Any future business leader aspires to get into a famous business school that offers quality education, expert faculty, rankings, wonderful placements, international diversity etc. When speaking from the shoes of an applicant, these indeed are the determining factors that any business applicant anticipates for before choosing a business school. Apart from the aforementioned aspects, there are few more that need to be considered. Its the University itself followed by the world-class infrastructure. An MBA aspirant not simply comes to study but to remain at the campus for about two years to pursue his course. So, when choosing a business school it has to be remembered that you’re choosing a place to live as you’ll spend two years meeting people, living there and growing there on the campus. At the end, college life is all about making memories while on campus and cherishing them throughout. It should not be forgotten that the campus attracts the applicants equally with the rankings and placements. To keep up the pace, many business schools have been laying emphasis on the campus as well to make it a place worth living and growing as an individual. Below are few business schools that have the world’s most amazing and beautiful campuses captivating the students.
10. Campbell School of Business – Berry College, Georgia, US
The Campbell School of Business at the Berry College Campus provides an excellent liberal arts-based business education that engages the Head, Heart, and Hands while serving the academic and business communities through appropriate research and services. Berry College offers an unusually beautiful environment for learning on its 27,000-acre campus, one of the world’s largest. Fields, forests, lakes, and mountains provide scenic beauty in a protected natural setting.
9. HEC Paris
Founded in 1881 by the Paris Chamber of Commerce and Industry, HEC Paris is an international business school specialized in education and research in management sciences. As a leading academic institution in Europe and worldwide, HEC Paris offers a complete and unique range of education programs for students and leaders. It offers flagship Master in Management, MBA and EMBA programs, eleven specialized MSc programs, a Ph.D. program, and executive education offerings. HEC Paris is located in located in the small picturesque village of Jouy-en-Josas, on a 340-acre wooded campus, 12 miles southwest of Paris, from where the culture, history, and charm of the French capital are easily accessible.
8. ESMT Berlin, Schloss Gracht Campus
European School of Management and Technology (ESMT) Berlin, the international business school, founded by 25 leading global companies and institutions, offers a full-time MBA, an executive MBA, a master’s in management, as well as open enrollment and customized executive education programs. ESMT Berlin Campus Schloss Gracht located in the center of the Rhineland is one of the oldest castles in North Rhine-Westphalia and the second campus of the international business school. The castle was built in the Middle Ages as a moated castle.
7. Saïd Business School, University of Oxford
Oxford has a distinctive collegiate structure where not only MBA students but also other students and academics benefit from belonging both to the University, and to the colleges or halls. Saïd Business School established in 1996, has rapidly established itself as a leading full-range school offering undergraduate, MBA and doctoral programmes. Being fully integrated into one of the world’s greatest universities, University of Oxford, the school offers a world-class Business School experience. Saïd Business School is one of Europe’s youngest and most entrepreneurial business schools. The distinctive green ziggurat-esque tower acts as the instantly recognizable centerpiece of the University of Oxford’s Saïd Business School.
6. Nyenrode Business Universiteit, Netherlands
Nyenrode Business Universiteit is a Dutch business school, founded in 1946 and located on a large estate in the town of Breukelen, between Amsterdam and Utrecht. The school is situated on an estate of almost 60 hectares where the rich history of the estate and its castle goes back to the thirteenth century. Variety of sights and monuments such as the Rose Garden, the Coach House, a number of aviaries and Deer Enclosure are something you can find on the estate.
Hult International Business School is a private global business school which offers highly ranked and internationally accredited MBA, Masters, Executive MBA and Undergraduate programs. It has campus locations in San Francisco, London, New York City, Dubai, Boston, and Shanghai. The historical Ashridge campus offers a stunning rural retreat encompassing 5,000 acres with more than 700 years of history.
4. HKUST Business School – Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), Hong Kong
Established in 1991, the HKUST Business School is recognized as one of the Youngest and Most Respected Business Schools in Asia. HKUST Business School is one of the first business schools in Asia accredited both Business Accreditation and Accounting Accreditation. The university has a large campus occupying a 60-hectare site in the northern part of Clear Water Bay Peninsula in Sai Kung District, New Territories, Hong Kong. The campus layout and architecture is based on a master plan submitted jointly by Simon Kwan & Associates and Percy Thomas Partnership, the winning entry to an architectural competition held before the university was founded.
The Australian Graduate School of Management (AGSM) is a part of the Business School at UNSW Australia that offers global top-tier general management, executive & leadership development programs. The main Kensington campus is five minutes from Coogee Beach and offers a vibrant lifestyle.
Warwick Business School is part of the University of Warwick, one of the UK’s top universities and Europe’s leading university-based business schools. The beautifully landscaped campus of WBS is located in the center of England, at The Shard – The tallest building in the EU. WBS is on the 17th floor of the 87-story Shard, which is at the heart of the London Bridge Quarter neighborhood, one of London’s most vibrant districts.
1. China Europe International Business School (CEIBS), Shanghai Campus
CEIBS is the top-ranked international business school located in Shanghai, China. It is ranked worldwide as one of the top 30 business schools providing full and part-time MBA, EMBA and executive education programmes. CEIBS Shanghai Campus Phase III is a continuation of the Pei Cobb Freed & Partners’ (PCF) architectural vision seen in Phases I & II. A glass pyramid surrounded by CEIBS’ signature black-granite-floor indoor lake is the focal point of Phase III. The third phase is linked to the others by a corridor that wends along the lake’s surface.