Students on the International Management / East Asian Studies track study Chinese and complete an East Asian Studies minor - focusing on East Asian history, politics and economics.Students on this track may choose to study either Chinese or Japanese and complete the East Asian Studies minor.
Overseas destinations for students who choose to study Chinese are either China or Hong Kong. The BSIB program currently exchanges students with two partner universities in mainland China and two partner universities in Hong Kong. Students who choose to study Japanese spend the expatriate year at the partner university in Japan. All coursework at these partner universities is conducted in English. The dual degree option is not available on this track.
Peking University's Guangua School of Management: Beijing, ChinaPeking University's Guanghua School of Management located in Beijing is one of the most competitive undergraduate programs in Chinese business schools. Innovation, teamwork and leadership are core to the undergraduate training. Students are part of a vibrant network of international students who come to Guanghua School of Management from across the globe.
Shanghai Jiao Tong University's Antai College of Economics and Management: Shanghai, ChinaShanghai Jiao Tong University's Antai College of Economics and Management in Shanghai was founded in 1918 and is one of the oldest business schools in China. The defining characteristic of the school's excellence lies with its stellar faculty, including 51 professors and 74 associate professors. More than 75% of the faculty have a Ph.D. degree. The University's highly ranked business programs are enlivened by a vast network of international students and faculty.
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology: Hong Kong, ChinaThe Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) Business School is located on the Clear Water Bay Peninsula in East Kowloon, less than a 30 minute drive from central Hong Kong. The HKUST Business School received accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) in 1999, and has repeatedly been named the top business school in Asia. The globally-recruited faculty is attracted to the University for its excellent research and teaching environment.
Hong Kong Baptist University School of Business: Hong Kong, China Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) School of Business is among the longest-established business programs in Hong Kong. With an outstanding international faculty (95% holding doctoral degrees), the HKBU School of Business is one of the most visible and influential business schools in HK in terms of impact on public policies related to business and management.
Rikkyo University: Tokyo, JapanStudents who study Japanese on this track will spend the expatriate year at Rikkyo University in Tokyo, Japan. Founded in 1874 as St. Paul’s University, the campus is located in the commercial Ikebukuro district of north-eastern Tokyo. The D'Amore-McKim School of Business was established in April 2006, representing the culmination of a 100-year tradition of commerce-related education at Rikkyo University. The School aims to cultivate business professionals with the global values required to succeed in the global climate of the 21st century.
Please note: BSIB students are able to select coursework from the course offerings at all of the partner universities according to their specific curriculum needs. Some of the courses that may be taken include: Economics, Finance, Chinese/Japanese Politics, Chinese/Japanese Language. All course work is conducted in English.
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