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WHU MBA Program Ranks #1 in Germany for a Consecutive Year with the Financial Times

MBA Program repeats ranking victory as Germany’s #1 in the Financial Times Global MBA Ranking 2020.

The WHU MBA Program is pleased to announce that it has once again achieved incredible results in the Financial Times Global MBA Ranking for 2020, seeing the school placed #1 in Germany for a consecutive year and the top 15 in Europe.

The WHU MBA Program is thrilled to see its growing reputation as a top international MBA program reflected in these rankings, with the school firmly anchored in the top 100 programs in the world whilst simultaneously improving its overall position by seven places (64th worldwide). WHU also maintains its title with its highly noted Career Center, as #1 in Germany for the “Careers Service” and “Career Progress” categories.

"With its diversity, excellent research and teaching, and a unique network, WHU has continuously expanded its lead over other German universities in recent years and established itself among the top MBA programs in the world", explains Professor Dr. Markus Rudolf, Dean of WHU. "WHU does not even have to shy away from comparison with the traditional Ivy League schools".

The program scored well in the area of diversity, in particular, the category “International Course Experience” where WHU ranked 3rd worldwide – leagues ahead of elite US institutions such as Stanford and Yale. The ranking demonstrated student satisfaction with 17th place for “Aims Achieved”, reflecting students that have successfully achieved their goals following the completion of the MBA Program.

The Financial Times ranking also focuses on impactful and current sustainability topics such as ethical, social, and environmental issues. The category “Corporate Social Responsibility” measures these specific focus points, with WHU taking 24th place worldwide. 

Each year, the Financial Times MBA ranking rates the top 100 MBA programs in the world. The ranking consists of several categories, including student satisfaction, career and salary development after graduation, as well as student and faculty diversity.

For more information and to view our ranking on the Financial Times website, please click here.

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