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Geneva Business School

2018/19 edition

About Geneva Business School

About Geneva Business School

Geneva Business School (GBS) is a leading institution that provides cutting-edge Swiss Quality Education. Our programmes are taught 100% in English and our campuses are located in major European cities such as Geneva, Madrid, and Barcelona.

Our innovative methodology means students are taught in small and focused classrooms by carefully chosen faculty members, all of whom are top-level professionals, dedicated to guiding them on their journey to becoming future business leaders.

GBS offers a variety of bachelor, master and doctoral programmes, on the Geneva, Barcelona and Madrid campuses.

Students can choose to specialise in one of our many majors, such as international relations, sports management, digital marketing, entrepreneurship and international finance, among others.

Worldwide reputation: university and staff (including any ranking information) IACBE, AASBI, CHEA, EDUQUA, UNESCO, SAPIHE ASIPES.


Fees, funding and costs


  • Application fee = €150 (non-refundable, paid upon application)
  • Administration fee = CHF 2,000 for European Applicants / CHF 4,000 for non-European (non-refundable, paid upon application)
  • Tuition per semester = CHF 10,650 (Total 1.5 year programme / three semesters)


  • Application fee = €150 (Non-refundable, paid upon application)
  • Administration fee = €1,900 (Non-refundable, paid upon application)
  • Tuition per semester = €7,460 (Total 1.5 year programme / three semesters)


  • Application fee = €150 (Non-refundable, paid upon application)
  • Administration fee = €1,900 (Non-refundable, paid upon application)
  • Tuition per semester = €5,360 (Total 1.5 year programme / three semesters



Located in the heart of the Geneva International Organisations quarter, which is within one of the largest centers of diplomatic, financial and business activity in the world. Our facilities include a state of the art auditorium and numerous study hubs, specially designed to offer a contemporary learning experience with a great student environment.


Located in one of the most prestigious neighbourhoods right in the heart of the city. The campus combines classic Barcelona architecture with modern facilities. Including an elegant terrace to enjoy the eternal sunshine Barcelona has to offer.

*Our Madrid campus will offer our full range of master’s and MBA programmes beginning September 2019.


Sports Management

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) with a Major in Sports Management is designed to enable you to stand out in skills of organization and communication so you will have the tools to manage and market sporting events, teams, federation and sports clubs. You will be equipped to become an effective leader and take advantage of the opportunities provided by this rapidly expanding sector.

Over the course of this program you will:

  • Develop the communication and technical skills required to become an effective industry professional.
  • Gain insight into practical business planning and management.
  • Learn how to efficiently plan sporting events
  • Manage team organisation, merchandising, and marketing.

International Relations

Course content

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) with a Major in International Relations has been designed to provide you with a deep understanding of the impact international relations and geopolitical factors have on operational management and business success. After completing this MBA, you will be well prepared for jobs in international fields such as human rights, arms control, international laws and treaties.

Over the course of this programme you will:

  • Gain the capacity to work in the development of diplomatic strategy.
  • Be introduced to realistic solutions for the management of current global crises.
  • Be familiar with global cultures and social networking.
  • Build contacts with diplomatic organizations and staff to enhance global connectedness and vision.


Contact details

34 934 816 506
Chemin de la Voie-Creuse 16
1202 Geneva
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