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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.

IE BUSINESS SCHOOL RANKINGS

Financial Times 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 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 (Global) 12th in the world, 8th in Europe June, 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
Forbes Best Business Schools List 6th in the world September, 2019
Bloomberg Businessweek European B-Schools Ranking 6th in Europe September, 2021
The Economist Executive MBA 1st in Europe, 3rd in the world June, 2020
Master in Management 11th in the world June, 2018
efinancialcareers Master in Finance 5th in investment banking job March, 2019
Master in Finance 3rd in hedge fund, private equity and asset management job placements March, 2017
P&Q Best MBA Program for Entrepreneurship 5th in the world October, 2021
Full-time MBA 8th in the world October, 2020
América Economía International MBA 6th in the world May, 2017

FINANCIAL TIMES RANKING

The Financial Times ranks leading programs, assessing their international student mobility and career advancement opportunities, among other factors. They impressively ranked our Global Online MBA second in the world in 2021 and our Master in Management earned number one in Europe in 2021. Our Master in Finance pre-experience program is also in the top ten, adapting your education to you, not you to the program.

 

 

 

FINANCIAL TIMES RANKING – IE BUSINESS SCHOOL

European Business Schools 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 June, 2021
Online MBA 2nd in the world March, 2021
European Business Schools 12th in Europe December, 2020
Executive MBA 12th in the world October, 2020
Global MBA 2nd in the world March, 2020
Master in Management 16th in the world September, 2019
Global Executive MBA 12th in the world October, 2018
Master in Finance 12th in the world June, 2018

 

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. As of 2021, our Executive MBA, IE Brown Executive MBA and Master in Management all gained top ten rankings, with our Global Online MBA achieving the top spot globally. IE Business School is consistently a top institution across their rankings, with global connections and opportunities.

 

 

 

QS WORLD UNIVERSITY RANKINGS – IE BUSINESS SCHOOL

 Global MBA  7th in the world, 3rd in Europe  September, 2021
 Masters in Management  5th in the world  September, 2021
 Master in Finance  11th in the world  September, 2021
 Executive MBA  12th in the world, 8th in Europe  June, 2021
 IE Brown Executive MBA  5th in the world  June, 2021
 Online MBA  1st in the world  April, 2021
 Global MBA  9th in the world  September, 2020
 Master in Management  6th in the world  September, 2020
 Master in Finance  13th in the world  September, 2020
 Global Executive MBA  7th in Europe, 13th in the world  June, 2020
 Global Online MBA  1st in the world  April, 2020
 Master in Management  6th in the world  September, 2019
 Global Online MBA  1st in the world  June, 2019
 International MBA  8th in the world  September, 2018
 Global MBA  1st in the world  June, 2018
 Online MBA  1st in the world  June, 2017

BLOOMBERG BUSINESSWEEK RANKING

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 BLOOMBERG BUSINESSWEEK – IE BUSINESS SCHOOL

 Best B-Schools for Europe  6th in Europe  September, 2021
 Non-US MBAs  8th in the world  November, 2017

 

FORBES RANKING

Forbes’ ranking focuses on the return on your investment from our programs. Our impressive sixth in the world ranking for our International MBA, as of 2019, shows how we put our students at the center of their learning experience. Studying at IE Business School continues to reap the rewards down the line and is part of our commitment to your future.

 

 

 

 

FORBES RANKING – IE BUSINESS SCHOOL

 International MBA
 6th in the world  September, 2019

 

THE ECONOMIST RANKING

The Economist ranked our IE Brown Executive MBA as number one in Europe and third in the world. Additionally, our Master in Management program is ranked eleventh in the world. 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.

 

 

 

 

THE ECONOMIST RANKING – IE BUSINESS SCHOOL

 IE Brown 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. Our Master in Finance program has recently been ranked fifth in investment banking job placements and third in hedge fund, private equity and asset management job placements by eFinancialCareers. We help to enhance your potential and transform your career, focused on you throughout.

 

EFINANCIALCAREERS RANKING – IE BUSINESS SCHOOL

 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

 

America Economia Ranking

América Economía has ranked our International MBA and our Executive Education programs sixth and fifth in the world, respectively. 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.

 

 

 

 

AMÉRICA ECONOMÍA RANKING – IE BUSINESS SCHOOL

 International MBA  6th in the world  May, 2017
 Executive Education  5th in the world  Nov, 2016

 

The Aspen Institute Ranking

This report assesses the integration of social criteria and environmental issues in MBA programs. The Aspen Institute ranking, known as “Beyond Gray Pinstripes,” evaluates 149 universities in 22 countries.

This report is the only one that focuses on ethical, environmental and social training.

At IE Business School, we take this to the next level by also looking at the time our students dedicate to these matters. IE holds the top position in Europe and the eighth worldwide.

 

 

 

 

THE ASPEN INSTITUTE RANKING – IE BUSINESS SCHOOL

 Business School  1st in Europe, 3rd in the world  September, 2011

Latest News

IE Business School’s Full-time MBA Programmes among Top Ten MBAs in the World in QS Rankings

According to the latest QS World University Rankings: Global Full-Time MBA 2022, IE Business School is among the best ten Business Schools in the world, with its International MBA, while the Master in Management and Master in Finance also hold great positions in their respective categories.

IE Business School, Best Business School for Studying an Online MBA according to the QS Rankings 2021

According to the latest QS Online MBA Rankings, one of the most renowned university rankings in the world, IE Business School is the best business school in the world for studying an Online MBA. It’s the fourth year in a row that the program has held the first position in these Rankings.

IE Business School’s Global Online MBA, the second online MBA in the world, according to the Financial Times, for the fourth consecutive year

IE Business School 's Global Online MBA is the second online MBA in the world, according to the Financial Times Online MBA 2021 Ranking.

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