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Academic partners

Berlin School of Business and Innovation is in partnership with University for the Creative Arts (UCA). As a result of this partnership, BSBI is able to offer:

UCA is an acclaimed creative institution in the UK that ranks highly in all three of the major UK league tables. The university has also been ranked 13th out of all UK universities in the Guardian League Table 2020 and ranked no.7 in the 2021 Guardian League Tables for Business, Management & Marketing.

University for the Creative Arts (UCA) is a highly ranked institution based in the UK. It boasts rankings in all three UK league tables as the highest placed specialist creative university.*

UCA’s alumni includes Turner Prize nominees as well as Oscar-winning film makers which is testament to the quality of its programmes and teaching. To help students fulfil their potential, UCA employs experienced staff, all of whom have worked in their industries and are connected with other industry professionals. As such, students achieve an excellent education that equips them for a successful future in the creative industries.

The Berlin School of Business and Innovation is excited to be in academic partnership with International Telematic University UNINETTUNO, to offer a range of bachelor’s and master’s programmes delivered in our Belin campus also validated by UNINETTUNNO. Established in 2005, UNINETTUNO delivers (bachelor’s) degrees, specialisation degrees, research doctorates and university master’s degrees acknowledged throughout the world.

UNINETTUNO is a distance teaching university based on close cooperation with traditional universities from Europe, the Arab World, the United States and Asia. These alliances with higher-education institutions from across the world allow UNINETTUNO to supply a wider and more diverse educational offering, based on a scientific psychopedagogical model built on 20 years of research. Thanks to the use of new technologies and a faculty of prestigious professors from some of the world’s biggest universities, UNINETTUNO offers a unique university experience based on quality, flexibility and innovation.

“E-xcellence” Quality Assurance in e-learning

UNINETTUNO has been awarded the “E-xcellence” Quality Assurance in e-learning by EADTU, the European Association of Distance Teaching Universities. EADTU is Europe’s institutional network and aims to further advance the level of openness and flexibility of higher education in Europe.

Academic recognition

UNINETTUNO is recognised by the Ministry of Education, University and Research in Italy. Furthermore, it is the only Italian Telematic University that was positively assessed by the CNVSU, the National Committee established to assess the university institutions in Italy.

PPA Business School is part of the GES Network, and among our different schools and with more than 3200 students, PPA Business School appears to be the N°1 Management and Business School for work-study.

BSBI is in proud partnership with PPA Business School, a leading European business and management school in Paris. This acclaimed higher education provider is OPQF and ACBSP accredited and is a proud member of AACSB International. The school is also one of six members of Le Réseau des Grandes Écoles Spécialisées (Réseau GES), a network of higher education institutions with over 5,500 students and 4,500 partner companies.

As global learning becomes increasingly popular, study abroad programmes offer the ideal chance for students to explore different parts of the world while enhancing their subject knowledge and boosting their prospects. Along with BSBI’s academic partner University for the Creative Arts (UCA), the BSBI partnership with PPA Business School has resulted to the following programme offerings:

BSBI is proud to offer two of Concordia-Chicago’s most bespoke degree programmes, which are taught at our central Berlin campus. The programmes are delivered using face-to-face sessions ensuring students have extensive personal contact with professors and their peers. In this way, students have the opportunity to network and build relationships that will benefit them after graduation as they establish successful careers. Concordia-Chicago has a history of academic excellence spanning more than 150 years. By offering prestigious business degrees, Concordia-Chicago has asserted itself within the global marketplace as a university that emphasises innovation, agility and business profitability.

This unique opportunity will allow BSBI students to earn a degree from a U.S institution without having to travel and study in the U.S.

Partnership programmes:

Academic recognition

The programmes offered by Concordia-Chicago are fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). In addition, the University’s College of Business is a member of the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).



The HTK Academy was founded in Hamburg in 1987 and it is a private state-approved vocational school that specialises in training graphic designers for the advertising and publishing sectors. HTK Academy is also part of the Global University Systems (GUS) Group, therefore you will become part of a growing, international network of students.

