Geneva Business School (GBS) is a private business school in Switzerland (Geneva) with campuses in Spain (Barcelona), Kazakhstan (Astana), Russia (Moscow), United Arab Emirates (UAE), Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), USA (Boston), China (Chengdu). Established 1995 in Geneva, the IFGP (Institut de Formation en Gestion du Patrimoine) marks the origin of Geneva Business School (GBS). Today IFGP is owned by GBS and continues to provide instruction to local Swiss private bankers.
In 2001, the University of Finance was created to provide education in international banking and finance. Over time, other institutions merged into the school. The University of Business & Finance Switzerland (UBFS) of Wettingen transferred its programs into the school in 2009. Around the same time the programs of Business & Management University (BMU) were also transferred into the school. In 2010, the name Business & Management University was replaced by the name Geneva Business School (GBS). Since 2012, GBS has opened campuses in Spain (Barcelona), Kazakhstan (Astana), Russia (Moscow), United Arab Emirates (UAE), Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), USA (Boston)and China (Chengdu).
GBS offers several undergraduate and graduate business education programs leading to bachelor, master or doctoral qualifications. All GBS programs, worldwide, are taught in English. The Geneva Business School BBA, MSc, MBA and DBA degrees offer specializations in Business Administration, Global Banking and Finance, International Management, Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Sports Management and Marketing, International Relations, Digital Marketing, Hospitality, Tourism and Event Management, Oil & Gas Management, Islamic Finance, Healthcare Management, Information Technology and Business Analytics, Marketing Management, Healthcare Management, Educational Leadership & Management, Quality Management, Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Human Resource Management and Project and Operations Management. GBS offers a dual degree program with the INSEEC Business School (Chambery, France).
Geneva Business School operates a dual diploma program with the Kazakh-British Technical University (KBTU) in Almaty, Kazakhstan. KBTU ranked in the top 100 universities in the QS University Rankings: EECA 2015 for Eastern Europe and Central Asia in 2015. An international cooperation exists between GBS and the Almaty Management University in Almaty, Kazakhstan.