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OUR TOP POSITIONS IN INTERNATIONAL RANKINGS

IE Business School Rankings

IE Business School consistently ranks among the world’s top academic institutions in global rankings, which assess the quality of our teaching, faculty and students.

We are committed to promoting innovation and nourishing talent in order to shape tomorrow’s leading professionals, providing our students with a truly global vision to prepare them for the challenges of the future.

Thanks to this commitment, IE Business School continues to hold top positions in the most important global rankings.

Latest rankings

Ranking name
Position
Date
Financial Times
Global MBA
7th in Europe & 20th in the world
February, 2024
Financial Times
European Business School
8th in Europe
December, 2023
Pitchbook​
MBA European Ranking​
8th in Europe
October, 2023
Poets & Quants
Top MBA Programs for Entrepreneurship
7th worldwide, 3rd in Europe
October, 2023
QS
International Master in Business Administration
8th in the world, 3rd in Europe
October, 2023
QS
Master in Management
4th in the world
October, 2023
QS
Master in Finance
11th in the world
October, 2023
QS
Master in Strategic Marketing and Communication
3rd in the world
October, 2023
Financial Times
Executive MBA (Global)
6th in the world, 4th in Europe
October, 2023
Financial Times
Master in Management
16th in the world, 14th in Europe
September, 2023
QS
Executive MBA (Global)
6th in the world, 4th in Europe
July, 2023
QS
IE Brown Executive MBA
6th in the world
July, 2023
Financial Times
Master in Finance Pre- Experience
7th in the world, 6th in Europe, 1st in Spain
June, 2023
Financial Times
Open-enrolment Executive Education ranking
10th in the world
May, 2023
QS
Online MBA
1st in Europe*
March, 2023
Financial Times
Online MBA
1st in the world
March, 2023
Financial Times
Global MBA
6th in Europe, 22nd in the world
February, 2023
Financial Times
European Business School
10th in Europe
December, 2022
Financial Times
Executive MBA
12th in the world, 8th in Europe
October, 2022
Financial Times
Master in Management
17th in the world, 2nd in Spain
September, 2022
Financial Times
Master in Finance Pre-Experience
8th in the world
June, 2022
Financial Times
Online MBA
3rd in the world
March, 2022
Financial Times
Best Entrepreneurship Teaching
4th in the world, 1st in Europe
February, 2022
QS
Master in Finance
11th in the world
September, 2022
QS
Master in Management
4th in the world
September, 2022
QS
International MBA
7th in the world, 3rd in Europe
September, 2022
QS
IE Brown Executive MBA
7th in the world
June, 2022
QS
Executive MBA (Global)
13th in the world, 9th in Europe
June, 2022
QS
Online MBA
1st in the world
March, 2022
QS
Global MBA
7th in the world, 3rd in Europe
September, 2021
Forbes
Best Business Schools List
6th in the world
September, 2019
Bloomberg Businessweek
Best B-Schools for Europe
6th in Europe
September, 2023
The Economist
Executive MBA
1st in Europe, 3rd in the world
June, 2020
The Economist
Master in Management
11th in the world
June, 2018
Poets & Quants
Top MBA Programs for Entrepreneurship
8th in the world
November, 2022
Poets & Quants
Full-time MBA
8th in the world
October, 2020
América Economía
International MBA
6th in the world
May, 2017

Still wondering what to study?

FINANCIAL TIMES RANKING

The Financial Times ranks leading programs, assessing their international student mobility and career advancement opportunities, among other factors.

Financial Times
Position
Date
Global MBA
7th in Europe & 20th in the world
February, 2024
European Business School
8th in Europe
December, 2023
Executive MBA (Global)
6th in the world, 4th in Europe
October, 2023
Master in Management
16th in the world, 14th in Europe
September, 2023
Master in Finance Pre-Experience
7th in the world, 6th in Europe, 1st in Spain
June, 2023
Open-enrolment Executive Education ranking
10th in the world
May, 2023
Online MBA
1st in the world
March, 2023
Global MBA Ranking
6th in Europe, 22nd in the world
February, 2023
European Business School
10th in Europe
December, 2022
Executive MBA
12th in the world, 8th in Europe
October, 2022
Master in Management
17th in the world, 2nd in Spain
September, 2022
Master in Finance Pre-Experience
8th in the world
June, 2022
Online MBA
3rd in the world
March, 2022
Best Entrepreneurship Teaching
4th in the world, 1st in Europe
February, 2022
European Business School
12th in Europe
December, 2021
Executive MBA
14th in the world, 10th in Europe
October, 2021
Master in Management
13th in the world, 1st in Europe
September, 2021
Master in Finance Pre-Experience
8th in the world, 1st in Europe
June, 2021
Online MBA
2nd in the world
March, 2020
European Business School
12th in Europe
December, 2020
Executive MBA
12th in the world
October, 2020
Global MBA
2nd in the world
March, 2020

QS WORLD UNIVERSITY RANKING

The QS World University Ranking is one of the most prestigious evaluations of its kind and places many of our programs in the top ten. IE Business School is consistently a top institution across their rankings, with global connections and opportunities.

