After a year’s absence, Bocconi back in the elite of business schools in Europe , finishing in eighth place in the ranking compiled by the Financial Times . The SDA – Bocconi School of Management has gained three places since last year, which allowed it to fall into the top ten . Confirmation, however, its position of 2012, the School of Management of Polytechnic University of Milan, which remains at 38th place in the rankings .

At the top of the Financial Times ranking of business schools in Europe in 2013 is the HEC in Paris, on a par with Spain’s IE Business School , London Business School and earned the final podium. Spain still in fourth place, occupied by the ESADE Business School.

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The Financial Times ranking of business schools in Europe 2013 represents the partial synthesis of the published times a year, relating to specific courses. To make up the SDA Bocconi in the ranking were the good performance of the Master of Science in International Management (16th in its category), MBA and Executive MBA (arrived 28th). On the basis of these results, the private university in Milan managed to win the eighth place in the overall classification and overtake the IMD in Susanne, the Rotterdam School of Management and ESCP Europe, which in 2012 had preceded him.

The Financial Times ranking of business schools in Europe in 2013 also confirms the excellent results achieved by the School of Management of Polytechnic University of Milan , which entered for the first time in the ranking in 2009, over the years has risen to as many as 18 positions, ranging from 56th the 38th place achieved in 2012 and confirmed this year. The school’s Polimi – constituted by the Department of Engineering Management and MIP – succeeded in 2013 in place of five programs in the rankings category, distinguishing in particular for offering courses aimed at managers and professionals.

The criteria that guide the drafting of the Financial Times ranking of business schools in Europe are of the opinion that the graduates of the school have, the remuneration of alumni after attending the courses and international exposure of the institution.