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HEC Liège Management School University of Liège has received the EQUIS international accreditation

The excellence of its teaching and research, its international orientation, and the cohesion of its work, both internally and externally, have been recognized and rewarded.

Liège, 14 December 2016: HEC Liège Management School - University of Liège has just obtained the prestigious international quality award EQUIS (EFMD Quality Improvement System) at the end of a long process based on the consistent aim of excellence.

All aspects of the School were analyzed, from its governance to its network of graduates, including the quality and impact of its teaching, its research, and its interactions with all its stakeholders.

The School’s standards of ethics and social responsibility, its human and financial resources, its strategic development, and its internationalization all also met the EQUIS criteria.

The EQUIS accreditation is a rigorous and selective evaluation process. Its achievement is a recognition of the continuous improvement made by HEC Liège over many years. It certifies that our institution meets high-quality international standards in all its activities.

All of our Bachelor and Master programs, our doctoral program, and our executive education programs are thus accredited and benefit from this prestigious label of quality. In a globalized and highly competitive world, such recognition is indispensable. This success reinforces the School’s visibility on the European and global stage for the benefit of our domestic and international students, our business and academic partners, and our Alumni.

With this recognition, HEC Liège Management School - University of Liège joins an exclusive circle of 163 EQUIS accredited business schools worldwide (December 2016).

Adrian Hopgood, Director General and Dean of HEC Liège: "I would like to express my thanks to all the members of HEC Liège and the University of Liège. Everyone has committed themselves to this process with determination, and this accreditation is the result of the work done. The EQUIS award is a recognition of the quality of HEC Liège and our engagement at an international level, with a positive impact on the profile of Liège and its region. This award also puts our School in pole position to continue its progress along the path of continuous improvement".