MIM-Compass: Master in Management Rankings

Published: 16 August 2017 | by Thomas Graf

Rankings provide one means - among others such as accreditations - for determining the quality and reputation a specific program has. The Financial Times Master in Management Ranking was the first, published back in 2005, while The Economist's Master in Management Ranking followed in 2017.

Below you find the full Master in Management Ranking of the Financial Times, published in September 2016. We also recommend you to read about the ranking methodology to better understand who contributes to the respective school positions.

  1. 1.

    University of St.Gallen, IfB

    St.Gallen, Switzerland

    Master of Arts in Strategy and International Management (SIM-HSG)

    • Teaching Mode:

      Full Time

    • Program Length:

      1.5 years

    • Teaching Language:

      English

    • Reqired:

      Academic background in business or economics

  2. 2.

    HEC Paris School of Management

    Jouy-en-Josas Cedex, France

    Grande École - Master in Management

    • Teaching Mode:

      Full Time

    • Program Length:

      18 months

    • Teaching Language:

      English, French

    • Reqired:

      No academic background in business or economics required

  3. 3.

    Essec Business School

    Cergy-Pontoise, France

    Master of Science in Management

    • Teaching Mode:

      Full Time

    • Program Length:

      MSc in Management is an 18 month course + 18 month traineeship. 

    • Teaching Language:

      English

    • Reqired:

      No academic background in business or economics required

  4. 4.

    ESCP Europe

    Paris (also: London, Torino, Madrid, Berlin), France

    Master in Management

    • Teaching Mode:

      Full Time

    • Program Length:

      2 Years

    • Teaching Language:

      English, French, German, Spanish

    • Reqired:

      No academic background in business or economics required

  5. 5.

    RSM - Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University

    Rotterdam, The Netherlands

    MSc in International Management / CEMS

    • Teaching Mode:

      Full Time

    • Program Length:

      18 months    

    • Teaching Language:

      English

    • Reqired:

      Academic background in business or economics

  6. 6.

    University of London, London Business School (LBS)

    London, UK

    Masters in Management

    • Teaching Mode:

      Full Time

    • Program Length:

      1 year

    • Teaching Language:

      English

    • Reqired:

      No academic background in business or economics required

  7. 7.

    IE Business School

    Madrid, Spain

    Master in Management

    • Teaching Mode:

      Full Time

    • Program Length:

      The program has a duration of 10 to 13 months, depending on if you choose to complete the optional Beyond Borders Experience (BBE) of the program or not.

    • Teaching Language:

      English, Spanish

    • Reqired:

      No academic background in business or economics required

  8. 8.

    WU - Vienna University of Economics & Business

    Vienna, Austria

    MSc in International Management/CEMS

    • Teaching Mode:

      Full Time

    • Program Length:

      2 Years

    • Teaching Language:

      English

    • Reqired:

      Academic background in business or economics

  9. 9.

    ESADE Business School

    Barcelona, Spain

    Master in International Management

    • Teaching Mode:

      Full Time

    • Program Length:

      1 Year

    • Teaching Language:

      English

    • Reqired:

      No academic background in business or economics required

  10. 9.

    WHU Otto Beisheim School of Management

    Vallendar, Germany

    Master in Management (MSc)

    • Teaching Mode:

      Full Time

    • Program Length:

      17-21 months, depending on the chosen track

    • Teaching Language:

      English

    • Reqired:

      Academic background in business or economics

  11. 11.

    Bocconi University

    Milan, Italy

    MSc in International Management

    • Teaching Mode:

      Full Time

    • Program Length:

      2 years (120 ECTS)

    • Teaching Language:

      English

    • Reqired:

      No academic background in business or economics required

  12. 12.

    EBS Business School

    Oestrich-Winkel, Germany

    Master in Management (MSc)

    • Teaching Mode:

      Full Time

    • Program Length:

      The Master in Management programme comprise three semesters (18 months). The first two semesters are spent at EBS and the third semester is completed at one of EBS partner universities abroad.

    • Teaching Language:

      English

    • Reqired:

      Academic background in business or economics

  13. 13.

    Grenoble Graduate School of Business

    Grenoble, France

    Master in International Business (MIB)

    • Teaching Mode:

      Full Time

    • Program Length:

    • Teaching Language:

      English

    • Reqired:

      No academic background in business or economics required

  14. 14.

