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IFM University

IFM University

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Uni facts

Geneva, Switzerland
  • Type Private
  • Rank -
  • International students 80
  • Nationalities 50
  • Total programs 9
  • Acceptance rate -

Study abroad at IFM University

IFM University (Institute of Finance and Management) is a leading business university based in Switzerland. The University is based in the heart of Geneva, and is fully accredited by several major accreditation bodies and has significant experience in training managers.

The University offers a range of programs, including management, banking and finance; international business; digital marketing; and entrepreneurship and innovation at undergraduate level. At postgraduate level they offer international business; international finance; international trading; and digital transformation.

Their recently refurbished campus is located in the student area of Geneva, and their state of the art classrooms provide students with a great learning experience. They also have a computer lab fitted with cutting edge technology, and a student lounge and gardens for when you want to relax.

IFM University logo

Why study at IFM University?

  • Triple accreditation

    IFM University is among the top 1% of Business Schools with triple accreditation

  • Employability

    90% of students are employed within six months of graduating

  • Highly ranked

    Ranked number 87 among the world's best business schools (CEOWORLD Magazine 2019)

  • Student satisfaction

    92% of students are satisfied with their studies

Life as an international student

IFM welcomes international students representing more than 50 nationalities. When you arrive at the University, you’ll attend a welcome session and receive personalized attention. IFM will also organize a visit to the neighborhood on day one.

The IFM student club offers you the opportunity to join numerous activities organized during the academic year. These are a great way to get to know your fellow students and help you settle in to life at IFM. Activities include get togethers, dinners, a beach party, hockey, a Christmas party, bowling, breakfasts and cultural visits.

Student life & facilities

Group of students planning a presentation in a living room
  • Library
    • Computer labs
  • Food & Restaurants
    • Bars
    • Restaurants
    • Cafe’s
  • IT Support
    • Campus Wireless Connectivity

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IFM University programs

Fees and funding

Study fees for international students are the same as for local students. However, international students must pay the entire annual fees at least 60 days before the beginning of the year.

IFM doesn't offer scholarships.


IFM University

Rue des Bains 35, 1205 Genève, Switzerland

Geneva is famous as a center for diplomacy, being the home to several international organizations including the United Nations, the World Trade Organization and the Red Cross. It boasts picturesque architecture, luxury shops, restaurants and hotels with great links for those who want to get out and explore.

  • To Geneva airport

    15 minutes

Visa requirements for IFM University

Many international students will require a visa to study in Switzerland, and this is a vital step of your study abroad journey. Make sure you understand the requirements you may need to meet before applying.

Switzerland student visa requirements