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IFM Univesity Geneva

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  • DemographyAverage age of students across all MBA programs at the institution.
    26 Yrs.
  • ScholarshipIndication as to whether the institution provides scholarships for MBA programs.
    Yes

Overview

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.

Since 1971, IFM University – Institute of Finance and Management has been the reference in business education. Located in the heart of Geneva, Switzerland. At IFM, we wholly focus on business education and thus our business degrees represent an amazing value. Recognized for its excellence, IFM is fully accredited by 3 major accreditation bodies. Recently, Switzerland has been ranked 1st for education in the world by the World Economic Forum.

We offer outstanding intensive (full-time) and executive (part-time) Master’s degrees (MBA) in International Business, International Finance, and International Trading. Our MBA degree represents a great return on investment, the curriculum focuses on employability, develops essential skills, has a short duration, and competitive tuition fees. We give a global perspective to your studies, our professors are business leaders with an international profile, and our methods combine academic excellence, practical skills and real-world relevance. To develop your leadership skills, we design our cutting-edge curriculum with business leader’s input. Thousands of IFM graduates are successful in their business lives thanks to the knowledge acquired at our Business School.

Everything is designed to help our MBA students to reach the next level in their careers. We connect you with the business world and give you exclusive access to our professional network. IFM graduates enjoy a solid reputation among recruiters, 86% of our MBA graduates find a job within 6 months and 32% of IFM alumni have their own company.


RANKING & AWARDS

  • 87th among the top business Schools in the World.
  • Ranked in the top tier for global MBA programs
  • Most Innovative Business School in Switzerland award recipient for the year 2018
  • IFM is an Eduniversal Selected School


KEY FIGURES

  • Top 1% of Business Schools worldwide with triple accreditation
  • Ranked in the top Tier for global MBA programs - CEO Magazine 2019
  • Most Innovative Business School in Switzerland - Global Brands Magazine 2018
  • 92% of students are satisfied with their studies
  • 90 % of graduates find a job within 6 months after graduating



AMAZING LOCATION IN GENEVA, SWITZERLAND

  • Top "10" for quality of life in the world
  • 1st for education in the world (WEF)
  • 1st international city in the world
  • 1st for economy, banking and finance
  • 1st for competitiveness and innovation


WHAT OUR ALUMNI SAY


“IFMallowed me to acquire efficient strategies that can be used in the businessworld. Professors are very dedicated and attentive. The student/teacher ratiogives the opportunity to build and improve teamwork skills.”
Estelle Meier, Owner,Sogood Sa & International Sales Manager, Martel

“IFM has provided me with the tools necessary toface professional life. Courses are realistic and close to the requirements ofthe business market. Today I am proud and entirely satisfied to have been apart of IFM.”
Jean-Frédéric Voumard, Senior Vice President, Kwanza Invest Bank

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the admission requirements?

Postgraduate requirements

To apply for the program, you need to complete and submit the following before the application deadlines.

• An application form.
• A 300-400 word cover letter.
• Official Undergraduate diploma : Bachelor’s degree or equivalent.
• Copies of academic transcripts and certificates (in English or French)
• 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, color photograph, jpeg format, of yourself.
• A non-refundable application fee of CHF/EUR 150.-
• International student : proof of financial means to pay for the course.

Language test requirements : IELTS (6.0), TOEFL (80 ibt) or equivalent, In-house IFM / online English test (fees apply)

Interviews : Most candidates will be assessed for admission based on their submitted application material. However, IFM reserves the right to invite candidates for an interview. International student : if the candidate does not live in the area, the interview can be conducted by Skype.

What are the application and registration procedures?

1. Send a completed application form together with all documents and pay the application fees.

2. After assessing whether you meet our entry requirements, we will either make you an offer or notify you that you have been unsuccessful. If you have graduated and met all the entry requirements, you will receive an unconditional offer. If you still have not finished your exams, wait for a diploma or have yet to submit supporting documentation, the offer will be conditional.

3. If you wish to accept the offer, you must fill out the final registration form, send it back to us and pay the fees.


Where is your campus located?
IFM has an attractive location in the heart of Geneva in Switzerland. IFM is located in the university area, a lively, cultural and friendly district, The campus is surrounded by a park., restaurants, cafés, art galleries, and museums. IFM is also 5mn away from the lake, the old town and of the bank area. > IFM campus 

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