The top 100 universities globally for careers in banking and finance

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Den ersten Platz im Ranking belegt die Universität Harvard aus den USA.

If you're a student with aspirations to become a global financial services professional, you may be interested in a new study by QS Top Universities indicating where you ought to go to school.

QS has ranked 200 schools globally according to their appeal to financial services employers. There are some curious anomalies, such as the absence of French schools such as Paris-Dauphine and the addition of the University of Canterbury - until you realise that it refers to the university of Canterbury in New Zealand. The inclusion of London Business School also looks strange: it only offers postgraduate courses.

Nevertheless, for all its apparent failings, here's the ranking of global financial services employers' 100 most favourite academic institutions. If you're in the UK and want to work in finance, it seems you should be studying at Oxford, Cambridge, LSE, Imperial, or the University of Manchester.

 Title Employers
1 Harvard University 100
2 University of Oxford 96.9
3 University of Cambridge 90.6
4 London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) 86.1
5 Stanford University 83.1
6 Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) 77.4
7 London Business School 70.1
8 University of California, Berkeley (UCB) 67.7
9 The University of Melbourne 67.7
10 Columbia University 66.3
11 Yale University 65.9
12 McGill University 63.9
13 University of Pennsylvania 61.9
14 Monash University 59.5
15 Università  Commerciale Luigi Bocconi 59.3
16 National University of Singapore (NUS) 58.4
17 University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) 57.5
18 University of Chicago 56.8
19 University of Toronto 54.7
20 The University of Sydney 54
21 New York University (NYU) 53.8
22 The University of Auckland 53.6
23 The University of Warwick 52.8
24 University of Michigan 52.7
25 Imperial College London 52.6
26 The University of New South Wales 52.3
27 Northwestern University 50.5
28 Peking University 49
29 Cornell University 46.8
30 The University of Queensland 46.6
31 University of Canterbury 46.3
32 Erasmus University Rotterdam 44.9
33 The University of Manchester 44.5
34 The University of Tokyo 44.3
35 Australian National University 43
36 Tsinghua University 42.8
37 Shanghai Jiao Tong University 42.5
38 Purdue University 42.4
39 University of Bristol 42.4
40 Princeton University 41.6
41 University of Edinburgh 40.9
42 RMIT University 40.2
43 University of Birmingham 39.8
44 The University of Western Australia 39.4
45 Athens University of Economics And Business 39.3
46 ETH Zurich (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology) 39.2
47 Duke University 39
48 The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology 38.6
49 UCL (University College London) 37.9
50 University of Texas at Austin 37.8
51 Stockholm School of Economics 37.6
52 Georgia Institute of Technology 36.7
53 Università di Bologna (UNIBO) 36.2
54 University of Technology, Sydney 36.2
55 Trinity College Dublin 36.1
56 Nanyang Technological University (NTU) 35.9
57 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 35.8
58 Carnegie Mellon University 35.5
59 University of Otago 35.5
60 Durham University 35
61 University College Dublin 35
62 The University of Adelaide 34.8
63 The University of Western Ontario 34.3
64 University of Wisconsin-Madison 33.7
65 University of Amsterdam 33.6
66 University of St Gallen (HSG) 33.6
67 City University of Hong Kong 33.5
68 University of Hong Kong 33.1
69 Macquarie University 32.9
70 Queen's University of Belfast 32.2
71 University of Science and Technology of China 31.8
72 Boston University 31.7
73 The Chinese University of Hong Kong 31.4
74 University of Waterloo 31.4
75 Michigan State University 31.2
76 Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin 30.6
77 Lund University 30.3
78 Université Paris 1, Panthéon-Sorbonne 30.2
79 Deakin University 29.9
80 University of Waikato 29.8
81 University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 29.2
82 Universität Frankfurt am Main 29.2
83 Georgetown University 29.1
84 University of Wollongong 28.9
85 University of British Columbia 28.4
86 Queensland University of Technology 28.1
87 University of Minnesota 27.6
88 City University London 27.5
89 Massey University 27.5
90 Queen's University 27.4
91 Indiana University Bloomington 27.4
92 University of Colorado at Boulder 27.1
93 Johns Hopkins University 26.9
94 Ohio State University 26.9
95 Cardiff University 26.8
96 Victoria University of Wellington 26.7
97 Curtin University of Technology 26.5
98 George Washington University 26.4
99 Seoul National University 26.4
100 University of Strathclyde 26.2

Source: QS World University Rankings

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