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Indisputably World-Class

There are some 10,000 business schools worldwide. Only the very best make it into the international MBA rankings. Mannheim Business School has firmly established itself as one of these elite schools and is among the top 60 in every single one of the major rankings.

European Business Schools Ranking

#1 in Germany // #15 overall

International MBA Ranking (Non U.S.)

#1 in Germany // #8 overall

International MBA Ranking (Non U.S.)

#1 in Germany // #14 overall

Global MBA Ranking (Which MBA?)

#1 in Germany // #39 overall

Ranking Highlights

Top 60 in all international business school rankings

#18 worldwide in the Financial Times Executive Education ranking for Customized Programs (2017)

Best German MBA program in the global MBA rankings of Financial Times and The Economist

#1 in Germany in the international Bloomberg Businessweek MBA ranking (2017) in the category 'job placement' and #4 in the Financial Times Global MBA Ranking (2017) in the category 'employed at three months' 

#4 in the Economist MBA ranking (2017) and #5 in the Financial Times Customized Programs ranking (2016) in the category ‘faculty’

Top 5 worldwide in the Financial Times Global MBA ranking (2017) in the categories 'aims achieved' and 'international mobility' 

The two best German business professors (Professor Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Christian Homburg and Professor Dr. Dr. h.c. Martin Weber) are members of the Mannheim faculty according to the Handelsblatt research ranking

Among the top 10 in the Financial Times Masters in Management ranking (2016) in Marketing (#2), Finance (#3) and Economics (#6)

Ranking results

  • Financial Times

    • #18 in the Global Executive Education Ranking for Customized/Company Programs (May 2017) 
      • #6 in the category 'future use'
      • #12 in the category 'follow-up'
      • #17 in the category 'aims achieved'
      • #18 in the category 'faculty'
    • #12 in the International Masters in Management Ranking (September 2017)
      • #1 for Economics 
      • #2 for Organizational Behavior
      • #7 for Finance
    • #15 in the European Business Schools Ranking (December 2017)
      • #1 in Germany
    • Among the Top 50 in the Financial Times Global Executive MBA Ranking with two programs (October 2017)
      • #46 MANNHEIM & TONGJI Executive MBA
      • #47 ESSEC & MANNHEIM Executive MBA
      • Both programs among the Top 20 in the categories 'career progress' and 'international course experience'
    • #61 the Global MBA Ranking of the Financial Times (January 2018)
      • #1 in Germany
      • Top 5 in the categories 'aims achieved', 'international mobility' and 'employed at three months'
  • The Economist

    • #26 in the Global Executive MBA Ranking (2015)
      • #7 in Europe
      • #3 in Germany
    • #39 in the Global MBA Ranking  (2017)
      • #9 in Europe
      • #1 in Germany
      • #4 in the category 'faculty quality'
  • Forbes

    #8 in the International (Non U.S.) MBA Ranking (September 2017) as the only German business school in the ranking

  • Bloomberg Businessweek

    • #14 in the International MBA Ranking (December 2017)
      • #11 in Europe
      • #1 in Germany
      • #1 in the category 'job placement'
  • Times Higher Education

    #20 in the World University Rankings 2017/2018 for Business and Economics (#4 in Europe, #1 in Germany)

  • Other International Rankings

    • Top 15 in the QS Global Joint Executive MBA Ranking with two programs (2017)
      • ESSEC & MANNHEIM Executive MBA #7 worldwide
      • MANNHEIM & TONGJI Executive MBA #14 worldwide
    • Top 50 in the QS Global MBA Rankings (2017/2018)
      • #44 worldwide
      • #1 in Germany
    • #17 in the Global MBA Ranking of América Economía (2016)
      • #10 in Europe
      • #1 in Germany
    • #24 in the Global Better World MBA Ranking of Corporate Knights (2017)
      • #9 in Europe
      • #1 in Germany
    • #35 in the Global MBA Ranking of Expansión (2018)
      • #10 in Europe
      • #1 in Germany
    • #18 in the Global Executive MBA Ranking of Expansión (2018)
      • #7 in Europe
      • #2 in Germany
  • National Rankings

    • Handelsblatt Business Administration Research Ranking (December 2014)
      • #1 in Germany: Professor Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Christian Homburg
      • #2 in Germany: Professor Dr. Dr. h.c. Martin Weber
    • Wirtschaftswoche University Ranking
      • #1 in Business Administration for 14 times in a row (2002 - 2014) and in 2016 and 2018
      • based on recommendations of German HR managers

MANNHEIM BUSINESS SCHOOL (MBS)

Located in the heart of the German and European economy, Mannheim Business School (MBS), the umbrella organization for management education at the University of Mannheim, is considered to be one of the leading institutions of its kind in Germany and is continuously ranked as Germany’s #1.

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