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International Business / MBA School in Geneva, Switzerland

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Geneva Business School (GBS):
Geneva Business School (GBS) provides an outstanding international environment for undergraduates, graduates and postgraduates in every dimension of student life in Geneva, Switzerland. Our business administration and finance degree programmes are tailored to meet this century’s complex global challenges. English is the language of instruction. Course curriculum is designed with the real world in mind to create the most practical and innovative education possible. Geneva Business School classes are scaled to sizes which encourage a higher quality interaction between students and faculty. Our new Career Support Center has been founded on our dedication to seeing our students get the most from their studies both in and beyond the classroom.

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Geneva International Airport is located 4 km north-west of the city, providing easy access to and from other international cities in Europe and around the world.

International Accreditations, Memberships and Partnerships:

In the global market, it is essential to be connected. We work hard to ensure that Geneva Business School maintains a superior quality education through our accreditations and memberships with some of the worlds most respected associations. We have also formed strong ties with partner schools who meet the same standards of quality education we hold to ourselves. Our network has consistently grown over the years, ever expanding towards new horizons.

* IACBE
:  Geneva Business School has received specialized accreditation for its business programmes through the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE), located in Olathe, Kansas. 

* ECBE:  We are also accredited by the ECBE, whose mission is to encourage and support continuous improvement in the quality of Business Education.

* eduQua:  In the eduQua certification process, adult continuing education institutions get certified.

Geneva Business School is a member of The European Federation of Schools (FEDE), 
Geneva Association of Private Schools, Swiss Federation of Private Schools and CCIG.

Geneva Business School is registered with Swiss Private School Register. Partners include Groupe ESC Chambery Savoie, Factset, Kyungsung, AUL (American University in London), KSE Poland, DCT University Center - Switzerland, Banking University HCMC and Webber International University.

Our Mission:

- Geneva Business School is committed to higher education. It carries out its mission by assembling a faculty team having high academic and professional standards.
- The University is committed to provide educational services for the larger national and international community, especially graduate education for mature students.
- The University is dedicated to the preparation of students in Business Administration and Finance.
- In addition, the University responds to the needs of its students through administrative services, teaching, and research programs.
- The encouragement of students to develop their unique potential and to become quickly productive member of society is our principal aspiration, which is provided for by our University.

Academic Programmes:

English is the language of instruction.

Bachelor's degree programmes
:
- Bachelor in Finance (BF)
- Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)
- Dual Degree programmes with ESC Chambéry (France)

Master's degree programmes
:
- Master of Business Administration (MBA)
- Master of Science Degree in Finance (MsF)
- European Master programme in International Private Banking (EMIB)
- Dual Degree programmes with ESC Chambéry (France)

Doctorate programmes:  Each specific field of research at doctorate level is represented by a separate department. The 3 principal areas of research that a DBA student will be involved in are the Centre of International Finance, the Centre of Strategic Management and the Centre of Strategic Marketing.

Quality Faculty:

Our faculty boasts a prodigious roster of multidisciplinary professors, many with PhDs. Our faculty members are not only specialists recognized in the field that they teach but they also have enormous experience. They come from various countries: Switzerland, France, Germany, USA, United Kingdom, Spain, Italy, India, etc. This is what reinforces the international dimension of our programmes. This mix between various nationalities and competences makes it possible for us to guarantee you a high level of quality and diversity.

Why Choose Geneva Business School?

The Geneva Business School is dedicated to being the best people behind the best product you will ever invest in for your future. We offer a solid education which thrives at achieving the two most important goals in Business Management and Finance Education: Being Closer to Business and Being Closer to You.

* Closer to Business
:  Geneva Business School brings you closer to business through our MBA BBA and Finance degrees. Never before has the need for hands-on experience been more important in business and finance. As the competition grows, students require increasingly impressive presentation to secure much coveted positions of interest.

Geneva Business School’s Career Support Center is designed with this exact challenge in mind. Our team of mentors is made up of some of Switzerland’s finest to help bring students and enterprises together. For the candidates with a proven track record of a good work ethic and academic achievement, Exclusive Internships may be available with International Organizations and Corporations working closely with Geneva Business School.

* Closer to You:  Geneva Business School works hard to help you get the internship you need for the future you want.

