Applications now open for March and October 2020 intakes. At IFM, we truly believe that every student has the potential to build a successful career. We welcome open-minded students from all around the world. Admission requirements, information and deadlines > see
IFM students will have the opportunity to visit the watch manufacturer Hublot that is a Swiss Luxury watch company. Hublot is part of the Luxury brands world leader LVMH and stands out thanks to its excellency, innovation, marketing and communication. 500 employees worldwide and a net revenue of 500M USD.
IFM students will have the occasion to visit MAMCO, the biggest museum and contemporary art centre of Switzerland located in front of IFM. After the visit will take place the traditional Welcome Drink at the Café des Bains, a trendy bar/restaurant, where students will get to know newcomers better and interact with friends.
IFM will attend Europe's largest international higher education conference, organised by the European Association for International Education in Helsinki. It will allow us to developp new contacts but also to attend conferences and workshops on latest business education topics.
We welcome open-minded students from all around the world with different backgrounds. With our excellence in business education and your eagerness to succeed, the business world could be all yours; we would love to hear from you and your goals.
During summer, the IFM students have received no less than 200 jobs and internships offers. These selected offers include most of the best Swiss companies in finance, management and communication. Ex: Hermès, BNP Paribas, Crédit Suisse, EY, Nestlé, Philip Morris, PwC, Total, UBS, Richemont, P&G, Deloitte, Expedia, Swisscom.
Dr. Spaink is Dutch and holds a PhD and an MBA. He is Regional Manager Middle East and Africa at Cargill International. "I use a lot of practical examples and I like to speak about the things that are important in practice, but that you don’t find in any book." > read the interview
Throughout the Summer and Fall, a fleet of trams flying IFM’s colors throughout Geneva to inform students and the public at large, mentioning "Success Builder", which reflects what IFM does best. IFM’s programs are a transformational educational experience.
Once a year, we celebrate the success of our talented graduates. This special event was held at the intercontinental Hotel and offered an opportunity for the students to reflect on their academic journey, touching moments, share their ambitions and dreams for the future. > more
This year IFM organized an event that took place on the terrace of The Kempinski Hotel’s Floor Two Bar. The students enjoyed the magnificent view over the famous “Jet d’eau” and the unique atmosphere of the area. This event beautifully concluded the academic year for the students.
Our students regularly evaluate the academic excellence and style of teaching. Our innovative teaching concept combines academic excellence, practical skills and real-world relevance. A survey shows that the students’ overall satisfaction rate stands between 89 - 93 %.
IFM students visited the headquarters of Refinitiv/Thomson Reuters, leader and worldwide broker of professional and financial information. Thomson Reuters merged with Refinitiv, a financial markets data and infrastructure provider with a 6 billion USD sales revenue. > website
Dr. Spaink, Manager Middle East & Africa gave an exemplary presentation and talked with students about potential job opportunities. Cargill is a leader in trading commodities. With a Sales Revenue of 140 billion USD and 143‘000 employees throughout 67 countrie, Cargill dominates its market. > website
IFM is ranked 87th among the top business Schools in CEOWORLD Magazine’ 2019 survey. This ranking focuses on seven major indicators of quality including academic reputation, job placement rate and global reputation and influence. > more
A perfect evening @ Manhattan Café, the Afterstudy Party is a good opportunity for students and professors alike to relax and mingle while enjoying tapas and wine. This party mixed undergraduate and postgraduate students from all over the world.
IFM is ranked in the top tier one for global MBA programs in CEO Magazine 2019. This ranking takes in account the following indicators : Quality of Faculty, International Diversity, Class Size, Accreditation, Faculty to Student Ratio, Price, International Exposure... > website
Our student body got the opportunity to learn of the advancements in Artificial Intelligence with IBM, thanks to Mr. Lazarevic their Technical Solution Manager. IBM is a strong player in digital transformation, with a sales revenue of 72 billion USD and 350,000 employees. > website
Inside the Best 1,000 Business Schools rankings, a new distinction of schools was created : the Eduniversal Selected Schools. The schools in this list have been recognised by Eduniversal for bringing new and disruptive energy, their innovative projects and their growing potential.
IFM students enjoyed an inspiring conference given by M. Cyril Déléaval, Coach for entrepreneurs, a fantastic incubator that helps young entrepreneurs. Les étudiants de l'IFM ont découvert les bases de l’entreprenariat avec M. Déléaval, Coach pour entrepreneurs > website
IFM has launched a professional tool for the IFM students and faculty that transform the study experience and improve exchanges through innovative technology. Chat, share and work with your Professors and classmates. New career channel just added !
