IFM Business School Geneva, Switzerland

MBA Programs

Address: IFM Business School
Rue des Bains 35
1205 Geneva
Country: Switzerland
IFM Business School

Studying at the IFM Business School

IFM Business School is a triple-accredited, top-ranked and internationally acclaimed private institution. Boasting over 50 years of Swiss-quality education, IFM is celebrated for its outstanding and innovative business education through global rankings. Located in Geneva’s vibrant center, in Switzerland, IFM’s campus is at the heart of global business.

IFM’s distinctive educational approach delivers fresh perspectives, modern management insights, essential skills, practical tools, and the confidence necessary for success. Our commitment to innovation shines through our dynamic, hands-on teaching style. Developed by our experts with contributions from business leaders, our forward-thinking curriculum equips you for today’s business challenges, fostering an innovative, sustainable, digital, and entrepreneurial mindset for career excellence.

IFM provides a personalized, nurturing environment, featuring stylish facilities and state-of-the-art technology. This encourages an immersive educational experience with interactive classes led by academic and industry experts and coaches. The classroom experience is enhanced by an exposure to real-world business operations, including industry opportunities and customized career guidance.

IFM’s excellence in business education is recognized by 3 major accreditation bodies, top international rankings, awards, along with affiliations to prestigious associations around the world.

The Location

  • Ranked top 10 for quality of life in the world
  • Ranked top 5 European destinations
  • Ranked 1st for education in the world
  • Ranked 3rd worldwide for universities
  • Ranked 1st for global talent competitiveness
  • Ranked 1st in the world for economy, banking and finance
  • Population of 150 nationalities
  • A magnificent city perfect for culture, sports, events
  • On the shores of the largest lake in Europe
  • Less than 1 hour from ski resorts


  • IFM is ranked 3rd in Switzerland and 71st among the top business schools in the world by Ceoworld.
  • Ranked in the top tier one in Europe and worldwide for the MBA programme by CEO Magazine.
  • Ranked 1st in Switzerland and 4th worldwide for the Executive MBA by CEO Magazine.
  • Ranked in the top 15 in Switzerland by U-Multirank with the strongest result in knowledge transfer.
  • Among top 1% of business schools worldwide with triple accreditation.
  • Awarded "Most Innovative Business School in Switzerland" by Global Brands Magazine.



Why study here


  • Triple-accredited, awarded, and top-ranked private institution.
  • Pioneering curriculum designed with input from business leaders for maximum career impact.
  • Distinctive learning approach with a solid practical business education and a focus on your success.
  • Top international professors, selected for high quality teaching and their extensive business experience.
  • Personalized and supportive environment to cultivate your personal growth and unlock your potential.
  • International atmosphere empowered by multicultural classes, cross-cultural skills, study abroad experiences.
  • In-class experience strengthened by direct exposure to real-world business operations.
  • Tailored career advice, career workshops, networking and industry opportunities to enhance your marketability.


“IFM provides the opportunity to meet excellent professors and to build a network while studying in the heart of Geneva. I have great memories 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, Switzerland

“IFM’s education was instrumental in my career. The thorough real-world examples and in-class negotiations propelled me to run and sell a highly successful construction supply business with multiple locations and over $50 million in annual revenues.”
William Lewis, Business Development, Ferguson Enterprises, USA.
Former President, Pipelines Inc, USA

“During my studies at IFM, I especially appreciated being taught by professors with real-world experience, ready to equip us with the skills to face real situations in our professional careers. IFM offers a great environment where teamwork is put into practice.”
Achraf Goneid, Alternative Investments Specialist, UBS Bank, Zurich, Switzerland

“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, Founder & President, HauteCarat LLC, Chicago, USA

“What I believe I retained most from the experience here at IFM is the people. The people here, are so awesome, there's no other word. Most of us come from different parts of the world, thousands of miles away, and the people here make you feel at home.”
Yvonne Enwerem, Head of Strategic Business, Konga Group, Nigeria

“My experience at IFM was very beneficial for me. The knowledge I gained there was both theoretical and practical, taught by academics who were experts in their fields and who prepared me perfectly for the world of business.”
Nirosha Beck, Head of Marketing & Communications, Impact Hub Geneva, Switzerland

“IFM’s highly qualified lecturers give students access to real-life business cases. They provide personal and professional advice on how to manage a business and deal with problems. The programs offer a very comprehensive and hands-on perspective, covering business-relevant aspects.”
Pierre Valero, Group Internal Auditor, Mirabaud Bank, 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, USADO BHF

“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, Service Center Executive, Philip Morris International

“My IFM education has added to my further career growth due to the significant knowledge and practical experience gained during my studies. Needless to say, my Swiss diploma is highly valued among global companies.”
Anastasia Rudzinskaya, Relationship Director, Sberbank CIB, UAE

“The international setting of IFM was certainly the major positive side for me. I am still in excellent contact with some of my colleagues from all over the world, enlarging business opportunities with people I actually studied with.”
Angelika Burovski, General Manager, ELAN Macedonia

“At IFM we felt good from the start, well received, with a lot of professionalism within the school. The training made me take a step back from my professional situation. The sustainable business course taught me that it should be applicable to companies and I intend to utilize this in my career.”
Frédéric Pascassio-Comte, Global Product Director, RoomIt by CWT

“Professors at IFM were able to use their own expertise to boost lessons, that is something that I really liked. I had the chance to get a new job after finishing my EMBA and I am approaching the new role and new responsibilities in a more rational way and a better understanding of my knowledge.”
Diego Tomassone, Commercial Director International, Miller Chemical & Fertilizer, LLC

“The IFM MBA helps me in my day-to-day tasks as a manager, such as reflection and the capacity to take a step back, allowing us to gain a bigger picture of the solutions needed by a company.”
Yannick Theler, Chief Executive Officer, Savvy Gaming Studio, Saudi Arabia

“When I started at IFM, I already had an interesting position and significant experience behind me. The MBA helped to fill the gaps and see the same activities from a different perspective.”
Alla Ferreiro Hermida, Director, Commodity Trade Finance Societe Generale, Switzerland