University of Business & International Studies

Undergraduate 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 accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.


Dual SWISS/U.S. Bachelor in Business Administration


The world is becoming more global every year. The UBIS degree teaches a robust, global business perspective at an exclusive university in Geneva, Switzerland. UBIS enrolls students from 40+ countries to fill its private campus each year.

The DUAL SWISS/U.S.  Bachelor of Business Administration degree is a three year program. Students are automatically enrolled in our Dual Degree (Swiss & U.S.) program to graduate with a degree from Europe and one from the United States automatically, with no extra cost.

UBIS BBA offers a very innovative unique pedagogy, based on small groups (10 to 14 students) working on a real project…their own students’ project.


Dual SWISS/U.S. Bachelor of Arts in International Relations


UBIS, based in Geneva, Switzerland offers an innovative International Relations degree. UBIS fills its university with students from 40+ countries for a uniquely international experience.

The UBIS Bachelor of Arts in International Relations offers two fields of study in one degree. Students will learn about world politics, foreign affairs, and international relations theory, as well as foreign area studies, international business law, international business management.

UBIS aims to prepare students for both business and non-profit careers. Students in International Relations are enrolled in our Dual Degree (Swiss & U.S.) program and will graduate with a degree from Europe and one from the United States automatically, at no extra cost.

Online courses are open 24 hours a day from anywhere you have internet access. Our interactive courses provide a variety of options for communicating with professors and classmates.

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UBIS and University of the Potomac (UOTP), a Middle States Commission on Higher Education accredited institution, established an articulation agreement to offer you more and more opportunities.
Both UBIS and UOTP are part of the Consortium of Boutique Universities.
UBIS* offers its students and exclusive advantage: the possibility to obtain US degree accreditation with no extra cost.


Six per year (January, March, May, July, September, October)
Bachelor degree: Three years (full time)
Part-time / Full-time

Online / On-ground / 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

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*Tuition is subject to special offers for different regions. Always contact your local program coordinator for updates.

Course tuition (courses only):

  • Online: CHF 19.600/year (on average) –  Full package course fees CHF 58.800/3 years
  • Blended: CHF 24.400/year (on average) – Full package course fees CHF 72.000/3 years
  • Full on-ground Packages: CHF 29.000/year (on average) – Full package course fees CHF 85.000/3 years
  • Top-up  Bachelor programs (1-year duration): Full package course fees CHF 35.300

Full-board (including accommodation):

  • Full on-ground (excluding concentration courses): CHF 55.300/year (approximated average) – Full package course fees CHF 165.000/3 years
The ASEAN Education Development Programme (AEDP) is in scope with Linden Education’s sponsorships to the “Workforce development project for AEC integration” as jointly proposed by HASEM (Vietnam) and UBIS (Switzerland).

Scholarships offered by the programme are bringing valuable opportunities for Vietnamese students to interact with advance educational systems across Europe, UK and US.This approach aims to be part of Vietnam’s effort in developing its competitive workforce and management talents for the era of full global integration.

AEDP grants are upto 50% normal full-packagestudy cost, applicable to BACHELOR programs of optional Business concentrations as follows:

  • UGBB101: Business Administration (Generic)
  • UGBA102: International Relations
  • UGBB103: Oil and Gas Management
  • UGBB104: Service Management
  • UGBB105: Finance and Banking Management
  • UGBB106: Clean Technology Management
  • UGBB107: Commodity Trading
  • And other concentrations applicable to different region. Contact UBIS consultation service partners in your country for more information.

For more details, please visit, or contact one of our authorized Program coordinators in your country of residence.

Please contact the admissions department via by email at or by phone at +41 (0) 22 732 62 82


WE WELCOME YOU. At UBIS we welcome student from everywhere and every background. As such you might opt for our 2 different 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.

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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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UBIS University

The University of Business and International Studies (UBIS) is a Swiss Boutique University. UBIS is part of the Linden Education Group a consortium of small, boutique universities based in the United States.

UBIS courses are taught in English. Programs give you the choice of studying physically in Geneva, and at our 20 partners’ campuses worldwide. – or to study online.

Courses include Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Business Administration and International Relations, plus a series of Industry Specific Certificate programs customized to the ever-changing marketplace.

In addition to its main campuses UBIS has established key partnerships with leading university in the United States, Europe, Asia and Africa. This continued commitment to innovation provides students, working professionals and faculty with a more global view of the international landscape.

We are proud to offer exchange programs and dual degrees in conjunction with schools and universities in countries around the world.

UBIS currently enrolls students from 40+ different countries. These dynamics enable UBIS to craft exclusive degrees and uniquely tailored opportunities for students before they enter a globalized career.


Degree Programs

Undergraduate Programs

Learn robust global business perspective in a three year program.

Graduate Programs

Advanced international business mindset in two years maximum.

Executive Programs

Condensed MBA programs to accelerate business intelligence.

A swiss global boutique university

WE offer DUAL SWISS/U.S. BACHELOR and MASTER programs, anchored into the NEW WORLD (emerging countries, world economy and global challenges). They are attended on line, on our own or partnering campuses worldwide. Our ultimate goal is to make our graduates SHINE on the international job market.


Earn a DUAL SWISS/U.S. Bachelor of Business Administration in international places like Geneva, London or Washington D.C.

Learn from on field faculty who will share their experience.


Interested in International Relations or DUAL SWISS/U.S.  MBA. Be seen as unique on the job market and kick off to a successful career


You already have a degree but want to develop your international career and develop your network.

Shine the brightest and advance your career with our short time program.

MBA for emerging markets

Earn a MBA degree and develop your international experience. 4 different location, 4 different approaches to business.



International network


Close Links with the Corporate World


International accreditation


Dual Degree programs


International locations


Faculty experience


Online – on campus – blended (transfer between campuses)


6 intakes per year (jan, mar, may, jul, sept, oct)


Flexible schedule


Boutique University


International faculty and student body


84% study abroad alumni felt their studies abroad helped them build valuable skills for the job market.


80% of today’s jobs are landed through networking.


40% foreign residents from 157 different nations are living in Geneva.


100% of our graduates are in touch with professionals with real world experience.

All programs are available on campus / blended / online


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Main Campus Locations:

  • Geneva

Affiliate Campus Locations:

  • London
  • Washington D.C
  • Astana
  • Dubai
  • Bangkok
  • Baku
  • Paris
  • St Petersburg
  • Phoenix
  • New York

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