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CEO Magazine Global Tier One ranking

In the 2024 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 Global Flex Online MBA climbed to the 4th spot in the Global Online MBA rankings. Additionally, MSM consolidated its Tier One MBA ranking, for the 8th year in a row.

Better World MBA ranking 2023

The MBA programmes at Maastricht University School of Business and Economics (SBE) have been ranked #3 worldwide in the 2023 Better World MBA ranking by Corporate Knights, a leading sustainable business magazine. Maastricht University SBE's MBA portfolio includes the MBA programmes at MSM.
The 2023 Better World MBA ranking focused on one metric: what proportion of the core (mandatory) curriculum addresses concepts of sustainable development.


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 2023/2024 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 fourth time in 2023/2024 and climbed to the 15th spot in the Top 200 International Management Masters, making it the number 2 International Management Master in the Netherlands. 

Chinese government

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