Zhaw School of Management and Law World Ranking

Quality Management at SML brings together the various decentralized quality development efforts and aligns them with the university`s goals. The Quality Management Unit develops and implements appropriate instruments for this purpose and supports departments in their quality assurance and development. Through participatory processes and quality discourse, the staff unit encourages the widest possible support for development. Various platforms, contact persons and committees allow all members of the SML to get involved, have their voices heard and participate in academic development and quality discourse. An important quality characteristic of a university is the confirmation of its performance by independent external organizations. International rankings also offer a great opportunity to compete with the world`s top universities. One of the most important factors when examining a master`s degree is the cost of education. Fortunately, there are many ways to help students fund their master`s degree. Download your copy of the scholarship guide to find out which scholarships from around the world may be available to you and how to apply for them.

In September, SML was included in the Financial Times` Masters in Management ranking. It is also the only Swiss university of applied sciences accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the leading international organization for the accreditation of business schools. The reason why the MSc programme was included in this year`s global FT Masters in Management list, which ranks 64th, is its special programme. The structure of the programme reflects the international environment that graduates will encounter in their future professional careers. Students themselves are a heterogeneous group of people of different nationalities. The language of instruction is English. With around 9,500 students, the ZHAW School of Management and Law (SML) is one of the largest business schools in Switzerland. It is currently the only business school of a Swiss university of applied sciences that is represented in the famous ranking of the Financial Times. The fundamental principle of SML is “Building Competence.

Crossing Borders. and provides students with high-quality educational programs that reflect the institution`s global mindset. “We are very pleased with this inclusion in the ranking,” says SML Dean Professor Reto Steiner. “We see this as a recognition of the high quality of our science-based and at the same time practice-oriented continuing education and training programs, as well as the result of our research activities and close collaboration with industry and science partners. This award is another important milestone for our university. The ZHAW School of Management and Law has been included for the first time in the Financial Times` famous ranking of European business schools. In this year`s ranking, SML ranks 73rd on the list of top European business schools and is one of five Swiss business schools to be accepted. Together with the University of Zurich, which reached 69th place, this makes Zurich an internationally visible academic location in the field of economics. A key admission criterion is feedback from graduates who assess the quality of study programmes and their importance as preparation for a professional career. Ninety European universities were included in the ranking. Since 2015, SML is proud to be accredited by AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).

AACSB is recognized as the leading international organization for business school accreditation and certifies excellence in research and teaching. Only about six percent of all business schools in the world carry their seal of approval. “We worked hard to reach this ranking. The fact that we have now been accepted confirms that we offer high-quality training for specialists and managers,” says Petra Barthelmess, Programme Manager. “The program is an intensive and rigorous program of study that prepares students for careers as international managers. But the effort is worth it: the career prospects are excellent. This high level of quality is sought from the outset in a strict selection process and has a high priority. “In order to ensure a high level of professional competence, all students must have a good bachelor`s degree in business administration and pass an admission test,” Barthelmess explains. The ZHAW School of Management and Law (SML) has been included for the first time in the Financial Times ranking “European Business Schools”. It is one of five Swiss educational institutions on the list and the only Swiss university of applied sciences. All of SML`s bachelor`s and master`s programs are accredited by the Foundation for International Business Administration Accreditation (FIBAA) on a voluntary basis. In 2003, SML was also the first business school of a Swiss university of applied sciences to be recognized according to international criteria.

The Financial Times is widely regarded as the world`s leading provider of business school rankings, both in terms of business schools and degree programs. By including SML in its ranking, the Financial Times confirmed that our business school offers a high-quality education to future businessmen and managers in international comparison. Prof. Dr. Petra Youngzie Barthelmess, ZHAW School of Management and Law, Head of Teaching Department of International Business, tel. 058 934 68 94, email: petra.barthelmess@zhaw.ch “With this ranking of the world`s best master`s programmes for future executives and management specialists, ZHAW is implementing its strategy to become the first Swiss university of international stature, both in its academic programmes and in its research in business and management. position. Reto Steiner, Dean of the ZHAW School of Management and Law, said the news. Universities are professional organizations. Experts focus mainly on their area of expertise and act within their scientific communities. These scientific networks have specific and established mechanisms to assess and recognise performance and quality. This makes it an authoritative frame of reference for research and teaching in a university.

Quality at SML is not only ensured by individuals, but also in an organizational context. Parameters, resources and infrastructure, leadership culture and regulatory processes determine the opportunities and limitations of action and thus influence the quality of all services provided at the university. For this reason, not only teaching, research, training and services are subject to quality assurance and development, but also to governance and resources. This award is due to the school`s “Master in International Business” program. In Switzerland, only ZHAW and the universities of St. Gallen and Lausanne are represented in the ranking of the best master`s programmes in management in the world. This is a unique selling point for the ZHAW in the Zurich metropolitan area. Jürg Hostettler, ZHAW School of Management and Law, Head of Communications, telephone 058 934 66 63, email: juerg.hostettler@zhaw.ch The ZHAW School of Management and Law was included for the first time in the ranking of the world`s best master`s programs and immediately reached 64th place.

The ZHAW School of Management and Law even took first place in the “value for money” sub-category. On Monday 28 September 2020, the ZHAW School of Management and Law was included in the Financial Times (FT) ranking for the first time. Only the top 90 management programs in the world are included in the FT Masters in Management ranking.