Unique Danish American Business Education

California International Business University (CIBU) offers the best of all worlds. The most international degree in the world: the American taught, in the most efficient way-the Danish.

CIBU is in communication with WASC Senior College and University Commission concerning how to become accredited (Eligibility).

The WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC) is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as certifying institutional eligibility for federal funding in a number of programs, including student access to federal financial aid. WSCUC is also recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). CHEA is a national advocate and institutional voice for promoting academic quality through accreditation, CHEA is an association of 3,000 degree-granting colleges and universities and recognizes 60 institutional and programmatic accrediting organizations.

CIBU is a global university educating future entrepreneurs, corporate managers and those interested in a hands-on approach to business education. The Niels Brock CIBU learning experience blends theoretical and practical learning in a professional yet trendy environment.  CIBU offers a cutting edge, global business education. Our campus, located in the vivid yet safe downtown San Diego, and offers a friendly and familiar environment for students to learn, network and socialize. CIBU offers a specialized educational program leading a number of certificates and degrees:

Business Fundamentals and Skills Certificate Program (BFS)

Tourism and Hospitality Management Certificate Program (Vatel*-Cert) Apply now

Bachelor of Science (BS)

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Master of Science in International Management (MSIM) - No longer accepting applications

Master of Business Administration - Tourism and
Hospitality Concentration (MBA-Vatel*)
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Doctor of Business Administration (DBA)

All of our programs offer an outstanding education in key areas of business, including entrepreneurship, management, marketing, law and economics. The programs provide students with a foundation in business accompanied by electives that offer relevant, cutting-edge strategies applicable to real-world challenges. For detailed information on the programs and admission requirements, please go to our Academic Programs page.

*Vatel is a educational institution collaborating with CIBU


News from CIBU

New academic year started at CIBU

Our new campus in San Diego has welcomed over 200 students eager to get their BSC, MBA and DBA going, and the campus is buzzing with anticipation and curious, smart thinking young people from all over the world. Welcome to you...

CIBU in Huffington Post

On influence of the Vikings, collaborative problem solving and critical thinking. The Nordic Model is the Scandinavian countries unique model for organizing society. This model combines free market capitalism with a comprehensive welfare state and collective...

CIBU acknowledged as Danish study abroad institution

We’re proud to announce that Danish students can earn a Masters degree (MBA) at California International Business University (CIBU) with Funding of student aid and tuition fee from Danish Goverment. To apply for student aid and Funding of the Masters program at...

Open house festive at CIBU

Niels Brock California International Business University, CIBU, would like to celebrate our new campus as well as our special friendship with San Diego. American education - the Scandinavian way - has never been more popular, contributing to the recent rapid growth of...

I-20 Student Visas have a new look!

After a summer of visa interview delays –now mostly resolved- comes news that the I-20 student visas have a whole new look! International students who have had one before may be a little surprised when their I-20s  arrive. “It came as a total surprise to...

Global Business Schools Join Forces

California International Business University & Copenhagen’s Niels Brock Copenhagen Business College are joining forces in a unique educational partnership