SSBM Geneva has different accreditations and certifications for its educational programs that we achieved either directly or by partnering with various internationally accredited institutions. We invite you to carefully review the below accreditations for the specific programs that we are running directly or with our partners. 


ACBSP Accredited – Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs

SSBM Geneva is ACBSP accredited. ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs) is a leading specialized accreditation body for business education and considered to be one of the best accreditations for business schools. Its mission is to promote continuous improvement and recognize teaching excellence in the accreditation of business education programs throughout the world. ACBSP accredits business, accounting, and business-related programs at the associate, baccalaureate, master, and doctorate degree levels. ACBSP is recognised by the CHEA – Council for Higher Education Accreditation. 


Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA)

The Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) is a United States organization of degree-granting colleges and universities. ACBSP is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) in 2001 and again in 2011, ACBSP was the first accreditor to offer specialized business accreditation at all degree levels.





Swiss quality label for further education institutions (EduQua)

SSBM Geneva is EduQua certified.

Swiss quality label for further education institutions (EduQua) (in German: Schweizerisches Qualitätszertifikat für Weiterbildungsinstitutionen “EduQua” ), is the Swiss national quality assurance body and the first Swiss quality label geared towards adult continuing education. EduQua is an accreditation body recognized and supported by the Swiss Confederate Government; it’s the first quality certification for public and private educational institutions in Switzerland. EduQua is the premier quality assurance body accreditation scheme for continuing education. The Swiss Conference of Cantonal Ministers of Education (EDK) endorses eduQua as an officially recognized quality assurance scheme.

EduQua quality label can be received only through a recognized inspection body by the Swiss Accreditation Bureau SAS (Schweizerischen Akkreditierungsstelle SAS) under the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs SECO which is part of the Federal Department of Economic Affairs, Education and Research.



The International Accreditation Council for Business Education, formerly the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education, is an educational accreditation agency for college and university business programs. It is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) as a programmatic accrediting organization. It is also a member of the International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education – (INQAAHE). SSBM Geneva has been awarded the Candidate for Accreditation status in December 2021 by the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE).


College of Occupational Safety and Health (VSS)

College of Occupational Safety and Health (VSS), part of the SSBM Geneva group, is an accredited higher education institution in the Republic of Croatia that offers accredited Bachelor and Master degrees in Environmental Health and Safety. College of Occupational Safety and Health with the right of the public, is registered in the Register of Higher Education Institutions of the Ministry of Science and Technologies in Croatia under number 0257 (Class: UP / I 602-04 / 03-07 / 3, Reg. No .: 533-12 / 800-03-1).


OTHM Authorized Center



SSBM Geneva is an authorized OTHM center ,which is a UK based Awarding Organisation approved and regulated by Ofqual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation). 


Executive Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) program






The Executive DBA program is delivered in cooperation with the Faculty of Economics & Business, University of Zagreb, Croatia that is a publicly recognized university in Croatia with a double world-known accreditation AACSB and EPAS. The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) accreditation is known worldwide as the most highly esteemed form of accreditation an institution and its business programmes can earn. AACSB’s mission is to foster engagement, accelerate innovation, and amplify impact in business education. AACSB Accreditation is the benchmark of quality worldwide and most widely sought after by business schools—less than 5% worldwide have earned the achievement.





Top-Up Programmes (BBA and MBA)

The UK Bachelor and UK MBA (double degree programmes) are validated and awarded by an accredited UK University.


Swiss Notarial Validation

SSBM Geneva can assure that the diploma and transcript of the program of study will be stamped and registered by a Swiss notary.

We are operating under European and American educational standards.


Zagreb MBA Program

The MBA program in Zagreb is not accredited by the Ministry of Science and Education of the Republic of Croatia. 


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