Geneva School of Economics and Management, University of Geneva confirms itself in the top 2% of Business Schools globally with AMBA re-accreditation

Geneva School of Economics and Management, University of Geneva officially received re-accreditation from the Association of MBAs (AMBA), one of the world’s leading authorities on post-graduate business education, demonstrating its continuing commitment to excellence in management education.

Upon receiving AMBA accreditation, all current Executive MBA students and recent MBA alumni of the Geneva School of Economics & Management, University of Geneva are invited to join AMBA’s global member community of more than 57,000 students and alumni in more than 150 countries on a free basis, for networking, thought leadership, career development, and a variety of benefits.

Accreditation from the Association of MBAs (AMBA) represents the highest standard of achievement in post-graduate business education. Its rigorous assessment criteria ensure that only the highest-calibre programmes which demonstrate the best standards in teaching, curriculum, and student interaction achieve Association of MBAs accreditation.

The University of Geneva is a public university dedicated to basic and advanced higher education, basic and applied research, and continuing education. Geneva School of Economics and Management (GSEM) is one of nine schools of the University of Geneva.

Members of AMBA’s accreditation panel, representing senior management at AMBA-accredited Business Schools globally, commended the diversity on the MBA programme, both in terms of nationalities and, increasingly, gender. The panel noted that this diversity was seen in the strong recruitment the programme had experienced during the pandemic.

The School was also able to provide the programme a distinctive platform in an increasingly competitive national and global market. This came under the strapline, ‘The Geneva Advantage’, with Geneva being a prime location to study as it is a hub for international organisations.

Professor Markus Menz, Dean of the Geneva School of Economics and Management, said: ‘I am delighted that our Executive MBA program has been awarded with a re-accreditation by the Association of MBAs (AMBA). This confirms the outstanding quality of our Executive MBA program and its value for our students. I would like to congratulate our dedicated Executive MBA team on this achievement.’

AMBA accreditation is international in scope and reach, and AMBA works under the belief that accredited programmes should be of the highest standard and reflect changing trends and innovation in post-graduate management education. Its accreditation process reflects this commitment to fostering innovation, and demanding Business Schools to perform at the highest level continually.

Andrew Main Wilson, Chief Executive of the Association of MBAs and Business Graduates Association (BGA) said: ‘I would like to say congratulations to everyone at Geneva School of Economics Management for receiving this re-accreditation. This excellent news shows the continued excellence of the School, which is even more impressive considering the turbulent past couple of years. I very much look forward to continuing to work with this School in the future.’

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About Geneva School of Economics and Management, University of Geneva

The Geneva School of Economics and Management (GSEM) of the University of Geneva is more than a leading Swiss Business School. Building on a history of over 100 years, the GSEM’s mission is to educate responsible leaders for a diverse and changing society. About 2’000 students are enrolled in the GSEM’s state-of-the-art undergraduate, graduate, and executive programs in management, economics, finance, business analytics, statistics, and information systems. Focusing on the interdisciplinary areas of analytics/ digital, governance, and sustainability, the GSEM benefits from a “Geneva Advantage” – its unique location in Geneva, a region that is home to many international organizations, non-profit organizations, multinational corporations, and financial institutions, together with its dedicated staff of about 200, including 60 internationally recognized faculty members.

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