International Partner Universities

GBS International Partners

International Partner Universities

In the global marketplace, it is essential to be connected. That is why we are actively forming strong ties with partner schools who meet the same standards of quality education as we hold to ourselves. Our network has consistently grown over the years, ever expanding towards new horizons. These organizations enable us to work on exchange programs and dual degrees with universities and business schools that share our passion for quality education.

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This forum is a platform for meetings and exchanges between: policy makers, operators and experts in financial, banking, insurance, financial and fiduciary companies and large enterprises. Its objective is to contribute, through the exchange of experience and knowledge, to the modernization of the financial system in Algeria. Although this Forum is dedicated to professionals (business to business), non professionals are well accepted and can benefit from being involved.


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State Economic University is one of the biggest educational institutions of the South Caucasus. ASEU has 14 faculties, with 16,000 students, and it offers master programs in 57 specialties, employing more than 1,000 teachers, including 62 professors and 344 docents, among whom there are active members of the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences, the New York Academy of Sciences, winners of state awards, honored teachers and scientists.

ISTAK lyceum is an educational institution providing educational services for students of I-XI forms in Azerbaijani, Russian and English. The lyceum, founded under the license number “074503” by the Ministry of Education of the Azerbaijan Republic in 2014, operates in Baku (Ganjlik, Narimanov, Khalqlar Dostlughu, Ahmedli), Sumgayit, Guba, Shirvan, Lankaran, Aghdash, Mingachevir, Shaki and Ganja.

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Chernorizets Hrabar Free University of Varna was established in 1991.The University is among the initiators and most active members of the Black Sea University Network. VFU’s lecturers and students play an ever more significant role in diverse international projects, such as Tempus, Erasmus, Leonardo, and other research and education dedicated programmes funded by the EU.

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Alfred Nobel Open Business School offers a world of possibilities. All of the school’s open MBA and certificate programs have been extensively internationalized to give students the global competencies they need to compete both at home and abroad.

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Tianfu College, of the Southwest University of Finance and Economics, has achieved educational excellence for 90 years and upholds its high standards and innovative philosophy. Approved by the Ministry of Education (Qiao Fa Han [2006] No. 81), the school’s student population has ascended to 20,158 and has 1,453 active faculty members. They have a total of three campuses: Mianyang Campus, Chengdu Campus (East), Chengdu Campus (West).

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The University of South Bohemia in České Budějovice is a public, non-profit institution. It was founded in 1991 and conists of eight faculties. It was originally formed from the merger of the two oldest faculties, the Pedagogical (founded in 1948) and the Faculty of Agriculture (founded in 1960). The university is a research institution focusing mainly on natural science, social science and humanities. A significant aspect of the scientific research activities is close cooperation with the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic. Currently, the university has almost 13,000 students in Bachelor, Master and Doctoral Studies.

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For over 30 years FactSet has been a leading provider of accurate financial information and superior software solutions to the global investment community. By integrating content from hundreds of databases with powerful analytics on a single platform, FactSet offers the most complete financial workflow solution available. Learn more at


We prepare our students along with INSEEC Alpes-Savoie for dual diploma programs at Bachelor, Master and MBA levels. Students can start their university education in one university in one country and finish the last year in the other university and obtain two degrees from INSEEC Alpes-Savoie and the Geneva Business School.

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Tbilisi State University, Georgia
TSU is the oldest university in the whole Caucasus region. Over 18,000 students are enrolled and the total number of faculty and staff (collaborators) is approximately 5,000.

The University has five branches in different regions of Georgia, 6 faculties, approximately 60 scientific-research laboratories and centers, a scientific library (with more than 3,700,000 books and periodicals), 7 museums, publishing house and printing press (newspaper “Tbilisis Universiteti”).

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Wekerle Business School is committed to providing an internationally-recognized quality education. It has created strategic cooperation agreements with various international colleges and universities over the last few years.

