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Top 100 Locations Worldwide Where MBAs are Authorized to Work

 

Top 100 Locations for Work Authorization

In an increasingly global economy, we understand the importance of the MBA degree in forming the business of the future. Finding qualified candidates authorized to work worldwide is essential for companies requiring flexibility in sourcing their international leadership talent.

Although the world is a big place, our research shows that at least one MBA is authorized to work in every country throughout the world. That means that whether a company has an office in Argentina (525 authorizations) or even North Korea (168 authorizations), there is literally a global leadership talent pool available.

Listed below are the top 100 countries & territories that have at least 198 candidates authorized to work in that region:

  • European Union: 7,645 candidates
  • India: 5,252
  • United Kingdom: 4,819
  • China: 3,362
  • Canada: 1,975
  • Hong Kong: 1,162
  • Brazil: 1,050
  • Mexico: 972
  • Korea - South: 927
  • Taiwan: 889
  • Singapore: 881
  • Australia: 775
  • France: 695
  • Russia: 623
  • Israel: 604
  • Japan: 594
  • Switzerland: 580
  • Germany: 569
  • Colombia: 559
  • Nigeria: 526
  • Argentina: 525
  • Chile: 495
  • Spain: 482
  • Peru: 462
  • Turkey: 454
  • Italy: 453
  • Europe: 433
  • Belgium: 381
  • Thailand: 380
  • Venezuela: 376
  • United Arab Emirates: 354
  • Netherlands: 354
  • Philippines: 345
  • Ireland: 344
  • Greece: 337
  • Denmark: 336
  • Sweden: 331
  • Portugal: 323
  • Poland: 322
  • Pakistan: 318
  • Austria: 316
  • South Africa: 315
  • New Zealand: 309
  • Czech Republic: 306
  • Ghana: 303
  • Lebanon: 300
  • Bulgaria: 296
  • Vietnam: 292
  • Romania: 291
  • Finland: 289
  • Luxembourg: 289
  • Malaysia: 287
  • Indonesia: 285
  • Norway: 284
  • Hungary: 265
  • Uruguay: 265
  • Egypt: 265
  • Ukraine: 253
  • Jamaica: 244
  • Slovakia: 243
  • Costa Rica: 240
  • Slovenia: 237
  • Croatia: 236
  • Ecuador: 234
  • Kenya: 234
  • Cyprus: 233
  • Estonia: 233
  • Saudi Arabia: 232
  • Puerto Rico: 230
  • Trinidad and Tobago: 229
  • Dominican Republic: 228
  • Bangladesh: 227
  • Lithuania: 226
  • Latvia: 223
  • Iran: 223
  • Malta: 221
  • Kazakhstan: 220
  • Belarus: 220
  • Iceland: 219
  • Panama: 216
  • Bolivia: 214
  • Morocco: 214
  • Qatar: 213
  • Liechtenstein: 213
  • Kuwait: 210
  • Cote d'Ivoire: 209
  • Paraguay: 208
  • Jordan: 207
  • El Salvador: 207
  • Andorra: 206
  • Guatemala: 206
  • Nicaragua: 204
  • Macau: 203
  • Monaco: 202
  • Barbados: 200
  • Nepal: 199
  • French Polynesia: 199
  • Armenia: 198
  • Bahrain: 198
  • Serbia and Montenegro: 198

Interested in learning more about the current profiles of MBA students and alumni around the world? Want to see the complete list of work authorizations for every country in the world? Click here to request access to our Candidates Analytics Report today.

Author

Ryan Pratt

Ryan Pratt is the Vice President of Marketing and Research at GradLeaders. During his 10+ years at GradLeaders, he's provided best practices and data insights to career centers and campus recruiters to help them simplify processes so they can spend more time doing what they love about their job.

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