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] 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 these US-wide accreditation bodies have been recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) as a programmatic accrediting organization. SBS Swiss Business School is listed in the database of "Accredited Programs by Program Type or Accrediting Organization". [11]

SBS Swiss Business School is certified by EduQua, the Swiss Quality Assurance Certificate for providers in the field of adult learning.


SBS Swiss Business School has joined the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International),[12] the Swiss Adult Education Association (SVEB),[13] the Swiss Federation of Private Schools (VSP),[14] the Swiss Conference of Higher Education,[15] the Swiss Private School Register,[16] and a member of the Central and East European Management Development Association (CEEMAN) based in Slovenia, but not accredited,[17].


Since 2012, the MBA programs of SBS Swiss Business School have been ranked as tier one MBA programs by the CEO Magazine Global MBA Rankings.[18] The Online MBA Program of SBS Swiss Business School has been ranked 2nd place in the 2016 CEO Magazine Global Online MBA Rankings.[19]

The DBA program of SBS has been ranked 18th place by the European Economic Committee, Global DBA Rankings EURO 2016.[20] 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,[21] 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.[22]

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[23] - 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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Coordinates: 47°26′38″N 8°34′17″E / 47.4439°N 8.5713°E / 47.4439; 8.5713