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

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.


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.



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. 



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).


Indian School of Management and Entrepreneurship (ISME)

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)

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

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

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

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.

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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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.

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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.



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.


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.

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.


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.

Villars Hospitality Management School (VHMS) provides the best, Swiss-quality hospitality education in Villars, with a pioneering tourist resort campus. The prime location and the innovative learning methods makes VHMS a perfect choice to start a career in hospitality management: The students have the unique opportunity to study a BBA in Hospitality Management and put everything they learn into practice straight away. The programs are supported by Swiss Diploma and Bachelor Degree.




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.