    University of Mannheim

    Mannheim, Germany

    Mannheim Master in Management (MMM)

    • Teaching Mode:

      Full Time

    • Program Length:

      2 years

    • Teaching Language:

      English, German

    • Reqired:

      Academic background in business or economics

  15. 15.

    Edhec Business School

    Lille (and Nice), France

    Master in Management (Lille, Nice)

    • Teaching Mode:

      Full Time

    • Program Length:

      2 years

    • Teaching Language:

      English

    • Reqired:

      No academic background in business or economics required

  16. 16.

    Indian Institute of Management in Ahmedabad (IIMA)

    Ahmedabad, India

    Post-Graduate Programme in Management (PGP)

    • Teaching Mode:

      Full Time

    • Program Length:

      2 Years

    • Teaching Language:

      English

    • Reqired:

      No academic background in business or economics required

  17. 17.

    Nova School of Business and Economics, FEUNL

    Lisboa, Portugal

    Masters in Management

    • Teaching Mode:

      Full Time

    • Program Length:

    • Teaching Language:

      English

    • Reqired:

      No academic background in business or economics required

  18. 17.

    Iéseg School of Management

    Lille (also: Paris), France

    MSc in Management

    • Teaching Mode:

      Full Time

    • Program Length:

      2 Years

    • Teaching Language:

      English

    • Reqired:

      Academic background in business or economics

  19. 19.

    Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB)

    Bangalore, India

    Post-Graduate Programme in Management (PGP)

    • Teaching Mode:

      Full Time

    • Program Length:

      2 Years

    • Teaching Language:

      English

    • Reqired:

      No academic background in business or economics required

  20. 20.

    Imperial College Business School

    London, UK

    MSc Management

    • Teaching Mode:

      Full Time

    • Program Length:

      1 year

    • Teaching Language:

      English

    • Reqired:

      No academic background in business or economics required

  21. 21.

    HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management

    Leipzig, Germany

    Master Program in Management (M.Sc.)

    • Teaching Mode:

      Full Time

    • Program Length:

      The program starts in March or September of each year and lasts for 21-24 months. Due to the flexible structure, up to two internships (one is required) can be integrated into the program. A mandatory study abroad term is included.

    • Teaching Language:

      English

    • Reqired:

      Academic background in business or economics

  22. 22.

    UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School

    Blackrock, Co. Dublin, Ireland

    MSc in International Management / CEMS MIM

    • Teaching Mode:

      Full Time

    • Program Length:

      16 months

    • Teaching Language:

      English

    • Reqired:

      Academic background in business or economics

  23. 23.

    Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIMC)

    Joka, Kolkata (Calcutta), India

    Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM)

    • Teaching Mode:

      Full Time

    • Program Length:

      2 Years

    • Teaching Language:

      English

    • Reqired:

      No academic background in business or economics required

  24. 24.

    Audencia Nantes School of Management

    Nantes, France

    Master of Science in Management-Engineering

    • Teaching Mode:

      Full Time

    • Program Length:

      18 Months

    • Teaching Language:

      English

    • Reqired:

      No academic background in business or economics required

  25. 25.

    Maastricht University School of Business and Economics

    Maastricht, The Netherlands

    MSc in International Business

    • Teaching Mode:

      Full Time

    • Program Length:

      12 months

    • Teaching Language:

      Dutch, English

    • Reqired:

      Academic background in business or economics

  26. 26.

    emlyon business school

    Ecully, France

    MSc in Management

    • Teaching Mode:

      Full Time

    • Program Length:

      Full-time 2-year programme

    • Teaching Language:

      English, French

    • Reqired:

      No academic background in business or economics required

  27. 26.

    SKEMA Business School

    Lille (also: Paris, Sophia-Antipolis, and Suzhou/China) , France

    MSc in Management

    • Teaching Mode:

      Full Time

    • Program Length:

      3 years

    • Teaching Language:

      English, French

    • Reqired:

      No academic background in business or economics required

  28. 28.

    Stockholm School of Economics

    Stockholm, Sweden

    International Business (& CEMS MIM)

    • Teaching Mode:

      Full Time

    • Program Length:

      2 Years

    • Teaching Language:

      English

    • Reqired:

      Academic background in business or economics

  29. 29.

