Accreditations and Awards

The Zagreb School of Economics and Management is reaccredited business school – confirmed by the Ministry of Science and Education of the Republic of Croatia, KL: UP/I-602-04/12-13/00009, UR.BR: 533-07-12-0002, od 27.02.2013.


AACSB – The Association of Advance Collegiate Schools of Business

The Zagreb School of Economics and Management has achieved the AACSB accreditation enabling it to enter the exclusive club of the top 5% of the most outstanding business schools in the world. The accreditation reaffirmed the status of ZSEM as the leading business school in Croatia. Founded in 1916, the Association of Advance Collegiate Schools of Business is the longest-serving international institution with the mission to advance quality management education worldwide through accreditation, thought leadership, and value-added services. It is worth noting that the exclusive club of accredited institutions include the renowned universities from across the globe, such as Harvard, Yale, Stanford, and many others; The Zagreb Schools of Economics and Management has passed the stringent criteria imposed on the best schools in the world.

Throughout its decade-long effort to attain excellence, Zagreb Schools of Economics and Management was recognized for the quality of its program, international standards it respects, and the speed of the employment of the recent graduates. What makes us very proud is that the business community was among the first ones to recognize the quality of the work we’ve done.



In 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017 the French portal Eduniversal declared Zagreb School of Economics and Management the best business school in Croatia. The research arrived at these findings through the opinion survey of the deans of business schools and economics departments from around the world on what business school they regard as best.

The Zagreb School of Economics and Management was recently proclaimed the third best business school in Eastern Europe at at the Eduniversal World Convention 2017, placing it together with the University of Economics in Prague, Corvinus University in Budapest and the Faculty of Economics of the University of Ljubljana.

We proudly underscore that according to this research, ZSEM is not only the best business school in Croatia, but rather, its Eduniversal 4 Palmes of Excellence ranking makes it the top business school with significant international influence. Eduinversal acknowledged the quality of our post grad studies (MBA program), in which several of our academic majors have been included among the best 200 in the world (Management, Marketing, Finance and Banking, Human Resource Management, Accounting and Auditing, Management of Information Systems), while our module Quantitative Finance ended up among top one hundred in the world! Still, the most rewarding recognition we can hail is the success of our students and graduates. Daily newspapers and business magazines often report on their success, ranging from achievements in international competitions to launching innovative entrepreneurial ideas.

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Among 5% best business schools in the world

4 Palms of excellence

ZSEM became a leader in educating HR specialists