International Networks

Read here about the international networks in which ESB Business School is actively involved.

IPBS (International Partnership of Business Schools)

With over 2,000 students the IPBS network is the largest university cooperation programme in Europe. The ESB Business School offers two degree programmes together with partner universites of the network:

The following universities are a part of this network:

  • Dublin City University, DCU Business School, Dublin, Ireland
  • Fundação Getúlio Vargas, Escola de Administração de Empresas de São Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • Reutlingen University, ESB Business School, Reutlingen, Germany
  • Lancaster University, The Management School, Lancaster, Great Britain
  • NEOMA, Centre d'Etudes Supérieures Européennes de Management, Reims, France
  • Northeastern University, D'Amore-McKim School of Business, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
  • North Carolina State University, Poole College of Management, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
  • Universidad de las Américas Puebla, Escuela de Negocios y Economía, Puebla, Mexico
  • Universidad Pontifica Comillas, Instituto Católico de Administración y Dirección Empresas, Madrid, Spain
  • Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Facoltà di Economia - Piacenza, Piacenza, Italy

You will find further information on the website of the IPBS.

AACSB International (The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)

ESB Business School has been a member of the AACSB, the largest business school network in the world, since 2009. Implementation of international quality standards is a central goal of the Business School, in which the entire School participates. ESB is in the accreditation process of the AACSB whose seal confirms the fulfilment of high demands on the Business School.

You will find further information on the website of the AACSB.

EFMD (European Foundation for Management Development)

ESB Business School is a member of the EFMD, an international accreditation institute for business schools and their study programmes. It takes part regularly in the exchange of knowledge of the primarily European business schools in which some of its partner universities also participate.

You will find further information on the website of the EFMD.

PRME (Principles for Responsible Management Education)

This initiative institutionalises the relations between the United Nations and business schools worldwide and has dedicated itself to the promotion of responsible management education. Reutlingen University and ESB Business School are active members of the organisation and regularly report about measures to support a responsible management education.

You will find further information on the website of PRME.

Read the “Report on Progress - UN Principles for Responsible Management Education 2014“ of Reutlingen University.

CEEMAN (Central and East European Management Development Association)

CEEMAN was founded in 1933 with the goal to promote management education in Central and Eastern Europe and is today a worldwide network of institutions of management education with members from over 50 countries.

You will find further information on CEEMAN’s website.

CLADEA (Council of Learning Assistance and Developmental Educational Associations)

A worldwide network of institutions of management education, originally focused on Latin America, today with more than 200 member institutions worldwide.

You will find further information on CLADEA’s website.

DFH (Deutsch-Französische Hochschule)

The Deutsch Französische Hochschule (German-French University), DFH, is a network of member universities from Germany and France with the goal of enhancing the cooperation between the two countries in the area of further education and research. It promotes the relations and the exchange between German and French universities, including the establishment of binational degree programmes, doctoral and research programmes.
Since many years the DFH supports the programmes BSc International Management Double Degree (IMX) and MA European Management Studies.

You will find further information on DFH’s website.