The rankings are based upon academic reputation, employer reputation and research impact (click here to read the full methodology).
Use the interactive table below to filter the rankings by location, and click on individual universities for more information. Registered users will also be able to use the site’s Compare function to see facts and statistics about multiple universities side-by-side.
It’s always time for Business at Harvard University, the number one university for Business for the second year in a row in our subject rankings. The rest of the top 10 is dominated by English and American institutions, with INSEAD (France) in third place proving to be the only exception.
This year’s rankings have been expanded by 100 places to include 300 universities, allowing even more universities to be featured. Japan’s Hitotsubashi University is the highest-ranked of the new arrivals, with a place in the top 150.
Interested in other courses besides Business & Management Studies? The QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017 covers 46 different subjects. Click here to see the full list.