Accreditation and Recognition

The American Institute of Applied Sciences in Switzerland (AUS) has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) located at 11960 Quivira Road in Overland Park, Kansas, USA. For a list of accredited programs please view our IACBE member status page
International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE)
The IACBE accredits business programs that lead to degrees at the associate bachelor, master and doctoral levels in institutions of higher education worldwide.

Recognizing the IACBE is the Council of Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). The job of the CHEA is to scrutinize and affirm the courses of career-based educational institutions.
The Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) is United States organization of degree-granting colleges and universities. Recognition by CHEA affirms that the standards and processes of the accrediting organization are consistent with the academic quality, improvement and accountability expectations that CHEA has established.

The AUS' IACBE accreditation has gained CHEA recognition in January 2011.
Council for Higher Education Accredited - Recognized Accrediting Institution

IACBE Public Disclosures of Student Achievements

Academic Year 2018-2019
Academic Year 2019-2020
Academic Year 2020-2021
Academic Year 2021-2022

Tiffin University Accreditation

Our programs are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) which is one of the six regional accreditation bodies recognized by essentially all of the major public and private colleges and universities in America.
Higher Learning Commission
Tiffin University's School of Business is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). The ACBSP is a leading specialized accreditation body for business education supporting, celebrating and rewarding teaching excellence. They accredit business education programs at the associate, baccalaureate, masters and doctorate degree levels worldwide.

Institutions with this accreditation are committed to continuous improvement that ensures their business program will give students the skills employers want. Every quality business program worldwide is accredited.
Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
Tiffin University's seated and online programs are authorized by the Ohio Department of Higher Education.
Ohio Department of Higher Education


The American Institute of Applied Sciences in Switzerland is proud to be named by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) as an official IATA Authorized Training Center.
Offering Bachelor and Master level degrees with a specialization in Aviation Management as well as specific IATA certified training courses, enables students to gain expert industry knowledge from a global organization in air transportation.
IATA – International Air Transport Association
The American Institute of Applied Sciences in Switzerland is an Official IELTS Preparation and Testing Center.
The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is the world's most popular high-stakes English language proficiency test.
IELTS is applicable for study and work with more than three million tests taken in the past year. IELTS results are recognised by more than 10,000 organisations, including educational institutions, employers, professional associations and governments, in more than 140 countries around the world.
Official Preparation and Testing Center
The American Institute of Applied Sciences in Switzerland is a recognized university by the United States Department of Veteran Affairs. US veterans can apply to study at AUS and obtain a GI Bill.

The GI Bill ® is an education benefit earned by members of Active Duty, Selected Reserve and National Guard Armed Forces and their families. Eligibility for veteran and dependent education benefits is determined by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). GI Bill® benefits can cover a percentage of tuition and mandatory fees based on the length of active duty service as determined by the VA.

Veteran Affairs Facility Code: 21001578
United States Department of Veteran Affairs

National Recognition

The Association Vaudoise des Ecoles Privees is an associative network of boarding schools with international vocation and renown, established in the same Canton as AUS's campus, Vaud, offering a framework for higher education performances, conditions and certification.
The goal of the Swiss Federation of Private Schools is to manifest and ensure the significant value of Swiss educational establishments all over the world. FSEP consistently lobbies for improvement in the political, economic and legal framework requirement of private schools in Switzerland.
The Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce plays a vital and active role in assisting Swiss companies in the United States, and U.S. companies in Switzerland, for the expansion of business and knowledge transfer.
Educational Partnerships