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Accreditation and Quality Assurance

International School: Empowering International Students through World-Class Accreditations

Allowance to operate and issue diplomas:

We are proud to confirm that our institution has received an official allowance from the Board of Education and Culture in our State (Canton) in Switzerland, as evidenced by the formal communication bearing reference number '12AUG16kom'. This legal confirmation grants us the allowance to operate and issue diplomas in accordance with Swiss regulations.

As a registered institution in Switzerland, we hold ourselves to the highest standards of compliance and accountability. Our policies are meticulously developed and continuously updated by Swiss legal experts to ensure adherence to all applicable laws and regulations. This commitment to legal compliance and transparency is at the core of our operations.

Furthermore, we take great care to maintain our infrastructure and student support services entirely within Switzerland. By doing so, we underscore our dedication to upholding Swiss standards of excellence and efficiency in all aspects of our institution. This localized approach not only ensures seamless operations but also reflects our unwavering commitment to providing our students with the highest quality education and support services possible.

Programmatic Accreditation: Our business programs have received programmatic accreditation from ECLBS (European Council of Leading Business Schools), a prestigious quality label endorsed by 10 national accreditation agencies across countries such as Malta, Moldova, the Netherlands, Kosovo, Mauritania, Syria, and others. ECLBS is overseen by multiple quality assurance bodies, including those in Malta, Moldova, Bahrain, and beyond. Additionally, ECLBS is an approved member of the USA Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) Quality International Group (CIQG), the International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education (INQAAHE), IREG Observatory on Academic Ranking and Excellence, and has forged over 30 agreements with national agencies worldwide.

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We are delighted to announce a significant achievement: our institution has become the first European higher education institute to receive an Institutional Accreditation from the prestigious EurAsian EEU Ministry of Education-recognized accreditation body. This esteemed accreditation agency, known as 'Bilim Standard' and operating under the Ministry of Education and Science of KG (EAEU Eurasian Economic Union Region), represents a hallmark of distinction. Officially named the 'BSKG Public Foundation Independent Accreditation Agency,' it holds full membership in the International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education (INQAAHE) in Europe and the APQN - Asia Pacific Quality Network in China. This accreditation underscores our unwavering dedication to excellence and quality assurance in education. Furthermore, the agency's accreditation enjoys direct recognition in all EAEU (Eurasian Economic Union) countries, further solidifying our institution's commitment to maintaining the highest standards of education across international borders...

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All our Vocational and Advanced Diplomas hold official approval from the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA), the Dubai National Education Authority, a government entity in Dubai. It's important to note that Dubai is a constituent part of the UAE, which, along with Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, and Saudi Arabia, forms the GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) countries. Consequently, students from across the GCC region can access the advantages associated with this approval.

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The Academy holds accreditation from the Accreditation Service for International Schools, Colleges and Universities (ASIC). Achieving Premier status with ASIC underscores the institution's excellence across various operational areas. ASIC accreditation provides valuable guidance to students and parents, enabling them to make informed decisions. Moreover, it serves as a testament to the institution's commitment to delivering high-quality education. Recognized by UKVI in the UK, ASIC is also listed on the Council for Higher Education Accreditation CHEA International Quality Group (CIQG) in the USA, and is featured in their International Directory. Additionally, ASIC is a member of the British Quality Foundation (BQF) and holds institutional membership with EDEN (European Distance and E-Learning Network). As a full member of the International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education (INQAAHE) in Europe, ASIC is dedicated to upholding rigorous standards in higher education.

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We are thrilled to share that we have obtained accreditation from EDU, an Intergovernmental Organization established by the Ministry of Education in the Republic of Palau. This accreditation is particularly meaningful as it originates from an International Treaty for the Promotion of Quality Education under UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization). Being accredited by EDU not only affirms our steadfast dedication to academic excellence but also underscores our organization's pledge to advocate for quality education as a fundamental human right. It mirrors our continuous endeavors to equip students with the knowledge, skills, and resources essential for success in an ever-evolving and interconnected global landscape.

