|Restrictions:||GW applicants only|
|Minimum GPA:||3||Language(s) of Instruction:||English, Spanish|
|Class Status:||Graduate||Open to non-GW students:||No|
|Level of Immersion:||Fully Integrated|
IPADE Business School
Is this Program for me?
IPADE is the Universidad Panamericana's School of Business. Founded in Mexico City in 1967 by several prominent business leaders,IPADE is the only institution founded from the enterprise, for the enterprise. It is the first institution in Mexico to center its work on attaining excellence in general management through a process that develops managerial skills by applying the knowledge mastered to practical uses. IPADE has the largest alumni network in Mexico and many business connections in Mexico and Latin America. IPADE's quality and consistency has merited its being ranked among the most outstanding business schools in the world and a top business school in Latin America.
The IPADE exchange is open to all degree-seeking graduate students within the School of Business.
Exchange students are eligible to attend IPADE during one of two terms during GW's Spring semester. This opportunity is not available for Fall study abroad.
- Winter Term: January - late March
- Spring Term: April - mid June
*Exact dates may vary
All classes are based on 80 minutes sessions and exchange students sign up for the equivalent of 5 units per term. IPADE's elective courses focus on business management and follow a practical approach based on the case study method. Exchange students choose from a list of all avaliable courses and receive a space confirmation upon receipt of their selection. Students can confirm once they are at IPADE, during the first 5 days of class (Drop/Add period). IPADE uses the case study method style of instruction. Exchange students are eligible to participate in the annual study trip for which 45% of the costs are covered. *Students who attend IPADE during the Winter Term are automatically enrolled in the one-week "Mexico as an Emerging Market" short-term exchange program.
Language of Instruction
Most of the courses at the IPADE during the program are taught in English. Courses taught in Spanish will offer simultaneous translation if necessary. A Spanish Language Course (free of charge) is available for students that wish to improve their Spanish skills. It is 4 to 6 hours per week at IPADE. Note that GWSB students cannot earn GW credits for participation in language coursework.
IPADE does not provide housing for exchange students, but personal assistance will be provided thru the international office.
IPADE does not arrange internships for exchange students, however students may pursue internships independently. Students may utilize the IPADE career management services for guidance. Exchange students are strongly encouraged to meet with The F. David Fowler Career Center prior to departure for the exchange.
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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 email@example.com prior to applying to an exchange program. Students are encouraged to visit our website for answers to frequently asked questions.
Application Deadline:Spring Exchange - September 15th