Family Business Colleges/Universities

If there’s a decision in your life that’s more stressful than the thinking about the family business, it’s thinking about college. In fact, you deserve a cat video.

The NGN Family Business College/University International Directory lists schools from with family business classes ranging from a single family business course, an entrepreneurial minor with Family Business courses, a BA in Family Business or an MBA which can include studying at multiple campuses around the world.

Here’s why you might want to consider a school with Family Business Classes:

People Like You – You’ll experience people from around the world that have had the exact same experience growing up in a Family Business. Think of it as your own version of  “Friends”

Always Be Part of The Business  – Whether you go into  the business or not, it’s going to be a huge part of your life. If you understand the dynamics of the Family Business, it’s a lot easier to find your place.

Amazing Experiences — Family Business is international so there’s an opportunity to put together amazing programs around the world. For example, the University of San Francisco offers a general family business class that includes a combination of on-site coursework and immersion experience with family businesses located in Cali, Colombia.


    EDHEC Business School, founded in 1906, is one of the leading French Grandes Écoles specialising in business and management. EDHEC Business School offers undergraduate, graduate, and executive education on its campuses in Lille (Main), Nice, Paris, London, and Singapore. The EDHEC Global MBA offers an intensive 10-month full-time program delivered at our Nice campus Read more [...]


    The Escola Superior d’Administració i Direcció d’Empreses (ESADE) is a Jesuit educational institution within the Ramon Llull University, in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. ESADE is one of the founders of the ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​SUCCESSFUL TRANSGENERATIONAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP PRACTICES (STEP) PROJECT which is a global applied research initiative that explores the entrepreneurial process within business Read more [...]

  •  University of Strathclyde

    The University of Strathclyde is a Scottish public research university located in Glasgow, United Kingdom and was founded in 1796. The family and the home play a crucial role in influencing entrepreneurial processes and aspirations, and are, in turn, affected by the entrepreneurship of family members. Such complex interactions take Read more [...]

  • Concordia University

    Concordia University (commonly referred to as Concordia) is a public comprehensive university located in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Founded in 1974 following the merger of Loyola College and Sir George Williams University, Concordia is one of the three universities in Quebec where English is the primary language of instruction. The Entrepreneurial Read more [...]

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