Albstadt-Sigmaringen University

A German state university located in the Four Country Region Bodensee (Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Lichtenstein) in the Southwest of Germany with a population of 3 million. The university serves this region with one of the highest densities of exporting small and medium sized companies that we call “hidden champions”. Many of them are world leaders in their specific market segments.

With faculties in engineering, business, computer science and life sciences, the university contributes to strengthening innovation in the Four Country Region Bodensee. It is part of the International Lake Constance University, a cross-border network of 30 colleges and universities in Germany, Switzerland, and Austria.

In the collaborating partnership with Albstadt-Sigmaringen University, IBR delivers the Global MBA programme and prepares students for passing examinations with the university. Upon successful completion of the Global MBA, Albstadt-Sigmaringen University awards IBR students with the MBA degree.

Albstadt-Sigmaringen University is a German state university and institutionally accredited by AQAS (Agentur für Qualitätssicherung durch Akkreditierung von Studiengängen e.V.) based on the Standards and guidelines for quality assurance in the European Higher Education Area (ESG) for internal and external quality assurance. The institutional accreditation covers most of the university’s degree programmes.

Hohenstaufenring 30-32
50674 Cologne, Germany
Phone: +49 221 9950006-0

Kairos University

At its core, Kairos University (Sioux Falls, SD, United States) stewards the younger generation to move to leadership positions in their vocation and discover the linkages to their Christian faith. The university is proud of pioneering education for more than 160 years. In the 21st century, Kairos reinvented itself completely. Today, it is one of the most innovative universities of its kind in the United States, regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission in Chicago, and having created an impressive DNA in work-integrated learning like IBR.

As academic mode, Kairos University values deep mentorship of students, honours the input of a student’s local community of faith and vocational context, and focuses on the development of competencies needed for someone to flourish in their current or desired vocation. It is a movement – a community of people with a shared set of values that is discerning, responding to, and participating in the work God is doing at the students’ workplace.

IBR is Kairos University’s integrated collaborating partner. In this partnership, students earn certificates to apply toward undergraduate and graduate degrees specialising in management at Kairos University. At post-graduate level, Global PhD graduates will be awarded with the PhD degree from Kairos University.

Kairos University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, recognised by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) in the United States.

230 S. LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500
Chicago, Illinois 60604
Phone: +1-800-621-7440

Odessa Polytechnic National University

IBR Institute of International Business Relations supports Ukrainian students during times of war and hardships. Together with a consortium of universities and institutions from Europe, we support Ukrainians to start and continue their studies online no matter whether they are located physically: in Odessa, as refugees in Ukraine or somewhere in around the world.

In providing this extraordinary support, IBR works closely with the Odessa Polytechnic National University, Albstadt-Sigmaringen University, and the Virtual University of Applied Sciences in Germany (a group of 13 German partner universities of applied sciences).

We offer Ukrainians a wide range of online courses free of charge, funded by the German Academic Exchange Service DAAD. For further information contact Ukraine Digital at the Odessa Polytechnic National University.

Trinity International University

In 2021, Trinity International University (Deerfield, IL, United States) tasked IBR Institute of International Business Relations to conduct the Global MBA for 150 students from all over the world as part of a pilot project.

All degree programmes of Trinity, including the Global MBA of the 2021 pilot project, are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, recognised by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) in the United States:

230 S. LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500
Chicago, Illinois 60604
Phone: +1.800.621.7440