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Academica International – Dual Diploma

Graduation Ceremony 2019 

July 13th, 2019


Last Saturday, July 13th, 2019, one of our academic partners, Academica International Studies, celebrated the Graduation Ceremony of over 800 Dual Diploma students, at Palacio Vistalegre Arena in Madrid. Geneva Business School has been invited to present a special announcement for Academica’s Class of 2019.



The Graduation Ceremony was chaired by Mr. Fernando Zulueta, Academica Corporation President, and was later joined by a large representation of Faculty and Directors from educational institutions from the United States, Staff from Academica’s headquarters, Jose Luis Martinez Urbina, International Development Director of Academica Corporation and Academica’s Spain Chapter President, and two special guests from Geneva Business School, Mr. Carlos Moreno, Spain General Director, and Mr. Eduardo Ortiz, Student Services Manager from GBS Barcelona Campus, who gave a special announcement for 2019 Graduates, regarding our  partnership with Academica.

Geneva Business School strives to find outstanding students with a high linguistic profile, digital competences and the mindset of a future leader. This is the student profile Academica International Dual Diploma Program educates and provides. We have established a Scholarship Partnership with Academica International with the purpose of recognizing of their great effort, encouraging them to continue striving for the best education and keeping a high academic, innovative and a forward-thinking profile such as the leaders great businesses need and look for. 


The Dual Diploma is the official program for the international recognition of school-leaving qualifications, created and developed by Academica. This program allows students to obtain both the American High School Diploma and the Spanish High School diploma while studying online in Spain. With more than 100,000 students, 4000 teachers and 180 schools in more than 10 states, Academica is the leading US educational manager of charter schools (public schools with 100% private management and high academic performance), with headquarters in Miami (Florida).