Quality Assurance, Accreditation and Memberships

CEO Magazine Global Tier One ranking

In the 2023 CEO Magazine Global MBA rankings, MSM's MBA programmes have been ranked under the umbrella of the Maastricht University School of Business and Economics. The Executive MBA has been ranked number 4 in the 2023 Global Executive MBA rankings and the Online MBA climbed to the 5th spot in the Global Online MBA rankings. Additionally, MSM consolidated its Tier One MBA ranking, for the 7th year in a row.


Since 2010 Eduniversal ranks MSM 1st in Top Business School category in the Netherlands, since 2011 MSM also ranks 1st in the Worldwide Top Business School category. In the 2022 Best Masters Ranking, MSM's Full-time MBA ranks #8 in Western Europe, making it the best Full-time MBA programme in the Netherlands. MSM's Master of Arts in Management was ranked for the third time in 2022 and climbed to the 17th spot in the Top 200 International Management Masters, making it the number 2 International Management Master in the Netherlands. MSM has also been recognized for its focus on social responsibility, with the Executive MBA in International Business and Sustainable Development being ranked #9 in the Top 100 of Corporate Social Responsibility Masters.

Chinese government

MSM has been included in a list of Dutch higher education institutions recognised by the Chinese government.

World Higher Education Database

MSM is listed in the World Higher Education Database. This list is extracted on a periodic basis from the database maintained by the International Association of Universities on higher education institutions and systems worldwide, and includes higher education institutions offering at least a post-graduate diploma/degree.