Among Europe’s 50 best
NHH Norwegian School of Economics is ranked as number 45 on the Financial Times’ overall ranking, same as last year.
The overall ranking is the sum of the five sub-rankings conducted during the year. The ranking encompasses the top 90 business schools throughout Europe.
Highest ranked is HEC Paris, London Business School and Iese Business School. Within the Nordics, the Stockholm School of Economics has the best result, ranked as number 23.
CEMS SCHOOLS EXCELS
Three of the six best ranked business schools are CEMS members, and they are HEC Paris, Bocconi University and University of St.Gallen. CEMS is an international master's degree programme (CEMS MIM) offered at a number of leading business schools. NHH is Norway’s only member of the CEMS network.
The ranking also includes several business schools that are members of the European ENGAGE alliance, of which NHH is also a member.
EMPHASISES SUSTAINABILITY AND SALARY
The Financial Times’ overall ranking emphasises for instance sustainability, graduates’ salary and salary increase, but also diversity and internationalisation among candidates and academic staff. The five sub-categories are weighted as follows:
- MBA (25 per cent) – NHH did not partake in this one
- Masters in Management (25 per cent)
- EMBA (25 per cent)
- Executive Education Open (12.5 per cent)
- Executive Education Custom 12.5 per cent)