EU Business School

EU Business School – Gain an international business perspective

Founded in 1973, EU Business School is a private institution, with four campuses, in Geneva, Barcelona, Montreux and Munich.

A highly ranked, professionally-accredited business school, where courses are taught in English, it provides a truly international setting for acquiring a Bachelor’s, Master’s or MBA degree.

EU Business School offers a joint degree program with Pace University, New York, and Fisher College, Boston, which enables students to gain two undergraduate degrees in less time than it would take to do them consecutively. In addition, EU Business School partners are situated in Kazakhstan, Russia, the UK, Taiwan, the USA, Asia, Thailand and Malaysia, so you can also choose to do a dual degree. The difference between dual and joint degrees is that dual or double degrees expect students to finish two programmes at two universities, whereas joint degree programmes consist of a single curriculum taught by two collaborating universities.

There is a clear emphasis on developing a global perspective at EU Business School, demonstrated by the inter-campus and international exchange programs which attract so many students.

EU Business School‘s international outlook is also reflected in its student population – which currently numbers around 3000 – of 100 plus nationalities, with students and staff speaking 3.5 languages on average.

EU Business School-What Bachelor’s courses can I take?

The most popular undergraduate courses are:

Business management – with specialisms in:

  • Finance
  • HR Management
  • Business Technology
  • Supply Chain and Logistics
  • Entrepreneurship
  • International Business
  • Marketing

There are 2000 undergraduates  working towards their Bachelor’s degree at EU Business School (2021), 95 per cent of whom are international students. Courses last for three years and start at various points in the year:

  • October
  • February
  • June
  • August

You will gain 180-240 ECTS when you complete your degree.

EU Business School-Does this School offer a Foundation course?


EU Business School offers a Business Bridging programme and a language programme to prepare you for starting your degree. When you pass the courses, you are automatically eligible to move on to a Bachelor’s programme.

Courses run for 13 weeks, starting in September, February and June, and develop language proficiency skills and improve academic standards. You can take the Foundation course online, as well as at any EU Business School campus.

You need to score 5.5 in IELTS and 60 in TOEFL to be considered for a place on this course.

EU Business School-Can I do a Master’s at this school?

The EU Business School Master’s courses can be taken full-time, where they run for a year, or part-time, over a two-year period. You can enrol to start in October, January and March.

The most popular Master’s programmes include:

  • Management
  • Fashion and luxury business
  • Tourism and Hospitality
  • Finance
  • Management, innovation and entrepreneurship
  • Marketing
  • Digital business
  • Digital marketing
  • Business analytics and data science

You will need to have achieved an IELTS score of 6.5 and a TOEFL score of 89 to be considered for a Master’s at EU Business School.

EU Business School-Can I do a MBA at this school?

The EU Business School MBA programme runs for one year, full-time, and two years, part-time. It can also be done online – and the EU Business School online MBA has been ranked 36th in the world by QS (2024). The dynamic course structure includes a range of guest speakers, visits to companies such as Siemens, BMW and UEFA, seminars, lectures, workshops, field trips, case studies, business simulations etc.

You will also have the opportunity to take up internships with leading multinational companies and organisations. Online applications can be made at, and you will be asked to produce evidence of two years’ work experience, to have an interview with the academic dean and to submit (good) GMAT or GRE scores. Class sizes are small and all the campuses have airy, modern learning environments with top of the range, up to date equipment and resources.

You will be able to specialise in 11 different areas, namely:

  • International Business
  • Communication and Public Relations
  • Entrepreneurship
  • International Marketing
  • Global Banking and Finance
  • Leisure and Tourism Management
  • Blockchain management
  • Digital Business
  • Sports Management
  • Human Resources Management
  • Design Management

EU Business School-Is there online learning at this school?

There are 14 programmes available across all four EU Business School campuses, and online students are also invited to take part in on-campus weeks, to meet their peers and get to know the staff, to attend lectures and visit companies and sit exams.

The December on-campus week takes place in Geneva; the March on-campus week is in Munich and the June campus week is organised in Barcelona.

EU Business School-What are the fees in euros?

Course typeFees
Bachelor’s degrees6,750 per term
English Foundation course5,450
Business Bridging Foundation course7,050
Master’s5,200 per term
MBA – full time21,900 per term
MBA – part time3,650 per term

In addition, there is a 200 euro application fee, and a dissertation or business plan fee of 600 euros, when you have completed the programme.

EU Business School-How do I apply?

Applications are done online and can also be sent by post.

The documents you will be required to submit will include:

  • A motivational essay (around 500 words) or 2-3 minute film explaining why you wish to take a specific course – think about your leadership skills, and extracurricular activities.
  • High school diploma or bachelor’s degree, plus transcripts, if relevant
  • Two academic references
  • Passport photographs
  • Photocopy of your passport
  • Bank certificate or letter confirming that you have the finances to support yourself
  • Master’s applicants will also need to send in a CV
  • Certificates of language proficiency

EU Business School-EU Business School campuses

All four EU Business School campuses are located in the upmarket heart of the city.

Geneva and Montreux are situated near glorious  Lake Geneva and close to skiing resorts in the Alps, a 40 minute drive away, while Munich’s campus is a five minute walk away from famous Marienplatz, and the Barcelona campus is located in the city’s embassy district, a short trip away from the Costa Brava and the Pyrenees – ideal weekend getaways. Whether you opt to study in Munich, the home of Germany’s start-ups and BMW, Audi and Porsche – or are drawn to Montreux, and its internationally acclaimed Jazz Festival, you will find yourself living in a European financial hub, surrounded by opportunities for internships with local international businesses and organisations.

EU Business School will help you organise accommodation, whether you are interested in renting a flat, a house share, living in halls of residence etc. Make sure that you start choosing your accommodation as soon as you receive confirmation that your application has been accepted – all four campuses have comparable rents, and where you decide to live and study will depend on personal preferences and the type of ambience and leisure activities you enjoy.

I am interested in applying to EU Business School – what is the next step?

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