Geneva Business School is one of the most prestigious private universities in Switzerland. In the school, opened in 2001, 150 students study. The share of foreign students reaches 90%.
Geneva Business School is located in the business center of Geneva. Within walking distance from it is the UN office and the headquarters of the WTO. You can get to the university from the Geneva airport by a direct bus. Transport runs at intervals of 25 minutes.
The Business School is an exclusive private university. It is aimed at foreign students wishing to obtain a business education that meets international standards. Today, the students are offered a wide range of programs, including pre-university courses for applicants from all directions, Bachelor's, Master's, doctoral studies. Studying is conducted in English. The students of doctoral studies have a choice between English and French.
Program Structure: The priority subjects of the course are corporate finance, insurance, private banking. Students are offered to study the audit and control, management, risk management, banking, accounting and financial analysis, economic, political strategy, many other subjects.
Program Structure: The academic year includes 2 semesters. For the course of study students receive 180 credits (taking into account the thesis work). Additional loans allow you to get a production practice. It is not mandatory, but is provided for in the curriculum.
Duration: 3-4 years.
Campuses: Geneva, Barcelona.
Program structure: the program allows to train specialists in the field of management of existing Business. Students receive the necessary knowledge and skills for daily administration, strategic planning, creating an enterprise from scratch. The main subjects of the course are economics, fundamentals of management, marketing, accounting, human resources management, corporate strategy.
Program structure: the year is divided into 2 semesters. The training course provides for 180 credits. Additional loans students earn on production practice. It is included in the program, but it is not mandatory.
Specializations: sports marketing, management; Hotel business; international relationships; Digital marketing; Entrepreneurship; international Management.
Duration: 3-4 years.
Campuses: Geneva, Barcelona.
Program Composition: Program Priority - political, economic concepts of social life, affecting the market, the environment. Masters students improve their scientific approaches to professional work, develop critical thinking, innovative and conceptual abilities in the search for solutions to the problem in the management of the organization, as well as the communication skills necessary to build effective relationships in the business environment.
Program structure: the program includes 90 ECTS credits. The training lasts 2 semesters. In the process of studying, students receive 54 credits. As early as 36, the dissertation is evaluated.
Features: The course is designed for professionals in business, graduates of bachelor's degree. The GBS masters receive an MBA diploma (regular or double, if they study under the exchange programs at Irish College Dublin or French INSEEC Alpes Savoie). The program provides 2 forms of training: full-time, distance learning.
Specializations: hotel business, international relations, digital marketing, international management.
Duration: 18 months.
Campuses: Geneva, Barcelona, Moscow.
Program composition: the goal of the course is to train highly qualified specialists who are able to solve any financial problems efficiently and efficiently. The program provides for the development of important professional skills for students: strategic decision-making, competent allocation of financial resources, etc. Consultants and curators on the magistracy are practice professors, employees of major authoritative international companies and holdings.
Program structure: 90 ECTS credits are required to obtain a master's degree. For 2 semesters of training they can be obtained for academic achievements (maximum 54) and thesis (36).
Program features: the program is aimed at specialists and graduates of profile universities. The course provides for an MBA diploma. The form of training is remote or full-time. The diploma is issued standard or double. The latter receive participants in exchange programs. The universities of GBS partners in the program are INSEEC Alpes Savoie in France and College Dublin in Ireland.
Specializations: Islamic finance, international finance.
Duration: 18 months.
Campuses: Geneva, Moscow, Barcelona.
The three-year program provides for the defense of the thesis and the obtaining of a doctorate in business management / management. Research activity includes 3 specialties: international finance, strategic marketing and strategic management. The Geneva School of Business has its own research and development center.
Pre-Masters program in the following specialties:
Students, depending on the level of English, learn the language, as well as master the basics of the future direction of the magistracy. Duration of training 1 - 2 semesters.
Upon completion of the pre-masters program, students enter a one-year course at the Geneva Business School.
Management and Finance Course
The special course "Management and Finance" is intended for the current specialists of this branch and students of specialized fields. Classes are conducted on weekdays (Monday - Friday) from 10:00 to 12:00; In addition, several evening classes are provided (minimum 2 per week). The program covers the following areas and disciplines:
In addition to the lessons students expect a sufficient number of extra-curricular activities, interesting and exciting trips at least twice a week.
The cost is 3500 CHF (for 1 person per course). In addition, the transfer and air tickets are paid in both directions, as well as accommodation and meals according to the chosen option. Type of accommodation - hotel, hostel, rented apartment or apartment - is selected individually according to the requirements and wishes of the student; The cost varies from 800 to 1500 CHF for 4 weeks.
Geneva Business School offers accommodation in apartments and multi-room apartments for 3 - 6 people. The equipment of 1-2-bed rooms is minimal (necessary furniture, lighting). The facilities are in the common use.
Also, the specialists of the accommodation department will help you to choose one-room studio apartment. Most of the recommended facilities are in 15 - 30 minutes from the university.
Students also can choose family living. In families students are provided with separate rooms with the furniture necessary for study and rest.
The food is organized according to the principle of self-service.
Geneva is one of the most touristy cities in Switzerland. In their spare time students can get acquainted with its historical, cultural attractions, entertainment venues. Also in the program of rest it is possible to include shopping. The university leisure program also differs in variety. Students are waiting for thematic meetings, parties, trips and sporting events (bowling, billiards).
The intensity of studying depends on the selected program.
Geneva Business School has 7 modern equipped auditoriums, a computer center. The building has high-speed Wi-Fi. Also, students have a profile library (the building is located 5 minutes walk from the educational building).
Studying period: September - June.
Required documents, depending on the type of institution:
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|Language courses, schools and children's language camps||Primary and secondary education - private schools||Preparation programmes for entering universities - higher education||Higher education (after completing accredited programs A-level, IB, High School) - Bachelor, Master, MBA|
| - we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs) |
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
| - we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program, |
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
| - we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program, |
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively
| - recommended submission one year before the start of the program, |
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.