Financial Times Masters in Management 2021 ranking: Audencia climbs into the world top 50

14 September 2021
The Financial Times 2021 Masters in Management (MiM) ranking published today places Audencia’s programme 44th in the world. The school has risen 11 places since 2020 and is one of only 11 French schools in the top 50.

Yesterday, the Financial Times unveiled its 2021 Masters in Management (MiM) ranking,a true benchmark for evaluating the best international business schools. The new ranking places Audencia 44th in the world. The school has risen 11 places since 2020 and is one of only 11 French schools in the top 50.

Several factors have contributed to this steep progression. Most importantly, the overall remuneration level of Audencia graduates increased from USD 73,832 last year to USD 76,461 in 2021, with a rise from  46% to 51% of salary percentage increase in the same period. This aligns with Audencia’s ranking in terms of career development which rose from 79th in 2020 to 72nd this year. In addition, Audencia’s position in the career service ranking rose by 5 places to 18th worldwide based on student satisfaction.

Finally, Audencia has also increased its international growth ranking. It has gained an impressive 29 places in the international mobility ranking, jumping from 72nd in 2020 to 43rd  this year.

Christophe Germain, Audencia’s General Director is thrilled with these results:

“This progression in the Financial Times ranking reflects the quality and relevance of the innovations carried out within our programme in recent years. It also demonstrates the performance of career support at Audencia, and our ability to equip graduates with skills for rapid career progression internationally, in the path they have chosen. Finally, it shows us the way forward to continue to improve."

Click here to view the full FT MiM 2021 ranking.


About Audencia

Founded in 1900, Audencia is regarded as one of the best European business schools today. Audencia is accredited by EQUIS, AACSB and AMBA. The first French management school to adhere to the UN’s Global Compact, and a signatory of its Principles of Responsible Management Education, Audencia has long been committed to educating and guiding innovative and responsible managers with hybrid skills, which contribute positively to the challenges faced by organisations, companies, and our planet. Audencia created Gaïa, the first school solely dedicated to ecological and social transition. In co-creation with its stakeholders, Audencia produces and disseminates knowledge that has an impact on scientific literature, the content of its training courses, company practices and society. It thus contributes to the following three major challenges: the creation and use of responsible technologies and information, the definition and adoption of managerial approaches promoting inclusive organisations and societies, and the design and implementation of business and sustainable development models. Audencia offers programmes in management and communication from bachelor to doctoral level. The school has signed accords with 212 international academic institutions and more than 180 national and international firms. Audencia is home to more than 6,100 students, 148 faculty and has a network of over 30,000 alumni. For more information visit: and follow us on: Twitter @audencia.

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