The Maastricht University School of Business and Economics (SBE) was awarded 5 Palmes in the Eduniversal Worldwide Business School Ranking 2012, placing it in the top group of Universal Business Schools. Of that group, SBE ranked 2nd in the Netherlands after the Rotterdam School of Management and 61st in the world.
Eduniversal, an international ranking agency in field of higher education, released the 5th edition of its annual worldwide business school ranking – 2012 Ranking of the Best 1000 Business Schools in 154 countries.
The ranking is based on the so-called deans’ vote survey in which the deans or the directors of the 1,000 best business schools worldwide were asked to assess their academic peers throughout the world. The official selection of the 1,000 best business schools is the work result of the Eduniversal International Scientific Committee that has established a global mapping system meeting the criteria of universality and the international reputation of each academic institution.
The Index of the worldwide recognized Business Schools: Deans Vote results 2012
From December 2011 to March 2012, each Dean or Director of the 1,000 best academic institutions was asked to participate in The 2012 Deans Vote survey, concerning the Business Schools of the Eduniversal Official Selection in 154 countries.
The results of the Deans Survey 2012 were officially announced at the 5th Eduniversal World Convention that was held in Lima, Peru, 17-19 October 2012. Every Dean’s vote was transformed into a recommendation rate that students and other actors in the academic field can use to evaluate and compare the academic institutions.
The obtained recommendation rate by each school has a direct impact on the regional rankings of the 1,000 Business Schools. More than 75% of the countries involved in the Official Selection of the 1,000 Best Business Schools took part in the 2012 Deans Voting session.
The Eduniversal Official Selection is the result of evaluation work done by the International Scientific Committee, composed of nine independent expert members who are all highly experienced and are prominent personalities in the academic field of their particular zone.
The Eduniversal Official Selection representing business schools according to their capacity for international influence. They are split along principal and globally academic axes and are grouped into the nine Eduniversal geographical zones.
The complete ranking of the best 1000 business schools worldwide and detailed methodology can be found at the Eduniversal website.
The 2013 Ranking of the best 1000 business schools worldwide will be released during the 6th Eduniversal World Convention to be held in Bangalore, India in cooperation with Indian Institute of Management Bangalore, in October 2013.