Ranking name
Position
Date
International Master in Business Administration
8th in the world., 3rd in Europe
October, 2023
Master in Management
4th in the world
October, 2023
Master in Finance
11th in the world
October, 2023
Master in Strategic Marketing and Communication
3rd in the world
October, 2023
Executive MBA (Global)
6th in the world, 4th in Europe
July, 2023
IE Brown Executive MBA
6th in the world
July, 2023
Online MBA
1st in Europe*
March, 2023
Master in Finance
11th in the world
September, 2022
Master in management
4th in the world
September, 2022
International MBA
7th in the world, 3rd in Europe
September, 2022
IE Brown Executive MBA
7th in the world
June, 2022
Executive MBA (Global)
13th in the world, 9th in Europe
June, 2022
Online MBA
1st in the world
March, 2022
Global MBA
7th in the world, 3rd in Europe
September, 2021
Business Masters – Management
5th in the world
September, 2021
Business Masters – Finance
11th in the world
September, 2021
Executive MBA (Joint programmes)
5th in the world
June, 2021
Online MBA
1st in the world
April, 2021
Global MBA
9th in the world
September, 2020
Business Masters – Management
6th in the world
September, 2020
Business Masters – Finance
13th in the world
September, 2020
Executive MBA (Global)
7th in Europe, 13th in the world
June, 2020
Global Online MBA
1st in the world
April, 2020
Global Online MBA
1st in the world
June, 2019
Business Masters – Management
6th in the world
September, 2019
International MBA
8th in the world
September, 2018

Bloomberg Businessweek

According to Bloomberg Businessweek, IE Business School is one of the top eight business schools outside the US to study an MBA . Basing this ranking on the opinion of entrepreneurs, student and alumni satisfaction and alumni salary, puts us at the forefront of the ever-expanding business world and you at the center of our mission to fuel success.

Ranking name
Position
Date
Best B-Schools for Europe
6th in Europe
September, 2023
European B-Schools Ranking
6th in Europe
September, 2021
Best B-Schools for Europe
11th in Europe
September, 2022

FORBES RANKING

Forbes’ ranking focuses on the return on your investment from our programs. Studying at IE Business School continues to reap the rewards down the line and is part of our commitment to your future.

Ranking name
Position
Date
Best Business Schools List
6th in the world
September, 2019

The Economist

The Economist focuses on career opportunities, educational experience and personal development. It also focuses, like us, on networking opportunities, ensuring that your career continues to grow after graduating from IE Business School.

Ranking name
Position
Date
Executive MBA
1st in Europe, 3rd in the world
June, 2020
Master in Management
11th in the world
June, 2018

EFINANCIALCAREERS RANKING

At IE Business School, we nurture your goals to help you take that next step towards your future ambitions. We help to enhance your potential and transform your career, focused on you throughout.

Ranking name
Position
Date
Master in Finance
5th in investment banking job placements
March, 2019
Master in Finance
3rd in hedge fund, private equity and asset management job placements
March, 2017

P&Q

Ranking name
Position
Date
Top MBA Programs for Entrepreneurship
7th worldwide, 3rd in Europe
October, 2023
Top MBA Programs for Entrepreneurship
8th in the world
November, 2022
Best MBA Program for Entrepreneurship
5th in the world
October, 2021
Full-time MBA
8th in the world
October, 2020

América Economía

IE Business School is a global institution and América Economía evaluates connections with Latin America, diversity and multiculturalism, and GMAT scores—all pieces of the puzzle curated to shape you into a future leader.

Ranking name
Position
Date
International MBA
6th in the world
May, 2017

Expansión México

Ranking name
Position
Date
The Best Global MBA
9th in the world
July, 2021

Pitchbook​

Pitchbook​
Position
Date
MBA European Ranking​
4th in Europe
October, 2022