Geneva Business School - About us
Established upon the request of the Swiss international banks and financial institutions, IFGP (launched in 1995) has been responsible for the professional development of individuals assuming leadership functions in financial and management institutions. The same institution has created Business & Management University. The Geneva campus receives international students and provides bachelor and master program in business administration and finance.
The Geneva Business School organization includes three Departments: The business and management department, the Banking and Finance department under the name “University of Finance” (UF) and the Department of Language Communication (DLC).
The Geneva Business School is committed to higher education, operates under the direction of a strategic committee compound by five members. The administrators, faculty, staff, and students of the University, are committed to excellence in education.
It carries out its mission by assembling a faculty team having high academic and professional standards.
The University is dedicated to the preparation of student in two fields in the arts and sciences: business administration and banking & finance.
A major commitment exists to provide educational services for the larger national and international community, especially graduate education for mature students.
To encourage students to develop their unique potential and to become quickly productive member of society, the University seeks to provide an appropriate academic and social environment. Moreover, the University attempts to responds to the needs of its students through administrative services, teaching, scholarship and research.
The primary mission of Geneva Business School is to prepare students, both undergraduate and graduate, for careers with increasing professional and managerial responsibility in business and finance. Undergraduate students also are prepared for admission to graduate programs in business, and finances: private banking, corporate finance or banking and insurance.
Consistent with the mission of The Geneva Business School as a teaching institution, the business program is committed to the intellectual growth of its students through classroom instruction. All other activities within the University are in support of that primary aspect of the overall mission. Memory thesis, paper research, service to the University is encouraged as a means of improving teaching excellence and the learning process.
Highly experienced professionals instruct courses. We consider this as one of our major strengths. Their effectiveness is constantly monitored and evaluated by means of student interviews and course evaluation forms, filled out by students at the end of each course.
The Geneva Business School provides the following undergraduate degrees:
The standard duration is 3 years (6 semesters). The maximum duration for all undergraduate degrees is 5 years; therefore all students should complete the requirements within 5 years in order to receive their diploma. The average is 3 years or 4 years on a part-time basis.
The Geneva Business School delivers the following graduate degrees:
The standart duration is 1 1/2 years (3 semesters). The maximum duration for Master degrees in Finance and Management is 2 1/2 years and 3 years for all European Master Degrees. Therefore all students should complete the requirements within 2 1/2 years and 3 years respectively in order to receive their diploma.
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