The University of Business and International Studies (UBIS) is a leading internationally accredited Swiss University. UBIS is part of the Linden Education Group a consortium of universities based in the United States. In addition to its main campuses UBIS has established key partnerships with leading university in the United States, Europe, Asia and Africa. This continued commitment to innovation provides students, working professionals and faculty with a more global view of the international landscape. UBIS has more than 16 compasses globally. UBIS currently enrolls students from 40+ different countries. These dynamics enable UBIS to craft exclusive degrees and uniquely tailored opportunities for students before they enter a globalized career. UBIS programs give you the choice of studying physically in Geneva, London and Washington D.C. – or online. UBIS programs include Bachelor, Master and Doctorate degrees in Business Administration and International Relations, plus a series of Industry Specific Certificate programs customized to the ever-changing marketplace.
Geneva is a global city, a financial center, and worldwide center for diplomacy due to the presence of numerous international organizations, including the headquarters of many of the agencies of the United Nations and the Red Cross. Geneva is the city that hosts the highest number of international organizations in the world. It is also the place where the Geneva Conventions were signed, which chiefly concern the treatment of wartime non-combatants and prisoners of war. In 2017 Geneva was ranked as the world's fifteenth most important financial centre for competitiveness by the Global Financial Centres Index, fifth in Europe behind London, Zürich, Frankfurt and Luxembourg. A 2009 survey by Mercer found that Geneva has the third-highest quality of life of any city in the world (behind Vienna and Zürich for expatriates; it is narrowly outranked by Zürich). The city has been referred to as the world's most compact metropolis and the "Peace Capital". In 2017, Geneva was ranked as the seventh most expensive city in the world.
MBA - Master of Business Administration
UBIS MBA program give you the necessary skills to take on management and executive positions in the corporate business world. Graduates have the confidence to pursue careers in the private sector, in public administration, international organizations and NGOs. UBIS has partnered with the University of the Potomac in order to enhance participant’s career options and work fulfillment. Student leaders from all over the world (over 40+ countries) make a dual degree MBA from UBIS/UOTP an international, diverse and innovative experience. Read More...
DBA - Doctorate of Business Administration
Doctorate of Business Administration (DBA) program is best described as a research-based management program aimed at enhancing managerial capacity to make a significant, original contribution to business practices. The program is highly flexible. Read More...
Authorization, Accreditation, Memberships
Geneva cantonal authorization Department of Education,University of Business and International Studies (UBIS) operates under the authorization of the Geneva Cantonal Department of Education.
Swiss quality label for further education institutions (EduQua), is the Swiss national premier quality assurance body and the first Swiss quality certification label geared towards adult continuing education for public and private educational institutions in Switzerland. EduQua is an accreditation body recognized and supported by the Swiss Confederate Government.
The International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) is an educational accreditation agency for college and university business programs. It is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). It is also a member of the International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education - (INQAAHE). The IACBE accredits associate's, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral-level degree programs in business and business-related fields at institutions with bachelor's and/or graduate degree programs throughout the world
The Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) is a United States organization of degree-granting colleges and universities. It is a national advocacy of academic quality through accreditation in order to certify the quality of higher education accrediting organizations, including regional, faith-based, private, career, and programmatic accrediting organizations. CHEA has approximately 3,000 academic institutions as members, and currently recognizes approximately 60 accrediting organizations. CHEA is based in Washington, DC.
The International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education (INQAAHE) is a world-wide association of near 300 organizations active in the theory and practice of quality assurance in higher education. The great majority of its members are quality assurance agencies that operate in many different ways. INQAAHE works with (CHEA in USA, ENQA in Europe) to control educational quality in around 140 countries and around 280 members.
The European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD) is an international not-for-profit association, based in Brussels, Belgium. Europe's largest network association in the field of management development, it has over 890 member organizations from academia, business, public service and consultancy in 88 countries.EFMD operates the EFMD Quality Improvement System (EQUIS), which is one of the leading international systems of quality assessment, improvement, and accreditation of higher education institutions in management and business administration.
The European Council for Business Education (ECBE) is to accredit schools of business from across Europe to ensure excellence in business education and teaching. ECBE's accreditation process is based upon self and peer evaluation, aimed to ensure the continual improvement of educational quality