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  • Application DeadlineLast date you can apply to the program.
    21 Aug '20
  • DurationHow long it normally takes to complete the program.
    9 months
  • Fee (USD)Cost of tuition fees for full program

MBA in International Finance Overview

Designed by professionals, this industry-relevant MBA programme prepares you to meet the current challenges of the world of finance, a sector in complete evolution. 

You will become aware of the main industry changes fuelled by the impact that technology, sustainability, and digitalization have. This degree provides you with a solid education in management, which consists of a detailed exploration of the business and financial environments as well as in-depth knowledge of markets, products, and investments. The curriculum provides you with practical tools and enhances your skills in analysis, negotiation and strategy. You will become a professional who is able to think differently, analyse investments, measure risks, negotiate, create innovative strategies and achieve top performance.

This track prepares graduates for outstanding managerial positions in various financial institutions, banks, funds, brokerage firms...

Employability: our MBA combines academic excellence, practical skills, technology and employability. Our innovative approach to studies includes industry examples, discussions, case studies, projects, group work and our digital platform.


• Accreditations : ACBSP, IACBE, EDUQUA

• Rankings : ranked in the top Tier One for Global MBA Programs by CEO Magazine 2020

• Degree awarded : Master of Business Administration (with specialisation in International Finance)

• 12 courses : 10 core courses and 2 electives.

• Study mode : Full-time

• Duration :  1 academic year (9 Months)

• Schedule : Monday - Friday, from 2pm

• Small classes : 20-25 students to promote exchange, class interaction, team work.

• Language : courses taught in English

• 2 intakes per year in March and October


 “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, UBS, Switzerland

“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

“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


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.-


Program Highlights

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Oct, Mar
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Upcoming Events

Sunday, 6th Dec 2020
09:30 - 12:00
Tuesday, 8th Dec 2020
13:30 - 16:00
Thursday, 10th Dec 2020
13:30 - 16:00
Saturday, 12th Dec 2020
09:30 - 12:00

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