QS Global MBA Ranking: International Graduate Center among Europe's top universities

The International Graduate Center (IGC) of HSB Hochschule Bremen – City University of Applied Sciences has achieved a place in the renowned QS Global MBA Ranking for the first time this year. And it did so successfully: in an European comparison, it achieved a ranking of 71-80 with its International MBA (Dual Degree) program, making it one of the leading European educational institutions in the field of full-time MBA programs.

"Recognition is a testament to the outstanding quality of our MBA program."

Prof. Dr. Frank Giesa, program director of the International MBA (Dual Degree): "We are very pleased to have been included in the QS Global MBA Ranking for the first time. This recognition is a testament to the outstanding quality of our MBA program, the International Graduate Center and Hochschule Bremen, as well as the performance of our dedicated team."

World's best MBA programs recognized in QS Global MBA Ranking

The QS Global MBA Rankings, published as part of the QS World University Rankings, is an annual publication by QS Quacquarelli Symonds, a UK-based provider of services to the global higher education sector. Based on survey data, it recognizes the world's best MBA programs. This year, 315 MBA programs were considered. The basic requirement for consideration is that the higher education institution or program must be accredited by one of the international accreditation organizations AACSB, AMBA and EFMD (EQUIS).


MBA programs are evaluated on the basis of five key indicators:

  •     Employability
  •     Entrepreneurship and Alumni Outcomes
  •     Return on Investment
  •     Thought Leadership
  •     Class & Faculty Diversity