• Application Deadline
  • 47 months
    Duration
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Overview

As technology progresses and global economies become more interdependent, the world becomes smaller. Individuals interested in entering the global marketplace can benefit from a degree in International Relations. The International Relations program educated students in both International Relations and International Business.

Graduates are not only knowledgeable in the fields of public, multilateral and international affairs, but they are also able to effectively and efficiently manage an office, prepare budgets, make decisions based on financial indicators, and oversee projects from start to finish.

The objective is to prepare students in specialized international business subjects. To develop students’ proficiency in information technology.

Accreditation

  • #7 on CEO Magazine Global MBA Ranking 2020 
  • Tier One on CEO Magazine Global MBA Ranking 2020
  • EduQua
  • International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE)
  • Federation des Enterprises Romande (FER)
  • European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD)
  • ISO 9001
  • Council for Higher Education Accreditaion

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    These tuition fees are only valid for the terms on the dates below. This is an exception only to help our students in the current uncertain times.

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 47 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 48 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
    • Duration description

       

  • Credits
    239 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Blended, Online

Programme Structure

Our Advantages

  • International network
  • Close links with the corporate world
  • International accreditation
  • International locations
  • Outstanding professors
  • On ground – online – blended: (Transfer between formats)
  • 6 terms per year
  • Flexible schedule
  • Boutique university
  • International faculty and student body
  • 84% study abroad alumni felt their studies abroad helped them build valuable skills for the job market
  • 80% of today’s jobs are landed through networking
  • 40% of foreign residents from 157 different nations are living in Geneva
  • 100% of our graduates are in touch with professionals with real-world experience

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

Academic Requirements

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores. However, it does not provide a recommended score range.

    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

General Requirements

  • Official certified high school transcript and/or university transcript (final transcript of grades and courses). This includes official transcripts for all high schools and universities attended. Please have all transcripts sent to our office at the address provided below.
    • Proof of Graduation (High School)
    • TOEFL or other official English placement exam results (If your previous schooling has not been in English or Non-Native English speakers). All the results must be submitted to our office directly from the testing agency. Copies may be sent in with your application, followed by originals via post.
    • Proof of Identification 
    • Motivation letter (Max 250 words).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    49896 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 49896 EUR per year and a duration of 47 months.
  • National

    49896 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 49896 EUR per year and a duration of 47 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • On-Ground: 54.000 CHF
  • Online: 39.000 CHF
  • Blended: Pay the amount of the corresponding format per semester

Living costs for Genève

  • 1925 - 2850 CHF/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Eligible students may receive up to 25% based on a student’s real financial need, as established by their supporting documentation. These grants cannot be combined with other UBIS financial awards the student may have already received and do not apply to online studies. External grants and scholarships are also available as well as loan assistance.

Academic Merit Scholarships can also be given and are evaluated through the presentation of a student’s transcript(s) and diploma(s). Undergraduate students with a cumulative GPA of B+ (3.3) and Graduate students with a cumulative GPA of A- (3.7) may be considered for academic merit-based scholarship awards.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Bachelor of Arts and International Relations (BA-IR)
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