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Programmatic Accreditation: Our business administration study programs, including Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate degrees, have received accreditation from the ECBE (European Council for Business Education). Initially affiliated with ENQA and in the process of seeking full recognition from EQAR, ECBE ceased their application, leading us to discontinue our accreditation process with them. However, if you consider affiliation with such organizations essential for your future pursuits, we encourage you to reach out to us. We remain open to re-establishing contact and facilitating partnership activation to meet your needs.

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Programmatic Certification: Our Mini Diploma in eBusiness and Global Marketing has received certification from the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD) EOCCS Online Course Certification System. Although EFMD is not a government-approved quality label, this certification signifies our dedication to upholding excellence in education. It's worth noting that EFMD is registered in Switzerland, where certifications without expiration dates indicate a one-time inspection that remains valid indefinitely according to Swiss regulations. Therefore, similar to earning a higher education degree, your certification remains valid indefinitely following the successful completion of the final inspection. However, if you consider affiliation with such organizations essential for your future pursuits, we encourage you to reach out to us. We remain open to re-establishing contact and facilitating partnership activation to meet your needs.

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International students can rest assured that all our Diplomas will come with an apostille stamp, recognized for legalization in nearly 120 countries worldwide. In the event that your country is not included in the apostille list, we offer the option to have your degree or diploma stamped by your embassy in Switzerland. This additional service demonstrates our dedication to assisting our diverse student body and ensuring smooth transitions into their professional and academic pursuits worldwide.

ISO 29993 Certified: Learning services outside formal education Service requirements

As a prominent institution in Switzerland, we are proud to announce our groundbreaking achievement in obtaining the prestigious ISO 29993 certification. This milestone emphasizes our steadfast dedication to excellence in education and distinguishes us as a leader in the industry. Being among the pioneering institutions to meet the rigorous standards outlined by this esteemed certification underscores our commitment to delivering top-tier learning services of the highest quality, extending beyond traditional education boundaries.

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We are proud to be an approved member by one of the most reputable local certification bodies, GQA: Independent Global Quality Assurance Label in Switzerland, a registered trademark by the Swiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property, this quality label is another milestone that confirms our commitment to quality education

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The Academy is proud to announce its inclusion among the Approved Schools for Scholarships in Switzerland by the 'Association for Bipartite Enforcement, Continuing Training, and the Social Fund for Staff Leasing,' known as SwissStaffing. Please note that scholarships are exclusively available to our students residing in Switzerland. As one of the privileged institutions approved for scholarships in Switzerland, the academy has established an agreement to offer local students the opportunity to receive scholarships of up to 5000 CHF per year. To explore this opportunity further, you can visit us in Switzerland, contact us via phone, or apply online. Each year, 200 students from our academy have the chance to benefit from this program.

We are proud to have established Bilateral Recognition Agreements with over 250 universities across more than 50 countries worldwide. These agreements facilitate student exchange programs and direct recognition of our diplomas. With this extensive network, upon completion of your study program, you can seamlessly transition to our partner universities. Here are some of our key collaborators:

Partners in Europe: Sweden, Poland, Portugal, Greece, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Latvia, Romania, Bulgaria, Croatia, Russia, Serbia, Ukraine, Albania, Moldova, Kosovo, Macedonia, Belarus, Georgia, Armenia...

Partners in the Americas: USA, Brazil, Mexico, Paraguay, Nicaragua, Haiti, Dominican Republic, Trinidad and Tobago...

Partners in Asia: Jordan, Turkey, Malaysia, Bangladesh, Kazakhstan, Pakistan, Azerbaijan, Kyrgyzstan, South Korea...

Partners in Africa: Egypt, Tunisia, Nigeria, Mozambique, Sierra Leone, Ghana, Cameroon, Niger, Zambia...

