VŠE – 1st Business School in Eastern European Zone
Deans and rectors of the 1000 Best Business Schools from 153 countries have elected University of Economics, Prague the 1st Business School in Central and Eastern Europe. On the occasion of the Eduniversal World Convention in Paris, rector of VŠE Richard Hindls got the Trophy.
Deans and rectors elected three best business schools from each of the nine world regions (Africa, Middle East, Central and Eastern Europe, Western Europe, Latin America, Northern America, Central Asia, Far Eastern Asia and Oceania). This means that altogether they elected 27 best business schools worldwide. The University of Economics, Prague thus became part of the fellowship of the most prestigious business schools, such as for example Harvard Business School, Copenhagen Business School, National University of Singapore or Melbourne Business School.
„Internationalization is the long term priority of the University of Economics, Prague,” said rector Hindls during his speech. „We have over 110 partner universities, we offer to international students more than 90 courses in English, accredited study joint and double degree programmes and we have a visiting professorship programme. For example this year we invited 61 visiting professors so far. All these activities support the image of our university abroad,” he added.
The University of Economics, Prague is a member of prestigious international networks CEMS and PIM. CEMS is a strategic alliance of leading business schools and multinational companies. This year the CEMS Master’s in International Management programme was awarded the 3rd position in the ranking of the Financial Times. PIM (Partnership in International Management) is a consortium of leading international business schools with the highest degree of excellence in the field of business administration and management.
The EDUNIVERSAL Palms indicate the level of an academic institution\’s international reputation. The classification by Palms is made using two essential elements: The dean’s vote and internationalization criteria (accreditations obtained by the schools; main classifications; participation in international academic associations; network of partners of Deans and Business Schools at the international and local levels; reputed studies and sites in the world of education and universities).