IFM Business School

MBA in Luxury Management


This innovative program readies you for a successful career in the luxury sector. Our degree offers a comprehensive view of business management and a thorough understanding of luxury business dynamics and key industry players. You will tackle current issues like technology, sustainability, innovation, and emerging trends. The curriculum equips you with specialized knowledge, practical tools, and strengthens your skills in management and negotiation. You will learn to analyze markets, comprehend consumer behavior, assess brand value, predict trends, manage projects, and create cutting-edge strategies. You will develop the skills and perspectives necessary to provide outstanding customer experiences.

This specialization prepares graduates for dynamic managerial roles in luxury groups, luxury brands, the luxury watch industry, consulting firms, and large international corporations.

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 Luxury Management)
  • Duration: 1 academic year (9 Months)
  • 12 courses: 10 core courses and 2 electives.
  • 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.

ConcentrationsLuxury Management
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.-