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IE Business School among Top Ten Business Schools Worldwide in Latest QS Business Masters Rankings 2021

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QS has selected IE’s International MBA, Master in Management and Master in Finance among the best worldwide business programs.

IE Business School holds the 9th position worldwide, and 4th in Europe, in the latest edition of QS World University Rankings: Global Full-Time MBA. The International MBA program, which is a customizable and fully immersive one-year with a student body representing more than 75 countries, was recognized in the category of Entrepreneurship and Alumni Outcomes, ranking 3rd worldwide in the category and 1st in Europe. In addition to the ranking of the IE International MBA, QS Business Masters Rankings 2021 ranked IE’s Master in Management program 6th worldwide and the Master in Finance program 13th worldwide.

“We have focused on academic excellence and an international focus since the inception of this institution and this has positioned IE Business School among the best for pursuing business education.”

Martin Boehm, Dean of IE Business School

“Having said this, maintaining a spot among the best business schools in the world is a continuous effort. We continue to invest in our excellent faculty and to innovate with our programs and pedagogies to deliver a world-class education,” said Martin Boehm, Dean of IE Business School.

The core metrics for the QS Business Masters Rankings 2021 include Employability, Entrepreneurship and Alumni Outcomes, Return on Investment, Thought Leadership and Class and Faculty Diversity. Collectively these rankings cover the post-graduate programs most in-demand amongst employers around the world.

“In addition to analyzing program-related inputs, QS also considered the reputation of specific business schools from the perspective of nearly 37,000 global employers and more than 34,000 global academics. Finally, we mapped the education paths of 27,831 successful alumni back to specific institutions,” said Dr Andrew MacFarlane, Rankings Manager at QS.

This latest ranking follows IE Business Schools top position in the QS ranking of Online MBAs, which showcases IE University’s 20 years of experience in online training and as a pioneer in Europe with the launch of its first online masters. IE University’s new liquid learning model transforms the educational experience in all undergraduate, postgraduate, and executive education programs. With the new model, programs have an innovative design that integrates classes on campus for all of IE University’s students, who currently hail from 140 countries. Hybrid sessions simultaneously connect face-to-face students with online students for the same immersive experience and academic quality.

In addition, asynchronous sessions allow the development of individual work with the support of faculty. This new format provides flexibility to students and reinforces active and personalized learning while focusing on solving real world problems. IE University has redesigned all courses with new methodologies, contents, and academic materials to adapt the programs to this new model of liquid learning and the institution has redesigned its facilities and equipped classrooms with technological solutions that enhance interaction.