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Rank 2014
Rank 2013
Rank 2012
3 year rank
Business School
Full time MBA 2014[1]
MBA Salary today ($)
MBA Salary increase (%)
Executive MBA 2014[2]
EMBA Salary today ($)#[3]
EMBA Salary increase (%)#[3]
Masters in Management 2014[4]
Masters sal ($)[5]
Open programmes - Executive Education 2014
Custom programmes - Executive Education 2014
Female Faculty (%)[6]
International Faculty (%)[6]
Faculty with doctorate (%)[6]
1303021London Business SchoolFeatured business schoolUK1156,55310713 (3)***[7]172,028 (252,539)47 (71)970,414762418611001
2102021HEC ParisFeatured business schoolFrance7120,0161041**[8]307,00360278,8252,695212256501000
3101021IE Business SchoolFeatured business schoolSpain5146,9331126198,40250874,2634,813159352561971
4305041Esade Business SchoolSpain8120,71812011**[9]217,87054565,64759354314352921
5504051InseadFrance2148,183874 (2)***[10]186,211 (304,843)58 (65)--312150900961
6707072University of St GallenSwitzerland24102,1586523147,24047179,572509111811177010024
7606061Iese Business SchoolFeatured business schoolSpain3143,1681255218,43451--421825831000
88011090SDA Bocconi School of ManagementItaly11112,90111230133,796521163,9865,447127370270890
9907081IMD Business SchoolSwitzerland4142,446727246,39546--131409421000
10120120110University of Oxford: SaïdFeatured business schoolUK9133,3159110205,94255--813171592980
1110090101Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus UniversityFeatured business schoolNetherlands1298,7719427 (17)***[11]118,828 (167,987)44 (54)767,696756-312334301000
12110100110ESCP Business SchoolFeatured business schoolFrance / UK / Germany / Spain / Italy---8155,08770665,4046041922360671950
13160180160Imperial College Business SchoolFeatured business schoolUK16103,6046817139,343591654,0316,526-233019041003
14130150142EMLyon Business SchoolFrance2793,3566238102,598291754,7713882317330501955
15140190162Essec Business SchoolFrance---21**[12]131,03745377,4514,027614301514982
16150140150Vlerick Business SchoolBelgium2990,8316636115,946563357,7689141616291247901
17170250205Edhec Business SchoolFeatured business schoolFrance35*[13]78,9764846*[13]96,344231456,651712111322382861
18230360262Mannheim Business SchoolFeatured business schoolGermany1997,9627321**[12]131,037451578,0882,118-8361193851
19180160182City, University of London, The Business School (formerly Cass)Featured business schoolUK13110,2607619148,970602153,7342,399-37*[13]303803961
19310130210Warwick Business SchoolUK10119,121879148,680942858,963--3507751001
21280230247ESMT BerlinFeatured business schoolGermany2589,1726015150,49855--9202708201000
22190160192Cranfield School of ManagementFeatured business schoolUK15120,9417532125,71842--105255526921
23200260230Tias Business School, Tilburg UniversityNetherlands2189,8488443105,380444647,9181,9892929255424906
24250230241Eada Business School BarcelonaFeatured business schoolSpain37*[13]78,8686548*[13]86,374462654,2905712628323480616
25250320273Católica Lisbon School of Business and EconomicsPortugal17**[14]123,0628250*/ **[15]87,002394439,0621,5921824331408982
26210200222Stockholm School of EconomicsSweden---42122,917423058,4101,4791715232310963
26270210251Grenoble Ecole de ManagementFrance---30100,506721356,0481682733431441800
28360290314Nova School of Business and EconomicsPortugal17**[14]123,0628250*/**[15]87,002394342,5625,06428324422941003
29320--Kedge Business SchoolFrance---14171,0521123946,7085723138*[13]234402913
29290210262Aalto UniversityFinland---37130,963464251,52992421352172942
29480490426University of Cambridge: JudgeUK6144,3509216192,83454----121693962
32290330312University of Strathclyde Business SchoolUK2095,7168129121,422704041,7905,248--3603237802
32230440335HHL Leipzig Graduate School of ManagementGermany36*[13]81,7695035109,963631085,2383,164--1822321000
34210--WHU – Otto Beisheim School of ManagementGermany---11**[16]176,99857493,9483,102--1912131000
35340330342University College Dublin: SmurfitIreland26105,3846341109,697464156,0428,494--3044641000
36530290391Henley Business SchoolUK---24135,08260--1219410470840
37390470410Alliance Manchester Business SchoolFeatured business schoolUK14106,53596---4945,0671,397-25342332883
38380380381Politecnico di Milano School of ManagementItaly39*[13]67,1926853*[13]99,170425741,9461,75333*[13]2725001604
38460440432NHH Norwegian School of EconomicsNorway---49*[13]77,978405452,3924272030243263933
384406204811BI Norwegian Business SchoolNorway---45* (25)***[17]123,059 (151,576)37 (85)6050,9981,2753235252308702
41370370387Kozminski UniversityFeatured business schoolPoland---20151,910843256,6213,041--341223880
42410400417Antwerp Management SchoolBelgium---26147,777513145,0762,745--311287856
42420400414WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business)Austria---28**[18]147,252301956,8391,659--352213953
44430420432HEC Lausanne, University of LausanneSwitzerland---40109,492182354,718559--2728141000
45340390391Copenhagen Business SchoolFeatured business schoolDenmark---38113,712343456,4701,045--333394922
46450280405Hult Ashridge Executive EducationUK--------14103774821291
47650--Neoma Business SchoolFrance38*[13]64,40064---3749,16249--481431751
47---EBS Business SchoolGermany------1281,734--1626100
47400330404Nyenrode Business UniversiteitNetherlands------5954,8612,21622342010255615
47490460470Solvay Brussels School of Economics and ManagementBelgium------3652,76667425-171381980
47550490501Lancaster University Management SchoolUK2289,00986---5640,5072,245--301464883
47500740575University of Bath School of ManagementUK2392,67655---5236,900729--334637990
53520550533Durham University Business SchoolFeatured business schoolUK2886,88755---5146,8172,571--365644933
54560630583Leeds University Business SchoolFeatured business schoolUK30*[13]86,09179---5537,1853,635--406433821
55580--IESEG School of ManagementFeatured business schoolFrance------1848,639535--405812982
56630--Rennes School of BusinessFrance------2049,1624,384--363844811
56570530551Skema Business SchoolFrance------2548,9711,416-36441380761
58500420507University of Bradford School of ManagementUK34*[13]70,98297---5340,7857,744--41729108219
5966055060Porto Business School, University of PortoPortugal---52*[13]78,04731--302630593821
6060063061Institut Mines-Télécom Business SchoolFrance------2250,633309--500501760
61740--St Petersburg University, Graduate School of ManagementRussia---47*[13]93,814495040,0253,043--52422926
62600550594Audencia Business SchoolFeatured business schoolFrance------2455,1742,296--418401816
63580530584TBS (Toulouse Business School)France------2749,381371--402413921
6463068065MBS (Montpellier Business School)France------2944,295139--462422942
65670610643Maastricht University School of Business and EconomicsNetherlands------3456,871107--1735129711
66600590625Louvain School of ManagementBelgium------3749,3291,329--3302311000
67-66-Koç University Graduate School of BusinessTurkey---34131,40651----454294
6768072069University of ZurichSwitzerland---33125,01124----9085151000
69470480554Aston Business SchoolUK31*[13]82,18475-----was 51,716--310463821
69690720702Birmingham Business SchoolUK31*[13]86,52172-------305444808
71540510598University of Edinburgh Business SchoolUK33*[13]91,33565-----was 42,482--341522916
72710700712ICN Business SchoolFrance------4544,041572--410441784
73-77-Sabanci Business SchoolTurkey---44117,98639----4327100
74710670713University of CologneGermany------4765,463887--197628520
75690630695IAE Aix-Marseille Graduate School of ManagementFrance------4847,562825--4001910883
76---Excelia Business SchoolFrance------5839,770--413171
77-76-SGH Warsaw School of EconomicsPoland------6138,260--44195
77750780773Prague University of Economics and BusinessCzech Republic------6236,1771,011--50592711
79-79-Corvinus University of BudapestHungary------6339,640--43980
80---University of Liverpool Management SchoolUK40*[13]57,80733-------323784
80---Hanken School of EconomicsFinland------64*[13]42,094--382093
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Table notes†The Cems programme was ranked number five in the Masters in Management 2014 rankings, but it has not been included in the European Business Schools 2014 ranking as it is a programme and not a school. ‡ Data are provided for information only. Most recently published data are given. # Figure in brackets refers to data from second programme for schools with more than one programme ranked. *School was not included in the published 2014 ranking for this survey. **School participated in this ranking on the basis of a joint programme only. Underlying score based on proportion of total score. ***School participated with more than one programme in this ranking. Underlying score based on combined scores. The line breaks denote the pattern of clustering among the schools. Around 195 points separate London Business School at the top from the school ranked number 80. The top 11 business schools from LBS and IE to Rotterdam School of Management, form the top group. The second group is headed by ESCP Europe, about 85 points above Leeds University Business School at the bottom of this group. The third group is headed by Iéseg School of Management.

