SBS Swiss Business School

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SBS Swiss Business School
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About the School
Type: Private
President: Dr. Craig Shoemaker
(Honorary President)
Vice President: Marijana Karanfiloska
Dean: Bert Wolfs, Ph.D.
Faculty: 48
Students: 937 (2016)
Location: Zurich, Switzerland
Accreditation: ACBSP/IACBE

SBS Swiss Business School is a private business school located in Zurich, Switzerland with affiliated campuses in Latvia, Kazakhstan, United Arab Emirates, Hong Kong, Argentina, India.[1]


SBS Swiss Business School was founded in 1998.[2] SBS Swiss Business School was founded as a private[3] institution.[4]

Academic Programs[edit]

SBS Swiss Business School offers a variety of programs. All academic programs are taught in English. SBS delivers undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs such as Bachelor, Master and Doctoral degrees.

Undergraduate and graduate programs are proposed in several disciplines, including Business administration, E-Commerce and Science.

An Executive MBA, an Online MBA and a Doctorate Program in Business Administration are also available.[5][6][7][8]

Accreditation Status[edit]

SBS Swiss Business School programs are accredited by the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)[9] and the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE),[10] both US-wide accreditation body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). SBS Swiss Business School is certified by the Swiss Quality Certificate for Adult Education Institutions (eduQua).[11]

As of 1 January 2015 Swiss university accreditation landscape is undergoing significant change.[12]"The Swiss Agency of Accreditation and Quality Assurance (AAQ) replaced the Swiss Center of Accreditation and Quality Assurance in Higher Education (OAQ) as of 1 January 2015." [12] Universities in Switzerland are no longer accredited by the now defunct Swiss OAQ. "all educational institutions that use the designation “university”, “university of applied sciences” or “university of teacher education” are now legally bound to undergo an institutional evaluation." [12] This includes both "private" and "state universities".


SBS Swiss Business School is an official member of the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International),[13] the Swiss Adult Education Association (SVEB),[14] the Swiss Federation of Private Schools (VSP),[15] the Swiss Conference of Higher Education,[16] the Swiss Private School Register,[17] and a member of the Central and East European Management Development Association (CEEMAN) but not accredited,[18] Slovenia.


In 2016, the MBA programs of SBS Swiss Business School have been ranked as tier one MBA programs by the CEO Magazine Global MBA Rankings.[19] The Online MBA Program of SBS Swiss Business School has been ranked 2nd place in the 2016 CEO Magazine Global Online MBA Rankings.[20] The DBA program of SBS has been ranked 18th place by the European Economic Committee, Global DBA Rankings EURO 2016.[21] SBS Swiss Business School was awarded as "Most innovative Business School in Switzerland" offering the "Best Remote Learning Programme in Europe by European CEO 2012,[22] its MBA Program has been ranked 14th in Europe by CEO Magazine 2012 and the Online MBA has been listed in the Financial Times 2009 online MBA list.[23]

Partner Institutions[edit]

SBS Swiss Business School is a partner institutions with the Russian-Armenian State University in Yerevan - Armenia, the Acelin Institute of Business in Adelaide - Australia, the International Business School in Almaty - Kazakhstan, the Ramaiah Institute of Management Studies in Bangalore - India, the BA School of Business and Finance in Riga[24] - Latvia, the Academy of National Economy in Moscow - Russia, St. Ambrose University in Davenport, Iowa - United States and Al-Tareeqah Management Studies in the United Arab Emirates.


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