Institut de Formation de Gestionnaire de Patrimoine (IFGP) was founded in 1995 to provide instruction to private bankers in Switzerland. It became Geneva Business School in 2010, to highlight its purpose of teaching business administration and finance. GBS started a global expansion opening campuses in Barcelona (2012), in Madrid (2018) and has numerous partnerships around the globe.
GBS offers bachelor´s, master´s, and doctoral degrees in Finance and Business Administration with seven different majors focusing, among other specializations, on the international, geopolitical and digital aspects of management, marketing, finance, and entrepreneurship.
The International Research Centre is the hub for all GBS-related research activity and specifically programs looking at sports management, technology in business education and on leadership and work in the 21st century, encouraging projects that involve international collaboration primarily on:
Students can choose to specialize in one of our many majors, such as:
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Each GBS campus has a dedicated support services team and take pride in ensuring that every student is catered for. This starts from the point of application to GBS leading through to their graduation day and beyond, as a proud GBS Alumni.
GBS has key partners who assist students for no cost or a small fee in:
We are proud of our spectacular campus in cosmopolitan Barcelona. Located in one of the most prestigious neighbourhoods right in the heart of the city, with easy and close access to multiple transportation options. The campus combines classic Barcelona architecture with modern facilities. We also have an elegant terrace to enjoy the great weather Barcelona has to offer.
While studying in GBS you have the opportunity to transfer between our Barcelona, Geneva and Madrid campuses through our streamlined exchange program. As a result, you will experience truly international business environments around Europe.
As a Business School, it is paramount to maintain strong ties between students, encourage team spirit and personal development.
Every campus has its own way of organizing these activities, often through the Student Council, which also offer an alternative way to meet new people and network with organizations.
Geneva Business School has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE), the Association of Accredited Schools of Business International (AASBI) and EDUQUA. GBS has also strong ties with partner universities, enabling exchange programs
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My experience in Geneva Business School was incredible! I got involve in an incredible multicultural atmosphere. I met wonderful people and I created a great connection with some professors that help me with my personal working experience. For sure, GBS invest too much-providing students innovative learning methodologies and creating modern spaces to inspire the students...
I'm currently studying a bachelor of business administration major entrepreneurship and I would highly recommend if you're looking for real-life business cases. The professors have lots of experience to pass on and introduce you to many networking events which is very valuable if you want to start your own business. You can create a global network thanks to the...
GBS has contributed to change my approach toward business and has helped me to develop a practical, problem-solving mindset necessary to create my own business. With GBS I explored many different fields, increasing my knowledge every step of the way. GBS also allowed me to hone very important skills, such as public speaking, which I think is fundamental in order to become...