BSBI is delighted to be partnered with the HTK academy, offering their students the chance to enhance their creative studies with flagship programmes validated by one of the top universities in the UK, University of Creative Arts. This additional edge will internationalise the students’ degree programme, thus opening the door to many new and exciting opportunities after graduation. The programmes will be thought in the widely recognised international language English on the premises of HTK in Hamburg.

HTK is dedicated to providing their students with first-rate training to ensure they thrive in their chosen fields and become the creative talent of tomorrow. In line with this vision, our new collaboration will allow HTK students to achieve a degree in just one year with all the necessary support from BSBI’s expert academic faculty.

We`ve partnered with CETT, a leading higher education school in Tourism, Hospitality and Gastronomy.

CETT is a hub that connects people and links academia with the business and public administration sectors. We are both committed to those who love the learning process as a method for growth and as an opportunity to reach their life goals through interaction with the environment and others.

As a result of this partnership, BSBI is able to offer the below programmes which will be accredited by UNINETTUNO and taught at CETT`s campus in Barcelona:

  • BA in Economics and Business Administration
  • BSc in Psychology - Psychosocial Disciplines
  • Global MBA*
  • MA in Strategic Marketing*
  • MA in Logistics*
  • MA in Energy Management
  • MA in Finance and Investments
  • MSc in Engineering Management
  • MSc in International Health Management
  • MSc in Psychology - Cognitive Processes and Technologies

By delivering our industry relevant programmes at CETT`s campus, BSBI can now offer an international education experience to students who will have the opportunity to live in one of the most beautiful cities in Europe, Barcelona.

*with available intakes in October 2023

InterActive is an award-winning online learning platform, helping students to study at a time and place that suits them and doesn’t clash with their commitments. It offers a broad variety of courses to students from all over the world. 

BSBI is pleased to have become a telc-approved centre. telc is an online training platform that provides language examinations and training through seminars, workshops and courses.

As the result of this partnership, BSBI now offers all of its students the opportunity with special pricing for the language test at the end of their programmes of study which aligns with the school’s vision of supporting students with integrating into the German market and community.

LCCA is a specialist institution comprising three schools: Visual Media, Fashion, Business and Hospitality Management. They provide career-focused programmes which strive to help students gain hands-on experience in their chosen industry, as well as obtaining the relevant theoretical knowledge needed to embark upon a successful career.

BSBI has partnered with three outstanding French institutions - AMOS Sport Business School, Ecole supérieure de design, d'arts appliqués et de communication (ESDAC) and the International Hospitality Management School (CMH). 

BSBI and the three Schools will potentially share academic didactic activities for the Tourism & Hospitality Management programme and explore the possibility of establishing further academic exchanges and international conferences. 

Accommodation Partners

Located on one of Europe’s most popular squares, H4 Hotel Berlin Alexanderplatz is the perfect place to stay. Having been recently renovated, this four-star hotel is newly equipped with an indoor pool and ballroom. BSBI’s collaboration with this hotel provides our students with internships, guest speakers and visits.

Occupying an 8-story innovative building, this two-star hotel offers a comfortable stay. H2 Hotel Berlin Alexanderplatz is located in the heart of Berlin and is home to many businesses and shops, making it the ideal meeting place for professionals. BSBI’s collaboration with the H2 Hotel provides our students with internships, guest speakers and visits.

BSBI’s partnership with Spotahome helps our students find homes to rent at discounted price. Spotahome is a leading online booking platform for mid to long term home rentals across Europe. Students benefit from being able to see online high-definition tours of the property and neighbourhood, and can ask any questions about the booking process to the company’s multilingual team. Our collaboration with Spotahome provides our students with discounted property reservation rates.

BSBI is proud to announce its new partnership with one of Berlin’s leading real estate firms, Ad Astra Immobilien. The team at Ad Astra Immobilien will be working with us to provide fully furnished flats exclusively to BSBI students, all costs included. They not only offer properties to rent across the city, ranging from studio apartments to five-bedroom flats, but also assistance on matters such as health insurance and transport.


