IFM's excellence is recognised by 3 accreditations. IFM's programs are internationally accredited by ACBSP and IACBE (both CHEA recognised). IFM is also EDUQUA (CH) accredited. The Swiss Private School Register Foundation, an official recognition body, certifies that IFM is an accredited and a quality business school. IFM is also a recognised member of numerous associations such as AACSB > for details
• IFM undergraduate programs are usually 3 year long (9 terms).
• IFM postgraduate programs are usually 9 month long (3 terms).
• IFM part-time postgraduate programs are usually 14 month long (6 terms).
Bachelor & Master : courses are taught in English.
Please note that IFM also offers a bilingual section (English-French), as well as an undegraduate French speaking section.
Our passionate professors have excellent academic credentials and real-world business experience. > faculty list
• Bachelor : approximately 15 to 20 students in core courses. 10-15 students in elective courses.
• MBA : approximately 15 to 20 students per class.
Our personalised approach and our small classes allow us to offer you a ratio of 7 students for 1 professor.
No, IFM does not offer distance learning education. All the courses are held on campus.
Yes, IFM offers a part-time MBA programme (postgraduate). Our MBA schedules offer the possibility to combine studies and job.
1. Full-time MBA : 4 courses / week from 5.30pm to 8.30pm I 2. Part-time MBA : 2 courses / week from 5.30pm to 8.30pm.
• Please kindly note that the part-time MBA is available for students residing in Switzerland and the European Union only
Career services : At IFM, we work with you to achieve your personal career goals and aspirations. We help you to secure future employment by offering essential training through practical career workshops in key areas. We also individually advise students. We provide them with job and internship offers. What’s more, IFM offers a unique programme of visits to local businesses, and presentations by experts or ceos in different sectors. Our graduates have an excellent employment record. > career
Internships : IFM's curriculum does not require any compulsory company internships. However, we regularly receive excellent internship offers from top companies and we relay them to our students.
Please find detailed information by visiting our admissions section.
International students : admissions requirements are similar to those for local students.
We offer 3 intakes a year in January, April and October.
Students can submit their application before each start date. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. > next deadlines.
International students living outside of Europe should submit their complete file at least 3 months before the chosen intake.
1. Send a completed application form together with all documents and pay the application fees.
2. We will then make you an offer or notify you that you have been unsuccessful.
3. If you wish to accept the offer, you must fill out the final registration form, send it back to us and pay the fees.
Most candidates will be assessed for admission on the basis of their submitted application material. However, IFM reserves the right to invite candidates for an interview and to reject those who decline to attend.
BBA / Bachelor : IFM welcomes transfer students from accredited institutions. Students must request a credit transfer when they apply and submit their official transcripts and a description of the credited courses.. > more info
MBA / Master : IFM does not accept credit transfers at postgraduate level.
What are the tuition fees ? we offer competitive tuition fees in Switzerland > see information
International Students : tuition fees for international students are the same as for local students.
What are the living costs in Geneva ?
This varies according to housing costs and your personal expenses. Information can be found in the international student section.
Does IFM offer scholarships or financial aid ?
IFM is a private university and does not offer scholarships or financial aid. Students who need a scholarship or a loan to pay for their studies must make their request well before their planned entry to IFM.
IFM has an attractive location in the heart of Geneva in Switzerland. IFM is located in the university area, a lively, cultural and friendly district, The campus is surrounded by a park., restaurants, cafés, art galleries, and museums. IFM is also 5mn away from the lake, the old town and of the bank area. > IFM campus
IFM welcomes students and professors from 50 different countries. The majority are Swiss and European. Main nationalities : Swiss, French, English, Italian, German, Russian, American.