Albstadt-Sigmaringen University

Albstadt-Sigmaringen University is a German state university located in the Four Country Region Bodensee, situated in the southwest of Germany with a regional population of 3 million. This university serves the region, which boasts one of the highest concentrations of exporting small and medium-sized companies, often referred to as "hidden champions." Many of these companies are leaders in their specific market segments on a global scale.

With faculties specializing in engineering, business, computer science, and life sciences, the university plays a pivotal role in enhancing innovation within the Four Country Region Bodensee. It is also an integral part of the International Lake Constance University, which is a cross-border network comprising 30 colleges and universities across Germany, Switzerland, and Austria.

IBR partners with Albstadt-Sigmaringen University, following external examination regulations. Within this collaboration, IBR offers the Global MBA, representing executive management education with a "made in Germany" distinction.

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 for contextualisation. In this partnership, students earn certificates to apply toward undergraduate and graduate degrees in leadership at Kairos University. At post-graduate level, 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 extends its support to Ukrainian students during times of war and adversity. In collaboration with a consortium of universities and institutions from Europe, IBR is dedicated to helping Ukrainians commence or continue their studies online, regardless of their physical location, whether they are in Odessa, as refugees in Ukraine, or anywhere else in the world.

In providing this exceptional assistance, IBR closely collaborates with Odessa Polytechnic National University, Albstadt-Sigmaringen University, and the Virtual University of Applied Sciences in Germany, which consists of 13 German partner universities of applied sciences.

IBR offers a wide range of online courses to Ukrainians free of charge, with funding provided by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). For more information, please 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