Accreditations, networks and rankings
JIBS is dedicated to quality assurance and continuous improvement to remain relevant and deliver the best possible value to our stakeholders.
Director of Quality and Accreditation
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Undergoing external audits and engaging in academic networks are essential components in this work. This commitment has resulted in international accreditations and a ranking on the Financial Times list of the best business schools in Europe.
The double accreditation verifies that our education and research is quality assured and enable us to attract highly qualified international students and faculty. It also means that our students have even more power when applying for attractive jobs after graduation.
We are also proud to have specific environmental Certification and be a signatory of the United Nations Principles of Management Education (PRME), which further supports our commitment to continuous improvement in sustainability and educating for responsible business practice.
Find out more about our engagements under each subheading.
The Financial Times (FT) conducts annual rankings of business schools and different types of business programmes. The FT rankings are highly regarded across the globe and build on a range of data, including information from previous graduates.
In 2021, JIBS was ranked among the top 95 in FT's European Business School and top 100 in FT's Master's in management.
EQUIS accreditation implies that the school goes through a comprehensive institutional assessment procedure with an interval of three or five years. The accreditation takes a 360-degree perspective on the school's programmes, research, and management. The school must also show a genuine and systematic focus on:
- Connections with Practice
- Ethics, Responsibility and Sustainability.
AACSB accreditation implies that the school goes through a comprehensive institutional assessment procedure with an interval of five years. The accreditation is based on nine standards that the school is expected to meet, focused on the school's strategic management, quality of education and impact through research and societal engagement. The school must verify its relevance through a systematic focus on:
Jönköping International Business School (JIBS) has an environmental diploma, annually certified by Jönköping's Municipality. The diploma verifies that JIBS has established a system for environmental management in line with the demands articulated by the Swedish environmental base.
The Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) is a global initiative launched in 2007 by the United Nations. Signatories of PRME must align with six key principles that support the school's work, promoting sustainability and educating future leaders to balance economic and sustainability goals while paying attention to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).