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Name SBS Swiss Business School
Strasse Flughafenstrasse 3
PLZ/Ort CH-8302 Kloten-Zürich
Telefon +41 44 880 00 88
Region Region Zürich

SBS Swiss Business School (SBS) is a management institution dedicated to preparing students for the careers of the global economy. We offer programs which specialize in International Management, Finance, Marketing and other fields.

We teach state of the art theory, immerse students in international experiences, and connect them to best practice in business. Participants in our programs learn much more than management theory and practice; they acquire new ways of thinking that can profoundly change their lives and the success of their organization.

We are a unique institution for several reasons:

  • Convenient, Affordable learning
  • International to the core
  • An internationally double accredited institution you can trust
  • Corporate Connections
  • Located in Zurich
  • International MBA Forum and CEO Magazine classify the SBS MBA programs among the Top Tier in EuropeConvenient, Affordable learning

All of our educational programs are taught in English. Created with your busy schedule in mind, our programs make it possible to study and keep your job at the same time. Our degrees are conveniently accessible to you at any time, no matter what your schedule is. Our tuition fees reflect real value for money, they include all teaching materials and books.

A double accredited institution you can trust

We are double accredited by the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE), and the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), both US wide accreditation bodies recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). National accreditation is the highest form of accreditation that an institution can receive. The IACBE has praised SBS as an innovator in business education.

SBS is also certified by eduQua, the Swiss Quality Assurance certification for Higher Education. eduQua takes into consideration several criteria to assure the quality of the institution and is reviewed on a three year basis.

SBS offers great corporate connections, networking opportunities and excellence in teaching and applied research.

SBS Swiss Business School offers bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate programs in:   

  • International Management
  • International Business
  • Global Finance and Banking
  • Marketing Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Human Resource Management

Are you ready to be challenged?

With academically challenging curricula incorporating the latest theory, the school’s programs all have a strong focus on applied learning and career outcomes – equipping students with the skills and tools they need to be lifelong innovators.

Benefit from personalized guidance

Representing students from more than 30 nationalities worldwide, the SBS community is both international and supportive, with small class sizes guaranteeing individual guidance from faculty members. Each student designs a personal study program based on his or her strengths and interests, ensuring that all graduates are set to excel in their chosen professional pathway.

Welcome to Zurich!

The campus is based in the heart of Switzerland in the renowned city of Zurich. As well as being a celebrated global financial center with strengths in banking, asset management and business, the city offers a vibrant arts scene, numerous cultural venues and an outstanding quality of life.

Launch your dream career

As many as 85% of graduates of SBS’s bachelor’s degrees find employment within six months of graduation, while an impressive 15% start-up within a year. Some 95% of graduates of SBS’s master’s degrees find employment within six months of graduation, with 5% launching their own business within a year.

When you join SBS, you can expect:

  • Regular networking events and guest speakers
  • Small class sizes and flexible timings
  • Strong and forward-thinking careers service
  • International faculty and student community
  • Regular company presentations and visits
  • Personal tutoring and personalized programs

Strengths of the Programs


From the beginning the programs have been steadily growing. Most candidates are in the 24-48 age bracket. They come from a wide variety of organizations and have very different educational backgrounds. Women account for approximately 35% of the total student body. Foreign student enrolment amounts to over 25%. A considerable effort is made to constantly attract highly qualified candidates.


SBS faculty are experts in their fields who are up-to-speed with the latest trends in management, entrepreneurship, international business, financial markets and technology. The faculty teach a curriculum that facilitates hands-on learning opportunities-entrepreneurial projects, total quality management improvements, international studies courses, and internships. The curriculum includes case-method and instructor-directed courses, and emphasizes classroom interaction. Classes are relatively small. Student evaluations average above 4 on a 1-5 scale.

International Diversity

SBS is truly focused on the world. It offers its participants an experience that prepares them to operate with ease across borders and cultures – in an environment that prizes diversity and the ability to bring a worldwide perspective to the study of business.

Program Highlights

Bachelor of Business Administration 

The SBS Swiss Business School Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) is a full-time, 180 ECTS program that is divided into three years of two semesters each. Classes are lectured by qualified faculty and take place at SBS Swiss Business School campus in Kloten-Zurich. Students also participate in internships, company visits and excursions, forums and symposia, guest speaker presentations and more.


Master of Science in International Business 

The SBS Swiss Business School Master of Science (MSc) in International Business is a full-time, two-year, 90-ECTS program, which provides an in-depth examination of global business issues ranging from economics to cross-cultural leadership. The language of instruction is English. MSc in International Business is a direct-entry program requiring no previous professional or work experience. We utilize an innovative approach to team-based learning as we strongly believe that this approach reflects today’s progressive workplace. The SBS Swiss Business School’s MSc in International Business is the program that will open the door to the international career opportunities that you have dreamed of by allowing you to understand, create and manage sustainable trans-national business strategies, join an international student body, and by preparing you for the world of global business.


Full-Time MBA 

An MBA is sought after by ambitious individuals and in many organizations it is rewarded by an increase in salary and promotion. One of the most common reasons students mention for pursuing an MBA is a career change. The programs are based on a common curriculum with extensive attention placed on the fields of specialization. At SBS Swiss Business School, you will find a supportive community where each person’s interests and ideas make a difference. With a limited class size, you’re assured of receiving individual attention from our faculty and staff. We offer an academically challenging curriculum, tailored to your career goals, and numerous opportunities form learning. These attributes set our MBA program apart from others. You can design a program of study that enables you to build on your strengths and interests. The program broadens your knowledge; sharpens your business skills; and incorporates your personal, professional, and extracurricular experiences.


Flex MBA

The Flex MBA program is designed for professionals who are not able to follow the regular MBA full-time, one-year mode. Classes are given in a seminar form, over long weekends. Students can join the program at any given seminar, as the enrolment is rolling, and are required to complete all 15 courses. Completion time of the program is 15 months. Candidates can take the Flex MBA program while they work.


Online MBA 

The growth of online learning as a successful education delivery method for professionals has been profound in the last 15 - 20 years. If traditional face to face programs require you to attend classes on fixed locations at fixed dates, online learning programs do not place such demands. If you are often on-the-go, travel frequently or face constantly changing work commitments you may find the rigors of class work impossible to manage. You can travel freely, relocate or live in remote areas without interrupting your MBA studies. The online learning format suits students ‘ability to juggle the competing demands of work, family and study. Ultimately, this depends on the type of person you are, your lifestyle and how you prefer to learn. Our online education model provides you with true flexibility in your learning options. Not only is the SBS Online MBA truly portable, it also provides you with greater flexibility that traditional MBA programs.


Executive MBA

This practice-based program is designed with a task to provide managers with new approaches to leadership in a changing business environment. All students have a minimum of five years' work experience and hold managerial positions in companies.

Classes are held on Saturdays, making it easier to study for managers who hold full-time jobs.

Students are required to work in teams on case studies, with an emphasis on developing interpersonal and managerial skills and to use the knowledge immediately on the job.


Personalized MBA 

The Personalized MBA is the first in the world MBA program that empowers the candidate to tailor the studies according to their personal needs and gives total flexibility on the pace of the studies. The combination of On-campus and Online modules allows every busy business professional to join this MBA program.


Doctorate of Business Administration 

The DBA is an integrated work and research program for management practitioners and professionals, who are oriented towards making a significant contribution to practice and policy. DBA students will have a diverse range of interests. Consequently there will be scope for requisite specialization within a general organizational and management framework. Graduates from the program are expected to make a key contribution to practice, so program work will relate to leadership, change and process management as well as research methodologies.

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