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Looking to get an MBA? These are the best programmes in Europe

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Many of the top schools are in the US, but Business Insider UK picked out the best schools in Europe. Image: REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Will Martin
Markets Reporter, Business Insider UK
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The FT's Global MBA ranking for 2017 took data from business schools, including average salaries, the average increase in salary graduates experience three years after finishing their degree, and the percentage of grads in work three months after finishing school.

It then collated that data to create a list of the 100 best business schools in the world for doing an MBA.

Many of the top schools are in the US, but Business Insider UK picked out the best schools in Europe.

We've included the average "weighted salary" of graduates, which determines an average salary for MBA holders three years after finishing. Salaries do not necessarily relate to the quality of the school, and the highest average salary can be found at Europe's 4th best MBA programme.

Check out the top European schools below and see the whole ranking at the FT's website. Numbers in brackets are the school's ranking in the FT's global top 100.

29. (99 out of 100) Vlerick Business School — $97,960 (£78,853)

28 (97). Birmingham Business School — $99,765 (£80,306)

27. (92) Grenoble Ecole de Management — $101,596 (£81,780)

26 (91). University of Edinburgh Business School — $102,804 (£82,752)

25 (80). University of Strathclyde Business School — $98,105 (£78,970)

=24 (T74). Durham University Business School — $104,321 (£83,974)

=24 (T74). EDHEC Business School — $113,502 (£91,364)

=22 (T70). The Lisbon MBA — $118,442 (£95,340)

=22 (T70). European School of Management and Technology Berlin — $108,360 (£87,225)

=22 (T70). Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School at University College Dublin — $113,094 (£91,035)

19 (59). University of St Gallen — $119,861 (£96,483)

18 (54). Mannheim Business School — $113,829 (£91,627)

17 (53). Cranfield School of Management — $123,773 (£99,632)

16 (45). Imperial College Business School — $112,865 (£90,851)

15 (44). Warwick Business School — $112,702 (£90,720)

14 (42). Lancaster University Management School — $114,220 (£91,942)

13 (37). Cass Business School at City University London — $127,110 (£102,318)

12 (33). Saïd Business School at University of Oxford — $139,235 (£112,078)

11 (31). Rotterdam School of Management at Erasmus University — $120,625 (£97,098)

10 (30). Alliance Manchester Business School — $130,535 (£105,075)

9 (22). SDA Bocconi School of Management — $129,064 (£103,891)

8 (21). IMD Switzerland — $154,511 (£124,374)

7 (20). HEC Paris — $132,073 (£106,313)

6 (17). Esade Business School — $146,127 (£117,626)

5 (10). IESE Business School — $147,596 (£118,808)

4 (8). IE Business School — $168,923 (£135,976)

2 (6). London Business School — $154,567 (£124,420)

2 (5). Cambridge Judge Business School — $164,462 (£132,385)

1 (1). INSEAD — $167,657 (£134,956)

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