International Recognition & Rankings
The Athens University of Economics and Business has long been established in the academic community, and among students and the society, as a top Greek University in the scientific disciplines which it encompasses. At the international level, the unwavering strategic goal of the University is to actively participate in the international academic environment, to develop prestigious international collaborations, and overall to enhance its international impact and recognition through excellence in research and education. In keeping with these values, AUEB participates in numerous international organizations and international rankings of institutions of higher education, in order to improve the services it provides and to further strengthen its international standing and visibility.
- International Rankings
The following rankings originate from the most recent results announced by the respective organizations.
- Scientific Subjects Ranking
Ranking Worldwide Europe Publication date Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) Business & Management 145 - 03-2021 Accounting & Finance 101-150 - Economics & Econometrics 201-250 - Social Sciences 243 - ARWU World University Rankings (Shanghai Ranking) Business Administration 201-300 - 5-2021 U.S. News Economics & Business 218 - 11-2021 CS Rankings Computer Science 243 78 01-2021 University Ranking by Academic Performance (URAP) Economics 281 - 07-2021
- Master Programs Ranking Per Scientific Field*
- * Respective scientific fields can be seen in the parenthesis
Ranking Worldwide Europe Publication date Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) Business School Ranking 09-2021 MSc in Marketing & Communication (Marketing) 76 - MSc in Business Anaytics (Business Analytics) 78 - MSc in Accounting & Finance (Finance) 97 - Master in Business Administration - ΜΒΑ International (MBA Full Time) 111-120 36 09-2021 Executinve Master in Business Administration (Executive ΜΒΑ) 131-140 06-2021 Eduniversal Masters Rankings MA in Heritage Management (Cultural Management / Creative Industries Management) 6 - 04-2021 MBA International (ΜΒΑ part-time) 8 - MSc in Business Analytics (Business Intelligence & Strategy) 12 - MSc in Data Science (Big Data Management) 13 - MSc in Financial Management (Financial Markets) 62 - MSc in Public Policy and Management (Public Administration / Management) - 8 MSc in Human Resource Management (Human Resources Management) - 8 MSc in Services Management (General Management) - 8 MSc in Computer Science (Information Systems Management) - 12 MBA International (International Management) ` 12 MSc in Business Analytics (Data Analytics) - 14 MSc in Management Science and Technology (Ε-Business & Digital Marketing) - 17 Master in Business Administration (ΜΒΑ full time) - 18 MSc in Accounting & Finance (Accounting) - 23 MSc in Marketing & Communication (Marketing) - 25 MSc in Economics with specialisation in Economic Theory (Economics) - 25 Executive Master in Business Administration (Executive MBA) - 26 MSc in Marketing and Communication (Corporate Communications) - 29
- University Ranking
Ranking Worldwide Europe Publication date Eduniversal Business School Ranking Τοp 300: 4 Palmes - 11-2021 SSRN Top Business Schools 152 - 12-2021 CEOWORLD Magazine Rankings World Best Business Schools 96 - 03-2021
- Department Ranking
Ranking Worldwide Europe Publication date SSRN Top Accounting Departents (Department of Accounting and Finance) 60 - 12-2021
- Participation in International Organizations and Networks
The Athens University of Economics and Business is the first Public University in Greece to receive an Excellence Award, according to the globally recognized model of Excellence EFQM (European Foundation of Quality Management).
EFQM 4 star certification 2012, 2016,2019
Member since 2019
The primary aim of Balkan Universities Association (BUA) is to define a leading vision for the future through the universities, the libraries, the research centers in Balkan region on the base of common global values by considering the necessities of the time. More specifically, BUA has the following objectives:
- To improve an intercultural dialogue considering the importance of the region
- To form lasting and solid scientific cooperation from the past to the future
- To make joint scientific studies, researches and innovation works.
- To organize common cultural, artistic and sportive activities
- To organize exchange programs for academic staff (such as Erasmus and Mevlana Exchange Programs)
- To organize exchange programs for students (such as Erasmus and Mevlana Exchange Programs)
- To organize joint diploma programs
- To form a communication network which will enable to exchange of knowledge among academicians
More information: http://www.baunas.org/
Member since 2013
PRME is aimed at Business Schools and Universities around the world that want to gradually adapt their curricula, research, teaching methodologies and strategies, based on corporate responsibility and sustainability (CSR).The PRME principles serve as a framework for systematic change in Business Schools and Universities, based on three characteristics: 1) Continuous improvement and development, 2) An information gathering network between Schools and Universities and 3) Progress reporting to all Stakeholders of PRME. The Athens University of Economics and Business is willing to integrate corporate responsibility and sustainability, applying the 6 principles of PRME, which are: 1) Purpose, 2) Values, 3) Methodology, 4) Research, 5) Collaborations, 6) Dialogue. As a member of the PRME community, the Athens University of Economics and Business agrees to adopt the principles of the PRME, incorporating them into its vision and mission. Also, the AUEB is committed to regularly reporting on progress and publicly supporting PRME values. Finally, the AUEB has the opportunity to join PRME Working Groups and / or to participate in any of the planned PRME activities, which will help in the promotion and recognition of the University.
Member since 2013
United Nations Global Compact - The "Universal Pact" was established in July 2000 and is a framework that calls on companies to align their operations and strategies with 10 universally accepted principles in the areas of human rights, working conditions, the environment and the fight against corruption. The "Ecumenical Pact" is:
A voluntary initiative to promote sustainable development and corporate responsibility,
A set of principles based on universally accepted values,
A network of companies and other interested members,
A forum for learning and sharing experiences.
The Global Compact Academic Network includes University Institutions such as colleges and business schools, but also smaller units such as University Departments and Research Centers. The participation of Academic Institutions in the "Ecumenical Pact" is a widely visible commitment to the 10 principles of the initiative.
The Athens University of Economics and Business has been participating in the "Ecumenical Pact" since March 2013 and is encouraged to support the initiative in one and / or more of the following ways:
Training in matters related to the "Ecumenical Pact",
Applied research and leadership on the "Ecumenical Pact",
Dissemination of the principles of the "Ecumenical Pact",
Providing support to companies that are participants in the "Universal Pact",
Lending capacity for local networks and the "Ecumenical Pact" Office.
It is worth mentioning that the Postgraduate Program International MBA and the Department of Management Science and Technology are also participants in the initiative from 2006 and 2007 respectively.
Member since: 2010
Member since: 1991
The European University Association (EUA) represents more than 800 universities and national rectors’ conferences in 48 European countries. EUA plays a crucial role in the Bologna Process and in influencing EU policies on higher education, research and innovation. Through continuous interaction with a range of other European and international organisations, EUA ensures that the independent voice of European universities is heard.
1000 Best Business Schools in 154 countries in 9 geographical zones : Africa, Central Asia, Eastern Europe, Eurasia & the Middle East, Far East Asia, Latin America, North America, Oceania, Western Europe
Official Selection of the Best Business Schools in Greece 4 PALMES OF EXCELLENCE
Top Business School with Significant International Influence: Athens University of Economics and Business (AUEB) - School of Business
Rank Position in Palmes’ League : 1
Deans’ Recommendation : 228 ‰
Member since: 1997
Member since: 2011