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Aims achieved[7]
Wom. faculty[10]
Wom. students[11]
Wom. board[12]
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10111HEC ParisFeatured business schoolFranceMaster of Science in Management75,64074,9571023791596 (73)92664766141724137654292516,400184871000-
22433ESCP Business SchoolFeatured business schoolFrance, UK, Germany, Spain, ItalyMaster in Management (Grande École programme)66,63766,0912214783694 (72)1281461201755156315364032287916,000207071000-
31222Cems Global AllianceSee footnoteMasters in International Management60,78860,4981357912797 (30)234050136109809319602328060126091000-
42285London School of Economics and Political ScienceUnited KingdomMSc Management72,66672,6667398124097 (58)1403556153534974195432094217,3521291187-
52745Grenoble Ecole de ManagementFranceMaster in International Business64,00564,005377714787 (68)54214642804218943401221711311,22012287823-
61566Essec Business SchoolFranceMSc Strategy and Management of International Business61,29260,723246841198 (76)2233375504023555501115291214,400141141000-
71656EMLyon Business SchoolFeatured business schoolFranceMSc in Management53,11353,38335137511698 (65)325357512039723271081289115,800245371000-
82101310Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus UniversityFeatured business schoolNetherlandsMSc in Management52,82352,898162866120100 (100)6152515212324601423435210002,307184710012a
931279Edhec Business SchoolFeatured business schoolFranceMaster in Management (Grande École programme)53,76654,24538177362188 (80)4290491180262120730692821017,100247161000-
10515--Mannheim Business SchoolFeatured business schoolGermanyMSc in Business Administration68,52668,5262327201896 (85)519442220013118000341917932,00048235932-
11381010Audencia Business SchoolFranceMaster in Management (Grande École programme)51,83951,2523687151085 (72)8283605004111122551413378014,400245061000-
1239810Stockholm School of EconomicsSwedenMSc in Business and Economics66,61361,8555388221597 (54)5195422111121730002024198004030000a
135181415Solvay Brussels School of Economics and ManagementBelgiumMaster in Business Engineering52,44151,90714337363100 (97)0256353402851111461717298171,518241619378a
14-23-ESC LilleFranceInternational Master in Management (Grande École programme)43,20843,208483751195 (95)51659352067826016,6442499100-
15217--City, University of London, The Business School (formerly Cass)Featured business schoolUnited KingdomMSc in Management53,02253,0223397614491 (68)12261513412555591247231644090217,0001218500-
165111113Esade Business SchoolFeatured business schoolSpainMaster in International Management50,20848,3055024752291 (98)52625121821615769112311278220,75015279937a
177243024(TBS) Toulouse Business SchoolFranceMasters in Management51,40150,8683246523094 (61)13404701704282001702510273412,400244791000-
1816343027WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business)AustriaInternational Business Administration51,98451,85915407105094 (75)943435103511152231760276291371,45448475932a
18513--Aston Business SchoolUnited KingdomMSc in International Business47,68647,6862116634276 (69)143135811471848883104714372608367,9001010800-
207131516Rouen Business SchoolFranceMaster in Management (Grande École programme)48,90149,1883916690792 (80)05315171213122021252214264315,000244251000-
20626--Antwerp Management SchoolBelgiumMaster of Global Management45,91745,91717217521395 (95)12335291460057221001001935110005,770101148323-
221211820.33333333Copenhagen Business SchoolFeatured business schoolDenmarkMaster of Science in General Management57,80958,0206187224992 (93)1280420271118336150153929089302454069a
23122--Euromed ManagementFranceMaster in Management42,99643,01644156223591 (90)126153219029342167157280015,100244431000-
247313530SGH Warsaw School of EconomicsPolandFinance and Accounting54,80554,74483174025100 (25)100521601477105101432271781018133332-
25328--Maastricht University School of Business and EconomicsNetherlandsMSc in International Business53,03453,0824447212283 (28)018242427104845275522123908641,538123951111-
262242826Reims Management SchoolFranceMaster in Management (Grande École programme)46,62146,78543226741496 (70)0491512160442912652916267916,300245081000-
2711161218Vlerick Business SchoolBelgiumMaster in General Management49,51449,51412197213280 (96)17375271214330121051000264309838,250101171000-
288201521Louvain School of ManagementBelgiumMaster in Business Engineering46,85346,85320256803490 (71)318039700150611002812210001,650361001000a
29---Ceram Business SchoolFranceMaster in Management44,65945,0914110652994 (56)425016231728132017615,00024481100a
29332--ICN Business SchoolFranceMaster in Management (Grande École programme)44,35444,0484256159100 (46)1938155216130040401023255514,130243261000-
31---Bem Bordeaux Management SchoolFranceMSc in Management45,34745,4994011623194 (63)32501132286181826414,63024539100-
32-33-University of Strathclyde Business SchoolFeatured business schoolUnited KingdomMSc in Business and Management43,88043,880342754691 (78)352845249555363607011,85012790-
331342129NHH Norwegian School of EconomicsNorwayMSc in Economics & Business Administration53,53351,772114569312100 (34)01724135502211320045251931NKr 1,6002242970a
3411231925Durham University Business SchoolFeatured business schoolUnited KingdomMA in Management47,69647,69623416833991 (85)1019054151445917428367444908838,000127200-
356292229Nottingham University Business SchoolUnited KingdomMSc International Business43,18243,18225206194192 (77)52815012670304716330303808147,500127200-
363331729University of CologneGermanyMaster of Science in Business Administration59,35756,8029376143870 (89)113014322020311411010423016872,64048844774-
369272429Aalto UniversityFinlandMaster of Science in Economics and Business Administration50,42550,33613306723797 (95)33304164005152004734360131284553399a
382403036University College Dublin: SmurfitIrelandMaster of Business Studies48,41448,414194871245100 (71)10030139016244101916162447096511,500127700-
39039--ESC Tours-PoitiersFranceMaster in Management41,45441,96645125611996 (59)22975461102451582803821265114,800245331000-
4010302732University of Bath School of ManagementUnited KingdomMasters in Management41,62641,62628477162889 (36)62147218194391886195353309817,9001213700-
41---IAE Aix-Marseille Graduate School of ManagementFranceMasters in General Management41,82641,8261836674387 (71)28325913189461913,70012165100-
4123182628.33333333Lancaster University Management SchoolUnited KingdomMSc in Management40,33240,33227467603387 (46)122250192313341811387313709007,00012685626-
437362535Corvinus University of BudapestHungaryMSc in Business Administration44,54244,14926276623692 (67)0393583525331439341421778Ft 620,0002068300a
447372836Nyenrode Business UniversiteitNetherlandsMaster of Science in Management50,60649,73949347431798 (46)172723010024119251040310512623,900161531000-
457382034University of Bradford School of ManagementUnited KingdomMSc in Management36,21536,21537426282396 (34)2340355271933292371214807537,2001216800-
46---ESC Clermont Business SchoolFranceMaster in Management (Grande École programme)38,75438,5434726532691 (47)2836822815332826613,20021312100-
47---National Chengchi UniversityTaiwanMS in International Business45,42845,428295057495 (100)28340165364940196T$ 125,568243827-
48-34-BI Norwegian Business SchoolNorwayMSc in Business and Economics49,83449,4993043614898 (50)253340157104845056NKr 107,200241500a
49---National Sun Yat-sen UniversityTaiwanMaster of Business Administration41,84941,849314960896 (92)2243890255041195T$ 106,71024350-
50---University of Exeter Business SchoolUKMSc International Management33,52633,52646297424n/a27682042803346500857,2009840-
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Table notesAlthough the headline ranking figures show changes in the data year to year, the pattern of clustering among the schools is equally significant. Some 210 points separate the top school, HEC Paris, from the school ranked number 50. The top 7 business schools, from HEC Paris to EM Lyon, form the top group of Masters in Management providers. The second group, headed by Rotterdam School of Management, spans schools ranked 8th to 20th, a range of some 28 points in total. Differences between schools are small within this group. The 14 Schools within the third group are similarly close together. The Copenhagen Business School, which heads this group, is some 10 points below the bottom school in the group above. The remaining 15 schools make up the fourth group.

