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UBIS - University of Business and International Studies Geneva

4.4 out of 5 (14 ratings / 12 reviews) Genève, Switzerland
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.

Master's Programmes



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.


    Acquiring gradual mastery of a proven specific tool in these areasSupervising performance and risks evaluation committeesDeveloping potential, acuity and responsiveness in Board governance and decision-making


Real-world experience is the new global university. At UBIS you will benefit from close ties to international institutions and business communities, which allows you to explore various internships and job opportunities. We sopport and encourage students to gain real experience through study tours, summer camps and international internships.

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Student services

As the department most directly dedicated to student life in Geneva, UBIS Student Services office is committed to help UBIS students wherever it can and mainly focuses on providing the students with a customized experience from the day they arrive to the day they graduate.

Housing services

Geneva is an international city that benefits from all advantages of a relatively big city but also from all its inconvenient, and more precisely housing. Finding a place to live in Geneva is very difficult because of the specificities of the city: a multicultural and multilingual town which welcomes an important number of foreigners.

Library services

UBIS has a physical and an online library.

Medical services

Swiss Health Insurance – Student Services represents a large source of information mainly regarding to Swiss Health Insurance which is compulsory in Switzerland.

Student Life

Campus life

UBIS has official campuses in Geneva, London and Washington D.C.

UBIS gives you the choice of physically studying in Geneva, London and Washington D.C. – or to study online.

In addition to its main campuses and as part of our continued commitment to innovation, UBIS has established key partnerships with leading universities in the United States, Europe, Asia and Africa, to provide students, working professionals and faculty with a more global view of the educational and work landscape.

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


UBIS* and PATTEN University**, a WASC Accredited university located in Oakland, California, established an articulation agreement to offer you more and more opportunities. UBIS* offers its students and exclusive advantage: the possibility to obtain US degree  with no extra cost nor supplementary courses.

Student Reviews

A good experience, but could have been great
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

So far, I am glad how the MBA Is handled I was looking for an Executive MBA, however the MBA approach done in UBIS is similar, however I am not totally satisfied with the Professors that provide us with the knowledge, as it will require someone really organized and to the point to provide the balance between the Academia knowledge and the Practice experience, and in some...

Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

I studied much in this program. but I have not much time to read, so I may not enjoy all knowledge of the course => I feel I still need to study more and more after graduated.

Practical Learning
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

The learning experience is very practical and can utilize at the workplace.