Department of International Business

About the Department of International Business

We pride ourselves on our dedication to our undergraduate, MBA and PhD programs, as well as our commitment to engaging in cutting-edge research on a range of international business topics.

The multidisciplinary makeup of our department gives us the opportunity to provide unique insight by combining disciplinary lenses to perform research on pressing topics in international business.

Our location in the heart of the nation's capital, minutes from the World Bank and International Monetary Fund, offers distinctive advantages for both students who wish to gain practical experience and faculty who wish to perform academic research that has global implications.


Ranked One of the Top International Business Programs

Graphic showing the GW School of Business ranking of number eight for international business graduate programs by U.S. News & World Report. Image background is a photo of the National Mall in Washington, D.C.

graphic showing 2021 Financial Times number one ranking of GWSB's International Business program

The International Business program at GWSB has consistently achieved top national rankings over the past several years.

In 2021, the graduate program was ranked #1 among U.S. institutions and #2 worldwide in the Financial Times Global MBA Top 100 rankings for international business, and #7 in the U.S. News & World Report rankings for international business programs. The undergraduate program was ranked #9 in the U.S. News & World Report 2018 Best Colleges rankings.


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