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Outstanding ranking results for WU

Two of WU’s mas­ter’s pro­grams achieved sen­sa­tional res­ults in the new QS Busi­ness Mas­ters Rank­ing. Com­ing in at place 44, WU also did very well in the an­nual European Busi­ness School Rank­ing is­sued by the renowned busi­ness pa­per Fin­an­cial Times.

The first-ever ed­i­tion of the new Busi­ness Mas­ters Rank­ing, is­sued by QS World Uni­versity Rank­ings, in­cludes two WU pro­grams. WU’s Eng­lish-taught Mas­ter’s Pro­gram in Quant­it­at­ive Fin­ance achieved an out­stand­ing res­ult in the QS Mas­ters in Fin­ance Rank­ing, com­ing in 22nd out of 131 pro­grams ranked. Lon­don Busi­ness School took first place in this rank­ing. WU ranks ahead of in­sti­tu­tions like New York Uni­versity (Stern) (23rd) or the Uni­versity of St. Gal­len (25th). WU’s Mas­ter’s Pro­gram in In­ter­na­tional Man­age­ment, which already placed 13th out of 95 pro­grams lis­ted in this year’s Fin­an­cial Times Rank­ing, also scored an ex­cel­lent 17th place out of 121 in­ter­na­tional pro­grams ranked in the QS Mas­ters in Man­age­ment Rank­ing. First place went to HEC Paris.

Suc­cess­ful gradu­ates

The QS Busi­ness Mas­ters Rank­ing is based on five dif­fer­ent met­rics. The two WU pro­grams re­ceived ex­cel­lent scores in three of these cat­egor­ies: “Thought Lead­er­ship,” which mainly in­cludes re­search out­put and repu­ta­tion in­dic­at­ors, “Em­ploy­ab­il­ity,” which is based on a sur­vey of 158,000 em­ploy­ers world­wide and gradu­ates’ em­ploy­ment rates, and “Class & Fac­ulty Di­versity,” which takes into ac­count the per­cent­ages of fe­male and in­ter­na­tional stu­dents and fac­ulty mem­bers. The two WU pro­grams achieved above-aver­age res­ults in this cat­egory. The ex­cel­lent res­ults are all the more im­press­ive con­sid­er­ing that, due to data pro­tec­tion reg­u­la­tions, WU was un­able to provide some of the in­form­a­tion re­ques­ted by QS in the “Value for Money” and “Alumni Out­comes” cat­egor­ies.

FT rank­ing: WU scores big with in­ter­na­tional ex­per­i­ence

95 lead­ing European busi­ness schools qual­i­fied for the Fin­an­cial Times’s 2017 European Busi­ness School Rank­ing, with WU com­ing in at 44th place. The res­ults are based on the schools’ over­all per­form­ance across the FT’s five main pro­gram rank­ings. WU is rep­res­en­ted in two of these rank­ings, the Mas­ters in In­ter­na­tional Man­age­ment Rank­ing and the Global Ex­ec­ut­ive MBA Rank­ing. WU achieved good scores in these two rank­ings for the in­ter­na­tional ex­per­i­ence of its stu­dents and the high salar­ies of its gradu­ates. Stu­dent ex­change pro­grams and in­ter­na­tional in­tern­ships are an im­port­ant part of WU’s Ex­ec­ut­ive MBA and Mas­ter’s in In­ter­na­tional Man­age­ment pro­grams. Stu­dents who gradu­ate from these pro­grams are very suc­cess­ful in the job mar­ket and have a high aver­age in­come. “We are ex­tremely pleased with these res­ults. They con­firm WU’s ex­cel­lent world­wide repu­ta­tion, both in re­search and in the busi­ness world, and they show that our mas­ter’s gradu­ates are highly com­pet­it­ive in­ter­na­tion­ally,” says WU Rector Edel­traud Hanap­pi-Eg­ger. “We are proud to end the year with such pos­it­ive res­ults and to rep­res­ent Aus­tria’s uni­versit­ies well in in­ter­na­tional rank­ings.”

Please click the fol­low­ing links for de­tails on the QS World Uni­versity Rank­ings: Busi­ness Mas­ters Rank­ing and the FT European Busi­ness School Rank­ing 2017



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