Externado MBA obtains AMBA International Accreditation

The Association of MBA's, a global accrediting authority, has awarded our University's Masters in Business Administration (MBA) the International Accreditation, after an over two-year rigorous process, to comply with the demanding global management training standards, accessed by only 300 business schools in the world.

The final evaluation visit was carried out during the week of August 31 to September 4, 2020. The following professors made up the evaluation panel:

Prof. Bodo Schlegelmilch (Chair) 

Founding Dean, WU Executive Academy 

Vienna University of Economics and Business – Austria

Chair of the Board of Trustees 

AMBA & BGA – United Kingdom 

Prof. Jorge Talavera 


ESAN University – Peru

Prof. Paolo Taticchi 

Executive Director of Global Student Experience 

Imperial College Business School – United Kingdom 

The final concept highlights the program’s continued progress toward academic excellence.


The visitors also emphasized the MBA’S firm commitment towards sustainable development issues, the students’ wide diversity of experience and professional profiles, and the benefits of the Privilegios (Privileges) initiative by offering a complementary portfolio of skills.

Belonging to this select group allows students and graduates of the program to access a wide variety of benefits, among which are:

  • Provide valuable resources and research allowing members to compare their competencies, career progress, and earning potential in their respective markets.
  • Create opportunities for members to network internationally with like-minded professionals and build multicultural projects globally.
  • Enjoy free masterclassesand webinars
  • Read the latest opinions and award-winning content from business leaders and opinion formers

Through this significant achievement, we reaffirm our commitment to provide our students a high-quality education on global standards and provide the academic and business world an approach focused on strategy, leadership, and sustainability, as agents of change with a high social focus for emerging economies.

Learn about the Privilegios Program