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Dedicated since 2002 to cross-cultural education with a global perspective, United International Business Schools (UIBS) is an independent private educational institution with campuses in Europe and Asia.

UIBS offers flexible business and management studies at the Undergraduate (Bachelor/BBA) and (Post)Graduate (Master/MBA and Doctor/DBA) level leading to private (programmatically-accredited) degrees, and to American regionally-accredited and European state-recognized degrees in cooperation with our academic partners.

Flexible Study Programs

Our flexible study programs are based on the American higher education model, allowing students to choose their courses based on course requirements, previous studies, current interests, and future ambitions.

Multiple Starting Dates

Students can choose between multiple starting dates in the fall, winter, spring and summer of each academic year. Our modular course design and program structure allow for an optimal further education planning.

Transfer Between Campuses

Students can transfer between campuses on a quarterly basis with guaranteed program compatibility. Our quarter-based academic calendar allows for a continuous study abroad experience across Europe and Asia. 

Truly Global Community

Our truly global community of students, faculty, and staff comprises 85+ different nationalities from around the world, with students showing great appreciation for cultural diversity and entrepreneurial initiative.

Professionally Experienced Professors

Academically qualified and professionally experienced professors link theory and practice by bringing contemporary case studies into the classroom, preparing students to become the global leaders of the future.

Interactive Teaching Methods

Small class sizes with up to 30 students allow professors to use interactive teaching methods, thereby increasing group interaction, improving group dynamics and building long-lasting connections among students.

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Programs Location
Bachelor in Hospitality Management Multiple (9)
Bachelor in Tourism Management Multiple (9)
Master in Hospitality Management Multiple (9)

Scholarships & funding

Scholarships are only limitedly available, in the form of a fee reduction of the total program fees. Students can apply for a scholarship based on previous academic merit (minimum average grade of 80% or more). Scholarships are only available for full-time, on-campus students.


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Why study at United International Business Schools

Our flexible business and management programs will enable you to kick-start your career in any industry.

  • Customize your studies 100% to your personal needs
  • 85+ different nationalities
  • Build long-lasting connections
  • Small class sizes
  • Contemporary case studies
  • Launch your career 8 times per year! Join the program every 5 weeks in: October, November, January, February, April, May, July and August
  • Global study abroad experience across Europe and Asia

United International Business Schools is in the Top 10 Countries to Study Abroad Top 10 Europe rankings 2023 Top 10 Global rankings 2023 Top 10 Europe rankings 2021 Top 10 Asia rankings 2021 Top 10 global rankings 2021 badge

Awards & Accreditations

Accredited Member


Accredited Member

European Council for Business Education

4 star rated

QS Stars University Ratings

Tier One

CEO Magazine - Global MBA Ranking (2021)

38th place

CEO Magazine - Global Executive MBA Ranking (2021)

6th Place

CEO Magazine - Global Online MBA Ranking (2021)

Student services & facilities

  • Student council
  • Guest speakers
  • Company visits
  • Global- and career seminars
  • Dedicated career platform


UIBS has 9 global campus locations across Europe and Asia. All locations are based downtown, in the heart of the city.

Start your #experienceUIBS in:

  • Zurich
  • Amsterdam
  • Antwerp
  • Barcelona
  • Brussels
  • Madrid
  • Geneva
  • Milan
  • Tokyo

Having a hard time choosing the right location? Get in touch with us via the program form, and our admissions advisors are happy to help you, and discuss all your options.

Student lifestyle

  • Summer Schools
  • Student events
    • Welcome Drinks
    • Holiday Dinner
    • New Years Drinks
    • Spring Drinks
    • Student Council Organized Activities
    • Graduation ceremony
  • Annual Trips:
    • European Study Trip
    • Ski Trip to Andorra
    • Global Study Trip to Tokyo, Japan


UIBS does not provide student accommodation. We do provide a list of student services per city, with a variety of services and websites, to help you find the accommodation that fits your needs.


Average rating 4.6

Based on 21 reviews.


I completed the 6-course program in 2 campuses, in Brussels and Barcelona which exposed me to a truly multicultural setting. The professors has extensive working knowledge in their field and are also from all over the world.

Lotte from UIBS Comment:
Dear SD,

Thank you for sharing more about your experience. We are glad to hear you enjoyed studying in our truly multicultural setting.

Kind regards,
Lotte from UIBS

The Postgraduate courses are offered in a multi-campus system. Small, familiar setting, great professors and discussions.

Lotte from UIBS Comment:
Hi Dora,

Thank you for taking the time to write us a review.
We are glad that studying towards a UIBS postgraduate certificate was a 5-star experience.

Kind regards,
Lotte from UIBS

My time at UIBS has proven to be very fruitful, impactful, diverse, flexible, and without doubt plenty of fun! It has permitted me to study in multiple cities - an opportunity that most unversities don't provide. And that's a feature to be proud of!


United International Business Schools

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8002 Zurich

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