SBS Swiss Business School

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About the School
President:Dr. Carl Olsen
(SBS President and Adjunct Faculty)
Vice President:Marijana Karanfiloska
Dean:Bert Wolfs, Ph.D.
Students:937 (2016)
Location: Zurich, Switzerland

SBS Swiss Business School is a private business school located in Zurich, Switzerland with affiliated campuses in Latvia, Kazakhstan, United Arab Emirates, Hong Kong, Argentina, India, Myanmar and Spain. [1]



SBS Swiss Business School was founded in 1998 [2] as a private [3] institution. [4]

Academic Programs

SBS Swiss Business School offers a variety of programs. All academic programs are taught in English. SBS delivers undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs such as Bachelor, Master and Doctoral degrees.

Undergraduate and graduate programs are proposed in several disciplines, including Business administration, E-Commerce and Science.

An Executive MBA, an Online MBA and a Doctorate Program in Business Administration are also available. [5] [6] [7] [8]

Accreditation Status

SBS Swiss Business School has received institutional accreditation in accordance with the Swiss Higher Education Act (HEdA). [9]

The Swiss Accreditation Council has accredited SBS as a University of Applied Sciences Institute after a comprehensive quality assessment process conducted by the Agency for Accreditation and Quality Assurance (AAQ). [10]

SBS Swiss Business School is additionally accredited by the British Accreditation Council (BAC), [11] and professionally accredited by Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) [12] as well as the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE). [13] IACBE and ACBSP are U.S. based accreditation bodies that are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), a recognized accrediting organization that is recognized by the U.S Department of Education.

Furthermore, SBS Swiss Business School holds an EduQua certification, a Swiss Quality Assurance Certificate for providers in the field of Adult Learning and is certified by SWISS LABEL, [14] a protected trademark symbol in Switzerland that is granted to members with genuine Swiss high-quality services and products.


SBS Swiss Business School is a member of the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International), [15] the Swiss Adult Education Association (SVEB), [16] the Swiss Federation of Private Schools (VSP), [17] the Swiss Private School Register [18] and the Central and East European Management Development Association (CEEMAN). [19]


Since 2012, the MBA programs of SBS Swiss Business School have been ranked as tier one MBA academic programs by the CEO Magazine Global MBA Rankings. SBS Swiss Business School has been ranked by CEO magazine for the year 2021 for the following programs: – #3 Global Online MBA, #3 Global Executive MBA, Tier One Global MBA and a Premier DBA Program. [20]

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Partner Institutions

SBS Swiss Business School has affiliated academic partnerships with the following academic institutions worldwide: [23]

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