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Sambhram Institute of Technology is an offshoot of the Sambhram Group, widely-known for its services in education, health, housing, property development, hotels and resorts. Sambhram Education Trust is the educational arm of the Group and it runs several professional institutions in Bangalore, KGF in Karnataka state and Chittoor in Andhra Pradesh.

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Griffith University and Griffith College Dublin (GCD) – is a private college in the Republic of Ireland. It offers courses accredited by a number of institutions and bodies in Ireland and Britain.

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ALMA university launched originally as the Almaty School of Management, founded in 1988 and transformed in accordance with the Regulation of the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan #1387 as of November 14, 1996 into IAB. Today ALMA university has the stable multi-profile education structure, which allows acquisition of the up-to-date knowledge and practical skills in economics, management, finance, marketing, information science and business.


Kazakh-British Technical University, KAZAKHSTAN
KBTU is a new university that focuses on training highly-skilled professionals possessing practical skills and cutting-edge knowledge in various sectors. The objectives of the University, as a leader in education in Kazakhstan with an excellent reputation and recognition by British higher education, are to train highly-qualified specialists, to conduc

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International University of Kyrgyzstan, KYRGYZSTAN
IUK has become one of the leading higher education institutions of Kyrgyzstan and Central Asia region. The IUK is a member of the World Association of Universities and Colleges (WAUC), Association of European Universities (EUA), European Association for International Education (EAIE), Global Alliance for Transnational Education (GATE), Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW), International Association of Universities under UNESCO.

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Kyungsung, KOREA
To grow means to make one’s dreams come true. This process of growth takes place one step at a time. One day we open our eyes and realize spring has arrived. In the same way, one morning at Kyungsung University you may open your eyes and realize you have become a true expert in multimedia.

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Headquartered in Katowice, KSE consists of two academic campuses and three faculties in six town centers. There are currently nearly 12,000 students enrolled and 20,000 graduates. KSE can be proud of the leading place it holds in the rankings of private universities. It is in second place in Poland and it is currently in fourth place among the most prestigious private universities in Poland, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit 2004. They are currently ranked seventh by “Businessman Magazine”.

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The Poznan School of Banking, POLAND
The Poznan School of Banking has been consistently ranked among the top non-state schools of business and economics. It has achieved its present status thanks to the highly-qualified teaching staff and graduates who are in great demand in the job market.

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The Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (RANEPA) was founded by presidential order on September 20, 2010. This foundation involved the merger of two previously existing academies: The Academy of National Economy (ANE), which was established in 1977, and the Russian Academy of Public Administration (RAGS), established in 1991. The merger also brought together 12 other state educational institutions.

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Comenius University in Bratislava is the largest university in Slovakia, with most of its faculties located in Bratislava. The Comenius University has more than 30,000 students and 2,000 faculty members.

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The Johan Cruyff Institute, Barcelona
The Johan Cruyff Institute for Sport Studies educates sportspeople worldwide and generates projects and ideas for the sports industry. The Cruyff Institute was created by athletes, is fully sports-oriented, and aims to become a reference point in the world of sport. The Cruyff Institute builds bridges between education and business through talent and knowledge development.
ESEEA is an academic institution with a clear international vocation established with the intention to train leaders who will be able to effectively contribute to a responsible and coherent progress of society as a whole.The main objective is to promote the formation and the professional training of people by enhancing and developing their key competences. With a clear social and innovative character, ESEEA motivates the socio-cultural development with the intention of achieving a synergy or bonds between the corporative, the academic and the cultural worlds.

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L’Institut de Formation de Gestionnaire de Patrimoine (IFGP) a été créé en 1995 à Genève à la demande des milieux professionnels de la gestion de patrimoine. L’IFGP dispense ses cours tant à Genève, que Lausanne et Zurich. La mission de l’IFGP est de préparer les hommes et les femmes à forts potentiels à l’exercice de fonctions opérationnelles dans les métiers de la finance, principalement dans la relation clientèle.


Ascendi, Geneva, SWITZERLAND
Ascendi is a private, independent, non-profit, association providing executive training in Geneva (CGPC). Ascendi provides vocational training for managers in private and public companies. GBS works closely with Ascendi to offer fast-track Executive MBA programs.


