In the global marketplace, it is essential to be connected. That is why we are actively forming strong ties with academic partners who meet the same standards of quality education and innovation 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.
Discover our Academic partners
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) Geneva Business School has been awarded the Silver Learning Partner status from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, allowing students the opportunity to gain the ACCA Advanced Diploma in Accounting and Business award.
Geneva Business School is also actively working in partnership with ACCA towards Gold approval.
Barcelona International Water Polo Academy
Geneva Business School and the Barcelona International Water Polo Academy (BIWPA) are delighted to introduce their new partnership offering a Bachelor's degree to their passionate water polo players after they graduate from high school.
Led by 2x Olympic coach Quim Colet, the Sports Program is designed to develop the water polo fundamentals and focuses on individual skills, techniques, and tactics. Athletes also attend evening training with their club teams and compete every weekend in a league system that runs non-stop from October to June.
The International Center of European Football
Geneva Business School and The International Center of European Football (ICEF) are delighted to introduce their new partnership offering a Bachelor's degree in International Management to high-potential football players.
Our programs are adapted to student-athlete training schedules, with classes running from 09:00 to 13:00 and degrees spread out over four years. Students will also be able to attend exclusive conferences and events with world-class experts in their fields.
Institut de Formation de Gestionnaire de Patrimoine
In addition to our core programs, Geneva Business School offers a variety of supplementary education courses that will help enhance your skills necessary to study at the university level.
We also offer executive programs for banking and finance, through Institut de Formation de Gestionnaire de Patrimoine (IFGP).
Our MBA programs allow us to obtain other types of certifications according to the number of credits:
- 30 credits will grant a postgraduate certificate
- 60 credits will grant a postgraduate diploma
- 90 credits will grant a degree
Top-up with Qualifi
Students at all Geneva Business School campuses have the opportunity to gain an additional international qualification at Bachelor or Master levels as a result of our partnership with Qualifi.
Qualifi is an approved and regulated body in the UK and Geneva Business School is an approved Qualifi centre. That means our students can access university degree qualifications in the UK while studying with Geneva Business School.
As a prerequisite to this qualification, students must first be enrolled in either a Bachelor’s, Master’s or Doctorate program at Geneva Business School Barcelona.
The Association of Accredited Schools of Business International (AASBI)
AASBI is a global accreditor of qualified business schools worldwide that serve the public interest with academically rich and diverse student bodies. They provide culturally relevant professional learning experiences in stimulating environments that guarantee freedom of expression and other basic human rights.
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
Geneva Business School, for its Geneva, Barcelona, and Astana campuses, has been awarded the Silver Learning Partner status from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, allowing students the opportunity to gain the ACCA Advanced Diploma in Accounting and Business award. Geneva Business School is also actively working in partnership with ACCA towards Gold approval.
The Association Genevoise D'Ecoles Privées (AGEP) is a Geneva-based member of the Swiss Federation of Private Schools, with over 47 members from primary schools to universities. The AGEP connects students to the large variety of courses offered by Geneva's private school, giving students the opportunity to follow a course of study best suited to their personal requirements and future aspirations.
Business Graduates Association
Business Graduates Association (BGA)
In 2020, Geneva Business School became a proud member of the Business Graduates Association (BGA). BGA’s mission is to ensure that Business Schools innovate and venture beyond conventional means of teaching, where the impact and results of that teaching are stressed in their quality assurance process. The benefits of BGA membership are designed to help the institution, faculty, students, and graduates achieve excellence in their chosen roles.
Geneva Business School has been certified by EduQua, a Swiss quality label for further education institutions, since 2003. In the EduQua certification process, institutions offering continuous adult education are eligible for certification. EduQua defines six criteria, which are key to the quality of an institution: The courses offered, communication with clients, value performance, staff, learning success, quality assurance, and development.
The Federation for EDucation in Europe (FEDE)
The Federation for EDucation in Europe (FEDE) is a network of nearly 500 higher educational and vocational institutions sharing a vision of quality, innovation, and ambition: at FEDE, students are at the heart of education.
With an important network of member institutions and alumni, FEDE institutions are able to anticipate tomorrow’s business requirements, adopting the latest teaching techniques and meeting European standards, as recognized by professionals and recruiters.
Fédération Suisse des Écoles Privées (FSEP)
Around 100,000 students from Switzerland and over 100 different nations attend one of the 240 member schools of the FSEP. Switzerland has many locational advantages, one of the most important being the schools. Multicultural education has always been a compulsory subject for Switzerland. The FSEP maintains bond of trust with their member schools towards parents, students, and the state authorities.
International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE)
The International Accreditation Council for Business Schools gives Geneva Business School students access to the IACBE network of over 250 universities and business schools for exchange programs, transfers, and academic collaboration.
Association Suisse des Institutions Privées d'Etudes Supérieures (ASIPES), or Swiss Federation of Private Schools is formed by around 100,000 students from Switzerland and over 100 different nations attend one of the 240 member schools.
International Association of Universities (IAU) from Unesco
Geneva Business School has been a proud member of the International Association of Universities (IAU), a UNESCO-based association since 2013. The IAU, founded in 1950, is the UNESCO-based worldwide association of higher education institutions. It brings together institutions and organizations from some 120 countries for reflection and action on common concerns and collaborates with various international, regional, and national bodies active in higher education.
Its services are available on a priority basis to Members but are also available to organizations, institutions, and authorities concerned with higher education, as well as to individual policy and decision-makers, specialists, administrators, teachers, researchers, and students.