University of Business and International Studies (UBIS)
About UBIS

The University of Business and International Studies (UBIS) is a Swiss Boutique University which is part of Linden Education Group(link to: ), a consortium of boutique universities based in the U.S.

UBIS offers courses in English: Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Business Administration (dual Swiss/U.S. in cooperation with the University of the Potomac) and International Relations plus a series of Industry Specific Certificate programs customized to the ever-changing marketplace.

UBIS gives you the choice of physically studying in Geneva, London and Washington D.C. – or to study online.

In addition to its main campuses and as part of our continued commitment to innovation, UBIS has established key partnerships with leading universities in the United States, Europe, Asia and Africa, to provide students, working professionals and faculty with a more global view of the educational and work landscape. UBIS currently enrolls students from about 40 different countries. Those dynamics create exclusive degrees and opportunities uniquely tailored to address the requirements of businesses and organizations for a globalized career.

Accreditation and recognition

UBIS operates under the authorization of the “Service de I’ Enseignement Prive, Department de I’lnstruction publique”, the Swiss Cantonal authority that oversee the private education sector in Geneva.

In addition, UBIS is certified by eduQua, (a national certification body) and is also the first Swiss Educational institution to be certified by ISO 29990 for its Executive programs.

UBIS is also a member of the European Council for Business Education (ECBE) and the European Council of International Schools (ECIS).

In 2013, UBIS became an official associate member of the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD).

Moreover, UBIS is accredited by the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE). IACBE is nationally recognized by the Council for High Education Accreditation (CHEA).

IACBE is the leader in mission-driven and outcomes-based programmatic accreditation in business and management education for Participant-centered colleges and universities throughout the world.

UBIS now has over 40 university partners around the world in more than 30 different countries. These partnerships provide our Participants with the opportunity to study in a richly diverse learning environment and to expand their networks through UBIS’s global alumni community.

The future of people management is a central strategy for UBIS. It is the ethos in which we prepare our Participants so that they may overcome global challenges, predict the economic climate of tomorrow and anticipate the real needs of the corporate sector. For this reason, UBIS is part of the Federation des Entreprises Romandes (Swiss Employers Association); as well as; FutureWork Forum (FWF), a global think tank of more than 20 independent consultants devoted to reviewing, researching, reporting and responding to issues around the future of work.

Pursuing its mission of bringing academics closer to the business community, UBIS looks to expand its partnerships with corporations and entrepreneurs worldwide. UBIS will also continue to seek alliances with like-minded universities and academic institutions: Providing more Participants with the opportunity to benefit from a Swiss education, develop their professional and academic profiles and improve their overall chances for future success.

In the Year 2015 UBIS MBA program has obtain the 7th position in the Global MBA Ranking of the CEO magazine. CEO Magazine is dedicated to providing emerging, middle and senior managers with the most up-to-date and informative research data available.

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