Accreditation & International Memberships

National & International Accreditation

The Pforzheim Business School's degree programs are accredited through AQAS – “Agency for Quality Assurance through Accreditation of Study Programmes”, Cologne, Germany.

AQAS is authorized by the German Accreditation Council.

Our business school furthermore holds the accreditation of AACSB International, Tampa, Florida, USA.

Less than 5% of business schools worldwide have earned this hallmark of excellence in management education. In Germany currently (Spring 2016) only 9 universities out of about 200 with business programs are AACSB accredited.

Pforzheim Business School holds the following international memberships

AACSB International—The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, Tampa, Florida, USA

EFMD - European Foundation for Management Development, Brussels, Belgium

CEEMAN - Central and East European Management Development Association, Bled, Slovenia

CLADEA - Consejo Latinoamericano de Escuela de Administración, Lima, Peru

NIBES - Network of International Business and Economic Schools, Monterrey, Mexico