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Leading Business Schools 2019

An education at a Global Business School is always very highly regarded by potential employers, and candidates with a solid qualification from a respected institution gain an extremely valuable advantage in the global job marketplace. Successfully completing a business program demonstrates that you have the motivation, intelligence, collaborative qualities and determination to succeed in a career in business – this will of course be very compelling to HR managers and interviewers the world over.

A good business school develops more than pure knowledge, it creates resolute leaders who inspire those around them to produce good results. A premier business school will liberate and nurture the best qualities in their alumni: integrity, sincerity, innovation, discipline, courage and respect.

A global business school degree opens the door to a new world of greater opportunities; a wider selection of industries and a higher stratosphere for your career to rise to. Attending a business school could also allow you to secure a prestigious internship and extend your network with other professionals from a variety of backgrounds and industries, all of whom have relevant, interesting takes on how to succeed in their field. In this way, and in many more, quality business schools provide numerous tools you need to add value to your resume and fast track your career.

Below are some great schools in some fascinating and vibrant countries.


Ministry of Education in Bangladesh is responsible for Secondary and Higher Education Divisions. Bangladesh fully conforms to the UN's Education For All (EFA) objectives and the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) as well as other education-related international declarations.

Situated in Bangladesh is the Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB), which the Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities has ranked as the number one university in the country. The mission of IUB is to create professionals who can contribute towards sustainable economic development by establishing a three-way linkage between academia, the industry, and the community.

Being the largest school of IUB with 4,431 enrolled students, IUB School of Business (IUB-SB) has been able to create an environment where every individual is able to thrive and achieve their best. Their renowned faculty members are at the forefront of their fields, producing outstanding research across disciplines. IUB-SB offers 9 different majors and 5 graduate programs.

IUB Business Programs (BBA, B.Sc in Economics, MBA, and EMBA) are accredited by the U.S. Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). Moreover, IUB-SB is a member of AACSB, AMDISA & ABRBS.

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Leading Business Schools in Bangladesh 2019


Japan is a unique place that consists of thousands of islands, 400 of which are inhabited. Its culture, history and global standing make it a truly distinctive and exceptional place to study. Japan is also the world's third-largest economy, after the US and China, and is home to some of the most revered brands in existence – especially in the tech and software areas.

Nagoya University of Commerce and Business, is a first-generation private university in Japan, and over the last 80 years has become known worldwide as a premier educational institution.

The University established its Business School, the NUCB Business School, in 1990 and launched graduate-level educational programs to develop skilled and innovative business managers.

In 2003 NUCB Business School launched the first EMBA program in Japan. In accordance with the key principles of self-respect and pragmatic thinking espoused by Yuichi Kurimoto, NUCB Business School produces distinguished leaders who take initiative in reforming established business activities and starting new ventures to contribute to the advancement of society.

It is the only business school in Japan with dual accreditation by AACSB and AMBA, with top MBA and EMBA rankings in QS and Financial Times.

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Leading Business Schools in Japan 2019


Lebanon, also known as the Lebanese Republic, is a country with a vibrant history and diverse cultural identity that has become increasingly prosperous in recent years. The country's capital, Beirut, is enjoying rising popularity with foreign visitors, who are attracted by its fascinating culture, great nightlife and the unique experiences it offers.

There are many prestigious universities in Lebanon that appeal to international students from around the world, one being the American University of Beirut, which enjoys a lengthy, distinguished 153-year history as one of the world's foremost learning institution, a reputation enhanced by the Suliman S. Olayan School of Business. OSB is highly regarded within the international community with rankings consistently placing it as a MENA leader and provider of international caliber vision and opportunity.

The school currently enrolls over 1,500 of the most select students in the region within its world-class BBA, MBA, Executive MBA, and specialized master's degree programs in Human Resources Management, Finance, and Business Analytics. In addition to its extensive activity in providing executive education throughout the region to leading organizations, the school has long been AACSB International-accredited.

OSB boasts several research hubs and areas of excellence, manages global initiatives covering a wide array of subjects including data analytics, executive education, family business, entrepreneurship, and corporate social responsibility, and features award-winning faculty that hail from around the globe.

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Leading Business Schools in Lebanon 2019


The small landlocked nation of Luxembourg is bordered by France, Germany, and Belgium, placing it right at the beating heart of the European continent. The country is enormously attractive to businesses because of its generous tax breaks, but also features an idyllic landscape dotted with castles and other structures of historical significance.

