The Stockholm School of Economics (SSE) is ranked as Top 20 European Business School in the 2007 Financial Times ranking of European Business Schools


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The Stockholm School of Economics (SSE) is ranked as Top 20 European Business School in the 2007 Financial Times ranking of European Business Schools

In the annual consolidated European Business Schools ranking published by the Financial Times on December 3, the Stockholm School of Economics’ programs in Sweden, Latvia and Russia leads Nordic and Baltic Business schools, with a final rank of 13 out of 60 programs ranked around Europe.

SSE participated in the European Business Schools rankings for the fourth year since the rankings started in 2004. This ranking is based on the five Financial Times business education rankings published in 2007:

    • Full-time MBA published in January (SSE is not ranked)
    • The Open Programs in May, (SSE ranked 42) and Custom Programs in May (SSE ranked 17)
    • European masters in management degrees in September (SSE ranked 9)
    • Executive MBA in October (SSE ranked 55)
    • European business schools in December (SSE ranked 13)

FT Rankings may be found at::

About the Financial Times ranking

The Financial Times of London Financial Times carries out annual rankings of the world's leading business schools, universities, and other institutions that offer different types of business, management and leadership development programs

These rankings are compiled using data from surveys and interviews with participants, alumni and the business schools. The focus of each ranking is customer satisfaction. Depending on the program being ranked, customer satisfaction is measured by criteria including career progress, work experience, aims achieved and international faculty. Other criteria include women faculty, women students, and doctoral and research rank.

The European business schools ranking takes into account the number of programs ranked by the FT for each European school and the quality of these programs as assessed by the rankings. All the criteria from each of the rankings are used in its compilation; 20 criteria from the MBA ranking, 16 from the open programs executive education ranking, 16 from the custom programs ranking, 16 from the European masters in management ranking and 16 from the EMBA ranking.

For additional information, please contact:

Anders Liljenberg,


Dean of the Stockholm School of Economics in Russia 

Tel: +46-(0)70-22 66 533 / +812 320 48 00,


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