Financial Times Releases 2019 Rankings for European Schools

HEC Paris – No. 1 European Business School and Executive MBA
IMD – No. 1 Executive Education Open Enrollment

Financial Times (FT) recently released its 16th edition of rankings of European business schools, a composite ranking based on the combined performance of leading schools across the five main rankings of program published by the FT in 2019: MBA, Executive MBA, Master’s in Management (MiM), and open enrollment and customized non-degree executive education programs.

For 2019, there is little change among the top six schools, although HEC Paris moved up to No. 1, while London Business School slipped from first to second overall. IMD maintains its No. 1 ranking as the top open enrollment executive education provider (which it has held for the past eight years), and IESE is the top custom executive education provider, while INSEAD ranked first for MBA programs, and St. Gallen University is first for the ninth year in Master’s within Management programs.

Here are the top 10 European business schools in 2019, according to the FT:

  1. HEC Paris
  2. London Business School
  3. Università Bocconi/SDA Bocconi
  4. University of St. Gallen
  6. IESE Business School
  7. Essec Business School
  8. IE Business School
  9. ESMT Berlin
  10. University of Oxford: Saïd

The top five global providers of open enrollment executive education programs are:

  1. IMD Business School
  2. Stanford Graduate School of Business
  3. University of Chicago: Booth
  4. University of Michigan: Ross

For more information on the FT rankings, visit their Web site.

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