ISM's DBA program was ranked #18 in the 2024 Global DBA Rankings by the European Economic Committee. This ranking acknowledges ISM’s excellence in management education and its impactful research contributions.

2024 Global DBA Rankings

The European Economic Committee rankings list the best management programs available. Rankings are published annually and include DBA programs, as well as non-degree executive education courses.

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QS World University Rankings

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One of ISM's MBA programs ranked #151-200 out of 251 business schools around the world (and #51-60 out of 74 business schools in Europe) in the 2019 QS Global MBA Rankings.

The 2019 Global MBA Rankings includes 251 MBA programs from 37 countries and highlights the best MBA programs across the world. Schools are ranked on five key indicators: employability, entrepreneurship & alumni outcomes, return on investment, thought leadership and diversity. Among the 5 indicators evaluated by QS, ISM scored higher than the global mean in diversity and employability.

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ISM was selected as one of the best business schools in France in 2019 by Eduniversal. The school was awarded a "palme of excellence" for its considerable local influence. 

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Headquartered in Paris, Eduniversal is a global ranking and rating agency specializing in higher education. They rank the best 1000 business schools in 154 countries annually.

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Expatriates Magazine - Best in Paris

ISM was voted the Best Business School in Paris 2018  by Expatriates Magazine.

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Ivy Exec

ISM's International MBA Executive (IMBA) Program is ranked #28 in Europe and #103 globally by Ivy Exec.

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Additionally, ISM's IMBA program is ranked #6 in Europe for LIFE BALANCE#8 for GLOBAL EXPERIENCEand #9 for CAREER ADVANCEMENT.

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Click here to see the full Ivy Exec ranking of ISM's Executive IMBA program.

Top Management Degrees

ISM's DBA was ranked in the top 50 top doctorates in business management by Top Management Degrees in 2016.

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Top Management Degrees is an online guide for prospective applicants seeking degreeprograms in management or business. In addition to rankings and reviews of the best international management and business degree programs, Top Management also provides insights.

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Europe Study

In 2016, ISM was ranked #17 in the list of top DBA programs in Europe by Europe Study.

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Expatriates Magazine - Best in Paris

ISM was awarded the Best Business School in Paris 2016 award by Expatriates Magazine.

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