Mr. Nielsen, the owner of IBAS, has been active in the education industry for many years and has been a company owner for 20 years. He owns several schools across the world and is well acquainted with the education sector. Mr. Nielsen has always been an entrepreneur as he the age of started his first business venture. By 24 Mr. Martin set-up his first IT and education company. Over the years it has gone international, now spanning four continents and ten countries.
International Business Academy of Switzerland also called IBAS, originated in 1999 when our sister school in Denmark was initially established.
2000 - 2010
During 2000-2010 the Danish school established itself internationally with offices in Denmark, Egypt, and Vietnam.
IBAS started in 2013, initially established in the canton of Zug.
In 2015 it started programs in the canton of Vaud, together with Language center partners.
In 2016, IBAS initiated the process to apply for Eduqua and ISO certification.
In 2016, IBAS started the first DBA programme, primarily focused on collaboration with Malaysian partners whereby students study part of the programme in Switzerland and part of it in Malaysia.
In 2017 we successfully achieved both Eduqua and ISO certification.
In 2018, IBAS started the Zurich campus, teaching full time students in BBA, MBA and DBA. Furthermore hospitality programs were established.
IBAS took over a small Guesthouse which was used both for students as well as actual guests.
In 2019, IBAS moved to the new campus from Horgen to Thawil with better facilities.
Like many other schools IBAS was forced to shift to temporarily shift to online only education due to COVID-19.