The University of Mannheim Business School constantly tops the list of German business schools and is Germany's only institution to receive the "triple crown" - the accreditations by AACSB, EFMD (EQUIS) and AMBA. The focal points of the "Mannheim Philosophy" are research and teaching at the highest international level, consistent quality management, international focus and a distinctive practical orientation. Being the biggest business faculty in Germany and located in the heart of the 4th largest economy in the world, Mannheim maintains strong relations with the corporate world. Its corporate partners offer exclusive events for its students on campus and accompany students during their academic studies.
The University of South Carolina (USC), USA, was considered the best school in the world, in terms of "international experience", following a survey of graduates for the 2013 Global MBA Financial Times Ranking. The University of South Carolina offers more than 350 programs at undergraduate, master's and doctorate and its more than 46,000 students have access to the largest collection of works of Ernest Hemingway in the world. The Darla Moore School of Business has had AACSB accreditation since 1963, and is known for its international business program, which is consistently ranked first in the US News & World Report ranking, ahead of renowned US universities such as New York University, University of Pennsylvania, University of Southern California and Georgetown University. In this category, USC has been among the top three in the ranking for over 20 years, thanks to a highly qualified faculty and academic excellence.
One of the leading business school in Europe and founded in 1907 in Paris, ESSEC Business School strategically chose Singapore to extend its international presence and establish its Asia Pacific campus. The economic dynamism of the city-state and its position at a multicultural and educational crossroads allows ESSEC to respond to the increasing demand for management education in Asia. ESSEC Asia-Pacific serves as a gateway to the Asian and European markets, allowing our business students to get an enhanced educational experience and learn how to deal with different cultures in our increasingly global and complex environment. The selective programs offered in Singapore are all conducted in English and promote direct interactions with the economic world.