Once again, the academic excellence of emlyon business school is recognized internationally in the latest QS world university ranking by subject. emlyon consolidates its 4th place among French business schools, in the Business & Management category, behind Insead, HEC and Essec.

To establish the ranking, the Quacquarelli Symonds team analysed over 13.9 million unique papers, producing close to 81 million citations. 1453 institutions were ranked across 51 subjects in 5 subject areas, creating over 16,981 published entries:

  • Arts & Humanities
  • Engineering & Technology
  • Life Sciences & Medicine
  • Natural Sciences
  • Social Sciences & Management

Within the Social Sciences & Management category, emlyon business school is distinguished for its performance in Business and Management according to 3 criteria:

1) academic reputation
2) employer reputation
3) research impact.

What does it mean ?

  • According to the votes of international academics collected by QS, emlyon business school presents a very good academic reputation for its Business and Management programs all over the world, and particularly for its Programme Grande Ecole - MSc in Management ranked 10th of the best Masters in Management worldwide in 2021 according to QS
  • This ranking shows the strong recognition that employers all around the world have towards emlyon students for their skills in Business and Management. The Times Higher Education also ranks emlyon business school number 4 in France in terms of employability in 2021,and in the Top 40 worldwide
  • Articles by emlyon business school professors-researchers with Business & Management expertise have obtained a large number of citations in other publications. They have there fore generated astrong impacton the global community of scientists and academics.

An impact that Isabelle Huault, Executive President & Dean of emlyon business school, wishes to support and expand in the coming years, as underlined in the " Confluences 2025 " strategic plan shared on March 11th :

emlyon is set to consolidate the scientific quality of both the Faculty and its research output. With 160 permanent professors, the school aims to attract the best teacher-researchers to reach 200 permanent professors in 2025. They will enhance the quality of the Faculty, the excellence of our programmes and students' employability. The school will strive to promote and disseminate the Faculty's research work through digital publishing and lecture series that are accessible to everyone.