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.
The State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Republic is a 100% state-owned national oil and gas company headquartered in Baku, Azerbaijan. The company produces oil and natural gas from onshore and offshore fields in the Azerbaijani segment of the Caspian Sea. The company operates Azerbaijan’s oil refinery, one gas processing plant and runs several oil and gas export pipelines throughout the country. It owns the SOCAR brand and fuel filling station networks in Azerbaijan, Turkey, Georgia, Ukraine, Romania, and Switzerland.
Switzerland Global Enterprise was founded as a non-profit association in Lausanne in 1927. It informs, advises and guides SMEs from Switzerland and Liechtenstein in their international business ventures.
It links companies, experts and private and public organizations around the world, thus facilitating efficient promotion of foreign trade. Apart from export promotion, Switzerland Global Enterprise has also been responsible for promoting Switzerland as a business location abroad since the beginning of 2008. In addition, Switzerland Global Enterprise runs 22 Swiss Business Hubs abroad, most of which are based in Swiss embassies. These offices provide guidance to Swiss exporters on four continents and promote Switzerland as a business location abroad.
International Accreditation Council for Business Education
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. GBS is also actively working in partnership with ACCA towards Gold approval.
Donghua University (DHU), formerly China Textile University, was founded in 1951. Located in the downtown area in Shanghai, DHU, one of the state-key universities directly under the Ministry of Education of China, is a multi-disciplinary university with a wide range of undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Its feature disciplines, such as Fashion Design, Textile Engineering, International Trade, Material Science, and Information Technology have a high reputation domestically and abroad.
The university offers two English taught business programs for foreign professionals wishing to gain a thorough understanding of how to conduct business in China successfully and profitably. There are more than 2,800 faculties and staff, and over 30,000 enrolled students.
ISME is a revolutionary academic ecosystem with a focus on creative thinking and design led innovation. ISME offers undergraduate and postgraduate programs based on the Business and Entrepreneurial Led Learning (BELL) approach, delivering innovative curricula & pedagogy in emerging areas of education. Their academic program blends business fundamentals with experiential learning and a “leadership” mindset relevant for todays’ economy.
Russell Square International College (RSIC) is an educational institute that nurtures future global leaders by imparting knowledge, skills, and building attitudes among students to face the world in fresh, energetic, and unrestrictive work environment. RSIC was founded in 2004 by the promoters of Ecole Mondiale World School, and the degrees are awarded by the University of London (UOL) and the curriculum is designed by London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) for the EMFSS programmes, and Royal Holloway for the Business Administration programme. RSIC is the first Affiliate Centre of University of London International Programme in Mumbai.
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.
The University of Economics and Finance, Ho Chi Minh City (UEF) was established on 24th September, 2007. UEF aims to become Vietnam’s leading university and achieve international academic standards, based on quality, efficiency & integration.
UEF’s consistently aims at achieving high standards in higher education by adapting the world’s best expertise to the local context of change and economic integration, focusing on providing specialized training in Finance and Economics in order to meet the country’s increasing needs for high quality human resources.
Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology (HUTECH) was established and started operations in 1995. Located at the central venue of Ho Chi Minh City, all campuses owned by the university cover a total floor area of over 50.000 m2. It has university model of poly-discipline, multi-system and multieducational level, and it has been awarded a Labor Medal of 3rd class and 1 Labor Medal of 2nd class from the State President for its achievements in education and training. The university has gradually grown and positioned itself in the Vietnamese education system thanks to its breakthrough achievements in management, training and scientific research.
The Baku Higher Oil School (BHOS) is a public higher educational institution from Azerbaijan. It was established as a subsidiary of SOCAR by the decree of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan in November 2011. Baku Higher Oil School offers specializations in Petroleum Engineering, Chemical Engineering, and Process Automation Engineering.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
Established in 2008, Interactive Pro works with a network of universities, business schools, and commercial organisations to provide online programme management services which encompass international marketing, course design and development, and programme delivery. The organisation’s 200+ employees located across London, Amsterdam, Prague and Hyderabad work towards creating an online learning community where students globally are afforded the opportunity to gain the academic or professional qualifications they need to fulfill their personal and professional potential.
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.