Local Commitment, Global Impact


Our mission at Birmingham Business School is to be a research-led, multi-disciplinary, international business school developing a new generation of global business leaders and entrepreneurs.

We are committed to making a difference: by enabling our graduates to add value throughout their careers; by providing superior business intelligence to our partners; and by focusing our research on the key challenges that face our economy and our society.

Birmingham Business School is a pioneer of business education, being the country's first Business School having been established in 1902, giving us over 100 years of teaching and research experience.

Global approach


We have a global approach to business and internationalism and believe that the global nature of business makes it essential that our students and academics understand business from different international perspectives.

Visit out international pages to find out more about our global approach.

Rankings and accreditation


Choosing the right business school is a decision that justifies a great deal of careful selection and research. Rankings and accreditation are two key factors that may play an important role in your decision making process.

View our rankings and accreditation.

Advisory Board


Our Advisory Board is chaired by Lord Digby Jones of Birmingham. Its purpose is to advise on our strategic objectives and their attainment, and seek to enhance the Business School's links with the corporate world.

Learn about the role of our Advisory Board and its members.

Hear from the Dean, Professor Simon Collinson