Overview Of The Swiss System

There are two systems for higher education in Switzerland: private and public. Switzerland has a long and proud tradition of private schools that is well-known and has been the envy of the world. With this in mind, it should be understood that Monarch, as with other private business schools in Switzerland, is not accredited by the OAQ-Swiss National Authority and is not recognised as a State University. Monarch is a private business school operating under Swiss law and obtains its accreditation from independent accreditation bodies. Monarch Business School Switzerland is registered in the Canton of Zug, Switzerland, as a private business school as evidenced in the commercial registry:

Die UGSM-Monarch Business School ist eine private, hochwertige, anerkannte Universität mit Möglichkeiten zum Doktor- und Masterabschluss. Die UGSM-Monarch Business School arbeitet nach amerikanischen und europäischen Bildungsstandards und ist auf das Management-Studium spezialisiert. Die Dozenten an der UGSM-Monarch Business School kommen aus den verschiedensten top Business Schools und Universitäten in der ganzen Welt.

UGSM-Monarch Business School is a private, high-quality, accredited university providing doctoral and master degrees in management. UGSM-Monarch Business School operates on American and European educational standards and is focused on graduate studies in management. The teaching faculty at UGSM-Monarch Business School comes from a variety of top business schools and Universities throughout the world.

You May Visit The Monarch Entry At The Official Government Website Of The Canton By Clicking  Here

You May Download The Swiss Government’s Communication On The Validity of Private Swiss Degrees by Clicking Here

 ISO International Triple Accredited

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Monarch Business School is proud to be the first distance-learning business school in the world to be Internationally Triple Accredited by ISO International. ISO is a Swiss Standards Organization that provides standards with a membership of 163 national bodies. As such it is a truly international accreditation. International Standards make things work. They give world-class specifications for products, services and systems, to ensure quality, safety and efficiency. ISO has published 21,645 International Standards and related documents, covering almost every industry, from technology, to food safety, to agriculture, healthcare and education. ISO International Standards impact everyone, everywhere in over 163 countries. Monarch Business School has achieved certification for ISO:9001, ISO:14001 and OHSAS:18001.


Top 10 International Doctoral Distance Program Ranking


Monarch Business School Switzerland was recently ranked for 2016 as one of the Top 10 International Doctoral Distance programs in the world. Other Top 10 Universities to be listed include: University of Oxford, King’s College, University of Manchester, University of Birmingham, University of Liverpool, McGill University, Australian National University, University of Calgary, and SABI University. Link

Swiss Notarial Validation

International students may request from the administration that the diploma and transcript of the program of study be stamped and registered by a Swiss notary.


Memberships enable the Fellows and faculty of the Monarch Business School to remain at the cutting edge of scholarly and professional thought leadership. Monarch considers its participation in a wide range of associations to be important in continuing to provide the highest level of academic training for its candidates. Monarch Business School at the institutional level holds memberships within the associations listed below.


EFMD-The European Foundation For Management Development – Monarch Business School Switzerland is proud to be a member of EFMD the premiere accreditation association for business schools in Europe. EFMD is a global, membership driven organisation, based in Brussels, Belgium, with offices in Asia and the Americas. As the largest international network association in the field of management development, the EFMD network includes nearly 900 institutional members and reaches over 30,000 management development professionals from academia, business, public service and consultancy across 86 countries worldwide. Business school members include IMD, INSEAD, IE, LBS, Wharton, HEC Montréal, PUC Chile, INCAE, Antai, Korea University, CEIBS, University of Sydney, IIM Ahmedabad, Stellenbosch and many other leading schools from around the world. https://www.efmd.org/



ACUNS-The Academic Council of the United Nations System Monarch Business School is proud to be recognized as an institutional member of ACUNS. ACUNS is a global professional association of educational and research institutions, individual scholars, and practitioners active in the work and study of the United Nations, multilateral relations, global governance, and international cooperation. ACUNS promotes teaching on these topics, as well as dialogue and mutual understanding across and between academics, practitioners, civil society and students. http://acuns.org


ACBSP-The Accreditation Council For Business Schools & Programs Monarch Business School is proud to be a recognized educational member. ACBSP is a leading specialized accreditation association for business education supporting, celebrating, and rewarding teaching excellence on a diverse and global scale. The association embraces the virtues of teaching and research. ACBSP acknowledges the importance of scholarly research and inquiry and believes that such activities facilitate improved teaching. Institutions are strongly encouraged to pursue a reasonable mutually beneficial balance between teaching and research. And further, ACBSP encourages faculty involvement within the contemporary business world to enhance the quality of classroom instruction and to contribute to student learning. www.acbsp.org


CEEMAN-Central And Eastern European Management Association is an international management development association with the aim of accelerating the growth in quality of management development in central and eastern Europe. It is a global network of the top management development institutions and universities interested in quality of education and innovations in this field, as well as in the broad area of subjects related to change. www.ceeman.org