Edinburgh Business School
The Edinburgh Business School ( EBS) is part of the government Heriot -Watt University in Edinburgh. The university is named after the steam engine pioneer James Watt and the merchant George Heriot, was established in 1821.
The Edinburgh Business School, the business graduate school at Heriot Watt University, offers since 1985 MBA programs in full-time, part-time and distance learning form and today, with over 9,000 students from over 120 countries, one of the largest business schools. Head of the Business School 's Professor Keith Lumsden (MA, PhD).
In addition to the classic MBA program and a more rigorous DBA program (Doctor of Business Administration) is offered in the 2004, approximately 120 students were enrolled.
The Heriot Watt University is akredditiert by the British Royal Charter (1966) and by the Department of Education, the U.S. Department of Education recognized.
In 2010 the MBA distance learning program of the Edinburgh Business School reached in the worldwide ranking the Financial Times ranked first in the category " Online MBAs ".