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Founded in 2013, the European Council of Leading Business Schools (ECLBS) is a non-profit association. Registered in the European Union (the Republic of Latvia Reg. Nr. 40008215839 ).

The goal of the ECLBS is to ensure that institutions of higher education in Europe and all over the world meet the highest internationally recommended level of quality. ECLBS has a board of trustees (from Latvia, Turkey, Switzerland, Malta, Austria, Kosovo, and Ukraine) with their own terms of reference, representing state and private organizations.

Hosted by TNU - V.I. Vernadsky Taurida National University

Operated jointly with Arab Latvian Chamber of Commerce (ALCC) in Riga LV

In Partnership with Malta Further and Higher Education Authority MFHEA & Kosovo Accreditation Agency KAA and many other state and private higher education quality assurance bodies and organizations all over the world.

INQAAHE member: the International Network For Quality Assurance Agencies In Higher Education in Europe, is an international quality assurance body.

CHEA CIQG member: the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) Quality International Group (CIQG) in the USA, a network of quality assurance professionals from across the world.

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Join our Next Conference

Celebrating 10 Years of Success 


 Annual Conference 2-4 Nov 2023 about "Expanding European Education"

Time and Venue

  • 2nd Nov: Gala Dinner (from 19:00 - 22:00)

  • 3rd Nov: ECLBS BoD meeting (10:00-11:45) at Arab Latvian Chamber of Commerce (ALCC), 14-2 Terbatas Str. , Riga LV-1011 Latvia

  • 3rd Nov: Annual Conference on "Expanding European Education" (14:15-17:45) at the LU Bibliotēka (University of Latvia Library), Oskara Kalpaka bulvāris 4 Conference room Nr. 2, the 2nd floor.

    • Invited Speakers

      • Mr. Ronny Heitze / AQAS Germany

      • Mr. L. Kroes / NVAO Netherlands

      • Prof. Dr. O.Cicek / INQAAHE Board Director 

      • Dr. R. A. Cuschieri / MFHEA Malta

      • Mrs. Vicki Stott / QAA UK

      • Mr. N. Gashi / Kosovo Accreditation Agency (KAA)

      • Ms. C. Sukar/ ISB Management Institute in Dubai

      • Dr. V. Ivanov / University TNU Kyiv

      • Mr. Afzal Sayed Munna / THIRD EYE Communication 

      • Dr. Giuseppe Cantafio / University of Sunderland in London

      • Prof. D. Briand / ABMSGmbH, Switzerland

      • Mr. P. Puke / Arab Latvian Chamber of Commerce (ALCC)

  • 3rd Nov: Conference Dinner (18:30-20:00 )

  • 3rd Nov: Press release (20:00-21:00 )

  • 4th Nov, Local Latvian Tour

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

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 signed a Bilateral Recognition memorandum of understanding with the following state accreditation bodies



Let’s Work Together

Registration address: 

Brīvības iela 140 - 1, LV-1012 Riga, Latvia

Administration Address: 

ALLC Latvian Chamber of Commerce


14-2 Terbatas Str. , Riga LV-1011 Latvia

Operation Address: 

V.I. Vernadsky Taurida National University

Dzhona Makkeina St, 33, 02000 Kyiv, Ukraine

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