In the 2020 European Business School Ranking published today by the Financial Times, Frankfurt School of Finance & Management ranks 26th – up six places from 2019 and ten from 2018 (32nd and 36th respectively). This is the first time that the business school has been ranked in Europe’s top 30. Domestically, Frankfurt School has consolidated its fourth place among its German rivals. Six German business schools are represented in the ranking, which includes 90 universities from across Europe.
"We are proud of the continuous increase and our leading positions in Europe and Germany. They prove that we prepare our first-class graduates for specialist roles and management positions and provide them with the necessary qualifications to succeed. Our research-strong faculty addresses highly topical and relevant topics from society and business in our academic programmes, such as artificial intelligence or corporate governance. In this way, we continuously implement Impact, Science and Excellence", said Professor Nils Stieglitz, President of Frankfurt School.
The annual European Business School Ranking includes the results of the FT rankings for MBA, Executive MBA, Master in Management and Executive Education. In addition to the income of graduates, it also evaluates aspects such as further education programmes, the proportion of female and male professors and the internationality of a faculty. This year, the Financial Times' European Business School Ranking included Frankfurt School's Full-time MBA for the first time.
Further information on the European Business School Ranking can be found here.
Top positions in rankings
In November 2020, Frankfurt School achieved top positions in the CHE ranking and was rated the best German business school in the Times Higher Education Global University Employability Ranking. In October 2020, the Financial Times Ranking for Executive MBA was published, in which the Frankfurt School is ranked 76th. In June 2020, Frankfurt School's EMBA made it into the top 50 worldwide in The Economist ranking, which is published every two years. In the same month, Frankfurt School achieved second place in Germany and 32nd place worldwide with its Master of Finance in the Financial Times ranking. In September 2020, Frankfurt School achieved 34th place with its Master in Management in the Financial Times ranking worldwide and 29th place in Europe.
In addition to other high positions in current rankings, such as the U-Multirank university ranking, the América Economía magazine ranking, the CHE university ranking, the Wirtschaftswoche and Manager Magazin university ranking, STERN magazine also named the Frankfurt School Germany's best business school for further education in August 2020.