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EU Business School

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2016/17 edition

About EU Business School

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Established in 1973, EU Business School (EU) is an international, professionally accredited, high-ranking business school with campuses in Barcelona, Geneva, Montreux and Munich. We provide small, dynamic classes in English, with the best of both North American and European academic curricula. Our pragmatic approach to business education prepares students for a career in today’s rapidly evolving and globalized business world. EU offers foundation, bachelor’s, master’s, MBA and doctoral programs, both on campus and online with business administration, communication, tourism management, international relations, sports management, digital media management, international business, marketing, finance, enterprise and human resources management, among others.

Through our global network of academic partners, students can earn state-recognized degrees on EU campuses with the University of Roehampton in London, the University of Derby in the U.K. and the Universidad Católica de Murcia (UCAM) in Spain. Partnerships with Pace University in New York, the University of California in Riverside, Fisher College in Boston and Shinawatra University in Bangkok offer students the chance to earn a second qualification while studying in diverse and enriching environments.

I always say that the experience at EU Business School has taught me independence. I’ve made friends from around the world and we’ve shared this amazing experience of living abroad and learning about new cultures and stories together.

Dina Ayman Mattar Fawzy Bachelor of Arts

Locations

EU campuses are located on the Mediterranean coastline, among the Swiss Alps, and in the economic capital of Germany, offering students the opportunity to live in four distinct and enriching environments. Students can transfer between campuses and explore the diversity of Barcelona, Geneva, Montreux and Munich. This provides a great excuse to learn a language and meet a variety of people while experiencing new business-oriented opportunities.

About Barcelona

As a major economic power in Spain, Barcelona prides itself on its collection of innovative entrepreneurs and growing business industries. With a very reasonable cost of living and endless opportunities to play sports and socialize, the city has made a name for itself as the cosmopolitan capital of the Mediterranean coast. The home of FC Barcelona, over 1,000 startups and acclaimed artists such as Salvador Dalí and Antoni Gaudí, Barcelona has rapidly become a center for young, creative talent, with hundreds of startups and entrepreneurs embarking on business ventures here.

EU Barcelona Campus

Country: Spain Campus
Address: Ganduxer 70, 08021 Barcelona, Spain

  • Located in La Bonanova, one of the most affluent areas of Barcelona
  • Student body of approximately 1,000
  • Over 100 nationalities present on campus

The EU Barcelona campus is situated in La Bonanova, an upscale district in the northwest of the city with an old-world charm that is maintained by its many traditional food markets and shops. The neighborhood also includes modernist works by the renowned Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí, in addition to boutique shops, numerous gyms, sporting facilities and fantastic restaurants. The campus buildings house state-of-the-art learning facilities with floor to ceiling windows that take advantage of the natural light. Wi-Fi access is available across campus and every classroom has a SMARTBoard with a high-tech sound system.

Geneva

Geneva is a leading financial center and home to the highest number of international organizations in the world, some of which include the United Nations, the World Trade Organization, the World Health Organization and the Red Cross. An ideal global destination for international congresses, conferences and negotiation, Geneva is the location of over 200 diplomatic missions and 119 financial institutions. Centrally located, Geneva can be reached within two hours by plane from most major cities in Europe, so it’s no wonder that a city of 200,000 inhabitants has become the diplomatic center of Europe.

EU Geneva Campus

Country: Switzerland
Address: Quai du Seujet 18, 1201 Geneva, Switzerland

  • Located in the center of Geneva near the Red Cross, United Nations, UNESCO and World Health Organization headquarters
  • Student body of approximately 300

The EU Geneva campus is located in the enchanting Grottes Saint-Gervais quarter. This central location puts students at the heart of the world’s leading businesses and just a five-minute walk from the financial district and main shopping area. Surrounded by beautiful architecture, the campus is steps away from artisanal shops, trendy bars and a mix of eclectic restaurants. The campus building houses state-of-the-art learning facilities. Wi-Fi access is available across campus and every classroom has a SMARTboard with a high-tech sound system.