We partnered with Uniplaces, an online marketplace for student accommodation. This online booking platform provides thousands of verified properties to choose from, ensuring that you find a safe living space in Berlin. The booking process is simple and can be done months in advance which allows you to relax, knowing you have organised secure accommodation before starting your studies. As a trusted, global brand, Uniplaces understands the importance of customer service and therefore offers the kind of high-quality assistance you deserve. As a student of BSBI, you will be gifted with a 25% discount off the service fee for rooms in Berlin when you show your confirmation of study.

The Student Concierge Club is our newest partner for student accommodation in Paris. The Student Concierge Club is the only tailormade welcome and support club for students on the move throughout France and the rest of Europe. It is committed to helping students with their administrative needs as they plan their transition to studying abroad.

As part of the BSBI community, you will be given an authentication code to access their services. 

They will help with reducing the administrative complications and ensure that you feel safe and supported before and after you arrive in France.

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BSBI is excited to announce its new partnership with leading co-working space provider, rent24. The spaces provided by rent24 range from offices, conference rooms, event spaces including cinema rooms, activity rooms and conference rooms, a new fitness studio, three different restaurants, a community event area and bar areas.

rent24 has a core focus on co-working and co-living and flexible accommodation booking is available for high-quality single or shared rooms. The collaboration between BSBI and rent24 will provide discounted room rates for students, lecturers and guest speakers at its three top locations around Berlin.

roomsAthens is the leading student housing provider in Athens, Greece.

Experts in fine student living, they have hosted thousands of guests in their properties since 2013.

Named as the first choice & one of the most reliable providers by prominent student organizations, they're happy to welcome BSBI... and provide BSBI students with quality furnished rooms & apartments: www.roomsathens.com/bsbi

roomsAthens team is looking forward to hosting you in Athens!


Flexible living. Monthly stays. Anywhere.

Renting with Homelike can secure your accommodation, literally overnight. Select desired move-in and move-out dates, and submit a free booking request for a desired room or an apartment. After confirmation, choose one of the payment methods, and confirm your booking by paying the first month's rent and a possible deposit. That's it! You are ready to move in on your desired date!

Learn more about Homelike.

Staytoo is a high-quality accommodation provider for students and professionals in Berlin, Bonn, Kaiserslautern, Leipzig and Nuremburg. Through this partnership, BSBI can request to reserve a number of apartments for its students. As part of the agreement, Staytoo will also assist BSBI with events management, guest lectures and potentially help students with internships.

GHS’s portfolio of over 150 independent hotels across 100 locations reaches to every corner of the globe with a range of exclusive properties offering amenities and services for the most discerning business and leisure traveller, as well as event or conference organiser.

Leonardo Hotels operates more than 170 hotels in Europe, UK and Israel and is currently continuing its expansion. As the European Division of Fattal Hotels, founded by David Fattal, Leonardo Hotels focuses on hotels of the 3 and 4-star plus categories as well as on hotels with comparable standard, each of them individually designed and offering excellent services.

BSBI is pleased to be partnered with HousingAnywhere, a safe, easy and secure website that allows students to search for properties in more than 50 different countries and 400 cities. For those looking to study abroad, this is a great way to view properties without visiting them in person. HousingAnywhere also ensures students can transfer their deposit and first month’s rent to their landlords in a secure way using the platform. Once these have been sent, they won’t be released until two days after the student has moved in.

partners neon wood

BSBI is pleased to be partnered with Neon Wood, a student accommodation provider with apartments situated in Mitte-Wedding and Frankfurter Tor, Berlin. All apartments are centrally located and have the highest quality furnishings and community areas which include gardens, laundrettes and in some spaces, gyms.

Neon Wood also run events within their accommodation to help students make friends and to give them an opportunity to hear from inspirational figures as well as talented musicians.

BSBI have teamed up with The Acama Kreuzberg Hotel + Hostel to provide BSBI students with special discounted room rates throughout the year. 

