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Excellence, rankings, accreditations

Committed to excellence and innovation

We are a leader in German rankings and are positioning ourselves more and more in the top international business school rankings. In 2021, we achieved positions in the TOP-50 group worldwide in the important FT and QS rankings. Since 2017, our school has been a member of a select international group of business schools accredited as ‘‘Triple Crown’’ by the AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), the AMBA (Association of MBAs), and the EQUIS (European Foundation for Management Development). The Triple Crown certification is internationally recognized as a seal of quality for students and academics.

We are honored to be part of the 1% elite group worldwide that holds the Triple Crown Accreditation.

AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate School of Business (AACSB) is the world’s largest business education alliance. AACSB Accreditation is known, worldwide, as the longest-standing, most recognized form of specialized/professional accreditation an institution and its business programs can earn.

TUM School of Management was awarded the EQUIS accreditation by the EFMD in 2017. EQUIS is the leading international system of quality assessment, improvement, and accreditation of higher education institutions in management and business administration.


In 2015, the Association of MBAs (AMBA) certified that evidence-based management knowledge meets industry expertise within our three Executive MBA programs.

Recognized for outstanding teaching and research

The Technical University of Munich (TUM) has achieved its seventh consecutive number one position among German universities in the latest edition of the highly respected QS World University Rankings. It is number three in the European Union and is ranked among the top 50 universities in the world.

In the THE Impact Rankings, the Technical University of Munich (TUM) secured the top spot in the world in the category industry, innovation and infrastructure. This ranking covers research output as well as patents, start-ups and working relationships with companies.

At the Technical University of Munich (TUM), start-up initiatives receive optimal support. Thus concludes the latest “Gründungsradar” survey. For the fourth straight year, TUM is ranked number one among large Germany universities. Every year around 80 companies get their start here.

TUM School of Management is the best Business School at a Technical University in Germany according to the QS Subject Ranking for Business & Management.

TUM School of Management was ranked among the top 3 German and top 6 EU Business Schools in the 2022 Times Higher Education World University Rankings by Subject and secures an overall 55 place worldwide. More than 795 universities were ranked on the subject of Business & Economics.

TUM School of Management’s study program Master in Management & Technology was ranked 2nd in Germany and 23rd worldwide at the annual QS Management Masters Ranking.In the category employability the TUM School of Management ranks best of all German Business Schools and 13th worldwide.

TUM School of Management’s study program Master in Management & Technology was ranked 6th in Germany and 49th worldwide out of 100 business schools at the Financial Times Masters in Management Ranking.

TUM School of Management has once again achieved the highest positions in the latest Global Ranking of Academic Subjects (GRAS) 2021 at Shanghai Ranking and was able to rank No. 1 for management research in Germany. Worldwide, TUM School of Management ranks among the Top 150 Management Schools.

TUM School of Management is the top university among German-speaking universities and the second from top overall for business research at the “WirtschaftsWoche Ranking”. In addition to that Prof. Helmut Krcmar was awarded as best business researcher.