    Antwerp Management School

    Antwerpen, Belgium

    Master of Global Management

    • Teaching Mode:

      Full Time

    • Program Length:

      10 Months

    • Teaching Language:

      English

    • Reqired:

      No academic background in business or economics required

  30. 30.

    University of Lausanne, HEC Lausanne

    Lausanne, Switzerland

    Master of Science in Management

    • Teaching Mode:

      Full Time

    • Program Length:

      2 years

    • Teaching Language:

      English, French

    • Reqired:

      Academic background in business or economics

  31. 31.

    EADA Business School

    Barcelona, Spain

    International Master in Management

    • Teaching Mode:

      Full Time

    • Program Length:

      11 months

    • Teaching Language:

      English

    • Reqired:

      No academic background in business or economics required

  32. 31.

    Vlerick Business School

    Gent, Belgium

    Masters in General Management

    • Teaching Mode:

      Full Time

    • Program Length:

      10 months

    • Teaching Language:

      English

    • Reqired:

      No academic background in business or economics required

  33. 33.

    Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Antai

    Shanghai, China

    Master of International Business (MIB)

    • Teaching Mode:

      Full Time

    • Program Length:

    • Teaching Language:

      English

    • Reqired:

      No academic background in business or economics required

  34. 34.

    Neoma Business School

    Mont Saint Aignan Cedex, France

    Master in Management Grande Ecole

    • Teaching Mode:

      Full Time

    • Program Length:

      2 Years

    • Teaching Language:

      English, French

    • Reqired:

      No academic background in business or economics required, Academic background in business or economics

  35. 35.

    ESC Rennes

    RENNES CEDEX, France

    Master in Management - Grande Ecole Programme

    • Teaching Mode:

      Full Time

    • Program Length:

      The Master in Management is a 3 year programme for French students (basically) with 2 previous undergraduate years of Studies. In that case the PGE1 (first year) is dedicated to fundamentals. However, for the International students it as a two year progra

    • Teaching Language:

      English

    • Reqired:

      No academic background in business or economics required

  36. 36.

    Copenhagen Business School

    Frederiksberg, Denmark

    MSc in Economics & Business Administration - International Business

    • Teaching Mode:

      Full Time

    • Program Length:

      2 years

    • Teaching Language:

      English

    • Reqired:

      Academic background in business or economics

  37. 36.

    Warwick Business School

    Coventry, UK

    MSc Management

    • Teaching Mode:

      Full Time

    • Program Length:

      12 months

    • Teaching Language:

      English

    • Reqired:

      No academic background in business or economics required

  38. 38.

    City University, Cass

    London, UK

    MSc in Management

    • Teaching Mode:

      Full Time

    • Program Length:

      11 months

    • Teaching Language:

      English

    • Reqired:

      No academic background in business or economics required

  39. 39.

    St Petersburg State University, GSOM

    St Petersburg, Russia

    Master in Management - MIM

    • Teaching Mode:

      Full Time

    • Program Length:

      2 years

    • Teaching Language:

      English

    • Reqired:

      No academic background in business or economics required

  40. 40.

    Toulouse Business School, ESC Toulouse

    Toulouse Cedex 7, France (also: campus in Barcelona, Spain)

    Master in Management

    • Teaching Mode:

      Full Time

    • Program Length:

      2 years for the Master or 3 years if you want to combine an undergraduate and graduate cycle

    • Teaching Language:

      English

    • Reqired:

      No academic background in business or economics required

  41. 41.

    Louvain School of Management (IAG)

    Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium

    Masters in Business Engineering

    • Teaching Mode:

      Full Time

    • Program Length:

      2 years

    • Teaching Language:

      English, French

    • Reqired:

      No academic background in business or economics required

  42. 42.

    Kozminski University

    Warsaw, Poland

    Master in Management

    • Teaching Mode:

      Full Time

    • Program Length:

      2 Years

    • Teaching Language:

      English

    • Reqired:

      No academic background in business or economics required

  43. 43.

    ICN Business School

    Nancy, France

    Master in Management

    • Teaching Mode:

      Full Time

    • Program Length:

      2 Years

    • Teaching Language:

      English

    • Reqired:

      No academic background in business or economics required

  44. 44.

