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Education - June 21, 2017

EDHEC Business School’s Master in Finance tops the Financial Times Masters in Finance ranking, published June 19.

This result underscores EDHEC’s international excellence in finance. After gaining 7 places in 3 years, EDHEC is now ranked as the top business school for finance worldwide by the Financial Times. This ranking vindicates the high-impact strategy initiated several years ago by the School and which has entailed a disruptive policy in the international research field, executed in close proximity to businesses. By producing research that is of true practical use for businesses and is disseminated through the School’s different programmes, EDHEC ensures this strategy has an exceptional impact on the training and placement of its students throughout the world.

Since the creation of the EDHEC-Risk Institute in 2001, the School has become an academic reference within the financial industry. This institute has become the premier academic centre for industry-relevant research research in investment management. In partnership with large financial institutions, its team implements 7 research programmes focusing on asset allocation and risk management and has developed an ambitious portfolio of research and educational initiatives in the domain of investment solutions for institutional and individual investors.

EDHEC-Risk plays a noted role in furthering applied financial research and systematically highlighting its practical uses. As part of its original “Research for Business” philosophy, the research institute maintains a dialogue with professionals, which benefits the industry as a whole.

This distinction highlights the excellence of research and education efforts pursued by EDHEC Business School in finance, to which EDHEC-Risk Institute is proud to contribute.

For more information on these rankings, you can consult the Financial Times website at the following page Masters in Finance Pre-experience 2017 and the Financial Times article related to the 2017 edition of the Financial Times ranking of masters in finance programmes.