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    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), founded in 1876, is a member of The Big Ten Conference in Middle West. The University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign is a member of the Association of American Universities and is classified among "R1: Doctoral Universities – Very high research activity". The campus library system possesses the second-largest university library in the United States by holdings after Harvard University. In the 2020 U.S. News & World Report (USNWR) "America's Best Colleges" report, UIUC's undergraduate program was ranked tied for 48th among national universities and tied for 14th among public universities, with its undergraduate engineering program ranked tied for 6th in the U.S. among schools whose highest degree is a doctorate.


    The Peter F. Drucker and Masatoshi Ito Graduate School of Management, or more commonly, the Drucker School of Management, is the business school of Claremont Graduate University, which is a member of the Claremont Colleges. The school is named in honor of Peter Drucker, who taught management at the school for over 30 years.

  • • Rochester Institute of Technology

    Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) is a university located in Rochester, New York. It was founded in 1829 and changed its name into the current one in 1944. It covers an area of 1,900 acres and has 13,000 undergraduates and 2,400 graduate students. Its scale is ranked at the 10th place among private universities of the United States. This university, founded in 1829, has been highly praised in fields of science, engineering, computer information and image processing. It used to be selected as Top 100 Popular Universities of the United States and one of the comprehensive universities with style of leadership by the magazine of "U.S. News". In the academic reputation ranking for national universities made by U.S. News & World Report in 2020, RIT was ranked at 104th of the country. Saunders College of Business ranked No. 66 nationally among best programs for undergraduate business education and ranked 91st among the nation’s best graduate schools for business.

  • • Rotterdam School of Management

    Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (or RSM) is the international business school of the Erasmus University Rotterdam located in Rotterdam, Netherlands. RSM offers undergraduate and postgraduate programmes taught mostly in English, including MBA, executive education, and PhD programmes. Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University is ranked among the best business schools in Europe, while ranked in the top 30 in the world for Business and Management Studies according to the QS ranking. RSM is also a member of the Partnership in International Management (PIM) network, and hosts a diverse international student body. In 2013, RSM became part of the Alliance of European and Chinese Business Schools, which is under the patronage of the European Federation of Management Development. The school has been accredited to three highest-level certification systems among global business schools, i.e., AMBA, EQUIS and AACSB, and only top 1% business schools worldwide hold all of these three accreditations.

  • • MIP Politecnico di Milano

    The Polytechnic University of Milan (Politecnico di Milano) is the largest technical university in Italy, with about 42,000 students. The university offers undergraduate, graduate and higher education courses in engineering, architecture and design. Founded in 1863, it is the oldest university in Milan. According to the QS World University Rankings for subject area 'Engineering & Technology', it ranked in 2020 as the 20th best in the world.It ranked 6th worldwide for Design, 9th for Civil and Structural Engineering, 9th for Mechanical, Aerospace Engineering and 11th for Architecture. MIP Politecnico di Milano has been recognised as a prestigious business school for more than 40 years, attracting graduates interested in a managerial career in business or in public administration, together with companies wishing to enhance their organisation and strategies. MIP Politecnico di Milano is accredited by EQUIS and AMBA.