The Graduate School of Management has jumped to the 57th place in the Financial Times European Business Schools Rankings 2017 and remains the only business school from Russia to feature in the rankings.


December 4, Financial Times published the European Business Schools Rankings 2017 that feature 95 Europe’s top business school. SPbU has been the only university from Russia to feature in the rankings for 5 years and jumped from 64th to 57th place.
The following universities grabbed the top:

  • London Business School (UK)
  • HEC Paris (France)
  • IE Business School (Spain)

It is a composite ranking based on the combined performance of Europe’s leading schools across the five main rankings of programmes published by the FT in 2017: MBA, Executive MBA, Masters in Management (MiM) and the two rankings of non-degree executive education programmes. The first 45 business schools feature at least in three rankings. SPBU’s Graduate School of Management is among the top of the Masters of Management rankings: in 2017, Masters in Management has climbed up to 23rd place.
Continuous performance improvement is a result of following an effective strategy essay writer, identifying the priorities for Management, and university-employer collaboration, said the Director of the Graduate School of Management and President of VTB Andrei Kostin.

For us, the success of the Graduate School of Management means that we hire high-caliber specialists who are skillful, determined, laborious and ambitious, respect our values, culture, and stakeholders.

Director of the Department of Audit Servicers and Managing Partner of the PwC Anatolii Karlovskii

The rankings are an indicator of our performance, rather than just an aim to achieve. It is a sound reward for the business school that proves that the school has developed an effective strategy essay writing service, been successful in implementing innovations in education, and the staff is continuously improving its performance, said Senior Deputy Director of the Graduate School of Management Konstantin Krotov.
SPbU’s Graduate School of Management offers a wide range of degree programmes in management. Since 2012, the School has been headed by Andrei Kostin who is President of VTB. The Graduate School of Management collaborates with the world’s leading schools of management: London School of Economics and Political Sciences, Stockholm School of Economics, Vienna University of Economics and Business, ISC Paris Business School, and University of Sydney Business School.