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IFM Business School

Check whether IFM Business School is right for you as an international student.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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Study abroad at IFM Business School

Established in 1971, IFM Business School (Institute of Finance and Management) is an internationally-accredited and innovative business school, located in the heart of Geneva, Switzerland. IFM specializes in helping students reach their goals and achieve a successful career.

A pioneering curriculum designed by experts with input from business leaders gives IFM graduates’ careers a competitive edge. IFM’s excellence in business education is recognized by three major accreditation bodies, along with international rankings and innovation awards. Affiliations with prestigious associations around the world give us a solid reputation among recruiters.

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.

Why study at IFM Business School?

  • Triple accreditation

    IFM Business School 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 81 among the world's best business schools (CEOWORLD Magazine 2021)

  • Student satisfaction

    92% of students are satisfied with their studies

  • Innovation

    IFM has been awarded "Most Innovative Business School in CH" (Global Brands Magazine)

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.

You will have 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 into life at IFM. Activities include get-togethers, dinners, a beach party, hockey, a Christmas party, bowling, breakfasts and cultural visits.

Student life & facilities

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    • Computer labs
  • Food & Restaurants
    • Bars
    • Restaurants
    • Cafe’s
  • IT Support
    • Campus Wireless Connectivity

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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.

Undergraduate tuition

  • Year 1 - CHF 29,500 per year
  • Year 2 - CHF 31,500 per year
  • Year 3 - CHF 31,500 per year

Graduate tuition

  • CHF 33,500 per program

IFM offers a limited number of partial scholarships (up to 15% of the academic fees)


IFM Business School

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.

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Visa requirements for IFM Business School

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