GBS International Partnerships

In the global marketplace, it is essential to be connected. That is why we are actively forming strong ties with academic and corporate 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.





International Accreditation Council for Business Education

The International Accreditation Council for Business Schools (IACBE) gives Geneva Business School students access to the IACBE network of over 250 universities and business schools for exchange programs, transfers, and academic collaboration.



LEAD University

LEAD University is a private higher education institution accredited by Costa technology. Special emphasis is placed on Rica’s National Council of Higher Education (CONESUP). It was founded in 2016 by a group of well-known Costa Rican entrepreneurs and professionals who sought to foster an alliance between three key actors to contribute to the development of the region: the university, its students, and the companies.

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Manhattan Institute of Management

The Manhattan Institute of Management is a private post-secondary school committed to providing students with a high quality, global business education. They offer students a real opportunity to gain insight into the meaning of business success, in New York and around the world. The Institute, located in the heart of Financial District and has a long record of educational innovation, integrating cutting-edge business practices with traditional business curricula. 



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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).


Acharya Institutes

Acharya Institutes is committed to value-based education in all disciplines, with traditional values, such as respect for teachers, at the heart of their institution. Their 13 educational institutions and 15 research centers are attended by over 12,000 students across 70 countries. Acharya’s motto is “Nurturing Aspirations Supporting Growth”, which they have been doing successfully for the past 28 years.   

Bangkok School of Management

Bangkok School of Management (BSM) is the first International College & Training Institute in Thailand accredited with Premier status by ASIC (Accreditation Service for International Schools, Colleges & Universities). Following its 5 core values to provide internationally recognized academic qualifications with industry-relevant curricula, and to motivate its students with Entrepreneurial & Innovative mindset through personalized learning, BSM provides a diverse environment for its students from more than 30 different nationalities.

Lincoln University of Business and Management

Lincoln University of Business and Management is an International Partner of Geneva Business School situated in the United Arab Emirates. LUBM acts in the capacity of International Recruitment Office for GBS for the Middle East region.
Contact information: 406, Al Reem Plaza, Buhaira Corniche, Sharjah, UAE. P. O. Box 83608, Phone: +971 65982111


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Kazakh-British Technical University

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 conduct research and introduce its results in priority sectors of Kazakhstan’s economy.


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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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The Diplomatic Academy of the Russian Foreign Ministry is the oldest diplomatic academy in the world. It has established itself as a unique multidisciplinary academic and research institution known all over the world. It receives dozens of foreign delegations; students have had the opportunity to listen to the lectures and speeches of foreign ministers, politicians, public figures, heads of international organizations, prominent military officials, recognized scholars, and editors of top mass media institutions from over 70 countries.


Step It Academy

This Academy, founded in 1999, is an institution specializing in IT education. Since then they have become the largest Microsoft, Cisco and Autodesk authorized learning center. Their 46 branches are located in 16 countries worldwide.



The International Business School opened in Nuremberg in 2006, focuses on getting “As much theory as necessary, as much practice as possible”.

The International Business School Nuremberg places a high value on foreign language teaching from the beginning of the studies, which is mainly taught by native speakers. Also, the firmly integrated semester abroad, which can be carried out worldwide, contributes significantly to consolidate the respective foreign language skills and to gain international experience.

SRH Hochschule BERLIN

SRH Hochschule Berlin is the only private university of applied sciences in Berlin currently accredited as an institution of higher education by the German Council of Science and Humanities (Wissenschaftsrat). It received this honor due to its international orientation, outstanding research achievements and the high quality of its partners in Germany and abroad.

The schools at the Pôle Universitaire Léonard de Vinci have developed a transversal educational approach which blends the different specializations, allowing students to work in multidisciplinary teams (managers, engineers, designers), whilst progressing in their studies and gaining digital knowledge. This organization which is supported by a multi-school incubator leads to the possibility of double degrees in entrepreneurship, finance, and digital marketing.

Located in the heart of the largest business district in Europe, the schools of Léonard de Vinci are emphasized on professionalization, and their main objective is the successful professional integration of the students.

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Università degli Studi Internazionali di Roma (UNINT) 

The Faculty of Political Science was the University’s first official department, followed by the Faculties of Interpreting and Translation and of Economics. From the very beginning, the founders of UNINT have aimed at creating a leading university with an international vision by including Italian and foreign staff members from different cultural, professional, and academic spheres. With this diversity, UNINT’s faculty is able to share a wide range of knowledge regarding various professional fields and provide a strong international vocation.   


The Hague University of Applied Sciences

THUAS is a UNESCO University of Applied Sciences which has grown from 15 institutions into the most diverse and internationally oriented university of applied sciences in the Netherlands over the last 30 years. Consisting of 8 faculties, 5 research groups and service departments, and more than 26,000 students from 140 nationalities, THUAS has focused on the curious, the connecting and the caring to empower students to change and improve the world they live in.


The University of Northampton is a UK public university, recognized by the Privy Council. Since achieving university status in 2005, the university has become a leader in social enterprise. Geneva Business School students have the option of gaining additional awards from this university. The University of Northampton has recently been awarded Gold – the highest possible mark – in the UK government’s Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) which is the country’s preferred rating system for higher education.


L’Institut de Formation de Gestionnaire de Patrimoine (IFGP) was created in 1995 in Geneva at the request of the professionals of the wealth management community. The IFGP offers courses in Geneva, Lausanne and Zurich. The mission of the IFGP is to prepare men and women with high potential to carry out operational functions in the business of finance, mainly with regards to customer relations.




International College of Management, Sydney (ICMS) is Australia’s leading management college. They are ranked No. 1 for Event and Hospitality Management in Australia, for Graduate employability. ICMS offers its students a balance of management and practical training within a culture of innovation and entrepreneurialism.