Accreditations and Rankings

Quality assurance

Toulouse Business School has earned the three prestigious international accreditations in the industry, thus assuring the quality of its degrees. Only 1% of business schools worldwide have managed to earn all three accreditations, and in Spain, only ESADE, the Instituto de Empresa and IESE have this triple accreditation.

These recognitions ensure an education that meets the strictest standards of quality in terms of teaching, research and job placement. They also give international prestige to the degrees from the school.

EQUIS (European Quality Improvement System)

TBS was first accredited by EQUIS in 2001 and reaccredited in 2004, 2009 and 2014 for five years.

EQUIS is an european quality certificate for higher education institutions in management and business administration awarded by the European Foundation for Management Development that assesses internationally-focused institutions with a benchmarking system. It seeks to create a valid assessment tool, regardless of the cultural environment.

AMBA (Association of MBA´s)

TBS received AMBA accreditation in 2002, 2012 and was reaccredited in 2016 for five years.

AMBA is an independent international organisation created by former MBA students that defines, assesses and certifies the quality of the world’s best MBA programmes.

AACSB (The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)

Toulouse Business School received AACSB accreditation in 2003 and was reaccredited in 2009, 2014 and 2019 for five years.

AACSB is an American certification that assesses all business schools around the world using very strict criteria and after several years of internal improvements and audits.


  • Number 1 in L'Etudiant ranking of Management Bachelors (2018)

  • Number 1 in Moniteur du Commerce International ranking of International Business Bachelors (2018)

  • Number 4 in Parisien Etudiant ranking of Management Bachelors (2018)

  • Number 55 in Financial Times ranking of best European business schools (2018)

  • Among the top 50 best Masters in Management Financial Times world ranking (2018)