Rankings released! QS Online MBA Rankings 2023: Europe

Europe rankings

The QS Online MBA Rankings 2023 have now arrived! providing a breakdown of the highest performing business schools in Europe ranked according to their online MBA programmes.

Notable features of this year’s QS Online MBA Rankings: Europe include:

New entrants

There are three new entrants to the rankings this year: EHL Hospitality Business School (Switzerland), International Business Academy of Switzerland and IU International University of Applied Sciences (Germany) ranked 14th, 16th and 23rd respectively. Additionally, International Business Academy of Switzerland and IU International University of Applied Sciences are among those with the highest scores in the ‘Class Profile’ indicator (designed to give a clear representation of diversity within a programme).


OBS Business School (Spain) saw the greatest improvement since the previous year – moving from 23rd to 19th. Notably, the University of Warwick (UK) sits in first position this year, having moved from third, which it now shares with last year’s top ranked institution: IE Business School (Spain).

Regional performance

UK institutions Robert Gordon University (Aberdeen), Warwick Business School and Imperial College Business School dominate the top 10 rankings and three performance indicators: ‘Class Experience’, ‘Class Profile’ and ‘Employability’.

Institutions in Spain and Switzerland also feature prominently this year.

The top 10

Four of the top 10 universities have improved since last year – among these are: Politecnico di Milano School of Management (Italy), ranked fourth and Durham University Business School, ranked seventh – both improving one position from the previous year.

Five institutions maintain their position in the top 10 for another year running, this includes: IE Business School (Spain), Imperial College Business School (UK) and EAE Business School (Spain).

Find out which top 10 institutions in Europe host the highest performing Online MBA programmes this year:

=1 IE Business School (Spain)

=1 Warwick Business School (UK)

2 Imperial College Business School (UK)

4 Politecnico di Milano School of Management (Italy)

5 Alliance Manchester Business School (UK)

6 Vlerick Business School (Belgium)

=7 Durham University Business School (UK)

=7 Oxford Brookes Business School (UK)

9 Birmingham Business School (UK)

10 EAE Business School (Spain)

Access the full rankings here

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