Established in 1966, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) is a leading international business school located in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. It is consistently placed among the Europe’s top 10 business schools and ranked as one of the best in the world for its MBA programs.

RSM is among the 1% of business schools worldwide with Triple Crown accreditation. It is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB International); the European Foundation for Management Development (EQUIS); and the Association of MBAs (AMBA). In addition it has been accredited by The Dutch-Flemish Accreditation Organisation (NVAO) since 2007. It is also a member of the Community of European Management Schools (CEMS), and a member of the Partnership in International Management (PIM).

The School offers a range of undergraduate and graduate programmes, including the Executive Programmes (Company Specific Tailored Programmes; and Open Programmes), Bachelor, Masters and a PhD programme. It also offers a top-ranked International Full-time MBA, Executive MBA, Global Executive OneMBA, and a number of Master’s programmes including the Masters of Science in Business Administration, Master of Science General Management, etc.


- 31st in the Financial Times rankings of World's Top 95 EMBA Programs 2009. It was ranked 26th in 2008.

- According to the FT Full Time MBA Rankings, it is placed 30th in 2007, 34th in 2008 and 26th in 2009.

- 40th in the FT Executive Education Ranking 2009.

- The OneMBA is placed 27th in the FT Executive MBA Rankings 2008 and 2009.

- The BSc and MSc programmes were ranked best in the Netherlands for the third time in a row in the 2008 Elsevier Thema Survey.

- 8th in the FT Top 65 European MBA Ranking 2008.

- It is a world leader in research and teaching on sustainability, ranked 7th out of 100 globally and first in Europe (Beyond Grey Pinstripes Report 2007).

- Top 10 among Non-US Business School MBA Programs (The Wall Street Journal 2005).

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World University Ranking Tables

America - US News & World Report, The Princeton Review, BusinessWeek
Canada - Maclean's, Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities
UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
World - Shanghai Jiao Tong ARWU Rankings, Webometrics, Newsweek
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