Accreditation and memberships


The University of Exeter Business School is proud to be accredited by both EQUIS (EFMD Quality Improvement System) and AMBA (Association of MBAs). Such accreditation, each following a rigorous self-assessment process, provides assurance of our commitment to high standards of quality and the provision of an outstanding educational experience, subsequently enhancing the value of the degrees awarded to our students in a competitive global environment.

EQUIS - EFMD Quality Improvement System

EQUIS is the leading international system of quality assessment, improvement and accreditation of higher education institutions in management and business administration. EQUIS is run by the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD) and its fundamental objective is to raise the standard of management education worldwide. By attending an EQUIS accredited school, students can be assured that they are part of a high quality institution.

Association of MBAs (AMBA)

The Association of MBAs is the international impartial authority on postgraduate business education. AMBA's accreditation service is the global standard for all MBA, DBA and MBM programmes. Through this accreditation, students and alumni benefit from access to world-class events and prestigious networking opportunities.


AACSB International

The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business

The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business is a global, nonprofit membership organization of educational institutions, businesses, and other entities devoted to the advancement of management education.


Association of Business Schools

The Association of Business Schools (ABS) is the representative body and authoritative voice for all the leading business schools of UK universities, higher education institutions and independent management colleges.


The Academy of Business in Society

The Academy of Business in Society (ABIS) is a unique alliance of companies, business schools and academic institutions, committed to integrating business in society issues into the heart of management theory and practice.


European Foundation for Management Development

EFMD is an international membership organization with more than 650 member organizations from academia, business, public service and consultancy in 75 countries.


Principles for Responsible Management Education

The mission of the Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) initiative is to inspire and champion responsible management education, research and thought leadership globally.


Quantitative Techniques for Economics & Management Masters Network

QTEM, Quantitative Techniques for Economics and Management, is an international network bringing together outstanding students, academic partners and international corporations.