public policy, or law. Three of these courses are typically from the civilization core. Students should consult with faculty about appropriate courses.
  • Language Study (6 courses)
    The study of a regional language for six quarters is required, though students may satisfy all or part of this requirement through examination.


Access our online application and select the "MBA/Eastern Europe/Russia" program option.