Montreux

  • Within an hour of the best ski slopes in Switzerland

The Swiss city of Montreux sits on the northeast corner of Lake Geneva. Its old-world charm is furthered by the land surrounding it, of which 50% is heavily forested. Complemented by a dynamic population of multilinguals and known worldwide for its annual Jazz Festival, this charming city has been home to legendary artists including David Bowie, Freddie Mercury, Igor Stravinsky and Vladimir Nabokov.

EU Montreux Campus

Country: Switzerland
Address: Villa Ormond - Rue du Lac 18, 1815 Clarens-Montreux, Switzerland

  • Located in the city
  • Student body of approximately 100

The EU Montreux campus is located in the beautiful Villa Ormond on sloping hills with a spectacular view of Lake Geneva and the Swiss Alps. Surrounded by luscious gardens, the EU Montreux premises is perfect for an outdoor study break. The villa is just steps away from the seven kilometer promenade, which runs along the lake between Chillon Castle and the nearby town of Vevey, home to Nestle's headquarters.

Munich

  • Ranked fourth globally for quality of living

The economic capital of Germany is home to a kaleidoscope of contrasts - from rococo opera halls to cutting-edge skyscrapers. Alongside old buildings, narrow streets with charming cafés and lively open-air beer gardens, you will find state-of-the-art architecture and a vibrant nightlife. Coined as the center of “laptops and lederhosen”, business is also vital to the city’s identity. From programs to help startup companies with logistics to a welcoming environment for multinationals, the city actively promotes the presence of business, commerce and innovation.

EU Munich Campus

Country: Germany
Address: Theresienhöhe 28, 80339 Munich, Germany

  • Located in the city center
  • Student body of approximately 500
  • New state-of-the-art building

The EU Munich campus is centrally located in Theresienhöhe, across the street from the historic and lively Theresienwiese fairground, home to the world’s largest fair, Oktoberfest. A comfortable walk from the city center, the campus is in close proximity to the world’s business leaders. Students regularly attend industrial visits to the headquarters of global enterprises like BMW, Siemens, Paulaner, Coca-Cola, MAN Trucks, Audi and Porsche. Impressively, of neighborhood's 47 hectares, 25 are public acreage and 11 are green spaces. The EU Munich campus building houses state-of-the-art learning facilities with floor to ceiling windows that take advantage of the natural light. Wi-Fi access is available across campus and every classroom has a SMARTBoard and high-tech sound system.

Online Campus

In 2012, EU Business School opened our online campus to keep up with today’s busy schedules and upward corporate mobility trends. Our online campus offers qualifications at both undergraduate and graduate level.

Our online programs are ideal for those who want to combine their studies with a full-time career or make use of a career break. Online courses allow students to develop the knowledge and competencies that will be instrumental in advancing their career in the world of business.

EU’s online programs adapt their onsite counterparts, offering an easy-to-use web platform, acclaimed and experienced lecturers, and on-campus weeks. For a truly integrated student experience, our flexible technology enables participation in live lectures from anywhere in the world. This means that students are able to study at a world-leading business school, regardless of their location.

EU’s online qualifications serve as passports to successful management careers. This is largely due to our pragmatic approach to business education - one that emphasizes the case study method. Through curricula tailored to accommodate individual needs, our students are prepared for leadership positions in the modern business world.

EU broadened my mindset and set me on the right path to building my own business. The entrepreneurial spirit at EU is strong, and the international student crowd builds a solid foundation for lasting alumni relationships.

Christoph Kastenholz Founding Partner, Pulse Advertising Bachelor of Business Administration
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Academic Partnerships

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Official Qualifications

EU Business School continuously explores affiliation opportunities with world-class institutions. In partnership with the University of Derby and the University of Roehampton in the U.K. and the Universidad Católica de Murcia in Spain, students can participate in undergraduate and graduate programs to earn a state-recognized degree while studying on EU campuses.