    University of Sydney

    Sydney, Australia

    Master of Management

    • Teaching Mode:

      Full Time

    • Program Length:

      12 months

    • Teaching Language:

      English

    • Reqired:

      No academic background in business or economics required

  45. 45.

    Solvay Brussels School Economics & Management (SBS-EM)

    Brussels, Belgium

    Master in Business Engineering

    • Teaching Mode:

      Full Time

    • Program Length:

      2 years

    • Teaching Language:

      English, French

    • Reqired:

      No academic background in business or economics required

  46. 46.

    Telecom Business School (Ecole de Management)

    Évry Cedex, France

    Integrated Master's in Management

    • Teaching Mode:

      Full Time

    • Program Length:

      3 Years

    • Teaching Language:

      English, French

    • Reqired:

      No academic background in business or economics required

  47. 46.

    IAE Aix Graduate School of Management

    Aix en Provence, France

    MSc General Management

    • Teaching Mode:

      Full Time

    • Program Length:

      1 Year

    • Teaching Language:

      English, French

    • Reqired:

      No academic background in business or economics required

  48. 46.

    Montpellier Business School (ESC Montpellier)

    Montpellier cedex 4, France

    Master programme - ESC Montpellier

    • Teaching Mode:

    • Program Length:

      5 Years

    • Teaching Language:

      French

    • Reqired:

      Academic background in business or economics

  49. 49.

    ESSCA École de Management

    Boulogne-Billancourt cedex (Angers, Budapest, Shanghai), France

    ESSCA Master in Management

    • Teaching Mode:

      Part Time

    • Program Length:

    • Teaching Language:

      English

    • Reqired:

      No academic background in business or economics required

  50. 50.

    Tongji University School of Economics and Management

    Shanghai, China

    Enterprise Management

    • Teaching Mode:

      Full Time

    • Program Length:

      2 Years

    • Teaching Language:

      English

    • Reqired:

      Academic background in business or economics

  51. 51.

    Aalto University School of Business

    Helsinki, Finland

    Master of Science in Economics and Business Administration

    • Teaching Mode:

      Full Time

    • Program Length:

      2 Years

    • Teaching Language:

      English

    • Reqired:

      Academic background in business or economics

  52. 52.

    Catholic University of Portugal, Católica Lisbon School

    Lisboa, Portugal

    International MSc in Management

    • Teaching Mode:

      Full Time

    • Program Length:

      1.5-2 Years

    • Teaching Language:

      English

    • Reqired:

      No academic background in business or economics required

  53. 53.

    Kedge Business School

    Marseille Cedex 9 (also BEM, Talence), France

    Master in Management Programme Grande Ecoles

    • Teaching Mode:

      Full Time

    • Program Length:

      2 Years

    • Teaching Language:

      English

    • Reqired:

      No academic background in business or economics required

  54. 54.

    University of Edinburgh Business School

    Edinburgh, UK

    MSc in Management

    • Teaching Mode:

      Full Time

    • Program Length:

      1 year

    • Teaching Language:

      English

    • Reqired:

      No academic background in business or economics required

  55. 55.

    University of British Columbia, Sauder

    Vancouver, Canada

    Master of Management - Early Career Masters (MM-ECM)

    • Teaching Mode:

      Full Time

    • Program Length:

      9 months.

    • Teaching Language:

      English

    • Reqired:

      No academic background in business or economics required

  56. 56.

    Durham Business School

    Durham, UK

    MSc Management

    • Teaching Mode:

      Full Time

    • Program Length:

      1 year

    • Teaching Language:

      English

    • Reqired:

      No academic background in business or economics required

  57. 57.

    Université Paris-Dauphine

    Paris, France

    Dauphine Master - Management international

    • Teaching Mode:

      Full Time

    • Program Length:

      2 Years

    • Teaching Language:

      English

    • Reqired:

      No academic background in business or economics required

  58. 58.

    University of Strathclyde Business School

    Glasgow, UK

    MSc in Business and Management

    • Teaching Mode:

      Full Time

    • Program Length:

      1 year

    • Teaching Language:

      English

    • Reqired:

      No academic background in business or economics required

  59. 59.

