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FT Masters in Finance Pre-experience 2017 Ranking

23 czerwca 2017


The Financial Times has recently published the results of its annual Global Masters in Finance Pre-experience 2017 ranking. Among the 60 best studies there is one Masters program from Poland, in 15th place, organized by Akademia Leona Koźmińskiego (Kozminski University).

This is the seventh edition of the best Global Masters in Finance 2017 ranking prepared by the Financial Times. It is created on the basis of the surveys directly sent out to the alumni of business schools by the editorial team. The aim of the surveys is to describe promotion at work three years after finishing studies. Also, the teaching staff is assessed in terms of their international diversity, percentage of female faculty and people with PhD. However, the interesting thing about the ranking, which is worth emphasizing, is the fact that it lists the best business schools in terms of alumni that found employment within three months after graduating. This part of the ranking shows where the demand and for which of the alumni is the highest in the world.

Results of ranking

In this year’s ranking of the best Masters in Finance Pre-experience there are four French universities: EDHEC Business School, HEC Paris, ESSEC Business School and ESCP Europe. The fifth place is taken by the famous American MIT. The next schools in the ranking belong to the academic European lead: Italian Universitá Bocconi, Spanish IE, British Warwick University and Swiss University of St. Gallen. Akademia Leona Koźmińskiego (Kozminski University) is overtaken by Chinese university from Shanghai, Jiao Tong (in 14th place), and just behind it, there is Swedish Stockholm School of Economics.

Akademia Leona Koźmińskiego (Kozminski University) is the only business school from Poland and our region of Europe; it should be emphasized that its Masters studies in finance are very highly rated in the world.

The top five of the current ranking is as follows:

1. Edhec Business School (France) (4th in 2016)

2. HEC Paris (France) (1st in 2016)

3. Essec Business School (France / Singapore ) (7th in 2016)    

4. ESCP Europe (France / Great Britain / Germany / Spain / Italy) (2nd in 2015)     

5. MIT: Sloan (USA) (5th in 2016)

15. Akademia Leona Koźmińskiego (Kozminski University – Poland) (18th in 2016)


Here is the link to the ranking: