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Grenoble Ecole de Management retains top spot in France in the Financial Times Global MBA Ranking 2017

Published on
30 January 2017

Grenoble Ecole de Management is ranked 3rd best MBA in France and 92nd best in the world (gaining two places from last year) in the Financial Times Global MBA ranking published on 30th January 2017.

Only three French schools (not including Insead) are ranked: HEC (20th), Edhec (74th) and Grenoble Ecole de Management (92nd)

This ranking is a reference in the world of business schools. Grenoble Ecole de Management is here ranked amongst the Business Schools of Harvard, Wharton, MIT and London.

“This first ranking of 2017 confirms the progress that GEM made in two other rankings of 2016: 5th best French school in the Figaro (November 2016) and 17th best in Europe in the Financial Times (December 2016)”, said Loïck Roche, Dean and Director of Grenoble Ecole de Management.

Full rankings

Amongst the criteria that makes the GEM difference in these various rankings are: the recognition that GEM is a European leader in innovative teaching methods, the excellence of its research relevant to businesses, and its very international nature: % of international students, number of different nationalities within the faculty body and administration staff, quality and prestige of its international partners.

  • 3000 international students at GEM, representing approximately 40 %
  • 149 nationalities
  • 46 % of international faculty
  • 12 international campuses
  • 7 off-site offices
  • Prestigious partnerships with Columbia University, Cambridge, Duke, but also the MIT, which sends each year students to understand and study GEM’s expertise in serious games.
  • A strategic orientation in geopolitics, which is included in the school’s programs for over 10 years now.

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