International Partnership of Business Schools
The International Partnership of Business Schools (IPBS) is a partnership of eight leading business schools throughout Europe and America. With over 1600 students the IPBS is the largest fully integrated university network in Europe. Every course consists of four years of studies, two of which are spent abroad. Included in the studies is one year of practical experience, split up into three internships. After four years all students graduate with a double degree in business and one year of work experience in at least two different countries.
- 1 IPBS Universities
- 2 Lancaster University: BBA Hons European Management
- 3 Reims Management School: CESEM
- 4 European School of Business, Reutlingen: Bachelor of Science in International Management
- 5 Dublin City University: BA in European Business
- 6 Universidad de las Américas Puebla: Licenciatura en Administración de Negocios Internacionales
- 7 ICADE: E4 (International Business Studies)
- 8 IBWE (International Business Weekend)
- 9 References
Lancaster University: BBA Hons European Management
The BBA Hons (Bachelor of Business Administration) in European Management  is a four-year integrated degree programme in which students spend two years at Lancaster and two years studying and working in an IPBS university in France, Germany, Italy or Spain. At the end of the four years students are awarded two degrees: the Lancaster BBA and the corresponding degree of the partner university.
This is the only degree of its kind to be offered by a leading UK university. It aims to provide students with a sound professional and technical knowledge of management disciplines, practical managerial skills and experience and informed insight into the culture and customs of other European countries, as well as fluency in at least one other European language.
Reims Management School: CESEM
1- Bachelor degree - A solid training in international management, based on the concept of spending 2 years in France and 2 years abroad - Studies in a multinational group - Coursework adapted to the cycle and country chosen - Real immersion in a business through long internships that will help you to build up your career plan - 2 degrees, recognized in France and abroad
2- Master’s degree - Master’s degree in international management - one year studying in 2 different English speaking countries - a third degree if you choose to continue on the fifth year
European School of Business, Reutlingen: Bachelor of Science in International Management
Is one of the leading business universities of Germany.
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Dublin City University: BA in European Business
The BA in European Business  is a unique course combining a broad understanding of international business with intercultural experience and paid work placements.
Universidad de las Américas Puebla: Licenciatura en Administración de Negocios Internacionales
The Undergraduate Program in International Business Administration  aims at forming professionals capable of running multinational corporations. The program is designed to offer an integral formation in the various administrative areas of business, emphasizing an intercultural environment, academic exchanges and double-degree programs with recognized partner universities, along with the development of professional internships. Together, they allow for the acquisition of knowledge, capabilities and the necessary skills to face the challenges for corporations in the current global context.
ICADE: E4 (International Business Studies)
International Business Studies (E4) is an integrated study programme which aims to prepare young people for a successful career in international business.
The E4 degree programme offers students:
A theoretical and practical degree which will enable them to undertake a career in international companies. Excellent linguistic capacity in at least 3 European languages. Control of IT applications Ability to move and adapt to new countries and socio-cultural environments. A two-year study period in another IPBS university and double degree.
IBWE (International Business Weekend)
IBWE  stands for International Business Week-End. Since 1990 this institution is the main IPBS event of the year with more than 800 participants from all over the world. Each year it is hosted by a different partner school country. It is a good opportunity to network with other IPBS students and alumni (also known as OldBoys) and participate in an athletic challenge. It is a passionate but friendly competition amongst all universities for the Coupe d’Ambience trophy.