Accreditations and Memberships

The purpose of the Swiss Private School Register is to certify that the registered private schools provide a good educational service and to confirm their professionalism and credibility to the public, to the authorities, and to customers.The Foundation protects the good reputation of Switzerland and the private educational institutions as education locations.

As a student or parent, The Swiss Private School Register allows you to check whether a specific Education Institution has reached our rigorous accreditation criteria and is recognised for its high quality. Its members’ list is used as a reference by the Federal Office for migration and the Swiss Diplomatic Representations abroad in the process of getting the students’ visa.

eduQua is the first quality label in Switzerland to meet the needs of continuing education providers. It promotes transparency and comparability of educational programs, and helps to ensure the quality of continuing education opportunities in Switzerland. The IMSG thus meets the quality standards required, significantly strengthening its academic legitimacy on Swiss territory.

European Foundation For Management Development (EFMD) is an international, not-for-profit, membership organisation of business schools and corporations. It is recognized globally as an accreditation body for quality & impact assessment in management with established accreditation services for business schools.

The International Management School Geneva is a member of the AACSB, Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. This association, which holds the eponymous accreditation, rewards and supports higher education establishments in the quality of their management training. As a member of the AACSB, it becomes a player in a global network rich in 800 Business Schools, Public Universities and private sector companies which is based on the sharing of knowledge and good practices, in the ultimate goal of bringing business and managerial study programs to excellence.

EFQM (European Foundation for Quality Management) is a not for profit membership foundation. EFQM inspires organisations to achieve sustainable excellence by engaging leaders to learn, share and innovate using the EFQM Excellence Model. It proposes a quality model specific to the HES (Hautes Écoles Spécialisées), making it a reference in Swiss higher education.

SWISS LABEL, the association for the promotion of Swiss products and services, is an association in accordance with Art. 60 et seq. of the Swiss Civil Code. SWISS LABEL’s mission is to provide support, in the broadest sense, to brands and labels.The trademark of SWISS LABEL is the crossbow. SWISS LABEL’s origins date back to 1917 (founding of “Schweizer Woche”). The crossbow is protected in Switzerland and in important export destination countries. As an addition and/or alternative to the Swiss cross, the crossbow is used to represent the Swiss brand. The crossbow stands as a symbol of confidence-building values such as quality, certainty, reliability and solidity – both for companies as well as for consumers: SWISS LABEL members therefore stand out from the competition !

The International Management School Geneva is a member of the SAQ since 2016. As a neutral and independant body of certification of persones, the SAQ is able to certify people & organisations in the most diverse field. The IMSG is also one of the very few schools in Switzerlang receiving this recognition.

The Fédération des Entreprises Romandes Genève (FER) is a Swiss employer’s organization based in Geneva. It groups 26 000 members, including multinational corporations as well as 9000 independants workers and 75 trade associations.

The IMSG is a member of the Cercle des Dirigeants d’Entreprises (Company Leaders Circle), which aim is to create links between the various economic players in Geneva : debates and conferences, networking evenings, company visits, trainings, tournaments and meetings with politicians are on the program of the Cercle des Dirigeants d’Entreprises.

The International Management School is a member of the Geneva Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Services (CCIG). This is an opportunity for IMSG students to strengthen their relationships with more than 2’500 members representing all sectors of activity.