Business Universities in Europe ranking
The 2013 Financial Times business school rankings for Europe, measuring business schools across the continent on their executive MBA, MBA, and Master in Management programmes, have been published. 4 Dutch institutions have made the ranking which lists 75 schools across the continent.
The Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University has been ranked 10th overall, making it the highest ranked business school in the Netherlands. It is followed by Tilburg University, TiasNimbas in 20th place, Nyenrode Business Universiteit in 40th, and Maastricht University School of Business and Economics in 67th spot.
Rotterdam School of Management (RSM) fell on spot from last year’s ranking. However, it came in 5th place overall in the Masters in Management category this year, 12th place in the MBA European category, and 24th overall for the Executive MBA, with one of its programmes ranking 15th. The average rank for the school in the past 3 years is 9th.
TiasNimbas climbed 6 spots from 26th place in last year’s ranking. The school came in 19th place in the MBA category, 39th in the EMBA category, and 46th in the Masters in Management. Its average score in the past 3 years is 23rd.
Nyenrode Business Universiteit lost 7 spots from last year’s ranking of 33rd place overall, although its 3 year average result has grown by 3 positions, from 39th to 36th place. Maastricht University School of Business and Economics also fell 6 spots, from 61 in 2012 to 67 in the 2013 ranking.
The Financial Times ranking evaluated the quality of full-time MBA, executive MBA, Masters in Management and non-degree executive education programmes at business schools in Europe. Each category accounted for 25% of the final score of an institution.
HEC Paris in France and IE Business School in Spain were at the top of this year’s rankings, tying for 1st place. IE Business School maintained its top position from last year’s list, with HEC Paris moving up one spot. The top ten schools consisted of two French institutions, three Spanish institutions, one UK school, two Swiss schools, one Italian school, and one Dutch school.