The Business world is evolving and so is our Business school. IFM presents a brand-new and revised curriculum and innovative specializations at the Bachelor and Master Level. This courses were created with the input of business leaders and experts. BBA Digital Marketing, BBA Entrepreneurship & innovation, MBA Digital Transformation.
This spring student evening has been held at the “Cercle des Bains” which has a unique concept. It is located in the hip and cultural neighborhood known as les “Bains”, 50m away from IFM. A perfect occasion to relax after exams and prepare for the holiday break.
At IFM, we are forming a new generation of sustainable managers. We were happy to host Mr. Patrick Matthey, Political Officer, Federal Departement of Foreign Affairs and Mrs. Dekkiche, Director of consulting with twentyfifty for an inspiring conference on human right in Business.
Mr. Loïc Brunschwig Cross Channel Dev. Manager and Mrs. Torrequadra PR Manager gave a conference on Bongenie, the Luxury industry, retail sales and digital transition. Founded in 1891, Bongenie has become an icon in retail luxury with over 15 locations in Switzerland.
IFM students enjoyed an amazing opportunity to visit the trading room, meet the dynamic team of traders working at the BCGE and learn the inner working of their trading floor. The BCGE is a bank at the core of the economy of Geneva offering financial products, business funding solutions and wealth management. > website
IFM students visited the Nestlé Headquarters. Nestlé is a Swiss international food and drink company based in Vevey, Switzerland. They had the opportunity to learn about some of Nestlé’s new products. It is the largest food company in the world. Nestlé operates in 189 countries and employs around 339,000 people > website
Based in Geneva, LunaJets is a pioneering company in low-cost private aviation. Mr. Eymeric Segard, CEO, told the IFM students the key to his success. LunaJets is the leading private aviation booking platform, combining innovative technology and the highest standards in personal service > website
IFM invited its students to a morning get together in the student lounge. This convivial moment of exchange and discussion between students and professors took place around croissants coffee, tea and juice. Students also had the opportunity to chat with the direction of the school.
Chat, share and work with your Professors and classmates. IFM will launch soon a professional tool for the IFM students and faculty that will transform the study experience and improve exchanges through innovative technology.
IFM University has been named Most Innovative Business School in Switzerland for the year 2018 by Global Brands Magazine. We are extremely proud of IFM’s flourishing global reputation, that we owe to our brilliant professors, students and alumni.
The IFM management and team thank you for your continued trust and wish you a wonderful new year filled with positive energy and success. 2019 will be ambitious with amazing opportunities and exciting projects.
The IFM students enjoyed a wonderful christmas evening filled with cocktails and a joyous atmosphere. This is a yearly event enjoyed by our students in an intimate and friendly encironment celebrating friendship and the holiday spirit.
A friendly event, regularly held at the Café des Bains, right across the street from IFM. This informal event for MBA students took place in a beautiful atmosphere and was an opportunity for interesting exchanges between students.
IFM students attended a Hockey match of the Geneva Servette Hockey Club. It was an invigorating and exciting moment for 20 students that ended with a victory for the dynamic team. IFM has been partners with the Geneva Servette Hockey Club since 2017. > website
IFM students enjoyed a visit and a presentation on the new marketing challenges faced by the Roger Dubuis Manufacture, house of luxury watches, complications and jewelry mastering modern timepieces and belonging to Richemont. > website
This workshop focused on career and Linkedin development topic was given by Mr. Oscar Baldo, HR Specialist. Students were lectured about human ressource management and how to create a successful profile on Linkedin to give their career a competitive edge.
IFM was honored to welcome Mr. Monteiro, Executive Director of J. Safra Sarasin Bank for an amazing presentation. J. Safra Sarasin is an international financial group committed to sustainability, established in Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Latin America. > website
IFM students have visited the recording studio of One FM and enjoyed an excellent presentation of the media group Media One Contact gathering the LFM, Rouge, One FM, Radio Lac, Virgin Radio, Nostalgie, NRJ Léman et La Radio Plus. > website
A friendly event, regularly held at the Café des Bains, right across the street from IFM. Held in a great atmosphere, this event was the perfect occasion for students to build new connections with freshman students and exchange ideas.
IFM students have done a cultural visit to one of the most emblematic museums in the city. IFM students have discovered iconic and unique timepieces from the 16th to the 19th Century all signed Patek Philippe. > website