Accreditations EU Business School

EU Business School Accreditations

At EU Business School, we offer high-quality education and nurture the most competent players in the future business world. We are internationally accredited, and our activities are constantly reviewed by prestigious accreditation bodies. Over the course of our 45+ year history, EU has developed innovative business education programs to deliver the highest quality education possible.

Validating and Accrediting Partners

EU Business School continuously explores affiliation opportunities with world-class institutions on a global scale. We offer our students the opportunity to participate in exchange programs and obtain further qualifications from educational partners all around the world.

In partnership with University of Derby and London Metropolitan University in the U.K., and Dublin Business School, Ireland, EU students earn state-recognized degrees. Through its alliance with Universidad Católica San Antonio de Murcia (UCAM), Spain, students attain university bachelor's, master's and MBA degrees (título propio).


Universidad Católica San Antonio de Murcia

The Universidad Católica San Antonio de Murcia (UCAM) is an officially recognized university in
Spain. It is inscribed in the Registro Universitario de Centros y Títulos (Register of University Centers and Qualifications, RUCT) with the code 066, and is legally authorized to accredit higher education qualifications according to Organic Law 6/2001, 21st December, which pertains to universities.

In the European University Teaching Rankings 2019 by prestigious Times Higher Education, UCAM was ranked 10th for student satisfaction and in the top 200 universities overall. It is also classified by CYD and U-Multirank.

At EU's Barcelona, Switzerland and online campuses, students earn university bachelor’s, master’s and MBA degrees from Universidad Católica San Antonio de Murcia (UCAM), Spain, (título propio).


University of Derby

University of Derby (UoD) is a public university recognized by the U.K. government’s higher education authorities. It is audited by the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA), the official quality assurance body for the Office of Students (OfS), the regulator for higher education in English.

University of Derby has been recognized as one of the top universities in the U.K. It ranked 16th in the subject areas of business, management and marketing in the Guardian University Guide 2021. This prestigious higher educational institution was also named Higher Education Institution of the Year at the prestigious NEON HE Awards, and University of the Year at the UK Social Mobility Awards in 2020. Students can earn a U.K. state-accredited BA (Hons) in Business Management degree from University of Derby at our campuses in Barcelona, Switzerland and Munich. They may also study this degree with seven different pathways at our campus in Barcelona.

University of Derby has been an academic partner of EU Business School since 2014. In 2020, we renewed our academic partnership with the institution expressing high satisfaction with our business excellence and program delivery.



The University of Derby BA (Hons) in Business Management programs with six different pathways offered at EU Barcelona and EU Munich are additionally accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), which gives students the opportunity of achieving an extra international qualification: CMI’s Diploma in Management and Leadership.

London Metropolitan University

London Metropolitan University

London Metropolitan University (London Met) has been providing education to individuals from all backgrounds since 1848. Five academic schools teach cutting-edge, relevant courses across the arts, sciences, computing, business, law and humanities. Accelerator – London Met’s specialist business incubator – helps students and graduates get their enterprises up and running. Over the past 170 years, its north London campus has developed into a modern, progressive centre with a strong reputation for widening access into education.

Across all EU Business School campuses, MBA students are able to earn an additional qualification, a U.K. state-recognized degree from London Metropolitan University in the U.K. Students with less than two years' professional work experience may earn a U.K. state-recognized MSc in International Business Management while students with more than two years' experience may earn a U.K. state-recognized MBA. Furthermore, students who successfully complete the seven-semester bachelor’s degree at EU’s online campus will earn a U.K. state-recognized BSc (Hons) in International Business Management from this prestigious higher educational institution.


Dublin Business School

Dublin Business School (DBS) is a private higher education institution and largest accredited independent provider of higher education in Ireland. DBS programs are on the Irish National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ) and are accredited by Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI), the state body responsible for the quality assurance of all education and training services in Ireland. 

DBS has been owned by Kaplan Inc., the education division of the Graham Holdings Company, since 2003. It has over 90 awards (including embedded awards) currently validated under QQI. It is a former winner of the Overall Excellence in Education award at the Irish Education Awards.  

From October 2021, students at EU Business School Munich will be able to earn a state-recognized Dublin Business School BA (Hons) in Business degree awarded by Quality and Qualifications, Ireland as well as a state-recognized Dublin Business School Master in Business administration awarded by Quality and Qualifications, Ireland.

Accrediting Bodies

The institution and programs of EU Business School are accredited by prestigious educational bodies. These endorse the quality of our business education, accrediting the academic excellence and rigor of our programs and teaching methods.

The EU Business School Group has successfully fulfilled the high-quality criteria of the following accreditation bodies:



The Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) accreditation process follows the Baldrige model. ACBSP’s student-centered teaching and learning approach, which is measured and analyzed for quality, ensures that students gain the right skills from their educational investment. Our campuses have this accreditation.

The following degrees are accredited by ACBSP: Bachelor of Business Administration; BA in Communication & Public Relations; BA in Leisure & Tourism Management; BA in International Relations; BA in Sports Management; BA in Digital Business, Design & Innovation; BS in Business Finance; Master in Management; Master in Marketing; Master in Finance; Master in Tourism & Hospitality Management; Master in Innovation & Entrepreneurship; Master in Digital Business; MBA in International Business; MBA in Communication & Public Relations; MBA in International Marketing; MBA in Global Banking & Finance; MBA in Leisure & Tourism Management; MBA in Entrepreneurship; MBA in Digital Business; MBA in Sports Management; MBA in Human Resources Management; MBA in Design Management; MBA in Blockchain Management; Online MBA.

EU Business School has been accredited by this prestigious global business education accrediting body since 2010. In 2020, EU underwent the renewal process in which we showcased our advances and developments in business education. Once again, EU achieved the seal of approval from ACBSP which endorses the rigorous educational experience we offer our students and our commitment to continuous improvement. This accreditation has been granted to EU for 10 more years.




The International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) is the leading outcome-based accrediting organization for business, management and accounting programs in student-centered colleges, universities and other higher education institutions throughout the world. Both the Geneva and Montreux campuses are accredited by IACBE for their excellence in business education.

EU Business School - Switzerland has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) located at 11374 Strang Line Road in Lenexa, Kansas, USA. The following link leads IACBE’s page on specific program and accreditation status.

IACBE Accredited Programs



CEEMAN International Quality Accreditation (IQA) was specifically designed to address the needs of business schools and other management development institutions operating in the dynamically changing environments of Central and Eastern Europe. Since then, CEEMAN IQA has evolved to encompass a wider market and to address the unique conditions and needs of local and national environments and emerging economies. All four campuses have this accreditation.



ACBSP and IACBE are both accrediting bodies recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).



EU has been certified by eduQua, the first Swiss quality label geared toward adult continuing education.

Military and Veteran Affairs

EU Business School is approved for American Veteran Affairs Benefits and accepts the GI Bill.


We are proud to support the military veterans of the United States of America who wish to transfer the leadership and strategic skills acquired during their dedicated service and pursue studies in business.