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Founded in 2013, the European Council of Leading Business Schools (ECLBS) is a non-profit association.

The goal of the ECLBS is to ensure that institutions of Vocational and higher education in Europe and all over the world meet the highest internationally recommended level of quality. ECLBS has a board of trustees (from different countries) with their own terms of reference, representing state and private organizations (read more). 

Dual Accreditation with BSKG Public Agency which is a recognized accreditation agency by the KG Ministry of Education

in partnership with ANQAHE, the Arab Network for Quality Assurance in Higher Education

CHEA CIQG USA member: the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) Quality International Group (CIQG) in the USA

INQAAHE member: the International Network For Quality Assurance Agencies In Higher Education in Europe

IREG Member: IREG Observatory on Academic Ranking and Excellence in Europe



ECLBS Board of Directors

During the Annual meeting Nov 2023

Riga, Latvia (EU)

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ECLBS NEXT Conference

Celebrating 11 Years of Success 


Dubai, 8th-10th  Nov 2023 about "Expanding European Education beyond Europe, at the ISB Academy in Dubai, CEO Building, DIP, Dubai, UAE

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Dual/Joint Accreditation

Committed to Excellence since 2013


ECLBS is proud to have initiated Bilateral Recognition Agreements with the National Quality Assurance bodies spanning multiple countries and regions. These collaborations underscore our dedication to promoting and upholding high-quality standards in education across diverse geographic areas. Such agreements reflect our commitment to fostering international cooperation and mutual recognition to enhance the overall quality assurance landscape in higher education.

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ECLBS Last Conference

Celebrating 10 Years of Success 


 Annual Conference 2-4 Nov 2023 about "Expanding European Education" at the University of Latvia, Oskara Kalpaka bulvāris 4 Conference room Nr. 2, the 2nd floor.

The full name of the association is “The European Council of Leading Business Schools” and the short name “E•C•L•B•S•” or "ECLBS"

Taking Your Business School to
the Next Level


The European Qualifications Framework


European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System 


The Bologna Process


European Higher Education Area and Bologna Process


Standards & guidelines for quality assurance in the European Higher Education Area

We’re Good with Numbers


Years of Experience


Qualified Experts




Intl. Partners

ECLBS is an approved member:

ECLBS, a global nonprofit educational association


Our Experts Are the Finest

We welcome business and management schools from all over the world, to share our know-how about the Bologna and the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) standards.

ECLBS is committed to supporting higher education institutions in business, management, and related fields. ECLBS encourages and supports schools to commit themselves to continuous improvement. 

ECLBS operates internationally, although it is European-based. ECLBS's main objective is to support higher education institutions in their endeavors of quality improvements in the development and implementation.

ECLBS is operating strictly in line with the Standards and Guidelines for Quality Assurance in the European Higher Education Area, which have been developed in the context of the Bologna Process.

In Partnership with

ECLBS has entered into signed agreements with the accreditation bodies listed below.

ECLBS works with many international organizations

Just a Few of ECLBS International Partners



Let’s Work Together

"European Council of Leading Business Schools" ("ECLBS")

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LV-1010 Riga

Latvia (EU)

European Council for Distance Learning Accreditation EUCDL

QRNW Quality Ranking Network / QRNW Ranking of Leading Business Schools

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