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Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance

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Building 1306, Road 4625, Manama Sea Front

Welcome to the Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance (BIBF), a prestigious institution focused on business-related disciplines. For over 42 years, we have been providing academic and professional education, bridging the gap between theory and practical application. 

Our cutting-edge Dealing Room facility offers hands-on trading experience, in a simulated environment, preparing students for future careers in financial markets. 

At the BIBF, our graduates get the opportunity to pursue international postgraduate degrees or choose from a wide range of international professional certifications.  

Our graduates are highly sought-after by employers and known for their ability to meet workforce demands. In fact, our 2021 study revealed that an impressive 88% of our undergraduate students secured employment within their first year of graduation. Our esteemed alumni have excelled as leaders in the financial sector and beyond. 

We invite you to join the BIBF family and experience our exceptional quality education. Our dedicated faculty members are committed to providing support and guidance throughout your academic journey. I personally look forward to welcoming you to the BIBF and witnessing the positive impact you will make in the financial sector, both in Bahrain and beyond. 

Dr. Ahmed Al Shaikh 

Chief Executive Officer of the BIBF 

Qualifications we support

“This programme has developed me as a person and improved my skills in analysing current global, economic situations. I also had the chance to be part of a global community of students enrolled in the same programme worldwide and exchange information via the Virtual Learning Environment (VLE).”

Fatema Al Bastaki

BSc Economics & Management, 2019

“I’m grateful for the BIBF as they’ve enabled me to become part of my dream university without having to relocate myself. The best thing about this programme is that you get to decide everything for yourself, you’re not limited to specific modules every year; therefore, your experience is unique from the beginning to the end.”

Noof Faisal

BSc Economics & Management, 2019

“It was a spectacular opportunity being able to attain a degree from such a prestigious institution, from the comfort of my home country. I will always be grateful as the BIBF provided me with this opportunity. Furthermore, I was able to meet wonderful people, new friends and wonderful professors, throughout this enriching experience. I am truly proud to be an LSE graduate.”

Abdulrahman Janahi

BSc Economics & Management, 2020