IFM Business School

MBA in International Business


This state-of-the-art program gives you the skills to work successfully in international markets. Developed by specialists, the degree offers comprehensive insights into international business and management, addressing key strategic challenges in worldwide industries. You will gain an understanding of critical changes, and the roles of technology and sustainability. The curriculum imparts strong foundational knowledge and skills in analysis, leadership, and strategy. You will learn how to conduct efficient negotiation at the international level. You will develop sharp instincts, and learn to spot and assess opportunities, manage risks, and successfully run projects and close deals in the global market.

This specialization prepares graduates for rewarding managerial roles in multinational companies, diverse industries, consulting firms, large corporations and organizations.

Employability: You will engage in real-world business scenarios using case studies, teamwork, engaging discussions, practical projects, and realistic business simulations.


  • Accreditations: ACBSP, IACBE, EDUQUA
  • Ranking 1: ranked in the top tier one for the MBA program in Europe and in the world > more
  • Ranking 2: ranked #3 in Switzerland and #71 among the top business schools in the world in CEOWORLD survey > more
  • Degree awarded: Master of Business Administration (with specialization in international business)
  • Duration: 1 academic year (9 Months)
  • 12 courses: 10 core courses and 2 electives including Stocks & Crypto Trading, Digital Business Finance.
  • Schedule: Mon - Fri, starting at 2pm
  • Small classes: our classes average 20 students to promote exchange, class interaction, team work.
  • Language: taught in English
  • 2 intakes per year in March and October


  • Our curriculum, dedicated to excellence and regularly updated, is crafted for creating opportunities and ensuring significant career impact.
  • Earn an accredited, highly-ranked MBA in a brief period, coupled with an extraordinary, transformative experience.
  • Maximize your investment stemming from the quality of course content, diverse elective options, optimal duration, and program flexibility.
  • Sharpen essential skills and learn to present your competencies and accomplishments compellingly to prospective employers.
  • Experience personal growth, immense satisfaction, and gain a life-changing qualification that accelerates your career.
  • Benefit from afternoon classes, offering a harmonious balance between studies, personal life, internships, or part-time work.
  • If required, we can customize a schedule to align with your professional obligations and academic requirements.

ConcentrationsInternational Business
Entry Requirementsneither GMAT nor GRE
BeginMarch and October
Length1 academic year (9 Months)
Program TypeFull-time MBA
Application Procedure


  • An application form
  • A 300-400 words cover letter
  • Official Undergraduate diploma: Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Copies of academic transcripts and certificates (in English)
  • A resumé / curriculum vitae showing your work experience if applicable
  • For non-native English speaker, provide proof of your English proficiency
  • A copy of your passport photograph (ID) page
  • One recent passport-sized, colour photograph, jpeg format (of yourself)
  • A non-refundable application fee of CHF/EUR 150.-
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