Accreditations and rankings

Accreditations and rankings

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The accreditations of TIAS School for Business and Society and its programs:


AACSB - Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business

TIAS has been awarded an AACSB International accreditation since 2012. This most highly acclaimed international accreditation confirms that TIAS’ management programs and our research are of the highest international quality standards. The most recent re-accreditation took place in 2022.

AMBA (As MBA programs sociation of MBAs)

The following MBA programs are accredited by AMBA in 2021:


NVAO (Dutch-Flemish Accreditation Organisation)

The following master's programs are accredited by NVAO:


Chartered Financial Analyst Institute (CFA)

The specialization track Investment Management of the Full-time Master in Management is accredited by the Chartered Financial Analyst Institute (CFA).



Participants, alumni and professors of TIAS School for Business and Society are satisfied about the educational quality. That is shown by how we ranked in the different media rankings.


Global Masters in Management Ranking of the Financial Times: the TIAS Fulltime Master in Management ranks Nr. 17 worldwide in career development, an improvement of 33 places in the past two years. Also, alumni’ careers have notably taken them around the globe as TIAS ranks Nr. 23 worldwide for international mobility. (September 2023)




QS World University Rankings - Executive MBA 2023: TIAS EMBA Nr. 7 in the world in the area of career outcomes. Overall the TIAS Executive MBA is No. 53 in the world. (July 2023)



TIAS received a total score of 4.25 out of 5 on the 2023 National Student Survey. TIAS scores significantly higher than the benchmark in almost all areas. Participants gave TIAS high marks in areas like lecturer quality and involvement from TIAS. (May 2023)




Financial Times Custom Programs Ranking: TIAS School for Business and Society is No. 68 worldwide for tailor-made programs (May 2023)



According to the Dutch higher education guide ‘Keuzegids 2023’, Master’s students at TIAS School for Business and Society have given our programs high scores. Our Master's programs are among the best-rated programs in the Netherlands, with scores mostly ranging from above average to excellent. (March 2023)



The TIAS Full-time MBA is among the best in the world when it comes to preparing its students for an international career. According to the Financial Times Global MBA ranking, the TIAS MBA ranks 8th worldwide for international mobility. The Full-time MBA is ranked Nr. 90 worldwide and Nr. 28 in Europe in the Financial Times Global MBA ranking. (February 2023)




European Business School Rankings: TIAS ranks 33rd in the Financial Times list of 95 European business schools. (December 2022)



TIAS Executive MBA excels in the Financial Times Ranking with a 2nd place worldwide in Career Progress of its alumni. TIAS Executive MBA is ranked No. 80 worldwide in the EMBA 2022 Ranking of the Financial Times. (October 2022)




The TIAS Full-time MBA is in the top 30% worldwide and is strong in Return on Investment, Class & Faculty Diversity and Thought Leadership according to the QS 2023 Global MBA Ranking. QS is the world's largest, international higher education network, connecting universities, business schools & students. (September 2022)



The Economist: TIAS ' Full-time MBA is No. 1 in the Netherlands in the WhichMBA? 2022 Full-time Rankings. TIAS’ MBA is also the best in the Benelux. Globally, TIAS' Master of Business Administration ranks 77th. Each year, The Economist compiles this ranking looking at Career Opportunities for Students and Alumni, Personal Development and Educational Experience, Salary and Potential to Network. (June 2022)


The Economist: TIAS Full-time MSc in Business Administration is the best Master in Management of the Netherlands. Nr. 11 worldwide in the creation of career opportunities for its participants and alumni in a wide variety of industries. (September 2021)

Programs at TIAS School for Business & Society

Are you ready for the next step in your career and do you want to create more impact in business and society? TIAS has developed a wide and varied range of courses and learning paths for this purpose. Including MBA courses, Executive Masters, Advanced Programs, InCompany, Modules and Masterclasses. We offer courses and learning paths that match your ambitions, learning goals and career phase.

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