London Business School Tops Financial Times European Business Schools Ranking


London Business School is No. 1 in the most-recent Financial Times ranking of European Business Schools, up from a 2013 ranking of third. HEC Paris and IE Business School, which were tied for No. 1 in 2013, ranked second and third respectively in 2014. London Business School bested 80 other schools to garner the top spot in this year’s ranking. The United Kingdom and France excelled in the ranking, with almost half the schools (39) representing these countries.

Leaders in each category were:

– Top EMBA – London Business School

– Top EMBA – HEC Paris

– Top masters in management University of St Gallen

– Top for international faculty – IMD

– Top for female faculty – St Petersburg State University Graduate School of Management

Here is the list of the Financial Times top 10 European Business Schools for 2014:

1 London Business School

2 HEC Paris

3 IE Business School

4 Esade Business School


6 University of St Gallen

7 IESE Business School

8 SDA Bocconi


10 University of Oxford: Saïd

The European Business Schools ranking is based on how schools perform in four rankings Financial Times publishes yearly: MBA, executive MBA (EMBA), masters in management (MiM), and executive education). Schools must take part in all four ranking to be eligible for a full score.

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