France Moves Ahead in Financial Times European Business School Ranking

The Financial Times has just published the latest edition of its ranking of European business schools. This ranking combines the scores for three rankings published in 2021, MBA, Executive MBA, and Masters in Management, and two published in 2020, the Open and the Custom rankings.

French business schools performed especially well and appear to have adapted to the disruptions of the pandemic and related restrictions. Of the 95 ranked institutions 22 are located in France and the top place is held by HEC Paris.

The rankings are evidence that business education is improving rapidly throughout Eastern Europe. Poland, Slovenia, Czechia, and Turkey are represented by Kozminski University, the University of Ljubljana, the Prague University of Business and Economics, and Koç University Graduate School of Business.

The top five schools overall are:

  1. HEC Paris, France
  2. London Business School, UK/UAE
  3. Insead, France/Singapore/UAE
  4. Iese, Spain/USA
  5. SDA Bocconi School of Management, Italy

The top schools in each of the component rankings are:

MBA 2021; Insead


MiM; University of St Gallen, Switzerland

Custom; Iese

Open IMD Business School, Switzerland.



Financial Times

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