    Queen's University, Smith

    Kingston, Ontario, Canada

    Master of International Business

    • Teaching Mode:

      Full Time

    • Program Length:

      12 months

    • Teaching Language:

      English

    • Reqired:

      Academic background in business or economics

  60. 60.

    ESC La Rochelle / La Rochelle Business School

    La Rochelle, France

    ESC Grande Ecole Programme-Master in Management

    • Teaching Mode:

      Full Time

    • Program Length:

      3 Years

    • Teaching Language:

      English

    • Reqired:

      No academic background in business or economics required

  61. 61.

    Nyenrode Business Universiteit

    Breukelen, The Netherlands

    Master in Management (MSc)

    • Teaching Mode:

      Full Time

    • Program Length:

      16 months

    • Teaching Language:

      English

    • Reqired:

      No academic background in business or economics required

  62. 61.

    TIAS School for Business and Society

    Tilburg (+ other campuses), The Netherlands

    MSc in International Business Administration

    • Teaching Mode:

      Full Time

    • Program Length:

      12 months

    • Teaching Language:

      English

    • Reqired:

      No academic background in business or economics required

  63. 63.

    EM Normandie

    Le Havre, France

    MSc Supply Chain Management

    • Teaching Mode:

      Full Time

    • Program Length:

      1 Year

    • Teaching Language:

      English

    • Reqired:

      No academic background in business or economics required

  64. 64.

    Leeds University Business School

    Leeds, UK

    MSc International Business

    • Teaching Mode:

      Full Time

    • Program Length:

      12 months

    • Teaching Language:

      English

    • Reqired:

      No academic background in business or economics required

  65. 65.

    NHH - Norwegian School of Economics

    Bergen, Norway

    Master in International Business

    • Teaching Mode:

      Full Time

    • Program Length:

      2 years

    • Teaching Language:

      English

    • Reqired:

      Academic background in business or economics

  66. 66.

    University of Cologne

    Cologne, Germany

    MSc Business Administration

    • Teaching Mode:

      Full Time

    • Program Length:

      2 years

    • Teaching Language:

      English, German

    • Reqired:

      No academic background in business or economics required

  67. 67.

    Burgundy School of Business

    Dijon, France

    Master in Management - Grande Ecole Programme

    • Teaching Mode:

      Full Time

    • Program Length:

      2 Years

    • Teaching Language:

      English, French

    • Reqired:

      No academic background in business or economics required

  68. 68.

    Aarhus University

    Aarhus, Denmark

    MSc Economics and Management

    • Teaching Mode:

      Full Time

    • Program Length:

      2 Years

    • Teaching Language:

      English

    • Reqired:

      Academic background in business or economics

  69. 69.

    Hanken School of Economics

    Helsinki, Finland

    Master's in General Management

    • Teaching Mode:

      Full Time

    • Program Length:

      2 Years

    • Teaching Language:

      English

    • Reqired:

      No academic background in business or economics required

  70. 70.

    Corvinus University of Budapest

    Budapest, Hungary

    MSc in Management & Leadership

    • Teaching Mode:

      Full Time

    • Program Length:

    • Teaching Language:

      Czech

    • Reqired:

      No academic background in business or economics required

  71. 71.

    BI Norwegian School of Management

    Oslo, Norway

    MSc in Business

    • Teaching Mode:

      Full Time

    • Program Length:

      2 Years

    • Teaching Language:

      English

    • Reqired:

      Academic background in business or economics

  72. 72.

    Lancaster University Management School (LUMS)

    Lancaster, UK

    Masters in Management

    • Teaching Mode:

      Full Time

    • Program Length:

      1 year

    • Teaching Language:

      English

    • Reqired:

      No academic background in business or economics required

  73. 73.

    Warsaw School of Economics (SGH)

    Warsaw, Poland

    Master's in International Business

    • Teaching Mode:

      Full Time

    • Program Length:

      2 years

    • Teaching Language:

      English

    • Reqired:

      No academic background in business or economics required

  74. 74.

    Bradford University School of Management

    Bradford, UK

    Master of Science in Management

    • Teaching Mode:

      Full Time

    • Program Length:

      12 months

    • Teaching Language:

      English

    • Reqired:

      No academic background in business or economics required

  75. 75.

