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European Business School Graduate Exchange GWSB
Oestrich-winkel, Germany (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Fall,
Spring
Restrictions: GW applicants only
Cost Estimate Spring
Fact Sheet:
Minimum GPA: 3
Language(s) of Instruction:
English
Class Status:
Graduate Open to non-GW students: No
Level of Immersion:
Fully Integrated
Program Description:

European Business School


Is this program for me?

EBSThe European Business School (EBS) is a leader in finance, logistics, automotive management, and real estate.  Founded in 1971, EBS is the oldest private business school with university status in Germany and its campus occupies several historic buildings, creating an inspiring environment. GW exchange students may take elective coursework in the Master of Management or MBA programs.  The EBS Master in Management features for the first time in the 2014 Financial Times Global Masters in Management Rankings and is ranked 14th among the 70 listed programs. It scores well in the individual categories as well, ranked #1 worldwide for "Top for Corporate Strategy". EBS seeks to develop knowledgeable future leaders with skills having practical relevance. EBS has five core values; performance, responsibility, impact, diversity, and entrepreneurial spirit.   

An EBS exchange is open to all degree-seeking graduate students within the School of Business.

Location

EBS is located in Oestrich-Winkel in the Rheingau region of Germany, a hub of economic development minutes away from Frankfurt by car, train, or bus.  Free shuttle service is available to Frankfurt Rhine Main Airport.  Frankfurt is the financial and transportation hub of Germany and one of the largest financial centers in Europe.

Calendar*

EBS follows a two semester schedule.  

  • Fall Semester: September - December
  • Spring Semester: January - May
*Exact dates may vary
 

Courses 

Exchange students enroll in classes through the Masters of Science in Management program.  Students with at least 2 years of professional work experience are eligible to enroll in MBA classes.  During the fall semester, exchange students may take core or elective coursework.  During the spring semester, only elective coursework is available.  Consult previous semester course listings HERE

EBS offers specializations in the following areas: 
 

  • Accounting and Control
  • Automotive Management
  • Finance
  • Innovation
  • IT
  • Marketing
  • Real Estate
  • Social Business
  • Strategy & Organization
  • Supply Chain Management

Language of Instruction

All graduate courses are offered in English.  Intensive German Language courses are offered during the Fall & Spring semesters. All students from partner institutions may participate free of cost in a German language course two weeks prior to the official start of the semester.  Note that GWSB students cannot earn GW credits for participation in language coursework.

Housing

EBS does not offer on-campus housing. EBS Housing Office will contact all students after admissions to offer available and suitable flats and provide assistance to individually search for accommodation.

Career Development

Exchange students have full access to the career center and individual coaching.  Students are strongly encouraged to meet with The F. David Fowler Career Center prior to departure for the exchange. 

Cost

Click HERE for cost estimates.

More Information

This exchange is managed by Global & Experiential Education in The George Washington University School of Business.  Please set up an appointment to meet with an advisor at sbintl@gwu.edu prior to applying to an exchange program.

Application Deadline:

Fall Exchange - March 15th
Spring Exchange - September 15th