Accreditations and Rankings

Hanken is accredited by EQUIS, AACSB and AMBA and ranked in U-Multirank and Financial Times rankings.


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EQUIS - The EFMD Quality Improvement System

Hanken is EQUIS accredited since 2000.

EQUIS is a leading international system of quality assessment, improvement, and accreditation of higher education institutions in management and business administration.

The assessment is carried out by EFMD (The European Foundation for Management Development).

For a fully up-dated list on EQUIS accredited business schools worldwide, please visit the EQUIS section on EFMD website.

For more information on Hanken's EQUIS accreditation, please contact iqa(at)

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Hanken School of Economics is an accredited member of AACSB International since 2015.

AACSB International—the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, is the longest serving global accreditation body for business schools. The AACSB accreditation is regarded as a hallmark of excellence in business education.

For more information on Hanken’s AACSB accreditation, please contact iqa(at)

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Hanken Executive MBA has been ackredited by AMBA since 2008.

Today the AMBA accreditation constitutes the global standard for MBA programmes. The accreditation process itself supports the MBA programmes in their development and in their continued quality assurance.

For more information on Hanken's AMBA accreditation, please contact mba(at)



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For more information on Hanken's FT ranking, please contact iqa(at)



Hanken has renewed its position as world 5th in the global U-Multirank umultirank.pnguniversity ranking on research and research linkages. Hanken ranks particularly well on citation rate and top cited publications, as well as on international joint publications.

U-Multirank is a global ranking, which offers a full picture of the diversity of university performance. U-Multirank is developed and implemented by an independent consortium that consists of European higher education institutions and is supported by the European Commission. The 2017 ranking features some 1,500 universities from some 100 countries.

You can find the ranking here

More information on the U-Multirank webpage