If you are a prospective business student, or you already have a bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline and are thinking of continuing your education, you should strongly consider studying abroad. There are many benefits to studying business internationally, including the chance to develop your language and communication skills and gain access to more significant career opportunities.
Switzerland is a world leader in finance and innovation, and the city of Geneva is home to the headquarters of many multinational corporations. If you are interested in pursuing a career in business management in any sector, studying at EU Business School’s Geneva campus can help you achieve your goals. We have over 30 courses from foundation to doctoral level, all taught by instructors with academic and real-world business experience.
Keep reading to find out more about the benefits of studying internationally as a business student, learn why EU Business School in Geneva should be your first choice of college, and get insight into the different programs we offer.
The benefits of studying internationally as a business student
Studying abroad as a business student has many benefits, both in terms of professional development and broadening your personal horizons. It exposes you to new cultures and values, which will change how you look at the world. Additionally, studying at an international business school will:
- Expose you to different styles of leadership and management and a diversity of business structures.
- Prepare you for working in diverse teams.
- Help you develop cross-cultural communication skills, including building awareness of what it’s like to work across time zones.
- Give you the opportunity to learn and practice a new language, including relevant business vocabulary.
- Provide you with a knowledge and understanding of international laws and regulations.
- Help you grow your professional network across borders.
- Open doors to job opportunities in both local businesses and abroad.
Even if you want to pursue a career in your home country, having studied abroad will make you stand out to potential employers. In addition to helping you learn another language, studying abroad also helps you develop a certain set of “soft skills.” It improves your general communication skills, encourages a strong sense of independence, and leads to improved problem-solving.
As a result, hiring managers are likely to see you as a dependable choice for the role they are trying to fill.
Why study at EU Business School in Geneva?
According to educations.com, Switzerland is the 3rd best country in Europe to study—and looking at the programs, facilities, and learning opportunities on offer at EU Business School in Geneva, it’s easy to see why!
We currently have more than 350 students from over 100 countries enrolled at our Geneva campus. Here are just some of the things they love about studying with us:
- We are an internationally accredited institution.
- We offer a hands-on approach to learning.
- All of our classes are taught by instructors with real-world business experience. We also host multiple guest lectures every semester.
- Class sizes are small to ensure all students get the best learning experience.
- You can learn according to your own schedule, as we offer several starting dates per year.
Factoring in that Geneva is one of the busiest financial and diplomatic hubs in Europe, it’s the perfect place to study for a management career in banking or the non-profit sector. Indeed, Geneva is home to the headquarters of over 140 international organizations, including the UN, the World Trade Center, and the World Bank Group, plus more than 300 NGOs. We organize regular visits to multinational companies so that students learn to apply the theories they have learned in class to real-life business situations.
Take a virtual tour of our Geneva campus online. If you want to learn more about what it’s like to live and study here, check out this post, which features a comprehensive guide to student life in Geneva.
Programs available at EU Business School in Geneva
EU Business School offers over 30 educational and degree programs for foundation, undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral study.
Take a look at some of our most popular courses:
This 3-year, practice-led program prepares students for a diverse array of management roles within international businesses. Modules cover a whole range of functions, including marketing, economics, finance, and law.
Global Innovation Index has named Switzerland the most innovative country in the world every year for the past decade, so where better to study for your Master’s in Innovation and Entrepreneurship? This program is designed to develop students’ creative thinking and executive skills, and to encourage an entrepreneurial approach to business.
A 1-year, research-based course that equips students with the skills they need to meet challenges presented by the changeable global market. Instruction envelopes various topics, including finance, law, media, communications, and management.
Geneva is the private banking capital of the world, and it’s also home to the headquarters of the World Bank Group, making it the perfect place to study for an MBA in Global Banking & Finance. Our program covers crucial economic theory as well as emerging trends such as fintech. It gives you all the analytical tools you need to build a successful career in international banking.
The MSc in International Management program from EU Business School in Geneva gives you a solid foundation on which to build a managerial career in any business sector. While on this course, you will learn the crucial elements of business and management while also developing the acumen required to conduct business matters on an international scale, such as negotiating time zones, cultures, and languages.
To find a complete list of the programs offered by EU Business School in Geneva, please visit https://geneva.euruni.edu/programs.