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The Faculty of Economics ranks among the best schools in Eastern Europe

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Dubai, 9 Nov 2017

At the 10th Eduniversal World Convention, held between 8 and 12 November 2017 in Dubai, the Faculty of Economics of the University of Ljubljana was proclaimed the second best school in Eastern Europe. The award was accepted by the Dean Prof. Dr Metka Tekavčič who expressed her gratitude to all those who recognised in FELU a high-quality school of business-economics.

The international Eduniversal ranking, which is compiled based on voting by the deans of business schools, classifies schools according to their international reputation in a given geographical area. These include: Africa, Central Asia, Eurasia and Middle East, Far East, Latin America, Oceania, North America, Eastern Europe and Western Europe. Slovenia belongs to the region of Eastern Europe, where the following countries are included: Albania, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Montenegro, Estonia, Kosovo, Latvia, Lithuania, Hungary, Macedonia, Moldavia, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia and Ukraine.

The Eduniversal international ranking features 1,000 of the world’s top business-economic schools from 154 countries. Every school is awarded Palms of Excellence (at least 1 and at most 5 Palms of Excellence). The final ranking of an individual business school is based on the votes of the deans of all 1,000 business schools.

In the Eastern European region first place is held by the University of Economics Prague (VSE), Czech Republic (5 Palms of Excellence). The second place was awarded to the Faculty of Economics of the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia (4 Palms of Excellence) and the Corvinus University of Budapest, Corvinus Business School, Hungary (4 Palms of Excellence). The third place is shared by the Graduate School of Management, St. Petersburg University, Russia (5 Palms of Excellence), the Zagreb School of Economics and Management, Croatia (4 Palms of Excellence) and the University of Warsaw – Faculty of Management, Poland (5 Palms of Excellence).

Detailed results of the international Eduniversal ranking for 2017:


  1. 1.      The American University in Cairo School of Business, Egypt
  2. 2.      University of Stellenbosch Business School, South Africa
  3. 3.      University of Cape Town – UCT Graduate School of Business, South Africa

Central Asia

  1. 1.      Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIM-B), India
  2. 2.      Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIM-A), India
  3. 3.      Almaty Management University, Kazakhstan and Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIM-C), India

Eastern Europe

  1. 1.      The University of Economics Prague (VSE), the Czech Republic
  2. 2.      University of Ljubljana Faculty of Economics, Slovenia and Corvinus University of Budapest – Corvinus Business School, Hungary
  3. 3.      St. Petersburg University Graduate School of Management, Russia; University of Warsaw Faculty of Management, Poland and Zagreb School of Economics and Management, Croatia

Eurasia and Middle East

  1. 1.      Tel Aviv University – Coller School of Management, Israel
  2. 2.      Koc University Graduate School of Business, Turkey
  3. 3.      The Hebrew University of Jerusalem – The Jerusalem School of Business Administration, Israel and Istanbul University School of Business, Turkey

Far East

  1. 1.      National University of Singapore – NUS Business School, Singapore
  2. 2.      Hong Kong University of Science and Technology – HKUST Business School, Hong Kong
  3. 3.      CEIBS – China Europe International Business School, China; Fudan University School of Management, China and Peking University – Guanghua School of Management, China

Latin America

  1. 1.      EGADE Business School-Tecnológico de Monterrey, Mexico
  2. 2.      FGV-EAESP Sao Paulo School of Business Administration, Brazil
  3. 3.      IAE Business School – Universidad Austral, Argentina; Universidad de los Andes School of Management, Columbia; University of Chile – School of Business and Economics, Chile and Universidad de Monterrey – UDEM Business School, Mexico

North America

  1. 1.      Harvard Business School, USA
  2. 2.      McGill University – Desautels Faculty of Management, Canada
  3. 3.      MIT Sloan School of Management, USA and Yale School of Management, USA


  1. 1.      The University of Melbourne – Melbourne Business School, Australia
  2. 2.      The University of Sydney Business School, Australia
  3. 3.      Monash University – Monash Business School, Australia

Western Europe

  1. 1.      Copenhagen Business School-CBS, Denmark
  2. 2.      INSEAD, France
  3. 3.      ESADE Business School, Spain; HEC PARIS, France and London Business School, United Kingdom

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