UIBS news

UIBS achieves Qfor certification for its campuses in Antwerp and Brussels

We are proud to announce that our main campuses in Antwerp and Brussels have recently been certified by Qfor, a European quality label for training institutions, following a thorough 2-day audit in November 2015. The Qfor certification is based on customer satisfaction, internal organization and quality assurance policies. The audit’s scope included our various study

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Campus Amsterdam welcomed as NRTO member

Our campus in Amsterdam recently became a member of the “Nederlandse Raad voor Taining en Opleiding” (NRTO), the Dutch branch association for training and education, and confirms its dedication to the association’s code of conduct and its compliance with the association’s terms and conditions. “We are glad to have been accepted as a member of

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UIBS hosts first annual ATHEA conference

UIBS recently hosted the first annual conference of ATHEA, held on October 21, at UIBS’ new campus facilities in Brussels, Belgium. At the conference the association finalized its bylaws and formalized its candidacy and accreditation processes. The Association for Transnational Higher Education Accreditation (ATHEA) is a not-for-profit, membership-based association that seeks to advance quality in higher

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UIBS one of the founding members of a new higher education accreditation association

Together with UIBS as one of its founding members, a new association for higher education accreditation was formed in Vienna, Austria in May 2015. The Association for Transnational Higher Education Accreditation (ATHEA) is a not-for-profit, membership-based association that seeks to advance quality in higher education through institutional accreditation based on the European Standard’s and Guidelines for

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Brussels campus moves to new location

We are happy to announce that from October 2015 onwards, all courses at our main campus in Brussels will take place at a new location. After 6 years at our location on Avenue des Arts, with a continuously growing number of students, the time is right for the school to take the next step in its

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Introducing the International Education Center

Since October 2014, the International Education Center (IEC) provides flexible facilities and services for the independent educational community. Having grown from campus operations from the United International Business Schools organization (UIBS), the IEC name was introduced to standardize facilities and open them up to other educational institutions. Available services include the use of training and

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Students from the Madrid campus visited the Fabrica Nacional de Moneda y Timbre

Students of the Madrid campus were able to visit the Fabrica Nacional de Moneda y timbre. The Fabrica Nacional de Moneda y Timbre was created in 1893 through the merger of the 2 age old organizations, the Casa de la Moneda (The coin factory) and the Fabrica del Sello (Stamp factory). The visit covered a full tour of

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Students from the Zurich campus visit Zurich Airport

Students from the Zurich campus recently visited the Kloten Airport. We’re all familiar with airport procedures, check-in, security check and boarding. But what happens behind the scenes of these airport procedures. In the beginning of June our students got a chance to find out. Being led by a Swissport guide our students started their visit

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3 campus cities listed in the 2015 Copenhagenize index of most bicycle-friendly cities on the planet

Students from the campuses in Amsterdam, Antwerp and Barcelona are fortunate to be studying in 3 of the most bicycle-friendly cities on the planet. According to the Copenhagenize Design Company, the developer of the index, the cities rank 2nd, 9th and 11th respectively. Copenhagenize Design Company is an urban design consultancy based in Copenhagen, Amsterdam,

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Introducing the Global Education Corporation

In early 2015, the holding company behind the United International Business Schools organization (UIBS) was renamed to Global Education Corporation AG (GLEDCO). Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, the restructured GLEDCO will provide ample opportunities for diversified future growth, focusing not only on business and management studies, but expanding into liberal and global studies, facility management, and

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Welcome!

The management and staff of the United International Business Schools organization welcome you to read up on the latest news coming from the campus network. Feel free to contact us should you have any questions, or if you have any news that you would like to share with the rest of our community! We look forward to welcoming you on-campus. Enjoy!