Institute for Business in the Global Context →

The Fletcher School's Institute for Business in the Global Context (IBGC) focuses on the interplay between global business and the key forces that shape the context in which enterprises operate. The Institute cultivates "contextual intelligence" by considering the geopolitical, legal, financial, security, macroeconomic, humanitarian, and environmental impacts on business.


Master of International Business (MIB) 

Housed within the Institute for Business in the Global Context, the Master of International Business (MIB) combines concrete global business skills with a nuanced understanding of core international affairs areas like geopolitics, law, negotiations, and leadership. Designed like a dual MBA-international affairs degree, the curriculum is crafted to ensure that students develop deep competency in international business practices and a nuanced understanding of the global business context. Students deepen their knowledge in areas ranging from humanitarian issues to security to corporate finance, while expanding regional expertise. 

For more information, contact internationalbusiness@tufts.edu.