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Entering Spring 2015

Notes: Mandatory orientation events on January 4, 2015 will start at 4pm after hotel check-in that day. Evening programming may also be scheduled on 2/2, 3/2, 4/12, 5/17, 6/15, 7/12, 8/9, 10/4, and 11/9 after hotel check-in.

Term One — Spring 2015*

January 5–10
February 3–7
March 3–7
April 13–18 (California)

Term Two — Summer 2015

May 18–22
June 16–20
July 13–18 (Toronto)
August 10–15

Term Three — Fall 2015**

September 9–13
October 5–10 (Mexico City)
November 10–14

Terms Four (Spring 2016) and Five (Summer 2016)

Students in terms four and five will complete a total of eight additional electives, choosing among global elective block week courses (typically Sunday–Thursday), international seminars^^, and EMBA Friday/Saturday or Saturday electives.

^^International seminars will be scheduled during terms two, three, four, and five. The cost of one international seminar, excluding flight costs, is included in the program tuition.

*Accommodations are included for term 1-3 program dates listed above. Check-in for each module is on the day prior.

**In addition to three courses scheduled during the term three program dates listed above, all students are required to enroll in either a global elective block week or international seminar during this term.


Upcoming Information Sessions

Saturday, August 8 - Uris Hall, Room 142
EMBA Information Session >

Thursday, August 13 - Uris Hall, Room 326
Special Event: Experience EMBA-Americas Information Session >

For a full list of upcoming EMBA-Global information sessions, both for EMBA-Global Americas and Europe and EMBA-Global Asia, please visit the EMBA-Global website.

Application Deadlines


EMBA-Americas >

January 2016 Entry
Regular Decision: October 28, 2015


EMBA-NY Saturday >

May 2016 Entry
Early Decision: January 13, 2016
Regular Decision: February 29, 2016


EMBA-NY Friday/Saturday >

August 2016 Entry
Early Decision: March 23, 2016
Regular Decision: June 1, 2016


All deadlines are 11:59 p.m. EST on the date listed.

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