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IFM Geneva - Institute of Finance and Management

IFM - Business Education and Global Perspective

Established in 1971, IFM University is an internationally accredited and innovative business school, located in the heart of Geneva, Switzerland. IFM specialises in helping students reach their goals and achieve a successful career – half a century of education and business expertise is testament to that.

A pioneering curriculum designed by experts with input from business leaders gives IFM graduates’ careers a genuine competitive edge. Our passion for innovation is reflected in our unique real-business teaching approach: a combination of academic excellence delivered by a first-rate faculty, essential skills developed using practical tools and a digital mindset. Our transformative programmes include all key management skills required by modern businesses, while providing a career-enhancing global perspective.

IFM’s excellence in business education is recognised by 3 major accreditation bodies, along with international rankings and innovation awards. Affiliations with prestigious associations around the world give us a solid reputation among recruiters.


  • Ranked #84 among the World's best business schools by CEOWORLD Magazine 2020.
  • Ranked in the top Tier One for the MBA programme by CEO Magazine 2020.
  • Ranked in ranked 6th worldwide & 1st in Switzerland for the Executive MBA by CEO Magazine 2020.
  • Among top 1% of Business Schools worldwide with triple accreditation.
  • Awarded "Most Innovative Business School in CH" in 2019 and 2018 by Global Brands Magazine.
  • Recognised for its positive energy and innovative project by Eduniversal Selected Schools.

IFM has significant competitive advantages

  • IFM is a renowned and innovative Business School established since 1971
  • IFM is a triple accredited Business School
  • IFM is a top-ranked and award-winning Business School
  • IFM offers a cutting-edge curriculum redesigned with business leaders’ input and developed alongside industry experts.
  • IFM has a unique teaching style, which combines academic excellence, practical skills, real business relevance and technology.
  • IFM provides a real focus on employability and career.
  • IFM digital platform makes the learning experience more interactive, collaborative and practical. It even allows to attend classes online.
  • Studying at IFM is an amazing transformational experience.


  • Undergraduate programs / Bachelor / BBA (3 years): Management, Finance, International Business, Entrepreneurship & Innovation
  • Postgraduate programs / Master / MBA / EMBA (1 year):International Business, International Finance, Digital Transformation

2 intakes per year: October and March


Bachelor's degree
Entrepreneurship Delivery method Length Location
BBA in Entrepreneurship and Innovation On campus 3 years Geneva
BBA in Finance On campus 3 years Geneva
International Business
BBA in International Business On campus 3 years Geneva
BBA in Management On campus 3 years Geneva
Master's degree
MBA in Digital Transformation On campus 1 year Geneva
Business Administration
IFM Executive MBA (EMBA) On campus Geneva
MBA in International Finance On campus 1 year Geneva
International Business
MBA in International Business On campus 1 year Geneva

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Amazing Location in Geneva, Switzerland

  • Switzerland is ranked 1st for educational system - World Economic Forum
  • Ranked 3rd worldwide for university education - QS 2019
  • Ranked 5th worldwide in career opportunities - HSBC Expat 2019
  • Ranked 1st for innovation – WIPO 2019


Average rating 5

Based on 16 reviews

Alexis S., Main Shareholder
The professors are there to communicate their knowledge and their know-how, thereby enabling us to develop within the system. You need to keep in mind that they are professionals. I believe in a prosperous future because IFM has given me an opportunity.
Albane R., Portfolio Manager
My experience has allowed me to evolve in an international environment and become more open-minded. The number of students by class allowed me to develop my teamwork and facilitate a conversation. It was an enriching and satisfying experience.
Estelle M., Entrepreneur & International Sales Manager
Ifm allowed me to acquire efficient strategies that can be used in the business world. Professors are very dedicated and attentive. The student/teacher ratio gives the opportunity to build and improve teamwork skills.
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