While the Career Support Center helps you get into the game, our Alliance of Professional Professors will show you how to play. All of our faculty members are highly educated, many with PhD’s from prestigious institutions such as Harvard and London School of Economics. They are also well experienced professionals in their respective fields, with decades of practical know-how to share with you.

Most importantly, our staff are welcoming and accessible. Geneva Business School is proud of its intimate classroom sizes in our BBA, MBA and both our Bachelor and Master in Finance programs. We strive to ensure that you have the most interactive and constructive education possible.

Our interest in you goes beyond the classroom. We know it can be hard to leave home for a new adventure, and with a full time Student Affairs and Activities Manager, as well as a Student Council, Geneva Business School invests in community. We want to make Geneva a place you can call home.

Student Testimonials:

"At Geneva Business School I appreciated the opportunity to commence the entire research study, small & medium size enterprises in Switzerland, parallel with my every day responsibility. Working with Dr. Dominique Xardel, as supervisor, had been a great privilege. Dr. Xardel provided me with vast ideas and was always available for scientific discussions.The study sharpened my analytical and academic skills. Moreover it broadened my personal perception."- Dr.Angelo, Swiss.

"I had a great time at GBS and from here I have obtained masses of knowledge and experience from all the well-qualified professors of the University. All the experience which I’ve gained from GBS will be really helpful in my future career...Thank-you Geneva Business School."
- Charu, Indian.

"GBS has given me the required qualifications in such a diverse environment to push myself and search for opportunities, which in the end haven rewarded me more than I had expected by way of experience gained. It is up to the individual to make the effort, how much effort is what sets him / her apart from the others. Opportunities exist in many forms it is up to us to find and utilize them."
- Fawaz, Indian.

Accommodation
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Accommodation at GBS is available in flats. Students will share a room with other GBS student(s) in a flat. The kitchen, bathroom, and toilet will be shared by all of the occupants (2 to 6 students). Students also have the choice to find their own accommodation through Geneva accommodation services.

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Address: Avenue Blanc 53 - 1202, Genève, Switzerland
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Courses / Programs
Located in the heart of the beautiful city of Luzern in north-central Switzerland, Business & Hotel Management School (BHMS) is an accredited hospitality management school. We provide high-quality diploma and degree courses in the fields of culinary management and hospitality management to Swiss students and international students. The language of instruction for all of our programs is English.

Through hands-on training and classroom learning, BHMS Culinary Management programs develop students' contemporary skills in food preparation and presentation, a la carte cuisine, pastry and desserts and kitchen management. You will acquire all the fundamental skills necessary to work in the world's fine dining establishments in one of the fastest growing industries. Our programs include paid industry internships so you gain practical work experience.

Luzern (Lucerne) is conveniently located less than a 1 hour drive from Zurich and approximately 2.5 hours drive from Geneva. Luzern is situated on the most important route between north and south, and connected with the Swiss train network in six directions.
Culinary Management Programs
- Diploma in Culinary Management (6-12 months)
- Advanced Diploma in Culinary Management (6-12 months)
- Associate Degree in Culinary Entrepreneurship (12 months)

Hospitality Management Programs
- Diploma in Hospitality Management (1 yr)
- Higher Diploma in Hospitality Management (2 yrs)
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César Ritz Colleges Switzerland
Courses / Programs
César Ritz Colleges Switzerland has two locations: One in Le Bouvret, near Geneva in West Switzerland and another in Brig-Glis, Valais in southern Switzerland. We offer hospitality business education programs at both undergraduate and postgraduate level which prepare our students for the exciting and dynamic industry in which they have chosen to make a successful career.

At César Ritz Colleges Switzerland we are inspired by the uncompromising professionalism displayed by “The Hotelier of Kings and The King of Hoteliers”, César Ritz, the founder of The Ritz and Ritz-Carlton hotels. A future hotel manager needs to learn professional skills and gain relevant practical experience in order to set high standards for all his employees.

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- Higher Diploma in Hotel & Restaurant Management

- Bachelor of International Business in Hotel & Tourism Management

- PGD in International Hospitality Management

- Master of International Business in Hotel & Tourism Management

- MSc in International Hospitality Management.