University of Derby, U.K.

At the undergraduate level, EU students on the Barcelona and Munich campuses can complete a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in one of six tracks: business management, international business, marketing, finance, enterprise and human resources management. These programs take place on EU campuses, and students graduate with a U.K. state-recognized undergraduate degree awarded by the University of Derby.

The University of Derby is a public university that is recognized by the U.K. government higher education authorities and the National Recognition Information Centre (NARIC), and audited by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA). The university is the first U.K. university to deliver CMI (dual) accreditation through their international partners.

The University of Derby programs have the additional benefit of being accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), which gives students the possibility of achieving an additional qualification – CMI’s Diploma in Leadership and Management.

University of Roehampton, U.K.

At the undergraduate level, EU students on the Geneva, Montreux and Munich campuses can complete a Bachelor of Science (Hons) in International Business. Students begin by following the EU curriculum of their chosen specialization, before completing the University of Roehampton courses on their EU campus. In addition, students complete a dissertation. Students graduate with a U.K. state-recognized undergraduate degree awarded by the University of Roehampton.

At the graduate level, EU students from all campuses, with two or more years of work experience, can obtain a University of Roehampton MBA, while students with less than two years of work experience can obtain an MSc in International Management. Students graduate with a U.K. state-recognized undergraduate degree awarded by the University of Roehampton.

The University of Roehampton in London, U.K. adheres to the standards set by the U.K. Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA). It is recognized by the National Recognition Information Centre (NARIC). In 2014, the university was named the most research-intensive, modern university in the U.K.

Universidad Católica de Murcia, Spain

All EU students taking the MBA in International Business on the Barcelona campus will receive a state-accredited degree awarded by Universidad Católica de Murcia (UCAM).

The Universidad Católica de Murcia (UCAM) is an official private university recognized by the Spanish Ministry of Education, the Regional Government of Murcia and audited by the National Agency for Evaluation Quality and Accreditation (ANECA); member of the European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (ENQA). UCAM is also a member of the European University Association (EUA) and the International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU).

At EU, I found intellectually stimulating discussions, international colleagues, networking opportunities and relevant courses that bridge business theory and practice. After my MBA, I felt I could immediately apply the knowledge and skills I had acquired to my work.

Gerard McKeogh Global Sales Leader, General Electric Master of Business Administration

Global Network

The EU Group has a global network of campuses. We encourage students to participate in exchange opportunities within our campuses in Barcelona, Geneva, Montreux and Munich. In addition, students can participate in exchanges to our partner institutions in the U.S.A., China, U.K., Spain, Thailand, Malaysia, Taiwan, Mexico, Brazil, Kazakhstan, Canada and Russia, among others.

Accreditation

EU Group programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) and the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE), recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). We also hold International Quality Accreditation (IQA) awarded by the Central and East European Management Development Association (CEEMAN). The EU Group is also accredited by EduQua, the first Swiss quality label geared toward adult further education.

Career Services Department

EU has a multicultural student body with more than 100 nationalities represented, coupled with our 26,000-strong alumni network. Our career services department helps students to build contacts while looking for internships and job opportunities. Our alumni association provides our students with an extensive network of contacts worldwide upon graduation.

Rankings

  • EU’s Online MBA ranked top in CEO Magazine’s online global rankings
  • Listed as a top 20 business school by China Economic Review magazine
  • Sixth-best business school for female students according to Capital magazine
  • Ranked in the top tier for global and European MBA programs by CEO Magazine
  • Ranked fifth in the QS MBA Guide Return on Investment Report for salary uplift in Europe

Career services helped me prepare my CV and cover letter in a German format in a professional way. And it didn’t stop there, I also got guidance on how to network and look for further opportunities within my workplace.

Prajakta Prabhune Master of Business Administration

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