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Accreditations and rankings



Since 2005 all FBE's management programmes are accredited by AACSB and in 2010 the Faculty obtained additional EPAS accreditation for its Business Economics and Business Engineering degrees. Accreditation by NVAO is mandatory for all programmes in Flanders.


There is a whole range of international rankings, each with its own method of assessing the quaility of universities. Specific rankings for the Faculty of Business and Economics are:

Since 2005, the Financial Times ranks the best Masters in Management. The ranking has increased in importance over the past few years. In 2018, it contains institutes from 27 different countries with more than 30.000 students enrolled. The University of Antwerp enters the ranking for the first time in place 89. The University of Antwerp receives the first place in terms of 'value for money'.

In the Financial Times European Business Schools Ranking 2018, the University of Antwerp is selected as the only Belgian university and enters this ranking in 89th place.

Eduniveral, a leading organisation in terms of higher education information, ranks FBE in place 48 in the top 50 of best master's programmes in Western Europe.