ALBA has been placed among the top 250 business school globally

Wednesday, 25/01/2017

We are excited to announce that ALBA Graduate Business School at The American College of Greece (ALBA) has been placed among the top 250 business school universally, according to the 2017 QS Global 250 Business Schools Report.

Specifically, ALBA, placed amid the top 100 institutions in the list, has been classified as a “Superior Business School for Research and Employability”, midst the top institutions from 36 countries that offer Full Time MBA’s

The new ranking by QS, builds on two main pillars. The first is Academic Excellence and Reputation of the institution within in the academic community, as reflected by the responses of 76,798 academics (of whom 8,376 are experts in the fields of business and management). The second is the Employability of students / graduates and results are based on a survey among 12,125 employers – the largest MBA employer survey ever conducted.

ALBA’s prominent position demonstrates the strong stature and relevance of The ALBA MBA program internationally. 

According to ALBA's Dean Dr. Konstantinos Axarloglou: "These results reflect both the constant excellent performance of our graduates and our true commitment to the school’s mission to educate the visionary leaders of tomorrow by actively promoting scientific research."

In the same context, Dr. Pavlos Vlachos, Academic Director of The ALBA MBA stated: "The ALBA MBA was, is and will be a research-intensive program that educates business leaders through relevant world-leading research. Entrepreneurial creativity enabled by technical competency is at the core of the ALBA MBA; We will continue developing these differentiating qualities of the ALBA MBA by keep on keeping with world-leading research.

The report also includes interesting demographics describing full time MBAs, such as the men to women ratio. ALBA ranks 11th on this important social equality criterion (53%) thus actively contributing to efforts targeting at closing the gender gap.

Comprehensive results and the survey methodology may be found in the QS Global 250 Business Schools report at


Additional information about investigating and QS:

QS is an international provider of specialist higher education and careers information and has been producing a list of top global business schools for full-time MBA study since the early 1990s.The QS Global 250 Business Schools Report 2017 shines a light on two core missions of all business schools: to produce highly employable graduates and to produce thought-leading research for the benefit of individual students and the global economy.

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