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ISBM is thrilled to announce its receipt of the "MENAA CUSTOMER DELIGHT AWARD," conferred by the Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW Switzerland) and the Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM). The esteemed jury, including D. Seelhofer from Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW) in Switzerland, J. Sherren from York University of Canada / Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM UK), along with a panel of esteemed CEOs, meticulously evaluated and assessed the 2016 winners. (Source: MENAA PR)

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We take pride in being honored with the UA Ministry of Education and Science Students Satisfaction Award, a testament to our commitment to excellence. This accolade was meticulously evaluated by a state university founded in 1918, renowned as one of the most prestigious institutions in Europe. The award was bestowed upon us at a distinguished event attended by representatives from over 10 embassies.

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COPYRIGHT / Registered Trademark for Education by the Swiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property and any use of our name without a written confirmation is forbidden. It also signifies our dedication to protecting our brand and ensuring the integrity of our educational programs. Any unauthorized use of our name or trademarks without prior written confirmation is strictly prohibited and will be subject to legal action.

Our Academy has been awarded accreditation by the International Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education, underscoring our commitment to maintaining and upholding rigorous standards of excellence in education.

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Our Academy is honored to be a member and sponsor of the Swiss National Tourist Office, known as MySwitzerland.com. MySwitzerland plays a crucial role in promoting tourism and hospitality activities throughout Switzerland, guiding tourists to the country's finest destinations and experiences. As a member of MySwitzerland, ISBM is dedicated to utilizing our expertise to enhance the country's tourism and hospitality sector. Collaborating with the Swiss National Tourist Office, we aim to establish Switzerland as a leading global destination celebrated for its exceptional beauty and hospitality.

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We are immensely proud to be affiliated as an approved educational member of the Swiss Association for Quality (SAQ). This esteemed membership highlights our unwavering commitment to upholding the highest standards of educational excellence and quality assurance. Being part of SAQ symbolizes our dedication to continuous improvement and our adherence to stringent quality standards across all our educational programs.

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We are thrilled to announce that we have been granted approved membership status within CASCI, The Arab-Swiss Chamber of Commerce and Industry. This prestigious affiliation represents a significant milestone for us, reaffirming our dedication to cultivating robust business connections and fostering trade relationships between the Arab world and Switzerland. We are deeply honored and proud to be part of this esteemed organization.

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MEMBERSHIPS:

HUMANE Heads of University Management and Administration

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AHLA - American Hotel and Lodging Association

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CHRIE International Council on Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Education

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ISBM is a private and independent institution that operates in application with the Swiss Law.

The rise of online education has been remarkable, driven by institutions' ability to maintain quality and deliver exceptional services. Despite its benefits, online learning also poses inherent risks, given that all interactions occur through web platforms. Students place immense trust in their chosen online educational institutions and are wary of any potential betrayal. While many online institutions prioritize integrity, there are some unscrupulous actors in the industry who prioritize profit over quality delivery. As a result, students are continuously searching for trustworthy mediums that meet their expectations. ISBM Switzerland stands out as an organization that inspires trust and confidence. Committed to providing honest and dedicated services, ISBM adheres to high standards and strives to empower individuals genuinely motivated to learn and enhance their future prospects.

Important:

We have decided not to continue our partnership with certain organizations mentioned earlier, primarily because of limited interest from our students. Nevertheless, if you feel that one of these organizations is essential for your future goals, please don't hesitate to contact us. We are open to re-establishing connections with them and assisting in the process of activating our membership or accreditation, albeit with an additional fee.

At ISBM Switzerland, our mission is to provide accessible, affordable, and innovative learning opportunities and programs of the highest quality. We are committed to meeting the diverse needs of individuals seeking integrity in their personal lives, professions, and communities. Upholding the highest standards of academic excellence, we cultivate a dynamic learning environment where faculty and staff promote critical thinking and problem-solving skills. Our ultimate goal is to empower students to enhance their lives and advance their careers.

Global School: Empowering International Students through World-Class Accreditation
Institutional accreditation: the evaluation and approval of an entire educational institution. It assesses the overall quality, resources, mission, and governance...
Programmatic accreditation: focuses on specific programs within ISBM. It evaluates whether individual programs meet established standards for curriculum, faculty qualifications, student outcomes, and resources related to that particular field of study.

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