Rankings & Recognition | IE Business School

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IE is accredited by international accreditation bodies

IE Business School is considered one of Europe's leading business schools by international media like Financial Times, The Economist, Wall Street Journal or América Economía. These publications recognise IE as a leader in academic areas like entrepreneurship, or in the field of learning technologies.

  • 1 st
    MAY 18th, 2015

    The Economist

    IE Business School is the best business school in the world for Executive MBA programs according to the latest ranking drawn up by The Economist. The School climbed from the No. 2 position to No. 1 in the latest edition of the ranking, thereby consolidating IE Business School as one of the top schools worldwide for educating senior managers.

  • 10 th
    SEP 14th, 2015

    Financial Times

    IE Business School’s Master in Management program has achieved the No. 10 position worldwide and No. 1 in Spain in the 2015 Financial Timesranking.

  • 3 rd
    MAY 13th, 2015

    The Princeton Review

    IE Business School’s Global MBA holds the No. 3 position worldwide in the Princeton Review’s ranking of online MBA programs.

  • 12 th
    JAN 25th, 2016

    Financial Times

    IE Business School’s MBA program has been ranked No. 12 worldwide and No. 4 in Europe in FT’s 2016 MBA ranking, thereby maintaining the level it achieved in 2015.

  • 5 th
    NOV 08th, 2013


    IE Business School holds the No. 5 position for custom programs and the No. 9 position for open enrolment programs in the 2013 Bloomberg Businessweek Executive Education Ranking. The US magazine has also published its 2013 Executive MBA Programme Ranking in which IE Business School’s Global Executive MBA is 7th.

  • 4 th
    JUN 22th, 2015

    Financial Times

    IE Business School holds the No. 4 position worldwide in the 2015 Financial Times Ranking of Masters in Finance. IE achieved this result in the pre-experience category with its full-time English-taught Master in Finance, aimed at young professionals with an international profile.

  • 1 st
    MAR 26th, 2015


    IE Business School is the No. 1 School worldwide in the QS Distance Online MBA Ranking, an international report coordinated by the UK-based QS Intelligence Unit that examines the quality of online, distance and blended MBA programs. IE Business School has achieved the No. 1 position for the third consecutive year with its Global MBA Blended.

  • 3 rd
    SEP 21th, 2011

    Aspen Institute

    September 21 2011 MBA Ranking 3rd worldwide

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