RECOGNITIONS & ACCREDITATIONS

Our Recognitions

What drives us is our ambition to nurture dynamic, ambitious minds. We transform you into the next best you, ready to be one of tomorrow’s thought-leading professionals. Our game-changing programs take your unique talents and combine them with our knowledge, expertise and connections to forge future greatness. And the recognition we receive from around the globe shows just how relevant and effective our programs are in preparing you for the real world.

Only 1% of business schools worldwide are accredited by all three major bodies

EFMD Equis in the EU, AMBA in the UK, and AACSB in the US

Accreditations

We at IE Business School are one of those few, taking the unique individual talent of ambitious professionals and tailoring our programs to each of them to produce the disruptive business leaders of tomorrow.
EFMD The Management Development Network

EFMD Equis

The rigorous quality control of Equis benchmarks IE Business school against international standards in our programs, faculty, research, governance, ethics and sustainability among other criteria. Continuous review ensures cutting-edge standards, and accreditation can take up to two to three years.

EFMD
Association of MBAs Accedited

Association of MBAs

The Association of MBAs is the world’s leading authority on postgraduate management education, developing and enhancing quality standards in business schools worldwide. Membership means being part of a global, connected community of thought leaders in the field.

Association of MBAs
AACSB Accredited

AACSB International

AACSB connects educators, students and businesses globally. Designed to inspire innovation, community and constant improvement of standards, they value diversity, community, social responsibility and a global mindset.

AACSB International

IE Rankings

  • 1ST
    Worldwide

    Online MBA

    QS 2021
  • 2ND
    Worldwide

    Online MBA

    FINANCIAL TIMES 2021
  • 1ST
    Europe

    Executive MBA

    The Economist 2020
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News about recognitions & accreditations

IE Business School, Fifth in World in Poets & Quants Ranking

IE Business School, Fifth in World in Poets & Quants Ranking of Best MBA Programs for Entrepreneurship

The school programs focus specifically on entrepreneurship in addition to leadership, innovation, and sustainability.

For the past three years, Poets & Quants has ranked the best MBA programs in the world for entrepreneurship and this year, IE Business School has risen three positions to 5th worldwide. The International MBA at IE Business School is a customizable and fully immersive one-year program with a student body that hails from more than 75 countries. The beginning of the program is rooted in business fundamentals, with courses that focus specifically on entrepreneurship in addition to leadership, innovation, and sustainability. Following the Core Period, students begin to customize their program for their desired career and can choose between the Business Impact Lab, Startup Lab, Tech Lab or Social Impact Lab.

The spirit of enterprise has been at the core of IE Business School and IE University since its founding in 1973 by a group of visionary entrepreneurs. Each degree program includes a strong focus on exploring innovation practices and cultivating sharp entrepreneurial skills. Thirty percent of IE University alumni have begun a startup at some point in their career. Furthermore, in the past nine years, IE University graduates who have participated in the Venture Lab have received 80 million euros in funding.

27 Oct 2021

 

Programs, Recognitions, The School
Financial Times Executive MBA Rankings 2021 | IE Business School

IE Business School, 14th in the World in the Financial Times Executive MBA Rankings 2021

The Global Executive MBA program at IE Business School recognized as 1st in work experience category.

18 Oct 2021

 

Programs, Recognitions, The School
IE Business School Master in Management ranked 13th worldwide

IE Business School Master in Management ranked 13th worldwide and 1st in Spain by the Financial Times

IE Business School climbes 12 positions from last year's edition.

13 Sep 2021

 

Recognitions
IE Business School - Top Ten Business Schools in Rankings from QS

IE Business School among Top Ten Business Schools Worldwide in Annual Business Masters Rankings from QS

IE University's International MBA, Master in Management, and Master in Finance among the best worldwide programs.

09 Sep 2021

 

Recognitions, The School
IE Business School in Top Ten of QS Executive MBA Rankings 2021

IE Business School in Top Ten of QS Executive MBA Rankings 2021

The IE Business School Global Executive MBA program is ranked 6th in Europe and 8th globally for employer reputation.

24 Jun 2021

 

Recognitions
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