1. Position among European schools within the FT Global MBA 2014 ranking.

2. Position among European schools within the FT Executive MBA 2014 ranking.
# Figure in brackets refers to data from second programme for schools with more than one programme ranked.

3. # Figure in brackets refers to data from second programme for schools with more than one programme ranked.

4. Position among European schools within the FT Masters in Management 2014 ranking.
† The Cems programme was ranked fifth in the Masters in Management 2014 rankings, but it has not been included in the European Business Schools 2014 ranking as it is a programme and not a school.

5. Average Masters in Management alumni salary three years after graduation, US$ by purchasing power parity (PPP). Includes weighted data from the current and two previous years, where available.

6. ‡ Data are provided for information only. Most recently published data are given.

7. *** Columbia/ London Business School

8. ** Trium: HEC Paris/ LSE/ New York University: Stern

9. ** Georgetown University/ Esade

10. *** Tsinghua University/ Insead

11. *** OneMBA

12. ** Essec/ Mannheim

13. * School was not included in the published 2014 ranking.

14. ** The Lisbon MBA

15. * School was not included in the published 2014 ranking, ** The Lisbon MBA

16. ** WHU/ Kellogg

17. * School was not included in the published 2014 ranking, *** BI/ Fudan

18. ** WU/ University of Minnesota: Carlson

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