University of Business & International Studies

Graduate Program.

Get a Dual Degree:

By combining courses (online or on-ground) during any Bachelor degree program at UBIS you will also receive a Bachelor of Science in Business from the University of the Potomac*, a regionally accredited post-secondary institution located in Washington D.C. at no extra cost.

*The University of the Potomac is regionally accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

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DUAL SWISS/U.S. Master in Business Administration

The world is becoming increasingly global, be part of it. UBIS has partnered with our sister school The University of the Potomac (Consortium of Boutique Universities) in our goal of providing high quality MBA education and learning opportunities in order to enhance participant’s career options and work fulfillment. Student leaders from all over the world (over 40+ countries) make a dual degree MBA from UBIS/UTOP an international, diverse and innovative experience.

This program give you the necessary skills to take on management and executive positions in the corporate business world. Graduates have the confidence to pursue careers in the private sector, in public administration, international organizations and NGOs.

Program structure:

To receive the dual MBA degree You will be required to complete 48 semester credits (16 courses).

10 courses online

5 courses onground (with company visits)

1 thesis or company project

With the dual MBA program benefit from:

  • 2 internationally accredited degrees
  • Career Development/ business plan mentoring
  • Flexible schedule and personalized program
  • International Network
  • Experienced faculty
  • Former DG at Pommery, LVMH Switzerland
  • Former Vice President – Middle East & Africa at PepsiCola International
  • Founder and Managing Partner at O plc
  • Former Head of WWF News Service/Communications Manager, WWF International

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DUAL UBIS-GSD Master of Arts in International Relations degree

The job market – locally and internationally – is becoming more difficult for numerous reasons: The competition, the economic situation in many countries and the needs/ expectations of employers. Despite these challenges new job opportunities are opening up globally: How then can you benefit/ take advantage of this? The answer in short is that it is all about differentiating yourself on the job market and ensuring that you Shine. This is the main driving force and ethos behind each of our programs at UBIS.

The Geneva School of Diplomacy (GSD) and UBIS joint MA-IR was created to better arm graduates to face some of the world’s changing challenges and newer problems. Deemed essential today is an ever-deepening alliance between international organizations, international diplomacy and international business.

The joint MA-IR is therefore an increasingly sought-after foundation and platform to better understand, cope with and contribute more humanely and intelligently to the emerging challenges of the 21st century”.

Program structure:

Students will study and transfer course credits from both UBIS and GSD and will receive two MA-IR Degree Diplomas.

With the dual MBA program benefit from:

  • 2 accredited degrees
  • Career Development/ business plan mentoring
  • Internship program
  • Networking events
  • Experienced faculty

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Emerging Market

The UBIS Executive MBA presents innovative tools and know-how for already established professionals. Pragmatic and results-oriented topics including: Leadership, Management, HR-Management, Process & Operating Management, Financial Management & Business Performance Management help prepare you for top management positions or develop your potential further.

All UBIS faculty have real experience at top management positions and bring this knowledge to their classes.

The UBIS E-MBA program gives student leaders an opportunity to have an applied business education within a dynamic, multicultural learning environment. UBIS accepts top students from 40+ countries to provide a diverse learning environment.

Program structure:

An Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) requires 48 semester credits (16 courses).

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MBA + CERTIFICATE IN FINANCE Including Internship in the U.S.

The Manhattan Institute of Management (MIM) and the University of Business and International Studies (UBIS) offer their students a unique opportunity to study in New York City’s Financial District while earning a Master of Business Administration Degree and Certificate in Finance from UBIS University located in Geneva, Switzerland.

This program is Ideal for Foreign students looking to expand their horizons by studying finance on Wall Street and for students looking to receive a hands-on business education from an International University.

Program structure:

  • To receive the dual MBA degree You will be required to complete 48 semester credits (16 courses).
  • 15 courses onground in New York (with company visits)
  • 1 thesis or company project

With the dual MBA program benefit from:

  • An Accredited MBA form UBIS Universit and a Certificate in Finance from MIM
  • In-Company-Training: Gain firsthand professional experience with companies in New York
  • Take advantage of our small class sizes and enjoy individualized attention from experts in the field
  • Become a member of the MIM & UBIS Alumni Community

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  • Dual MBA/MBA/MA-IR: 6 per year (January, March, May, July, September, October)
  • Executive MBA: 3 per year (June, September, January)
  • Top up EMBA: 3 per year (June, September, January)
12 to 24 months
Online/Onground/Blended
University of Business and International Studies (UBIS) has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE) located at 11374 Strang Line Road in Lenexa, Kansas, USA. The business programs in the following degrees are accredited by the IACBE:

  • Master of Arts in International Relations
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Arts in International Relations
  • Bachelor of Business Administration

Read the 2015-2016 Report of Student Learning and Achievement

Part-time/Full-time
  • UBIS MAIR Onground: 30.000 CHF
  • Dual UBIS-GSD MAIR: 37.500 CHF
  • MBA Onground: 30.000 CHF
  • Dual Swiss/U.S. MBA: 33.000 CHF (Blended)
  • EMBA: 35.200 CHF
Please contact the admissions department via by email at admissions@ubis-geneva.ch or by phone at +41 (0) 22 732 62 82

*In collaboration with University of the Potomac* in Washington, D.C. . Potomac University is currently accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education and is authorized and licensed to operate in: Washington, DC, Virginia, and Arizona. Middle States Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education.

**In collaboration with The International Banking Institute and The International Institute of Business Networking.

WE WELCOME YOU. At UBIS we welcome students from everywhere and every background. As such you might benefit from the following options:

Transfer your credits

UBIS welcomes students who wish to continue their studies by transferring to the university. UBIS has three 16-week semesters per year and offers students 6 entry date per year- more flexibility in starting your studies. As a rule, UBIS accepts a maximum of 90 (30*3-credit courses) in transfer for undergraduate studies. Apply here

Top up program (gain a second degree)

Addressed to graduated student, this program allow you to gain a second degree by completing some courses with us. Be seen as unique and boost your career with the UBIS top up degree.

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