Since 2005, the Financial Times publishes a ranking of the best Master’s course in management. This year, most French school are gaining momentum! Three of them are ranked in the Top 5, while 23 other are present among the 100 first.
The Financial Times closely examined more than 100 European school, but also Chinese, Canadian, Australian, Russian and American schools to create an international ranking of best Management Masters’ courses.
A très français “Top 5”
Three French schools are present in the Top 5 of schools offering the best Masters in Management:
- HEC keeps its 2nd place, behind the University of Saint-Gallen in Switzerland.
- ESSEC gained a place, and reached the 4th place, behind the London School of Economics.
- ESCP Europe gained a place, and is ranked 5th.
French institutions stand out from the crowd
In addition to the Top 5, 23 French institutions are ranked in the best 100 Management schools.
Several institutions showed a nice progress:
- SKEMA Business School, ranked 25th, (+10 places),
- Kedge Business School, ranked 46th (+ 5 places),
- EM Strasbourg Business School, ranked 72th (+ 8 places),
- Burgundy School of Business, ranked 77th (+ 4 places),
- Montpellier Business school ranked 52th (+1 place).
To be noted: ISC Paris joined the ranking, at the 93th rank.
Several schools kept the same place as in 2017, such as Toulouse Business school (48th place), ESC Rennes (55th), and ESSCA School of Management (62th).
EDHEC, IESEG, and Neoma Business school lost a place (17th, 32nd and 41st, respectively), as did IAE Aix-Marseille (51st) or Institut Mines-Télécom (60th).
The Financial Times is designed using 17 criteria, such as the wage of graduates and their potential growth, the globalisation of the school (globalisation of class, and student mobility), staff and students diversification (nationality, gender)…