Luxembourg is home to the Jack Welch College of Business at Sacred Heart University Luxembourg, which offers a unique 16-month MBA, and includes a six- to a nine-month paid internship, giving participants the chance to connect with key industry contacts and gain invaluable professional experience while simultaneously achieving their academic goals.

This AACSB-accredited, the globally-recognized degree includes an individual mentoring program, personal coaching support, academic and professional planning in the European job market for over 25 years.

At the heart of the Jack Welch College of Business is the desire to foster a continuous and inquisitive learning community, rooted in intellectual traditions, ethics, and values. International and highly-accolated faculty are dedicated to providing encompassing business knowledge.

"SHU graduates lead with empathy, drive, integrity, and courage." says Academic Director, Dr. Alfred Steinherr, "They possess the determination and know-how to create organizations that are more collaborative, more competitive, and more innovative. They are committed to leveraging the power of business to make a positive difference in the world."

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Leading Business Schools in Luxembourg 2019


The biggest concentration of universities in Spain are located in its capital city of Madrid, and its second most populous city of Barcelona, both beautiful and iconic cities, and each hosting one of the world's most iconic football teams!

ESADE Business & Law School has campuses in both cities, and is a global academic institution known for the quality of its education, its international outlook and its clear focus on holistic personal development. With strong ties to the business and legal world, ESADE stands out for its innovation and contribution to social transformation.

Founded in 1958, ESADE, has collaboration agreements with over 100 universities and business schools worldwide. Each year, more than 8,000 students participate in courses at ESADE (MBA and Executive Education, as well as bachelor's and master's degree programs in business and law). The School's business park, ESADECREAPOLIS, is a pioneering innovation center that brings together academia and the world of business. With a clear international outlook, ESADE consistently ranks near the top of the main global business-school rankings.

People are ESADE's greatest asset: faculty, professionals, and more than 60,000 alumni all over the world.

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Leading Business Schools in Spain 2019


Aside from being home to one of Europe's most prestigious higher education systems, Switzerland benefits from the postcard-perfect beauty found throughout the nation, which is especially known for its magnificent Alpine mountains and dazzling lakes. With four official languages, Switzerland represents a unique European cultural meshing point, and consistently ranks among the world's leaders on quality of life metrics.

Within the capital city Geneva, resides the International University in Geneva's business school, that has reached international academic standards by achieving dual European and American accreditation and ranked among the best business schools in Switzerland. The Alumni spans over one hundred countries representing a unique opportunity for students to participate in a global network.

All the undergraduate programs are proposed in partnership with the University of Plymouth (UK). The students have the option of achieving two bachelor degrees simultaneously in 3 years in Geneva: a specialized bachelor degree from the International University in Geneva (IUG) and the BSc (Hons) Business Management degree awarded by the University of Plymouth, UK.

In addition to business programs, the University offers a range of bachelor and master programs in International Relations, Digital Media and Computer Science. The students have the opportunity to select among twenty-two exchange programs with universities located in over seventeen countries and to spend a term or a year abroad and immerse themselves in a different culture.

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Leading Business Schools in Switzerland 2019


Qatar is one of the richest countries in the world, giving it enormous purchasing power, and thereby creating fertile ground for businesses to grow. It is located on the protruding Qatari landmass on the northeast coast of the Arabian Peninsula and shares its only land border with Saudi Arabia and its other borders with the waters of the Persian Gulf. Qatar has also recently been awarded the much-coveted honor of hosting the 2020 world cup!

Carnegie Mellon University, based in Qatar, attracts a certain type of student: motivated, inventive, and driven to make a difference. A private, global university, Carnegie Mellon is a world-renowned educational institution, setting its own course with programs that inspire creativity and collaboration.

At the invitation of Qatar Foundation, Carnegie Mellon joined Education City in 2004 to deliver select programs that will support and contribute to the long-term development of Qatar. Today, CMU-Q offers undergraduate programs in biological sciences, business administration, computational biology, computer science, and information systems.

The CMU-Q student body is exceptionally diverse, representing 38 nations. Students form a busy and active community, participating in clubs, organizing events, traveling for service and academics, and competing in local and international contests. The low student-to-professor ratio means students receive unparalleled individual attention.

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Leading Business Schools in Qatar 2019