Madrid Campus - Geneva Business School

Geneva Business School (GBS) is an international private institution founded in Geneva with  principal campuses in Geneva, Barcelona, and Madrid. Founded in 1995 as Institut de Formation de Gestionnaire de Patrimoine. Today GBS is a leader in Swiss Quality education and offers Bachelor, Master and Doctorate programs in which students build a real business network as they become future business leaders.

Top reasons to study here

  • Cutting-edge Swiss Quality Education taught in small and focused classrooms by carefully chosen, highly-educated and professionally-active faculty members.
  • Small & focused classes, highly-educated & professionally-active faculty, contact with industry experts, collaborative decision-making, innovation & leadership.
  • International accreditations: GBS Global Network allows exchange programs for a semester across campuses and partner campuses and internship opportunities

Bachelor's programmes

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About

History

Institut de Formation de Gestionnaire de Patrimoine (IFGP) was founded in 1995 to provide instruction to private bankers in Switzerland. It became Geneva Business School in 2010, to highlight its purpose of teaching business administration and finance. GBS started a global expansion opening campuses in Barcelona (2012), in Madrid (2018) and has numerous partnerships around the globe.

Education

GBS offers bachelor´s, master´s, and doctoral degrees in Finance and Business Administration with seven different majors focusing, among other specializations, on the international, geopolitical and digital aspects of management, marketing,and entrepreneurship 

Research

The International Research Centre is the hub for all GBS-related research activity and specifically programs looking at sports management, technology in business education and on leadership and work in the 21st century, encouraging projects that involve international collaboration primarily on:

  • Contribution of business and corporate governance to human development and social change.
  • Corporate Social Responsibility & risk management on sustainability and environmental issues.
  • Development and impact of emerging disruptive technologies, and business models in the workplace and society.
  • Cross-cultural, cross-market and global business leadership with a focus on sports, energies and lifestyle industries.

Career

Students can choose to specialize in one of our many majors, such as:

  • International Relations

  • International Management

  • Sports Management

  • Digital Marketing

  • Entrepreneurship

  • International Finance

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Services

Student services

Each GBS campus has a dedicated support services team and take pride in ensuring that every student is catered for. This starts from the point of application to GBS leading through to their graduation day and beyond, as a proud GBS Alumni.

Housing services

GBS has key partners who assist students for no cost or a small fee in: 

  • Entry visa assistance
  • Student Permit assistance
  • Local / international arrivals
  • Accommodation
  • Medical Insurance assistance,
  • Assistance with the local public transportation networks, 
  • Setting up bank accounts and other banking-related issues,
  • Cultural/sports activities
  • Career Workshop (such as Networking events, Internship offers, Professional Mentoring, Coaching, Conferences)
  • International opportunities to Study Abroad, exchange, and Summer and Winter Programs with international partner academic institutions.
  • Assistance on legal Guardian Appointment for foreign underage students.

Student Life

Campus life

We are proud of our spectacular campus in sunny Madrid, located in one of the most prestigious neighbourhoods right in the heart of the city. The campus combines classic Madrid architecture with modern facilities. We also have an elegant terrace to enjoy the eternal sunshine Madrid has to offer.

While studying in GBS you have the opportunity to transfer between our Madrid, Geneva and Barcelona campuses through our streamlined exchange program. As a result, you will experience truly international business environments around Europe.

Student clubs

As a Business School, it is paramount to maintain strong ties between students, encourage team spirit and personal development.

Every campus has its own way of organizing these activities, often through the Student Council, which also offer an alternative way to meet new people and network with organizations.

Accreditation

Geneva Business School has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE), the Association of Accredited Schools of Business International (AASBI) and EDUQUA. GBS has also strong ties with partner universities, enabling exchange programs

Student Reviews

Good choice
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

I'm a bachelor student at Geneva Business School and I would recommend for the small classes where you really get to know your teachers. The international experience is amazing, students come from all over the world and create a strong GBS community. Great connections and a lot of networking experience as well. Beautiful campus

BBA Sports Management experience
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

Academically and personally it's been a great choice, learning from experienced individuals that come from a high category of established jobs has given me a boost to learn more. Moreover, in terms of my bachelor sports management, GBS provides me with a unique chance to explore the industry as Madrid is the center of a athletic country with a variety of sport events...

International experience
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

Studying at GBS introduced me to a different teaching system of learning and practicing which had a large influence on my decision to pursue my career dreams by experiencing a business oriented projects, exams and training sessions daily during my classes and connecting with big entrepreneurs who were once students at GBS just like I am now. GBS made me connect with...

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