About Us

The Lauder Advantage

Companies around the world recognize the value created in those who graduate from the Lauder Institute. There's no better business preparation, and graduates are positioned ideally for international management.

Edgar Bronfman Jr., Chairman & CEO, Warner Music Group

For 30 years, the Lauder Institute has been a pioneer in integrating management education with international studies and advanced language and cross-cultural proficiencies.

The program at the Institute offers students:

  1. An MBA from the Wharton School or a JD from Penn Law
  2. An MA in International Studies from the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Arts & Sciences
  3. Advanced applied language study in one of nine languages: Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin), French, German, Hindi, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, or Spanish
  4. Study of the complex implications for business in a rapidly globalizing world in Lauder’s new Global Program
  5. Two-month, in-country immersion programs
  6. A summer project researching articles for the Lauder Global Business Insight Report
  7. An MA research project/paper where students work in cross-language, research-oriented teams
  8. A supportive global community of students, alumni, faculty, and corporate leaders
  9. Dedicated language faculty