    Alliance Manchester Business School

    Manchester, UK

    MSc International Business and Management

    • Teaching Mode:

      Full Time

    • Program Length:

      1 Year              

    • Teaching Language:

      English

    • Reqired:

      No academic background in business or economics required

  76. 76.

    EM Strasbourg Business School

    Strasbourg, France

    Grande école Master degree

    • Teaching Mode:

      Full Time

    • Program Length:

      2 Years

    • Teaching Language:

      English

    • Reqired:

      Academic background in business or economics

  77. 77.

    IQS

    Barcelona, Spain

    Global Entrepreneurship and Management

    • Teaching Mode:

      Full Time

    • Program Length:

      12 Months

    • Teaching Language:

      English

    • Reqired:

      Academic background in business or economics

  78. 78.

    Politecnico di Milano, School of Management

    Milano, Italy

    Master of Science in Management Engineering

    • Teaching Mode:

      Full Time

    • Program Length:

      2 Years

    • Teaching Language:

      English

    • Reqired:

      No academic background in business or economics required

  79. 78.

    ESC Clermont

    Clermont-Ferrand, France

    Grand Ecole Master in Management

    • Teaching Mode:

      Full Time

    • Program Length:

      12 Months

    • Teaching Language:

      English

    • Reqired:

      No academic background in business or economics required

  80. 80.

    Exeter Business School

    Exeter , UK

    MSc International Management

    • Teaching Mode:

      Full Time

    • Program Length:

      9 Months or 12 Months (as your prefer)

    • Teaching Language:

      English

    • Reqired:

      No academic background in business or economics required

  81. 81.

    University of Economics, Prague

    Prague 3, Czech Republic

    Master in Business Economics and Management

    • Teaching Mode:

      Full Time

    • Program Length:

      2 years

    • Teaching Language:

      Czech

    • Reqired:

      Academic background in business or economics

  82. 82.

    Arizona State University, Carey

    Tempe, USA

    Master of Science in Management

    • Teaching Mode:

      Full Time

    • Program Length:

      9 Months

    • Teaching Language:

      English

    • Reqired:

      No academic background in business or economics required

  83. 83.

    University of Bath School of Management

    Bath, UK

    MSc in Management

    • Teaching Mode:

      Full Time

    • Program Length:

      12 months

    • Teaching Language:

      English

    • Reqired:

      No academic background in business or economics required

  84. 84.

    Tilburg University, School of Economics and Management

    Tilburg, The Netherlands

    MSc International Management

    • Teaching Mode:

      Full Time

    • Program Length:

      1 Year

    • Teaching Language:

      English

    • Reqired:

      Academic background in business or economics

  85. 85.

    Aston Business School

    Birmingham, UK

    MSc Finance

    • Teaching Mode:

      Full Time

    • Program Length:

      12 months

    • Teaching Language:

      English

    • Reqired:

      No academic background in business or economics required

  86. 86.

    Dublin City University, DCU Business School

    Dublin, Ireland

    M.Sc. in Management (Business)

    • Teaching Mode:

      Full Time

    • Program Length:

      12 Months

    • Teaching Language:

      English

    • Reqired:

      Academic background in business or economics

  87. 87.

    National Sun Yat-Sen University

    Kaohsiung, Taiwan, China

    Business Administration

    • Teaching Mode:

      Full Time

    • Program Length:

      2 years

    • Teaching Language:

      English

    • Reqired:

      No academic background in business or economics required

  88. 88.

    University of Glasgow, Smith

    Glasgow, UK

    Management MSc

    • Teaching Mode:

      Full Time

    • Program Length:

      1 Year

    • Teaching Language:

      English

    • Reqired:

      No academic background in business or economics required

  89. 89.

    University of Reading, Henley Business School

    Oxon, UK

    MSc International Management

    • Teaching Mode:

      Full Time

    • Program Length:

      12 months

    • Teaching Language:

      English

    • Reqired:

      No academic background in business or economics required

  90. 90.

    Southwestern University of Finance and Economics

    Sichuan, China

    Master in Management

    • Teaching Mode:

      Full Time

    • Program Length:

      2 Years

    • Teaching Language:

      English

    • Reqired:

      No academic background in business or economics required