1. These data are for information only and are not used in the rankings.

2. These data are for information only and are not used in the rankings.
These data are for information only and are not used in the rankings.

3. An average of salaries three years after graduation. The figure shown is in US Dollars. It is NOT used in the ranking.

4. The ‘salary today’ figure adjusted for salary variations between industry sectors. The figure shown is in US Dollars.

5. The rank is calculated using alumni salaries three years after graduation and course costs. The length of the course is also taken into consideration.

6. The career status of alumni three years after graduation. Progression is measured according to level of seniority and the size of company in which they are employed.

7. The extent to which alumni fulfilled their goals or reasons for doing a Masters in Management. This is measured as a percentage of total returns for a school.

8. Alumni who used the careers service at their business school were asked to rank its effectiveness in their job search.

9. The percentage of the most recent graduating class that were in employment three months after graduation. The figure in brackets shows the percentage of the class for which the school was able to provide employment data.

10. Percentage of female faculty.

11. Percentage of female students.

12. Percentage of female members of the advisory board.

13. Percentage of faculty whose citizenship differs from their country of employment.

14. Percentage of students whose citizenship differs from the country in which they are studying.

15. Percentage of the board whose citizenship differs from the country in which the business school is based.

16. A measure based on changes in the country of employment of alumni between graduation and today.

17. Weighted average of four criteria that measure international exposure during the Masters programme.

18. Number of additional languages required on graduation from the Masters programme.

19. Percentage of faculty with a doctoral degree.

20. The minimum programme fees in the currency of the country where the school is based. This includes all fees required to complete the programme but for the Masters portion only.
These data are for information only and are not used in the rankings.

21. The length of the Masters programme.
These data are for information only and are not used in the rankings.

22. The number of students who enrolled on the first year of the Masters programme in the past year (September 1, 2007 - September 1, 2008).
These data are for information only and are not used in the rankings.

23. The percentage of the last graduating class that completed company internships as part of the Masters programme.
These data are for information only and are not used in the rankings.

24. Indicates whether an undergraduate degree in management, business or economics is required to enter the Masters programme.
These data are for information only and are not used in the rankings.

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