International Business School Alliance (IBSA)

The International Business School Alliance (IBSA) was established in 2003 and is a growing network of internationally oriented business schools offering a dual master award.

International students from all over the world benefit from an alliance, learning excellence and sharing knowledge and potentials in a quality network between the Hochschule Bremen University of Applied Sciences; the Universitat de Valencia; the RANEPA, Institute of Business Studies in Moscow; the University of North Carolina Wilmington, the University of Hertfordshire in Hatfield, the Universiti Tun Abdul Razak in Kuala Lumpur and the Novancia Business School in Paris.

The IBSA alliance institutions are very proud of the diverse mix of their student body and staff. IBSA is the body and soul for living, learning and working in a global setting.



The IBSA program provides a unique learning experience based on the concept of integrated diversity and international qualification.

We equip our graduates with:

  • a core body of business knowledge
  • a unique cross-cultural learning experience
  • a mastery of strategic thinking in a global context
  • the ability to work effectively in multi-cultural teams
  • leadership skills in a fast changing business world
  • entrepreneurial spirit

Hochschule Bremen - Germany

Hochschule Bremen University of Applied Sciences

Hochschule Bremen University of Applied Sciences  

International Graduate Center

Specialization: International Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Accredited by the ZEvA as a member of the European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (ENQA)

Hear what Prof. Frank Giesa (Course Director of International MBA) says about the International Business School Alliance

Universitat de Valencia - Spain

Universitat de Valencia

Facultat d'Economia

Specialization: International Marketing

Accredited by Ley de Universidades

Hear what Marta Frasquet del Toro (Course Co-Director of iMBA) says about the International Business School Alliance

UNCW Wilmington - USA

University of North Carolina Wilmington

Cameron School of Business

Specialization: International Finance and Investments

Accredited by AACSB and SACS

Hear what Rebecca Porterfield (Associate Dean) says about the International Business School Alliance

Novancia Business School Paris - France

Novancia Business School Paris                                     

Specialization: International Business Development and Consulting

Accredited by efmd and AACSB

Hear what David Martin (Professor of Marketing) says about the International Business School Alliance

University of Hertfordshire - UK

University of Hertfordshire

Business School

Specialization: Human Resource Management

Application for accreditation by efmd

Hear what Paul Smith (Course Co-Director of MSc in Global Business) says about the International Business School Alliance


RANEPA Moscow - Russia

Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (RANEPA), Moscow

Institute of Business Studies

Specialization: International Management in Transitional Economies and Emerging Markets

Accredited by EPAS and by the Russian University Academic Standards Committee

Hear what Alexey V. Svishchev (World Economy Dean) says about the International Business School Alliance

UNIRAZAK Kuala Lumpur - Malaysia

Universiti Tun Abdul Razak (UNIRAZAK)

Faculty of Business Administration

Specialization: Global and Islamic Finance

Accredited by Malaysian Qualification Agency (MQA)

Hear what Barjoyai Bardai (Professor Accounting, Taxation & Industrial Administration) says about the International Business School Alliance


Angela Dunkhorst
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