Designed by professionals, this program prepares you to enter the fascinating world of finance.
Our industry-relevant degree gives an excellent grounding in all aspects of business and a sharp understanding of the global financial environment. You will gain in-depth knowledge of markets, products, investments, and portfolio management. The curriculum provides you with practical tools and strong skills in analysis, negotiation, and strategy. Our program prepares you to meet the current challenges of the sector. You will become aware of changes, the impact of technology, and sustainability. You will become a professional who is able to think differently, analyze investments, measure risks, negotiate, create innovative strategies and achieve top performance.
This specialization prepares graduates for top positions in various financial institutions including financial companies, banks, pension funds, brokerage firms, and international organizations.
Employability: our innovative approach to studies includes industry examples, discussions, case studies, projects, group work, and our digital platform.Faculty: You will learn from an international faculty who are industry experts, entrepreneurs, and senior managers selected from around the world to ensure educational excellence.
Facts and Figures
Length : 3 years
Triple accreditation: ACBSP, IACBE, EDUQUA
Degree awarded: Bachelor of Business Administration (with specialization in Finance)
41 courses: including a wide range of subjects
Format: 2 formats of studies: traditional on-campus or hybrid
Study mode: full-time
Small classes: 20 students
Language: courses taught in English.
2 intakes per year in October and March.
About IFM University, Geneva Switzerland
Established in 1971, IFM University is an accredited business school located in the heart of Geneva, Switzerland. We specialize in helping students reach their goals and achieve a successful career – our half a century of education and business expertise is a testament to that. A pioneering curriculum designed by experts with input from business leaders gives our graduates’ careers a genuine competitive edge. Our passion for innovation is reflected in our unique real-business teaching approach: a combination of academic excellence, essential skills, and a digital mindset. Our transformative programs include all key management skills required by modern businesses. IFM’s excellence in business education is recognized by 3 major accreditation bodies, international rankings, and 2 innovation awards. IFM's cutting-edge curriculum encompasses all key skills by modern businesses. > more
What Our Alumni Say
“IFM has provided me with the tools necessary to face professional life. Courses are realistic and close to the requirements of the business market. Today I am proud and entirely satisfied to have been a part of IFM.”Jean-Frédéric Voumard, Senior Vice President, Kwanza Invest Bank
“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’s highly qualified lecturers give students in-depth access to real-life business cases. They provide personal and professional advice on how they handle their own business and navigate through problems. The university’s outstanding programs offer a very comprehensive and hands-on perspective covering business-relevant aspects only."Pierre Valero Junior Internal Auditor, Mirabaud Bank
An application form
A 300-400 words motivation letter
High school diploma, Baccalaureate, A levels, Maturite or equivalent
Copies of academic transcripts and certificates (in English)
For non-native English speaker, provide proof of your English proficiency
A letter of reference from your school or one of your professors (if possible)
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