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.

Established in 1971, IFM University – Institute of Finance and Management is an accredited business school located in the heart of Geneva, Switzerland. At IFM, we wholly focus on business education and thus our business degrees represent an amazing value. We are a human-sized institution and we are specialists at helping students reach their goals and to achieve a successful career. We benefit from half a century of education expertise and outstanding business know-how that puts a central emphasis on employability.

Employability Focused

Our cutting-edge curriculum is designed by our experts with business leader’s input to give graduates’ career a genuine competitive edge. Our passion for innovation is reflected in our unique teaching style combining academic excellence, practical skills and technology. Our professors, with international managerial experience, don’t simply teach theory or business concepts, they prepare you to use what you learn thanks to a unique action learning and real-business approach. IFM’s excellence in business education is recognized and IFM benefits from a top reputation among recruiters.

Accreditations, Ranking & Awards

  • Ranked #87 among the World's best business schools - CEOWORLD Magazine 2019
  • Ranked as top Tier One worldwide in the 2019 Global MBA rankings - CEO Magazine
  • Among top 1% of Business Schools worldwide with triple accreditation
  • Awarded "most Innovative Business School in CH" - Global Brands Magazine
  • Recognised by Eduniversal for bringing disruptive energy and innovative projects

Key Figures

  • 92% of students are satisfied with their studies
  • 90 % of graduates find a job within 6 months after graduation
  • 87% of graduates recommend the curriculum

Programs

  • Undergraduate programs / Bachelor / BBA : Management, Banking & Finance, International Business, Digital Marketing, Entrepreneurship & Innovation
  • Postgraduate programs / Master / MBA : International Business, International Finance, International Trading, Digital Transformation

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

What Our Alumni Say

“IFM provides the opportunity to meet excellent professors and to build a network while studying in the heart of Geneva. I keep a great memory 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

“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.”
Estelle Meier, Owner, Sogood Sa & International Sales Manager, Martel

Programs taught in:
  • English

This school also offers:

MBA

IFM University - Institute of Finance and Management, Geneva Switzerland

Industry 4.0 is accelerating the evolution of all existing business models, influencing all known sectors of the economy; it was the central theme of the 2019 World Econo ... [+]

This innovative MBA teaches the skills to seize and tackle the opportunities and challenges associated with digital transformation within companies

Our curriculum provides a contemporary vision of management and an all-round understanding of the environment, structure and functioning of businesses. This disruptive and innovated program analyses new business models, the impact of technology on businesses and organizational changes. This course is a perfect combination of a triple accredited MBA and a focus on digital transformation and innovation. You will gain new perspectives, practical tools and the skills to think differently, manage change, evaluate risk, develop strategy, and successfully meet the challenges of digitalization.... [-]

Switzerland Geneva
February 2020
Full-time
1 year
Campus
IFM University - Institute of Finance and Management, Geneva Switzerland

This course is a first-rate combination of a solid MBA and a focus on the international aspects of business and management. ... [+]

This state-of-the-art program provides you with the skills and mindset to successfully work within international markets

This master's degree provides a global vision of business and international trade and a thorough understanding of the main challenges faced by international companies.

Our Master's degree provides advanced knowledge of economics, finance, international management, and international marketing. It improves your managerial communication and teaches to conduct effective negotiations. The curriculum improves your skills in analysis, leadership and strategy. You will develop the right reflexes, the ability to identify and analyse opportunities, and then manage the risks for successfully conducting major projects and closing deals in the international market.... [-]

Switzerland Geneva
February 2020
Full-time
1 year
Campus
IFM University - Institute of Finance and Management, Geneva Switzerland

This degree prepares graduates for successful managerial careers in financial institutions, banks, investment, financial companies, pension funds, brokerage firms and mul ... [+]

Designed by professionals, this excellent program prepares you to meet the challenges of the world of banking and international finance.

The international environment is changing and managers are facing important issues with new market realities and new regulations. The financial market increasingly seeks individuals who not only have the best education in general management, but also a competitive understanding of financial markets, new financial products, risks control and the current financial architecture.

The financial sector looks for graduates who have the best management training, a good understanding of financial and corporate environments, but also solid knowledge of markets, financial products and portfolio management. This degree gives you strong skills in analysis, negotiation, leadership and strategy. The program is a perfect combination of an excellent MBA curriculum and a focus on finance. You will transform into a confident professional ready to seize opportunities and able to think differently, manage risk, make decisions, and perform at the top echelons of the banking and finance industries.... [-]

Switzerland Geneva
February 2020
Full-time
1 year
Campus
IFM University - Institute of Finance and Management, Geneva Switzerland

This course is a first-rate combination of a solid MBA and a focus on the international aspects of business and management. ... [+]

Designed with the input of industry-experts, this excellent program gives you the opportunity to acquire high-level management skills and knowledge to become a successful trader or manager

This program provides a global view of international management and gives you an in-depth understanding of the key challenges faced by companies around the world. It will also provide excellent knowledge of economics, finance, marketing, international business, international trade and strengthen skills analysis, leadership, and strategy. It improves your managerial communication and teaches you to conduct effective negotiations at an international level.

This curriculum is a unique combination of a renowned MBA and a specialization in commodities trading. This dynamic sector is subject to changes related to geopolitical, economics or climate factors. Our MBA prepares you to face these challenges and be able to evaluate and manage the inherent risks.... [-]

Switzerland Geneva
February 2020
Full-time
1 year
Campus

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rue des Bains 35, 1205
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+41 22 322 25 80