Welcome to IFM, internationally accredited and innovative business school. IFM education focuses on business and management providing an unparalled opportunity to prepare for a successful career in global business.
Established in 1971, IFM University is an internationally accredited and innovative business school, located in the heart of Geneva, Switzerland. IFM specialises in helping students reach their goals and achieve a successful career – half a century of education and business expertise is testament to that.
A pioneering curriculum designed by experts with input from business leaders gives IFM graduates’ careers a genuine competitive edge. Our passion for innovation is reflected in our unique real-business teaching approach: a combination of academic excellence delivered by a first-rate faculty, essential skills developed using practical tools and a digital mindset. Our transformative programmes include all key management skills required by modern businesses, while providing a career-enhancing global perspective.
IFM’s excellence in business education is recognised by 3 major accreditation bodies, along with international rankings and innovation awards. Affiliations with prestigious associations around the world give us a solid reputation among recruiters.
Our cutting-edge curriculum is designed by our experts with business leader’s input to give graduates’ career a genuine competitive edge. Our passion for innovation is reflected in our unique teaching style combining academic excellence, practical skills and technology. Our professors, with international managerial experience, don’t simply teach theory or business concepts, they prepare you to use what you learn thanks to a unique action learning and real-business approach. IFM’s excellence in business education is recognized and IFM benefits from a top reputation among recruiters
ACCREDITATIONS, RANKING & AWARDS
Ranked #84 among the World's best business schools by CEOWORLD Magazine 2020.
• Ranked in the top Tier One for the MBA programme by CEO Magazine 2020.
• Ranked in ranked 6th worldwide & 1st in Switzerland for the Executive MBA by CEO Magazine 2020.
• Among top 1% of Business Schools worldwide with triple accreditation.
• Awarded "Most Innovative Business School in CH" in 2019 and 2018 by Global Brands Magazine.
• Recognised for its positive energy and innovative project by Eduniversal Selected Schools.
- 92% of students are satisfied with their studies
- 90% of graduates find a job within 6 months after graduation
- 87% of graduates recommend the curriculum
IFM HAS SIGNIFICANT COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGES
- IFM is a renowned and innovative Business School established since 1971
- We are a triple accredited Business School
- Top-ranked and award-winning Business School
- IFM offers a cutting-edge curriculum redesigned with business leaders’ input and developed alongside industry experts.
- We have a unique teaching style, which combines academic excellence, practical skills, real business relevance and technology.
- IFM provides a real focus on employability and career.
- Our digital platform makes the learning experience more interactive, collaborative and practical. It even allows to attend classes online.
- Studying at IFM is an amazing transformational experience.
- Undergraduate programs / Bachelor / BBA (3 years): Management, Banking & Finance, International Business, Entrepreneurship & Innovation and more.
- Postgraduate programs / Master / MBA / EMBA (1 year): International Business, International Finance, Digital Transformation and more.
- 2 intakes per year: October and March
AMAZING LOCATION IN GENEVA, SWITZERLAND
- Switzerland is ranked 1st for educational system - World Economic Forum
- Ranked 3rd worldwide for university education - QS 2019
- Ranked 5th worldwide in career opportunities - HSBC Expat 2019
- Ranked 1st for innovation – WIPO World Intellectual Property Organization
- Top “10” for quality of life in the world
- Switzerland is ranked 1st for health infrastructure
WHAT OUR ALUMNI SAY
“IFM provides the opportunity to meet excellent professors and to build a network while studying in the heart of Geneva. I keep a great memory of the classes and of the atmosphere amongst students. I would recommend it to any student looking for a good academic curriculum.”
Michel Khattar, Senior Private Banker, Audi Bank
“IFM has provided me with the tools necessary to face professional life. Courses are realistic and close to the requirements of the business market. Today I am proud and entirely pleased to have been a part of IFM.”
Jean-Frédéric Voumard, Senior Vice President, Kwanza Invest Bank
“My experience at IFM was very fulfilling, not only with regards to the course content but also to the networking opportunities I received. Our professors were true professionals who shared their experience and knowledge with enthusiasm.”
Ioana Steinmann, Communication Executive, Philip Morris International
“IFM is very unique in terms of the social and academic environment. Very few universities can provide the kind of memorable and successful experience that IFM offered me.”
Abdul Mazin, President, HauteCarat LLC, Chicago, USA
“My IFM experience was fascinating. It allowed me to deepen my knowledge and develop an international approach to the reality of business. I recommend it to anyone who wants to gain solid skills.”
Laurie Berthollet, Consultant Financial Services, Swisscom, Switzerland
“The IFM MBA allowed me to develop the skills required to start my career with confidence. I enjoyed working in a great atmosphere, while being supervised by friendly and open-minded top professionals. I am very proud of my experience as an IFM student as this solid university background helped me realize my projects.”
Jon Malmezac, Sales & Implementation Associate, Sharp Focus, Inc., Los Angeles, USA
Triple accredited and innovative, Employability and career focused
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Most Innovative Business School in Switzerland for the year 2018