This is the 18th annual Financial Periods position of European company faculties. It is a composite position based on the blended performance of Europe’s leading faculties throughout the 5 key rankings of programmes printed by the FT in 2021: MBA, Executive MBA, Masters in Management (MiM) and in 2020 for the two rankings of non-diploma govt training programmes as we did not run the Tailor made and Open up rankings this yr. The On line MBA and Masters in Finance rankings are not incorporated.

The European university rank is calculated soon after eradicating non-European faculties for every single of these key rankings. MBA, EMBA and MiM account for twenty five for each cent every single of every single school’s total performance. For Executive Schooling, the scores acquired for customised and open programmes every single account for 12.5 for each cent. Schools need to have a minimal total excess weight of twenty five out of a feasible one hundred for all 5 rankings to be eligible.

Colleges ranked with a joint programme acquire a proportional share of the programme’s indexed score. For instance, Essec will get fifty for each cent of the score reached by its joint EMBA programme with Mannheim — well worth 12.5 for each cent of the feasible one hundred total excess weight.

The position actions the schools’ quality and breadth of programmes. Quality is provided a better emphasis so that faculties providing superior-quality education but not giving all the distinct courses thought of can nonetheless perform strongly total.

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An indexed score is established for every single position. These scores are then extra collectively, according to the weighting earlier mentioned, developing a blended total for every single university, which contains one 3rd of the ultimate score. The remaining two-thirds is an ordinary score, derived by dividing the total score for every single university by the quantity of rankings in which it options.

Scores are not simply just based on aggregation of printed position positions. They are calculated using Z-scores — formulation that replicate the variety between the top and bottom university — for the specific standards that make up every single ingredient position. 

The next principles are specific to the FT composite European position: 

  • Programmes ranked exterior the printed tables for MBA, Executive Schooling, Masters in Management and EMBA are taken into consideration. They are revealed with an asterisk.

  • If a university has additional than one programme in the same position, a blended weighted score is awarded. HEC Paris receives 33 for each cent of the score reached by the Trium World EMBA and the remaining 67 for each cent from its have one programme.

 Judith Pizer of Pizer-MacMillan acted as the FT’s database marketing consultant. 

Key to the 2021 position

Weights for position standards are revealed in brackets as a percentage.

The European Small business Colleges position is based on the total scores that every single university has reached for every single position in which it options, these types of as MBA, Executive Schooling, Masters in Management and EMBA. The composite position is not solely based on the facts displayed in the European faculties desk.

MBA

European rank (twenty five): position amongst European faculties that took component in the 2021 FT international MBA position.

Income currently $: average alumni income 3 many years soon after completion, US$ by acquiring electric power parity (PPP). Includes weighted facts from the present and two earlier many years, where by accessible.

Income boost (%): average change in alumni income between pre-MBA and now, 3 many years soon after completion.

EMBA

European rank (twenty five): position amongst European faculties that took component in the 2021 EMBA position.

Income currently $: average alumni income 3 many years soon after completion, US$ PPP. Includes weighted facts from the present and two earlier many years, where by accessible.

Income boost (%): average change in alumni income between pre-EMBA and now, 3 many years soon after completion.

Masters in Management

European rank (twenty five): position amongst European faculties that participated in the 2021 FT MiM position.

Income currently $: average alumni income 3 many years soon after completion, US$ PPP. Includes weighted facts from the present and two earlier many years, where by accessible.

Income boost (%): average change in alumni income between completion and now, 3 many years soon after completion.

Executive Schooling*

Open up programmes (12.5): position amongst European faculties that participated in the FT position of open-enrolment programmes in 2020.

Tailor made programmes (12.5): position amongst European faculties that participated in the FT position of customised programmes in 2020.

* We did not run the Tailor made and Open up rankings in 2021.

College

Feminine school: percentage of woman complete-time school.

Intercontinental school: percentage of complete-time school whose citizenship differs from place of employment.

College with doctorates: percentage of complete-time school with a doctoral diploma.

# Figure in brackets refers to facts from different joint programme for faculties with additional than one diploma ranked.

† Income boost in 3 many years from completion to now for Masters in Management. For MBA and EMBA, the ordinary change in alumni income is between in advance of the diploma and now, 3 many years soon after completion.

‡ College facts are supplied for data — taken from surveys for the 2021 tables. Colleges that only function in Executive Schooling have supplied school facts, as of September 2021. 

* School was ranked exterior the ultimate desk in 2021 for MBA, EMBA or Masters in Management, or for Tailor made and Open up in 2020. 

** School participated in this position on the foundation of a joint programme only. Underlying score based on proportion of total score.