BSL Achieves its First Institutional Accreditation

BSL becomes Accredited by ATHEA
Business School Lausanne BSL is proud to announce its achievement of first-time institutional accreditation by the Association for Transnational Higher Education Accreditation (ATHEA), a respected international organization dedicated to ensuring quality and continuous improvement in education through institutional accreditation.

This prestigious recognition underscores BSL’s unwavering commitment to academic excellence, sustainability, and student-centered learning.

Following a comprehensive evaluation process that included a thorough review of its programs, faculty, facilities, and resources, BSL welcomed a team of ATHEA representatives to campus for a rigorous peer review. Throughout the rigorous assessment, BSL demonstrated its commitment towards student -centered learning and adaptive education tailored to meet societal needs.

ATHEA’s institutional accreditation process was an opportunity to verify that Business School Lausanne is up to the European standards and guidelines for higher education”, said Dr. David Claivaz, BSL Acting Dean. Dominique Bourqui, Chief Academic Officer, further explained “The ATHEA’s accreditation process acknowledged BSL’s performance in leveraging information and data to design, redesign and maintain academic programs that equip our graduates with the most up-to-date business knowledge and the most relevant business skills”.

With this accreditation, BSL joins an elite group of institutions recognized for their dedication to providing students and participants with a high-quality education that successfully prepares them to be leaders in a fast-changing landscape. Moreover, this milestone constitutes a significant step towards achieving national and international recognition, which elevates and brings more value to the degrees of our current students and alumni.

About Business School Lausanne
BSL: Empowering Students to Act, Progress, and Create Impact

Established in 1987, BSL is a leading educational institution committed to offering exceptional business education with a focus on entrepreneurial mindset, business transformation, knowledge skills and sustainability. We embrace a student-centered and personalized approach in education, fostering a mix of peer-learning and practical knowledge in a diverse and inclusive learning environment. Our curriculum integrates all the necessary tools and skills for developing responsible and influential leaders.

BSL, boasting a network of around 2,000 alumni, holds a significant place in educational history as the pioneer business school outside of the USA to obtain the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), a distinction that has been consistently upheld through subsequent renewals. Additionally, since 2024. BSL has maintained the ISO 9001 certification, further affirming its commitment to academic excellence and quality assurance.