Accreditations and rankings

We provide the ideal environment for our students and participants to get the most out of themselves in order to achieve their goals. We pride ourselves on quality education and a personal approach. This is highlighted by national and international accreditations and rankings, as well as our student and participant satisfaction.


Nyenrode has been accredited by Equis/EFMD, the leading international accreditation body for business schools. Nyenrode is placed 38 in the Financial Times European Business School Ranking (2017)

Bachelor and master programs

Our bachelor and master programs are recognized by the Dutch Ministry of Education (a so-called NVAO accreditation). Additionally, our Accountancy programs have been accredited by the Dutch Commission for End Terms in Accountancy Education (CEA).


Our Executive Master of Finance & Control has also been accredited by the Dutch Association of Register Controllers (VRC). Further, our MBAs and our MSc in Management have been accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA).


In the Dutch Guide to Masters 2018, published by the Center for Higher Education Information (CHOI), our Master of Science in Management, Master of Science in Controlling and Master of Science in Accountancy have once again been proclaimed to be the best in the country. Our Master Taxation Law, which we started in 2014, has been assessed as the best part-time master program in this field.

Executive education

According to the Financial Times (2019) we are the number one business school offering Executive Education in the Netherlands.