Membership, Recognition & Accreditations

International Business Academy of Switzerland (IBAS) works together with many respectable and well-known accreditation bodies in the world. We have successfully managed to accredit our school, which ensures our students quality of education and international recognition of our certificates.

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International Business Academy of Switzerland (IBAS) is listed in the Swiss Private School Register.

The purpose of the Register is the creation and management of a registry of private schools in Switzerland which are serious and trustworthy and which communicate this to interested circles.

The criteria and conditions for admission into the Register are listed in a separate document outlining the rules of procedure for admission.

The Register serves as a contact point and information centre for Swiss and foreign students in the case that problems arise with a school entered in the Register.

Additionally, the Register serves to protect Switzerland’s reputation as a centre of high quality educational services and the reputation of its private educational institutions. It also works to advance the development of diversity in education and Switzerland as a tourist destination.

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Swiss Private School Registry Letter

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As the first Swiss quality label geared towards adult continuing education, it was founded in 2000. EduQua is an accreditation body recognized and supported by the Swiss Confederate Government; it’s the first quality certification for public and private educational institutions in Switzerland. The label promotes transparency and comparability, of continuing education for the benefit of consumers, and helps to ensure the quality of continuing education in Switzerland. More than 1,000 schools, institutes, and academies all over Switzerland are EduQua certified. They certify that a quality management system had been developed and implemented in the organization. EduQua quality label can be received only through a recognized inspection body by the Swiss Accreditation Bureau SAS (Schweizerischen Akkreditierungsstelle SAS) under the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs SECO which is part of the Federal Department of Economic Affairs, Education, and Research.

Our Certification:



International Business Academy of Switzerland (IBAS) is currently Accredited by ACBSP.


The Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) is a global business education accrediting body and the first organization to offer accreditation to all levels of collegiate business educational degree programs from associate to doctoral. A leading specialised accreditation body for business education supporting, celebrating, and rewarding teaching excellence.

ACBSP ignites a standard of excellence with an accreditation process based on the Baldrige Education Criteria for Performance Excellence. By evaluating aspects of leadership, strategic planning, relationships with stakeholders, quality of academic programs, faculty credentials, and educational support, ACBSP assesses whether or not business programs offer a rigorous educational experience and commitment to continuous quality improvement.

ACBSP headquarters is located in Overland Park, Kansas, USA.

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ACBSP Accredited Program

Programs accredited by ACBSP:

Standard Edition

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Doctor of Business Administration (DBA)
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In the latest Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) Online MBA Rankings for 2024, IBAS has achieved remarkable standings:

  • 🌍   #2 in QS Online MBA Rankings 2024: Switzerland

  • 🌍 #19 in QS Online MBA Rankings 2024: Europe, Middle East, and Africa

  • 🌐 #56 in QS Online MBA Rankings 2024: Global

OS Online MBA #19 - Europe, Middle East & Africa 2024
QS Ranking - #56
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University Overall 5-Star Rating
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Awards for Training and Higher Education, ATHE provides centres with a wide variety of qualifications including administration management, business, tourism, law, computing and health and social care. They have made a name for themselves with exceptional customer service, excellent quality standards and rewarding qualifications with progression routes to university degrees.

ATHE learners can cut the amount of time and money they spend on achieving a degree by more than half. This is because ATHE has special arrangements with a range of universities that enables learners to skip an entire year’s study of the degree for every level they achieve with ATHE.

ATHE itself is regulated by Ofqual and are on the RQF. Ofqual Is an independent, not for profit organisation, making sure that students working towards a UK qualification get the higher education they are entitled to expect.




IBAS is licensed by UK based ATHE

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International Business Academy of Switzerland (IBAS) is an Educational Member of the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE), and has affirmed its commitment to excellence in business education.

IACBE Membership Status for International Business Academy of Switzerland (IBAS)

International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE), believes that academic quality and excellence in business education should be measured in terms of the educational outcomes of an academic business unit relative to its mission rather than by prescriptive standards relating to academic resources.