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Student News: Barcelona Business School student Jon Orn Gudbjartsson awarded scholarship from the Iceland Chamber of Commerce

Barcelona Business School student Jon Orn Gudbjartsson was one of four to receive a scholarship from the Icelandic Chamber of Commerce last February. This is due to Gudbjartsson’s exceptional success in his studies at Barcelona Business School where he is pursuing two degrees, a Master/MBA in e-Business and in Business Communication and Public Relations. The grant from the Icelandic Chamber of

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Celebrating the inauguration of Barcelona Business School’s new campus

On February 24th, students, faculty and friends celebrated the inauguration of Barcelona Business School’s new campus with a BBQ. For pictures, check out our online photo gallery at http://gallery.uibs.org! The spacious campus consists of 3 fully-equipped large classrooms and offers all necessary facilities. During the warmer months of the year, students can have their lunch break

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Barcelona Business School announces new academic partnership

Barcelona Business School is proud to announce a new academic partnership with the University of Applied Sciences – HTW in Chur, Switzerland. The new partnership will offer students from Chur the opportunity of studying abroad at Barcelona Business School and will also provide for the easy transfer of their credits back home. Links http://www.fh-htwchur.ch

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Barcelona Business School to move to new premises on Calle Aragón

The Barcelona Business School will relocate from its current location to Calle Aragón, at the crossing with Calle Muntaner. The new campus is very centrally located in Barcelona’s business district L’Eixample with several metro and bus stops nearby. Paseo Gracia, Plaza Universidad and Plaza Catalunya are all within walking distance from the new campus location.

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October 2006, the start of Barcelona Business School’s 5th academic year

Barcelona Business School has started this academic year with the renewed commitment of providing high-quality business and management education at an international level to a continuously growing number of students. The school administration is again ready to provide all the required assistance and information to our students, faculty, alumni and other stakeholders. This academic year

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United International Business Schools

Barcelona Business School, founded in 2002 by the Global Council for Management Education (GCME), became an integral part of the coordinating United International Business Schools (UIBS) organization in early 2006. UIBS serves as an umbrella organization for schools, colleges and universities offering business and management education at the undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate level as well

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Reviewed ECTS-ready International Associate/ABA, Bachelor/BBA and Master/MBA Degree Programs

Since the introduction of the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS), we have put great effort in making sure that all our International Undergraduate (IUGDP) and Graduate (IGDP) Degree Programs are based on and fully compatible with the new European guidelines for higher education as outlined in the Bologna agreements. ECTS is based on the principle that

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Comparing the semester and quarter system

Unlike many other schools and universities in Europe, we use an academic calendar that is based on a quarter system instead of a semester system. The following provides a basic comparison between both systems: Semester-based 14 weeks of classes per semester 1 weeks of evaluations per semester Total of 15 weeks / 30 ECTS credits per semester Total of

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