We are recognized and ranked among the best business schools in the world by some of the most prestigious independent classification bodies. This reflects our commitment to excellence..


CESINE is part of Eduniversal Best 1,000 Business Schools ranking in 154 countries.

Eduniversal ranking has rated CESINE as one of the 16 best business schools in Spain. This ranking rates schools according to international reputation on a national and global level, as well as by geographical zone. CESINE therefore becomes one the most renowed higher education institutions in Spain.


CESINE has been ranked as the 3rd best university in Spain for international experience on the “ i2n University Ranking” issued by PriceWaterhouse Coopers and Education First.

i2n ranking is based on a series of examinations made to students, surveys, statistics, questionnaires and interviews in which it is assessed from the level of the students and their satisfaction, to the opportunities that the students have to develop international periods at partner universities around the world.

Accreditations & associations

External accreditation systems determine the level of excellence achieved by universities in different areas. These processes take several months and confirm that our university institution is placed as a reference at international level. Not surprisingly, obtaining the highest score in the section of teaching quality includes us in the select group of universities with such rating, among which are: MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), Harvard University, University of Oxford or University Of Cambridge.

Government of Cantabria

CESINE has the authorization of the Government of Cantabria as established in the Royal Decree 557/1999, art. 19, on creation and recognition of Universities and University Centers and Law 6/2001.

CESINE has also the authorization (code 39019361 from January 21, 2014 ) of the Government of Cantabria for official design bachelor degrees.

QS Stars International Accreditation

QS is an independent body that evaluates universities around the world through thirty criteria grouped into eight categories, including the employability of graduates, the quality of teaching, campus facilities, internationalization or commitment to society.

This is the highest recognition in university education worldwide. Valued by millions of international students, they offer detailed information for each of the areas, through the score of one to five stars. CESINE has obtained the highest score (5 stars) in areas such as “Teaching Staff” “Employment”and “Facilities” and in addition a great result in “Internationalization” of its graduates and “Inclusiveness”.

Members of EFMD

CESINE is member of EFMD, the most exclusive and recognized international business school organization in the world, to which only the most prestigious university institutions belong. It has only 900 members in 88 countries.

EFMD is the organization with greater recognition worldwide that accredits quality in higher education (business schools, academic programs, universities and online training) and its impact on management. See member list


We are recognized by global leaders in education.

London Metropolitan University

The London Metropolitan University is a renowned British university ,It has 30,000 students and is one of the largest universities in the UK, with more than 190 nationalities represented.

The quality of teaching at London Metropolitan University is audited every year through the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA), obtaining the highest level of recommendation, for the university management, the quality of its academic programs and the academic standards of their qualifications.

The Bachelor (Hons) in International Business Management; Bachelor (Hons) in Advertising, Marketing Communications & Public Relations; Bachelor (Hons) in Journalism; Bachelor (Hons) in Hospitality & Travel Management and Bachelor (Hons) in Sports Management (Surf, Sail & Golf Industries) are awarded by London Metropolitan University.