Accreditations and Rankings

Hanken School of Economics holds the three most prestigious international accreditations for business schools: EQUIS, AACSB and AMBA. Only one percent of all business schools worldwide have achieved this.

Hanken is ranked in Financial Times Masters in Management (MiM) ranking and in U-Multirank.


EQUIS accredited

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 see the list on EFMD website.

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

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AACSB International – the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business

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. Please, visit the AACSB website for more information on the AACSB accreditation and a list of accredited schools.

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

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AMBA – The Association of MBAs

Hanken Executive MBA has been accredited 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 emba(at)




Financial Times

Financial Times Master in Management 2020

Financial Times Master in Management 2019

Financial Times Master in Management 2018

Financial Times Master in Management 2017

Financial Times Master in Management 2016

Financial Times Master in Management 2015

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

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Hanken continues to succeed in the global U-Multirank university ranking on research and research linkages. Hanken ranks particularly high on citation rate and top cited publications, as well as on international joint publications.

U-Multirank compares universities within a number of variables, such as research, teaching and learning, and international orientation. In addition to the research variables Hanken performs very well also in variables such as international student mobility, post doc positions, share of international faculty, and share of private funding.

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 ranking features more than 1,700 universities from some 100 countries.

You can find the ranking here

More information on the U-Multirank webpage