New Degree in Japan: Master of International Business at Rikkyo University

Master of International Business | Graduate School of Business Rikkyo University, Tokyo, Japan

Rikkyo University Graduate School of Business is seeking applicants for the next academic year (beginning April 2012) for the new Master of International Business Program. This new program is unique as a two year MIB taught entirely in English in Japan at one of the country’s top ranked universities.

Located in the center of Tokyo, the Graduate School of Business at Rikkyo University combines the resources of one of Japan’s oldest and most respected private universities with that of one of Asia’s newest and most innovative business schools.

The two-year MIB program is designed to develop business leaders conversant in the most advanced thinking and practices in management. The course provides training to create graduates who are comfortable operating in highly dynamic cross-cultural environments, and who are fully versed in conceptualizing and planning innovative solutions for creating business opportunities. It offers students a unique opportunity to interact with world-class faculty and other students from around Asia and the world in an intense yet familiar and supportive atmosphere.

The MIB has a highly innovative curriculum that uses extensive project-based learning and integrated team-taught course modules, input from practitioners in industry, and personalized mentoring for individual students. The MIB is an ideal platform for anyone wishing to start a career in business.

The MIB is currently offered in partnership with ESC Rouen Business School in France, and some students may be eligible for a joint degree with ESC Rouen Business School. Other partner institutions will be added in the near future.

Applications will be accepted in two rounds.

Application Round 1 Deadline: September 8, 2011

Application Round 2 Deadline: Mid-January, 2012

Applicants located outside Japan are eligible to apply for scholarships and assistance plans provided by the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science & Technology as well as from Rikkyo University.

Please contact the MIB office ( with questions and for further details on admission procedures. Further information also in the attached brochure and at our website:

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