Top 10 MBA Programs in Europe

IMD – International Institute for Management Development is ranked 1st in Europe and 3rd in the world, according to The Economist 2011 Full time MBA ranking, followed by IESE Business School (2nd in the region and 10th in the world). The Economist’s ranking is based on several criteria including career opportunities, personal development and educational experience (including faculty quality), as well as earning and networking potential.

A total of 4 UK institutions ranked in the Europe’s top 10 for their full-time MBA, with London Business School rated 1st in the UK, 3rd in Europe and 13th in the world. The others are: University of Bath School of Management (21st globally), Cranfield School of Management (23rd globally), and University of Cambridge Judge Business School (33rd globally).

Bath MBA has seen a sharp rise in its position, ranked 2nd in the UK, 7th in Europe and 21st in the world. It has also taken 1st place in the UK for increase in salary. Bath is shown as having 97% of its faculty with PhDs.

Cranfield School of Management is rated 3rd in the UK, 8th in Europe and 23rd in the world for its MBA program. It is also rated 1st in the UK for Education Experience.

Top 10 Full-time MBA Programs in Europe:
Rank, Institutions, (Global Rank)
1 IMD – International Institute for Management Development (3)
2 IESE Business School – University of Navarra (10)
3 London Business School (13)
4 HEC School of Management, Paris (14)
5 ESADE Business School (17)
6 INSEAD (19)
7 Bath School of Management (21)
8 Cranfield School of Management (23)
9 IE Business School (24)
10 Cambridge Judge Business School (33)
Source: The Economist

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