Expanding our Impact in London—and the Broader EMEA Region
Through revolutionary ideas, alumni leadership, and cutting-edge business education, Chicago Booth is shaping business practices and government policies throughout Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.
A short walk from St. Paul’s, our new London campus is in the heart of the city’s business district and offers conference facilities and unique gathering spaces. As Booth’s hub in the region, our London campus provides space—both virtual and physical—for innovative thinkers to forge new connections and take on the world’s most complex problems.
London is the epicenter of business in Europe and a hive of opportunity, making it the perfect location for the regional headquarters of Booth. We are the only American business school with a campus in the city.
Featuring expanded space for interactive courses and events, this state-of-the-art building houses our EMBA Program in Europe and Executive Education classes. It also houses our London Conference Centre, which offers an array of exceptional facilities for corporate conferences and events.
Our faculty conduct research with global impact. Richard H. Thaler’s Nobel Prize–winning insights inspired the UK government to create a “Nudge Unit,” which has played a significant role in helping Britons save for retirement. A study by Pradeep Chintagunta and others found that remote coaching can have a powerful effect on the success of Ugandan micro-entrepreneurs. And our European IGM Economic Experts Panel offers the latest insights into pressing questions about business and financial markets across the European Union.Far-Reaching Research
Lessons in Leadership
Each year, senior executives from more than 40 countries turn to Chicago Booth’s London campus for a powerful business education. Armed with game-changing insights, these emerging leaders return home to turn insights into action in their businesses and communities.Lessons in Leadership
A Global Network
Our alumni hold positions of leadership and influence around the world. They’re leading fintech innovation in the United Kingdom and agriculture startups in Nigeria. They’re heading up financial powerhouses in Zurich and venture funds in Moscow. Across the EMEA region, they’re building powerful businesses and enriching the communities where they live and work.A Global Network
A world-class Booth education extends beyond the classroom through partnerships with organizations throughout the region. We’ve custom-built programs such as Chicago Booth Executive Program in El Gouna, Egypt, an experiential program to help leaders overcome market disruption and increase collaboration across industries. In Madrid, we offer a unique private wealth management program—in Spanish. We frequently partner with organizations across the region to design custom programs to meet their unique organizational objectives. What’s more, many of our programs are delivered in various formats, such as online, in person, or in a hybrid-learning experience.Powerful Partnerships
Number of Booth grads in EMEA3,000+
Number of European economists who weigh in on public policy issues via Booth’s IGM Forum polls50+
Countries represented among EMBA students at Booth’s London campus52
“At Chicago Booth, we develop business leaders with a truly global outlook. Booth has had a campus in Europe for 25 years—15 of them in London—so we are thrilled to launch our spectacular new campus in the heart of the City of London, a stone’s throw from St. Paul’s. The campus will be Booth’s headquarters in the region, providing space—both virtual and physical—for the region’s most innovative thinkers to forge new connections and take on the world’s most complex problems.”
—Randall S. Kroszner, Deputy Dean for Executive Programs and Norman R. Bobins Professor of Economics
Stories from Our Community in the Region
The Road to Recovery
Our virtual Road to Economic Recovery series on COVID-19 featured Mervyn King, former governor of the Bank of England, on how to navigate uncertainty to successfully rebuild the post-COVID-19 economy. See “Rebuilding the Global Economy” to learn more.The Road to Recovery
Booth’s Economic Outlook 2020 addressed the economic impact of the COVID-19 crisis on European, Middle Eastern, and African markets, and how policymakers should respond. Watch the Economic Outlook 2020 video.Economic Outlook
Join us in cities across Europe, the Middle East, and Africa to learn more about our world-class EMBA Program in London. Sign up for an admissions event.Admissions Events
Our alumni clubs bring together Booth graduates in every corner of the EMEA region for social and professional gatherings.
Learn more about our global clubs.
Booth In the News
Media outlets around the world frequently seek out Booth faculty and alumni for insights on trending topics and business issues affecting companies and communities throughout the EMEA region.
After the coronavirus pandemic, here’s how the UK can solve its looming productivity crisis
August 3, 2020 | The Independent
Without taking steps to address the problems now, the UK risks sleepwalking its way into a further productivity slide in the midst of an economic crisis, says Chicago Booth’s Chad Syverson.
Rules on insolvency ‘must be eased to prevent flood of bankruptcies’
August 3, 2020 | The Times
Chicago Booth’s Randall Kroszner, who sat on the Federal Reserve’s board of governors during the financial crisis, said that policymakers should take a pragmatic approach to corporate insolvency to protect jobs and to preserve as much economic value as possible.
Pursue self-interest by helping other economies too
July 6, 2020 | Financial Times
Struggling economies must control the virus to minimize damage, and their governments must expand the resources they can devote to economic repair and recovery, says Chicago Booth’s Raghuram Rajan.
Will COVID-19 be followed by inflation? An inter-generational transfer perspective
June 12, 2020 | VOX
Lubos Pastor, a professor of finance at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, suggests that the easiest way for central banks to deal with debt from COVID-19 is to tolerate above-average inflation.
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