The National Centre of Competence in Research (NCCR), SWITZERLAND
In the NCCR Chemical Biology, chemists, biochemists, physicists and cell biologists develop innovative techniques based on small molecules and proteins to obtain new information about cellular processes and control them in situ.The NCCR is also engaged in establishing a platform for chemical screening aimed at developing a new generation of molecules with biological effects.


EPFL is considered to be among the world’s most prestigious universities in technology. GBS has a strong partnership with EPFL as GBS hosts the Pre-Seed Workshop each year which includes EPFL professors and students among its participants.The three most influential and widely observed international university rankings, QS World University Rankings, Academic Ranking of World Universities and Times Higher Education World University Rankings ranked EPFL No. 2, No. 1 and No. 2 respectively in the field of Engineering and Technology in continental Europe in their 2014–2015 rankings, competing with Cambridge, Oxford, Imperial College London and its sister institution, ETH Zurich, for Europe’s top five spots in Engineering and Technology.
logosm_95x41Swiss Marketing Genève, SWITZERLAND
The Swiss Marketing Club has over 3,500 members nationwide, divided into about 35 regional clubs. It is an association of marketers and executives who put their clients at the center of their concerns. Swiss Marketing is active nationally in the area of vocational training in marketing and acts as a consultant and partner with national authorities and public and private organizations.


HSBC Private Bank provides private banking and trustee services worldwide to individuals and their families. Drawing on the strength of the HSBC Group and the best products from the marketplace, HSBC works with clients to develop services and strategies to manage, preserve and develop wealth for today and for the future. GBS has already sent students to HSBC for internship placements.

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Okan University, TURKEY
One of Turkey’s newest and most dynamic universities, Okan University was officially founded by the Okan Culture, Education, and Sports Foundation in 1999. As of the 2009-2010 academic year, Okan University had a total of 88 departments in its 5 faculties, one academy, and one junior college.

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The American University Girne, CYPRUS
Girne American University focuses on providing access to an American-style higher education to the widest possible group of motivated learners. In charting its course for the next century, GAU will continue to be guided by this special mission. GAU has signed cooperation agreements with Geneva Business School in Geneva.

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Borys Grinchenko Kyiv University, UKRAINE
Borys Grinchenko Kyiv University is a modern multi-profile municipal higher education institution with the highest accreditation level. It is the only University in Ukraine which is managed by Kyiv City Council and primarily meets the needs of the Kyiv educational system.

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AGU and Geneva Business School, held high level talks to identify areas of mutual collaboratio. Professor Francis Kahn, President, Geneva Business School, Switzerland and Professor Abdelrahim Al Ameen, President, Al Ghurair University held intensive discussions in order to explore the possibilities of mutual collaboration in the domains of teaching, research, training, and consultancy. Professor Mohamed Khalifa, Vice President, Academic Affairs, Professor Shaukat Ali Brah, Dean, College of Business, and Dr. Fauz Gataby, Director – International Development, Swiss Education Council, also took part in the deliberations. While a number of issues came up for discussion, it was felt that the AGU and Geneva Business School may focus, to start with, on such initiatives as students and faculty exchange, dual degree programs, executive education, and joint research and consultancy projects.

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Studyinteractive, London, UK
InterActive offers a wide portfolio of postgraduate education across the areas of business, management, finance and marketing. GBS offers Online Programs via our partnership with Interactive Ltd.

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Webber International University, USA
Webber International University is a private business university that specializes heavily in Sports Management, located on a beautiful 110-acre campus along the shoreline of Crooked Lake, 45 minutes from Disney World or Universal Studios.

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Banking University HCMC, VIETNAM
The Banking University of Ho Chi Minh City is a university that provides graduate and postgraduate level education in finance, banking and business administration. There are five faculties: Finance, International Financial Markets, International Finance and Banking, Financial Institutions Management, and Foreign Languages.