Mission, vision and core values


is a community of inspiring, global, business-minded individuals and organisations with a passion for and interest in their discipline whose members are dedicated to the promotion of local, regional economic, and social development.



Educating excellent, solution-oriented, responsible business professionals to enhance the sustainable development of the local and wider environment.


To this end, we provide quality education and training, resulting in well-prepared students and staff for the labour market, and build on partnerships to develop our own knowledge and competences, with the inclusion of external actors, if necessary.


Strategic Principles of the School

Core values

We are proud of our values, which serve as the foundation for our vision, drive our mission and framework our strategy:

V1| Respect

The School respects individual and collective performance, motivating and supporting careers and wellbeing of its stakeholders

V2| Flexibility

The School operates in a rapidly changing environment and so do its stakeholders, in which flexibility and innovative attitude is considered to be a key success factor

V3| Stability

UPFBE is a 50-year-old school with experience and knowledge inherited and further developed by generations, which is committed to providing a stable background to its stakeholders

V4| Sensitivity

Openness of the community towards the individual, the environment and general social issues is a characteristic the School can be proud of, and due to which the School can be an open-minded, friendly place. 


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