About us

Come to Leeds and change the world for the better

In a world of complexity and constant change, we recognise the opportunities to make a positive difference.

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Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021

90% of the Business School’s submitted research to be either ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’ overall

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Our history

The Business School has a rich history dating back to 1874.

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About us

Leeds University Business School is a faculty of the University of Leeds, one of the leading higher education institutions in the UK. In a world of complexity and constant change, whether technological, environmental or economic, we encourage students and businesses to recognise the opportunities to make a positive difference. We believe in the power of business education, research and innovation to change the world for the better.

We are ranked in the top 75 universities in the world (QS rankings 2024) and are a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive UK universities. We deliver undergraduate, Masters, MBA, PhD, executive and professional education and online study, for over 5,000 students from around 100 countries. We are one of a small number of business schools worldwide to be triple-accredited by AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS.

We are triple accredited and hold numerous major accreditations from leading international bodies, in recognition of our research and teaching excellence.

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We are regularly ranked amongst the world's top business schools.

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Our mission is to make an exceptional impact on business and society globally through leadership in research and teaching.

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The Faculty Executive Group drives the strategic direction of the Business School.

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Discover how we are tackling global challenges to become greener and more sustainable

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Leeds University Business School is committed to creating a fully inclusive environment for staff, students, alumni and partners.

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Housed in impressive facilities on the University of Leeds’ Western Campus.

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We work with over 200 institutions worldwide, through research projects, teaching, programme development, conferences, networks, International Advisory Board and student programmes.

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Our six departments form the framework for our teaching and research, including domestic and international collaborations via our interdisciplinary research centres.

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