Accreditation and rankings

Ranked among the world's best for our education, research and corporate contacts. Accredited by the highest international standards. When you study, work or solve problems together with Lund University School of Economics and Management, you become a part of this success story.

Accredited by EQUIS

Lund University School of Economics and Management is EQUIS-accredited. EQUIS is the leading international system of quality assessment, improvement and accreditation of higher education institutions in management and business administration. EQUIS is operated by the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD). The accreditation ensures that the research and education conducted at LUSEM are of the highest international quality.

Top 50 in the Financial Times ranking

The Master’s in Finance at Lund University School of Economics and Management is ranked 32nd in the world in Financial Times ranking of pre-experience programmes 2016.

The programme is ranked 6th in the category for value for money, 19th for international course experience and 23rd for careers rank, which is a rank of the career status of alumni three years after graduation.

QS World University rankings by subject

Lund University School of Economics and Management achieves very high world rankings for several subject areas in the QS World University Rankings 2016. We are ranked top 100 in Business and Management and in Law and top 150 in Accounting and Finance, Economics and Econometrics.

Lund University in the world rankings

Lund University is highly ranked in many international comparisons of higher education and has been consistently placed in the world's top 100 universities in recent years (among the top 0.4% of the world's universities).

  • 73rd place in the QS Ranking 2016/17
  • 96th place in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2016/17
  • Top 101-150 in the Shanghai Jiao Tong University’s Academic Ranking of World Universities 2015
  • 99th place for graduate employability, New York Times 2012.
  • 98th place in the U.S. News Best Global Universities Rankings 2014.

Furthermore, Lund University is consistently the top choice for international students applying to and accepting places at Swedish universities, the most popular higher education institute in Sweden – as ranked by Swedish secondary school students, and has been awarded the safest campus in Sweden.

Lund University is situated in Sweden, which ranks second best in the world at providing higher education and has the highest proficiency in English as a second language in the world.