Acama Kreuzberg Hotel + Hostel are located in central Berlin close to Berlin´s ‘Landwehrkanal’ canal, and two underground stations – Hallesches Tor and Möckernbrücke (U7/U6/U3/U1), which makes it easy to access everything the city has to offer.

BSBI has teamed up with CAASA Hospitality company. The company has been created with a vision to develop flexible, affordable and empowering environments for open-minded people from around the world. Thanks to this partnership, our student can enjoy home rentals, meeting rooms and much more.

BSBI has partnered with Fizz Berlin to offer modern student accommodation located in the heart of Berlin. Students can choose from single or double studio flats. Accommodation also includes a reception with parcel counter as well as study rooms and communal areas which are the ideal space for relaxing with friends or taking part in networking and inhouse events.

BSBI has partnered with NGB-Living Gmbh. NGB-Living is Berlin student housing company that provides affordable housing solutions in the central parts of the city and other convenient locations.

BSBI has partnered with Erasmusu, the largest student community in Europe. As a BSBI student, you can book accommodation in Berlin via Erasmusu’s secure system. Erasmusu will also help you access information about different cities and universities; furthermore, you will learn about the experiences of other students and travellers through their reviews, and you can access job and internship offers.

BSBI has teamed up with Urban Ground to provide students a flexible, rental period lasting anywhere between three months to three years.

Urban Ground has more than 200 properties and makes it simpler to find and rent an apartment or shared room in Berlin. Explore their selection of carefully curated premium apartments and get a virtual tour to view the neighbourhood or book an apartment tour.

Insider Apartment Community Living GmbH is a real estate service matching the residential needs of students and professionals with rooms and apartments in Berlin. The company has various properties throughout the city, the majority of which come fully furnished and with all bills included.

With 85% of their business involving international students, they have a good understanding of what students are looking for. The partnership with BSBI will allow students to receive regular offers as they become available.

Careers & Employability Partners

Berlin School of Business and Innovation (BSBI) is excited to announce the launch of its new careers platform, JobTeaser.

This has been designed to offer tips and events that will help students prepare for job interviews and gain the confidence needed to get ahead. This is a fantastic opportunity for current students and alumni to meet recruiters directly, search for jobs, get advice on networking, interviews, salary negotiations and much more.

Berlin School of Business and Innovation officially joined the Berlin Partner Network, also known as Berlin Partner für Wirtschaft und Technologie GmbH. The Berlin Partner Network is a partnership organisation, supported by the local government of Berlin, which mainly takes care of promotion of business and technology in the state of Berlin.

Berlin Partner Network works on assisting its members with achieving economic growth, promotion of businesses, technology and innovation and presenting the advantages of the capital city to companies, investors, innovators, entrepreneurs and talented people.

Berlin Partner Network allows member partners to network with more than 250 other partners, including decision-makers and political decision-makers, and representatives from science, culture and sports. Additionally, Berlin Partners Network helps its members with boosting  their brand visibility, increasing their brand’s outreach by facilitating the B2B communication and helping to find the right talent.

You can know more about the Berlin Partner Network here.

Other Commercial Partners

Our partnership with Fintiba will allow every BSBI student who uses Fintiba services to qualify for a €400 scholarship. BSBI will have the right to nominate up to five students per year for this scholarship. The criteria which BSBI will take into consideration to assign the scholarship will include academic performance, the participation in different events organised by the school and more.

Additionally, using Fintiba services will help students prepare their pre-study documents. This means transferring the correct amount to a blocked account and/or applying for statutory health insurance.

BSBI is delighted to announce a new partnership with the Archery academy (Bogenakademie), Berlin.

The Archery Academy has offices in Berlin, Bonn, Karlsruhe, and Munich, offering advice, seminars, coaching and process development on individual, team, and organizational levels across Europe using an intuitive archery method. The goal of Archery Academy is to provide people with lasting support in times of far-reaching and constant change. Intuitive archery is used for managerial and team development as well as trainer training, and allowing participants to experience, build and reflect on their personal leadership skills.

Learn more about Archery Academy.

