Accreditation Memberships

National Accreditations and Memberships

AVDEP – Association Vaudoise des Ecoles Privées

An associative network – non-profit-making and apolitical – of private schools, regrouping general teaching and professional training organisms, day or boarding schools, established in the canton of Vaud and addressed to pupils and students of all age and origin, without discrimination of race or confession.

A panel of teaching programs of higher education training syllabus and educational services in a prestigious multi-cultural environment. Diplomas, recognized worldwide, certify the quality and the reputation of the pedagogical stamp “Swiss-Schools”.

A group of boarding schools with international vocation and renown, which offer high-level, educational conditions and performances, responding to the needs and requirements of all nature and origin.

FSEP – Fédération Suisse des Ecoles Privées

The goal of the Swiss Federation of Private Schools is to manifest and ensure the significant value of Swiss educational establishments all over the world.

Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce

The Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce plays a vital and active role in assisting Swiss companies in the United States and U.S. companies in Switzerland to expand their business.

Chamber of Commerce Switzerland – Central Europe

The Chamber of Commerce Switzerland – Central Europe (SEC) was founded in 1999 in Zurich from a merger of seven bilateral chambers of commerce. The aim of the chamber is to promote business between Swiss companies and firms in the central European countries.

Logo of the Chamber of Commerce Switzerland - Central Europe


International Accreditations and Memberships

IACBE – International Accreditation Council for Business Education (Accreditation)

The IACBE is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). CHEA’s purpose is to scrutinize and affirm the quality of regional, faith-based, private career, and programmatic accrediting organizations. The IACBE accredits business programs that lead to degrees at the associate, bachelor, master and doctoral levels in institutions of higher education worldwide that grant bachelor and/or graduate degrees.

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Public Disclosure of Student Achievement 2018-2019

The American University in 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. For a listing of accredited programs, click here.

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ECBE – European Council for Business Education (Accreditation)

ECBE, the European Council for Business Education, is an international not-for-profit educational organization, registered in Brussels. It is committed to supporting academic and professional learning institutions in business and related fields. It provides advice and consulting services to encourage and support institutions to commit themselves to continuous improvement by engaging in its accreditation processes.

European Council for Business Education logo

IATA – International Air Transport Association

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is the trade association for the world’s airlines, representing some 290 airlines or 82% of total air traffic. We support many areas of aviation activity and help formulate industry policy on critical aviation issues.

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