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About

SBS

SBS Swiss Business School, Malta (SBSM) is a higher education institution registered according to Maltese law. We are authorised by MFHEA to run tertiary academic programmes.

MISSION

To educate a global diverse lifelong learners’ community by promoting critical thought and student development through creative techniques and digital andragogical learning (SBSM, 21/7/2023).

VISION

To serve students by improving their professional and personal lives through practical-driven global educational programs.

OUR VALUES

Commitment

We believe in acting with a sense of purpose and passion to fulfil our promise to provide learning opportunities, which encourage students to reach their full potential.

Caring

We believe in creating an environment where people treat each other with a sense of dignity and self-worth and where people convey genuine concern for helping others to achieve their career goals.

Challenge

We believe in articulating and promoting academic and personal standards focused on raising self-expectations in striving for excellence will provide an environment that leads to success.

Accreditation

SBSM is licensed to provide Higher Education Programmes (Licence Number: 2024-001).

The participation of Malta in the Qualifications Framework of the European Higher Education Area implies that your degree can be recognised in the 49 member states of the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) including all members of the European Union, the European Economic Area plus eight Eurasian countries Member States EHEA.

Furthermore, your degree can be recognised in 31 Member States of the Commonwealth of Africa, Asia, Caribbean, and the Pacific regions Commonwealth Member States TQF.

ACADEMIC GOVERNANCE STRUCTURE

The Board of Governors (BoG) is the supervisory body of SBSM. The two key areas of the role of the Board of Governors relate to compliance and institutional performance. The Board consists of four members: the President, the Secretary, one elected member of the academic staff, one elected by all other staff, and one representative of the students. Members of the Board of Governors normally hold office for a period of four years.

The Faculty and Academic Council (FAC) deals with the operational and academic matters of the institution. It consists of the Academic Dean, Head of Faculty, and programme leaders.

The Research Council (REC) develops the strategy for research, scholarship, and innovation, thus contributing to the SBSM’s overall mission. The council also needs to promote research, scholarship innovation, and the well-being of the researchers and scholars. The REC takes responsibility for the review and oversight of research projects that engage with research participants through interactions and/or interventions, and/or use individually identifiable data about living individuals.

The Ombudsperson is an impartial and strictly confidential contact person who lends her support to all students and faculty. She facilitates dialogue between students and SBSM when they need help to settle disagreements, problems, and grievances.

In the field of professional doctorate studies, the ombudsperson is responsible for doctoral students and their supervisors in cases of conflict over doctoral projects. The Ombudsperson reports to the President of the board of governors.

Contact: [email protected]

QUALITY ASSURANCE and REGULATIONS

The Academic Quality Handbook, alongside the Organisational Regulations and Academic Regulations, serves as a key constituent of the SBSM’s quality assurance framework, defining and providing operational guidance on the SBSM’s quality assurance procedures.