Institutional Memberships


Committed to excellence in business education and research, Edinburgh Business School is a proud member of several global Business Education bodies.


AACSB Membership

Edinburgh Business School is a full member of the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). AACSB International is a global association of leaders in education and business dedicated to supporting and advancing quality business education worldwide.

Through  membership, accreditation, research, thought leadership, professional development, and advocacy, AACSB partners with over 1,700 organisations, from more than 100 countries globally.

Membership or participation in the Global Education Alliance does not imply accreditation.

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EFMD Membership

Edinburgh Business School is a Global Member of the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD).

EFMD is a global, non-profit, membership driven organisation dedicated to management development. Recognised globally as an accreditation body for business schools, business school programmes, and corporate universities.

With a network of over 30,000 management professionals from academia, business, public service, and consultancies, EFMD play a central role in shaping global approach to management education and provide a unique forum for information, research, networking, and debate on innovation and best practice.

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We are a partner member of the Responsible Research in Business and Management (RRBM) network, who recognise us as a pioneering institution. The designation of RRBM Pioneering Institution is intended for business schools that, through their observable action, are committed to the principles and vision of RRBM.

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PRME Membership

Edinburgh Business School is a Communicating Signatory member with PRME Principles for Responsible Management Education) and committed to implementing its principles.

PRME is a United Nations-supported initiative. Raising the profile of sustainability in management-related higher education institutions around the world, it equips students with the ability to deliver change.

PRME engages business schools to provide future leaders with the skills needed to balance business goals, while drawing attention to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and aligning academic institutions with the work of the UN Global Compact.

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The Global Business School Network is a nonprofit organization that partners with business schools, industry, foundations and aid agencies to improve access to quality, locally relevant management education for the developing world.

Within the context of the emerging economies mission, GBSN builds activities, programs and projects that enable the creation of new knowledge, provide meaningful international experiences, and build relationships that can transform management education, as well as provide broad visibility to our member schools as a champion and change maker for economic and social development.

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