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8 Great Reasons to Study at EU Business School in Geneva 

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Switzerland has been voted the world’s most innovative country for 12 years running, and Geneva boasts more international organizations, financial institutions, innovative tech companies and multinationals than anywhere else. Right on the shores of Lake Geneva, with the beautiful Alps as a backdrop, there’s nowhere better to study business than Geneva – and EU Business School’s bright modern campus is right in the heart of the action! 

Read on to discover 8 great reasons to study at EU Business School in Geneva

1. Geneva is international and cosmopolitan  

About 40% of the population in Geneva are foreign nationals, making it an excellent place to make international connections and build a network. The student community at EU Geneva numbers around 350 students from 40 countries. 

2. Europe’s biggest concentration of international organizations, multinational HQs and tech companies is in Geneva 

Studying business at EU Geneva allows students to benefit from proximity to the Swiss capital’s remarkable concentration of outstanding intergovernmental organizations, financial institutions and the headquarters of multinational companies, including the United Nations, the World Trade Organisation, the World Health Organization and the Red Cross. EU students are given an insider’s glimpse of the workings of these world-famous organizations and institutions during company visits and networking events. 

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3. Geneva is the world center of private banking, finance and diplomacy 

Geneva is a leading global financial center and the capital of private banking. The headquarters of UBS and World Bank Group are located in Geneva, which is also home to international organizations, corporate giants, 300+ NGOs and 250+ missions, representations and delegations. The EU Geneva campus is just a five-minute walk from the financial district and the main shopping area of this charming city.  

4. Switzerland is the world’s most innovative country 

Global Innovation Index has named Switzerland the most innovative country in the world for 12 years running. It also has the second-most competitive economy in Europe, according to the World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness Index, and is ranked third-best European country for startups by financial company Nimblefins. 

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5. Average salaries in Switzerland are among the highest in Europe  

Remuneration is always something to consider when choosing a career and Switzerland has one of the highest average salaries in Europe according to At EU Business School, we offer degree programs in the most in-demand areas of business, which will set you on the path to career success. 

6. Switzerland ranks #3 for personal development and #4 for achieving career goals 

In 2023, voted Switzerland the third-best country globally to study for personal development, and fourth-best in Europe for achieving career goals. If you are looking for somewhere to study where you can develop personally and professionally, EU’s dedicated Career Support Department provides the tools to achieve professional goals through annual Career Days, networking events and practical workshops on CVs, building your own brand and much more. 

7. Geneva ranks #9 worldwide for quality of living 

Geneva is ranked 9th best city in the world for quality of living by Mercer in their latest rankings. This safe and cosmopolitan city has excellent services, a thriving cultural scene and a stunning natural setting on the shores of Lake Geneva and with the Alps on the doorstep.  

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8. Geneva boasts world-class skiing, water sports and festivals 

Located between the Alps and Jura mountains, Geneva is close to some of the world’s finest ski slopes, making it a haven for outdoor enthusiasts. Lake Geneva provides a plethora of opportunities for water sports, including paddle boarding, kayaking and canoeing. In summer, students can take a refreshing swim in Lake Geneva at Bain de Pâquis beach or opt for a stroll through the flea market in Plainpalais. Geneva is also home to a number of music festivals, plus the Nuits de Bain gallery nights that take place in the hip art district of Quartier des Bains. Geneva is a fantastic choice to live and study business. 

EU Business School (EU) has been educating future entrepreneurs and business leaders since 1973. A high-ranking, international business school, it offers foundation, bachelor’s, master’s, MBA and DBA programs, taught exclusively in English. It also has campuses in Barcelona and Munich as well as a Digital Campus. EU’s hands-on learning approach, which includes case studies, company visits and talks from world-renowned guest speakers, is designed to develop work-ready graduates with the skills to excel in the workplace of the future. 

What our students say about EU Geneva: 

“Studying in Geneva is great! It’s a small city where I can experience the mountains. I would recommend coming to EU if you would like to get out in the workforce with leadership, communication skills and the ambition to move forward.” 

Amir Baroud, BBA 

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