Atheneum Liberal Studies (ALS) is an educational organisation, established in 2007, utilising training and IT to promote scientific knowledge. It provides open knowledge resources, distant learning and consultation to developing global networks and alliances. Its scope is global as it promotes educational mobility and transnational cooperation. Atheneum also has an ISO 90001:2000 accreditation for the quality of its services. The group is known for e-learning and has a unique approach based on a model formulated by its President, Professor Kyriakos Kouveliotis. The model is based on the principles of Aristotle and Plato and combines contemporary WEB 3.0 tools. Its latest projects include the creation of educational TV, apps and a virtual campus.

Braive is an e-learning tool developed by psychologists to help people improve their mental skills and well-being. Using internet-based cognitive behavioural therapy, Braive offers a whole range of programs that are interactive and intuitive. After taking Braive's FREE Mental Health Check, Braive will recommend a suitable program tailored to your individual needs. BSBI students and alumni can get a 20% discount on all of Braive’s programs!

Here you can see what programs Braive offers. Want to know more? Check out Braive's FAQ.

Law firm SERS RECHTSANWALTSGES.mbH has partnered with BSBI to provide international students with free visa advice as well as personal consultations, assistance with city registration, residence titles and more.

A consultant from SERS RECHTSANWALTSGES.mbH will visit BSBI at the start of each academic year to host a lecture covering common queries such as family reunifications, residence permit and other important issues.

Private consultations for students will last 20 minutes, allowing for plenty of time to ask the experts questions.

BSBI is partnered with TransferMate, an online platform dedicated to making international payments faster and simpler. As a result of this collaboration, BSBI students can pay their tuition and accommodation fees using their own currency and without international sender/receiver fees. Additionally, TransferMate supports customers through 24-hour customer service support as well as 24-hour online payment tracking. This partnership will streamline the process for students making payments to BSBI.

BSBI is partnered with DAK to offer students a simplified way of applying for and getting the statutory health insurance. All student needs to do is fill out an application form and send it, together with their enrolment confirmation, to our specifically appointed DAK contact person.

As a result of this partnership, our students receive a dedicated customer service from DAK. BSBI’s designated DAK representative ensures there is an effective channel of communication between our students and the health insurance provider.

BSBI is excited to be in partnership with Quick Edu Loans, a reliable loan company for anyone seeking support to study abroad. This partnership was established to support students who require additional financial help. The company can cover 100% of living expenses and is valid for all levels of degrees including bachelor’s, master’s and diploma.

Quick Edu Loan is a fee-based loan service provider, based in India, which will help BSBI students acquire non-collateral loans. At BSBI we understand finances can be a major issue for many students. We have established this partnership so everyone has the opportunity to study with us, regardless of their financial situation. The loans cover tuition fees, living and accommodation expenses, transport, books etc.

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Zizoo is a leading boat rental platform, offering an inventory of over 20,000 boats across 500 destinations around the world. It offers options to rent a boat as well as hiring a captain and crew. The platform connects suppliers to interested travellers worldwide, acting as a “Booking.com for Boats”. Its ultimate mission is to revolutionise the boat rental industry, making boat holidays as easy and affordable as booking a hotel stay. Zizoo has been named one of Forbes’ 7 Travel Tech Startups to Watch and was featured in TechCrunch.

Founded in 2009, FitX is a gym provider that runs numerous facilities across Germany. The FitX gyms offer affordable memberships which include access to trainers, personalised training plans and group fitness classes. Members also have access to free mineral drinks and parking and can train at any FitX gym across Germany. The gyms are open 24/7 and consist of seven training areas: a studio for classes, workout area, cardio area, a circuit, a ladies’ gym, a cross-fit area, and a separate free-weights area.

BSBI’s partnership with Original Berlin Walks provides our students with city tours in order to help them get a better insight into Germany’s capital.

Berlin Walks was founded in 1993 by historians Nick and Serena Gay. The initiative originally started as a side project guiding guests around the various Second World War sights. Two decades later, it is Berlin’s leading walking tour company.