UTC | CBS Global


What is the relationship between CBS and University of London (UoL)?

CBS at UTC was selected as the only Recognized Teaching Center that can offer LSE programmes in Tunisia. Joining an exclusive network of 30 University of London Recognised Teaching Centres around the world who teach programmes with academic direction from the London School of Economics and Political Science.


This is the result of an extensive accreditation and review procedure conducted by the University of London and the London School of Economics and Political Science over several years. CBS meets and upholds the academic rigour for which the University of London and LSE programmes are known and respected for.


All CBS students registered in one of the University of London programmes are full students of UoL. In fact, students receive UoL student ID cards, have access to all virtual and physical UoL learning resources, can attend the UoL Graduation Ceremony in London participate and enjoy UoL alumni status and benefits for life. This is why CBS students who are accepted to one of the University of London programmes receive the globally recognised and valued University of London degree upon graduation, which also shows the name of LSE – London School of Economics and Political Science. To learn more about the prestigious University of London, click here.

What is the relationship between CBS and The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)?

LSE is a member college of the University of London. LSE provides all academic direction for programmes offered and taught at CBS. LSE professors design the programmes, write and update the curriculum based on the latest research and, very importantly, set and grade the exams for all the LSE | UoL ourses at CBS. This ensures that the curriculum and exams followed by CBS students are identical to those followed by LSE students in London. CBS follows rigorous quality assurance and continuous monitoring and evaluation by LSE professors every year. All this ensures that CBS students whop are accepted in one of LSE’s programmes can obtain one of the world’s leading Bachelor’s degree. Click here to learn more about LSE.

Are the LSE | UoL programmes offered at CBS online programmes?

No, CBS offers only face-to-face student-centered high-quality education programmes. Located on the UTC – University of Tunis Carthage campus, CBS offers all its programmes through the full-time, classroom-based mode of learning. None of our programmes are taught online. All LSE programmes at CBS are taught by top CBS and international professors, in classes conducted on the UTC campus, with required attendance, student advising, formative assessments. LSE students at CBS enjoy the same quality of extra-curricular opportunities offered to UTC students:

  • Student Advising and Support
  • Career Services Workshops and Mentoring,
  • Private Tutoring
  • Student Clubs and On-Campus Events
  • Lecture and Conference Series
  • Company Tours and Field Visits
  • Study Abroad Programs in the United States, UK, Germany, France, Italy, and Spain
Is the academic standing of CBS LSE students the same as that of a student enrolled in LSE in London?

Yes, the curriculum taught to CBS LSE students is designed exclusively by the LSE professors. Exams for both students located in London and CBS student in Tunisia are set by the same professors. Grading of exams is also done at LSE in London with the same level of scrutiny and stringent evaluation standards. This means that the academic standing of an a CBS LSE student is exactly the same as that of a student enrolled in LSE campus in London, UK.

Can I take some of my courses at LSE in London?

Yes, as a CBS LSE student you have many opportunities to experience studying in LSE and living in London.

LSE Summer School Scholarships:
LSE Summer School is one of the largest and most prestigious globally. You can choose from over a hundred cutting-edge courses across fields like accounting, business and management, economics, finance, international relations, government and psychology, and study it over any one of three 3-week sessions during the summer. Being a CBS LSE student allow you to also apply for the LSE Summer School Scholarship that can cover up to the full tuition and accomodation cost.

One Year at LSE:
CBS LSE students can apply to spend one year either 2nd or 3rd year – at LSE. Since CBS LSE programmes offers the same curriculum and rigour of summative assessment as LSE in London, undergraduate students have the unique opportunity to transfer after first year at CBS directly into second year at LSE as well as to other top colleges around the world.

Can I continue my Master's degree or work abroad?

Yes. CBS LSE students graduate with one the top and most prestigious degree in the world – a University of London Degree with academic direction from LSE. This degree gives you access and makes you more competitive when applying to top graduate schools around the world. Every year, LSE students secure admission to top graduate schools such Harvard, Stanford, Oxford, Cambridge and LSE. To learn more about the degree and final diploma you receive upon successful completion of your LSE | University of London programme at CBS, please click here.