* Programs are taught in English. German, French and Spanish are also introduced in the programs.
EU Business School - Geneva & Montreux
Courses / Programs
• Established in 1973, EU Business School (EU) is an international, triple-accredited business school that provides business administration, management, and finance programs taught in English at undergraduate and graduate level.

• EU campuses in Switzerland are located in Geneva & Montreux.

• Taught by international faculty who are experts in their fields, our practical and hands-on Bachelor and Masters programs include management theory and case studies.

• We offer high quality teaching, a competitive learning environment and a network of campuses in different countries. This broad network allows students to participate in inter-campus exchanges in: Spain, Switzerland, Germany, UK, USA, Russia, Kazakhstan, Malaysia & Taiwan.

• We combine the U.S. university model with top European management practices to provide our students with the necessary tools to be successful in the international business world.

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• A one hour drive from Geneva, Montreux is located on the shores of Lake Geneva crowned by the Alps.

Testimonial:

"EU not only met my expectations, it even surpassed them. I feel I made the right choice and I would recommend it to anyone."
- Antonella, Argentina
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• BBA - Bachelor of Business Administration
• Business Foundation (BF)
• Business Management
• Digital Media Management
• Communication & PR
• Finance
• International Relations
• Marketing..

MBA Degree Specializations:
• Design Management
• E-Business
• Entrepreneurship
• Banking & Finance
• International Business
• International Marketing
• Leadership
• Sports Management

Doctorate Program:
• Doctor of Business Administration (DBA)

Online Business Programs:
• MBA
• Masters Programs
• Executive BBA

All degree programs are taught in English
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Courses / Programs
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Founded a hundred and fifteen years ago the school has never ceased to grow and innovate. During this time, the hospitality industry too has greatly evolved. It is now the fastest-growing economic sector in the world and is reaching out into many new business areas.

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- 4-year Bachelor of Science in Hospitality

- 2-year Hotel Management Diploma

- 14-month Master in Hospitality

* Programmes are offered in English and French.

* All EHL programmes strike a careful balance between the science and art of hospitality management.

* Students learn the hard financial and business aspects of hotel management as well as practical and professional experience.
IMI University Centre – International Management Institute Switzerland
Courses / Programs
Located in Luzern, north-central Switzerland, IMI University Centre – International Management Institute Switzerland is one of the global leaders in hospitality education. We provide a range of internationally-recognized undergraduate and postgraduate courses in the fields of hospitality, tourism and events management. Our programs are taught in English to students from throughout Switzerland and around the world. We offer our accredited courses at certificate, diploma, and bachelor degree level, as well as Master of Business Administration (MBA) programs. 

Established in 1991, we are one of the oldest Hotel Management Schools in Switzerland. In addition, we are among the very few Hotel Schools which is 100% Swiss owned. IMI has various accreditations, memberships and validation agreements. At IMI, all our courses are validated by our British academic partner, Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU).

Our highly specialized hospitality and tourism management institution provides opportunities for talented individuals from around the world to take up professional positions in the world’s largest industry. In any one semester at IMI, there are around 35 different nationalities represented.

Student Testimonial:
"At IMI I was given the opportunity to connect with students from various parts of the world and a very good faculty who guided me and gave me the support needed for my personal and career growth. Their continuous support helped me achieve the role of General Manager" - Neil
- MBA programs: IMI Luzern MBA; International Hospitality Management

- Postgraduate Diploma in International Hotel & Events Mgmt

- Bachelor Degree in International Hotel Management; International Tourism & Events Management & more

- IMI Higher Diploma Courses

- Diploma in International Hotel & Tourism Mgmt

- Certificate in International Hotel & Tourism Mgmt

- English courses for international students
BSL - Business School Lausanne
Courses / Programs
Business School Lausanne (BSL), a leading innovator in business education with entrepreneurial spirit, is committed to practical and pragmatic learning. The school ranked among the Top 3 Swiss business schools in a recent employer choice study, conducted by QS (Quacquarelli Symonds Ltd 2010).

BSL takes a pragmatic approach to learning by applying theory to practice and is backed by a multidisciplinary faculty of business professionals. BSL attracts students from around the world, creating a multicultural environment of more than 40 nationalities. Studying at BSL is an interactive and engaging learning experience. Established in 1987, BSL is a co-founder of the World Business School Council of Sustainable Business.
- Accelerated 2 - year BBA with an internship option (3 years)
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