Terms and Conditions

 

Tuition and Fees

Fees are reviewed every March; however, they may be subject to change.

 

Payments

All fees are in Swiss Francs. Payment can only be made in this currency. Any bank/currency conversion charges are not covered by the school.

Bank name: Credit Suisse, Paradeplatz 8, CH-8070 Zürich
BIC/SWIFT: CRESCHZZ80A
Clearing No: 4835
IBAN: CH94 0483 5123 9850 4100 0
Beneficiary: Basel School of Business, Centralbahnplatz 12, CH-4051 Basel

 

First Time Registration and Enrollment Policies 

  1. All students must pay a registration fee of CHF 2,000 within 30 days of acceptance of receiving their acceptance letter, which will ensure a place in the selected program. This amount will be deducted from the total tuition fees.
  2. Tuition fees for the academic term must be paid at least two months prior to the start of the term. Please note that depending on the student’s country of origin, the immigration department may require international students to make an earlier payment.
  3. First-time students who cancel their registration more than 2 months prior to the start of the term are entitled to a full refund of tuition fees minus the registration fee which will be kept as a lump sum indemnity according to article 160 of the Swiss Obligations Code.
  4. First-time students who cancel their registration between 1 and 2 months prior to the start of the term are entitled to a 50% refund of tuition fees minus the registration fee which will be kept as a lump sum indemnity according to article 160 of the Swiss Obligations Code.
  5. First-time students who cancel less 1 month prior to the start of the term or during the term are not entitled to a refund.
  6. Students who cancel prior to the start of the term due to visa refusal are entitled to a full refund of tuition fees minus the registration fee which will be kept as a lump sum indemnity.
  7. Students who cancel prior to the start of the term due to documented medical reasons may transfer their tuition fees to a future semester.
  8. First-time students may defer the start of their studies prior to the beginning of the term for up to one year from acceptance. Full tuition fees paid will be transferred to the next term; however, the student will have to pay the new published tuition fees. Students who decide to cancel their enrollment are not entitled to a refund and the tuition fees paid will be kept as lump sum indemnity.
  9. Students may opt to prepay the entire academic year (two terms) and receive a 5% reduction on tuition fees; however, prepaid annual fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.

 

Returning Student Registration and Enrollment Policies

  1. For returning students, tuition fees must be paid by May 31 prior to the upcoming academic year, unless a payment plan is approved by the school and signed by the student.
  2. Depending on the returning student’s country of origin, the immigration department may not allow international students to participate in a payment plan.
  3. Returning students who cancel their registration more than 2 months prior to the start of the term are entitled to a full refund of tuition.
  4. Returning students who cancel their registration between 1 and 2 months prior to the start of the term are entitled to a 50% refund of tuition fees.
  5. Returning students who cancel less 1 month prior to the start of the term or during the term are not entitled to a refund.
  6. Returning students who cancel prior to the start of the term due to documented medical reasons may transfer their tuition fees to a future semester.
  7. Returning students may opt to prepay the entire academic year (two terms) and receive a 5% reduction on tuition fees; however, prepaid annual fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.
  8. Returning students with an open balance on their accounts will not be allowed to register for additional classes, receive transcripts, or participate in any school functions until their balance is settled.

 

Withdrawal Policy

  1. Students who withdraw during the term are not entitled to a refund.
  2. Students who withdraw during the term due to documented medical reasons may transfer their unused prorated tuition fees to a future semester.
  3. If a student is suspended or expelled for any reason, no refund will be processed and the full fees paid are kept as a lump sum.

 

Sponsor Policy

  1. Students who are not paying their own tuition fees are responsible for informing the persons in charge of doing so (hereafter called “Sponsor”).of the school’s policies.
  2. The student is also responsible of transmitting all financial related matters to the Sponsor.
  3. BSB assumes no liability if the student does not inform the Sponsor.
  4. The Sponsor commits to paying the student's tuition, fees, and charges.
  5. The Sponsor agrees to the terms and conditions stated in this document.

  

Jurisdiction

  1. The legal relationships between BSB, the student, and any Sponsor are governed by Swiss law.
  2. Any disputes will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Basel, Switzerland.

 

Miscellaneous

  1. BSB reserves the right to alter dates, fees, curriculum or class hours without prior notice.
  2. A complete set of school rules and regulations are provided in the student handbook.
  3. BSB reserves the right to use all images, videos and testimonials produced by the student (individually or within a group) for the purpose of marketing and promotion, on-and-offline on a global scale.
  4. Upon applying to BSB, students agree to these Terms and Conditions, as well as the house rules (Hausordnung) and code of student conduct.
  5. This agreement is irrevocable, worldwide and perpetual and is binding upon the student’s heirs and assignees.
  6. BSB reserves the right to disclose progress reports to the guardian, sponsor or appointed representative when it is considered beneficial to the student’s progress or deemed necessary by law.

 

Revision

The terms and conditions were last updated on March 15, 2016

 

 

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