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Accreditation & Rankings

Accreditation & Rankings


We are among the first 100 in FT list

Sabancı Business School is among the best 100 business schools in Financial Time’s (FT) 2023 “World Best Executive MBA Programs" list. Ranked 81st, Sabancı Business School has reached the highest level so far and is the number one Turkish business school in 8 different categories.

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QS World University Rankings 2024

The QS ranking is released every year to announce the best universities worldwide. In 2024's list, Sabancı Business School's "Business Analytics for Professionals" graduate program is listed as #101+ and "Masters in Finance" is ranked between #131-140.

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Quality marks for business schools, accreditations are given by national or international independent organizations as a result of a detailed and meticulous examination process. 

What do completing this process which also includes an objective and transparent self- assessment and being awarded with an international accreditation mean for Sabancı Business School’s present and future students?

  • Graduate and undergraduate degrees are accepted worldwide, thus raising employment chances.

  • Education provided by experienced academic staff in Sabancı Business School meets high academic and ethical standards. 

  • Academic degrees are prepared based on international perspective and research. Also they are constantly upgraded taking business world’s expectations.

  • Students have opportunities to take part in high-level extracurricular activities.


In line with our mission "delivering programs responsive to the needs of business and society- graduate individuals accordingly", Sabancı Business School was given Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) accreditation in 2011.

All the programs were re-accredited for another 5 years in June 2022. 

AACSB accreditation is considered as one of the oldest and most prestigious accreditations for business schools.

Since its foundation in 1916, AACSB provides quality assurances, learning and development services to more than 1000 accredited business schools in at least 100 countries. 

Schools are assessed according to 21 criteria including education, research, curriculum, faculty and learning outcomes. 

The school and its programs are assessed every 6 year for the renewal of the accreditation.