Top Business Schools in Europe | MBA, EMBA and MiM – Europe

Many international students consider American business schools when looking for an MBA. However, European business schools are becoming an increasingly popular choice in this domain. When it comes to the top MBA abroad countries for Indian students and top MBA abroad destinations for international students, 7 out of 10 countries are the European ones. In this post, Milind Singh talks about the best business schools in Europe on the basis of average post-MBA salary and popularity.


Top Business Schools in Europe

On the Basis of Post-MBA Salaries and Popularity Among International Students


By Milind Singh


European business schools have had their issues starting late. Retreat on the terrain made them less charming to untouchables. So, did Britain’s outrageous new visa necessities for understudies, which consolidate impediments on the people who can remain and work in the country after graduation — a fundamental idea for those taking an MBA. Along these lines, various European undertakings—even very regarded ones—believed that it was more tirelessly to fill their courses.


More than 35 out of the principle 100 MBA spots are pined for by European Business Schools, as shown by Financial Times Global MBA Rankings (2018). This has been a dependably vital turnout the previous a couple of years, thus getting up to speed with the world domain of MBA rankings held by the USA.


Instructive cost charges are usually far lower than the North American accomplices. Right, when stood out from the very engraving yearly school energizes adding to the north of $60,000 in the USA consistently, instructive expense in Germany, for instance, is generally borne by the state or is incredibly unobtrusive, inside several thousand Euros.


This may, nevertheless, not by and large be a given for master’s degrees like the MBA. Regardless, instructive cost costs are remarkably reduced when you consider the way that most full-time MBA programs in Europe have a term of one year. MBA instructive cost costs are equivalent, anyway with the upside of a shorter program structure to begin reaping the ROI and repaying progress, early.


Top Business Schools in Europe


Working in Europe furthermore oversees pay rates in a standout amongst the most grounded money related principles on the planet. To the degree capable degrees like MBA are concerned, typical remunerations in Europe lie in the extent of $72,000 to $110,000, the higher range being the second most critical after North America.


FT – European Business School Rankings 2018


FT - European Business School Rankings


Top 10 Business Schools in Europe by Popularity


#10 – University of Oxford: Saïd Business School


Saïd Business School is the University of Oxford’s arm for moves in business, the board, and cash. Having been set up in 1996, Saïd Business School is commonly energetic, anyway that does not shield it from being significantly situated among the best business universities in Europe. For 2014, its undertakings, for instance, MBA, Executive MBA, and Executive Education are in like manner situated in the primary ten among all ventures of European business schools. The school bases on ten research locales, including accounting, subsidize and overall business, and has eight centers, including the Oxford University Center for Business Taxation.


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#9 – IMD


With its Executive Education situated #1 on the planet for seven consecutive years, IMD or International Institute for Management Development is the ace in authority guidance. More than 8,000 authorities investigate IMD’s undertakings consistently. IMD is furthermore the choice for associations hunting down adjusted undertakings, as exhibited by the 120 overall associations who work with IMD reliably. The school isolates itself from various business universities by earlier customary school structures and systems and complementing a versatile, revamp and reasonable approach to managing official guidance.


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#8 – SDA Bocconi


SDA Bocconi or the School of Management of Università Bocconi is arranged in Milan and was the elementary school in Italy to be given accreditation by EQUIS. Today, it holds two additional overall accreditations from AACSB and AMBA. The school has different capacities, which are masterminded in the three domains of Sector Competence, Function Competence, and Cross-Sector Competence. 2014 is the second year for SDA Bocconi in rank #8, climbing from #11 in 2012.


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#7 – IESE Business School


IESE or “Instituto de Estudios Superiores de la Empresa” (Institute of Higher Business Studies in English) has over fifty years of association in initiating the board guidance. With its humanistic method to manage business and organization, IESE offers a widely inclusive perspective on business guidance. With its overall game plan of understudies and representatives, IESE’s undertakings give an overall perspective. As one of the greatest creators of business cases used in making essential administration frameworks, the school in like manner manufactures and keeps up a relationship with associations and foundations in the business.


#6 – University of St. Gallen


With its master’s in management situated #1 in Europe, the University of St. Gallen and its undertakings are seen far and wide. It is the foremost German-language European school to get EQUIS and AACSB accreditation. The school offers a couple of tasks in English and gives emphasis on its integrative method to manage the business and the worldwide better than average assortment of its understudies and workforce. Understudies may inspire the chance to look at abroad in one of the school’s 180 assistant universities.




INSEAD or “Institut Européen d’Administration des Affaires” (European Institute of Business Administration in English) takes in 1,300-degree individuals in its ventures each year despite more than 12,000 Executive Education individuals. Considered as one of the greatest business universities on earth, INSEAD is in like manner an anticipated entry in the best rankings of European business schools, with 2014 as its second progressive year in rank #5.


#4 – ESADE Business School


Dependably situated as a standout amongst the best business schools in Europe, ESADE is comprehensively seen for its quality guidance and research as shown by its accreditation from EQUIS, AACSB, and AMBA. The school’s exhaustive system is braced with its associations in the business, budgetary and social parts that moreover add to the academic splendor and social commitment it intends to chug in its understudies and graduated class. The school has grounds in Barcelona, Madrid, and Buenos Aires.


Top Business Schools in Europe | MBA, EMBA and MiM in Europe
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#3 – IE Business School


First settled in the fiscal region of Madrid, Spain in 1973, IE Business School has progressed into a standout amongst the best business guidance experts on earth. It esteems its significantly situated undertakings similarly as its integrative technique and all-inclusive, innovative and venturesome condition that have realized diverse nationalities addressed on grounds and an overall arrangement of graduated class.


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#2 – HEC Paris


Built up in 1881, HEC Paris or école des Hautes Etudes Commerciales de Paris is viewed as today to be a standout amongst the best business schools the world over. Honestly, the Financial Times situated it #1 Business School in Europe for five progressive years heretofore. The school keeps up the relationship with different worldwide associations and more than 100 assistant academic establishments over the world. Found close Paris and Versailles in beguiling woodland, HEC offers an ideal area for individual and master improvement for its 4,000 program individuals and 8,500 business overseers.


#1 – London Business School


Priding itself as a provider of world-class business guidance for over 50 years, London Business School is dependably situated as a standout amongst the best business universities in Europe just as on the planet. Arranged in London, the school has the advantage of being related to the world’s driving associations, cash related foundations, and inventive new organizations. The school’s overall staff focuses on an overall angle in its investigation and projects, and more than 130 nations are addressed by its graduated class organize. The school furthermore has an overall exchange program with 30 top business universities.



Study in France for Indian Students - by Milind SinghAuthor Bio: Milind is from Electrical-Electronics background and an MSc International Business (MIB) Graduate from Grenoble Ecole de Management, Business School (France). Currently, he is Country Manager (India) for the French Business School, Ecole de Management Léonard de Vinci.

In the past, Milnd has worked with as Admission Counselor. Additionally, he also worked closely with prominent European Universities like Trinity College Dublin, EDHEC Business School, Cranfield, Frankfurt, HAN, Grenoble, EMLYON, Liverpool, Brunel, IESEG, SKEMA, Audencia, Montpellier, Toulouse Business School, Dublin City University, University College Cork, Maynooth, and Jonkoping University. Book a 1:1 counselling session with Milind.


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