Understand the key sustainability challenges and opportunities within the fashion industry!

“There’s no bigger luxury than our future” Donatella Versace

This course provides in-depth knowledge about the core issues and challenges of sustainable fashion and integrates responsible leadership applied to the fashion sector. Participants learn the art of sustainable fashion with a creative focus and a critical awareness that enables them to be an active player in the sustainable fashion industry. Students will spend time at our extension campus based in the worlds fashion capital of Milan and will also be involved with projects at the sustainable fashion lab! This program covers sustainability from various angles of fashion from design, operations, production green economy and green marketing.

SUMAS students are constantly engaged in practice-oriented projects that are guided by academics, consultants and professionals. These projects are part of SUMAS’ innovative teaching methodology which includes video conferences with leading speakers in organizations and in-class company presentations. These activities not only encourage knowledge sharing but also provide valuable opportunities for networking to enhance your career development.

Program Organization

Content: 33 modules including Experiential Camps and Business Simulations.

9 specialized modules and projects in collaboration with executives.

Starting Dates: February and September.

Experiential Camps

Our experiential camps based around the world will help to raise your awareness of sustainable living and will allow you to develop practical solutions to environmental challenges.

GNH (Gross National Happiness)


Learn about Bhutan's unique outlook on sustainability and holistic happiness while enjoying the scenic landscape of this unique country.



Lectures about the country’s growing eco-tourism trend and visits to their leading tour operators to find out how Iceland is leading sustainable tourism today.

Nature Conservation

Costa Rica

Discover nature conservation first hand in Costa Rica and find out how this lush Central American country is combating conservation issues daily.

Requirements for the Bachelor's Program

Our university welcomes applications from students who have successfully completed an International Baccalaureate with a minimum score of 30 or a High School Diploma or any secondary education at an accredited institution with a minimum GPA OF 2.5. Students with final grades lower than IB 30 or GPA 2.5 can be accepted on probation depending on the results per subject.

  • Application fee of CHF 200.
  • Photocopy of a valid passport or ID.
  • Copy of high school diploma with official transcripts (if not originally in English).
  • CV/Resume indicating both complete education and any work experience in reverse chronological order.
  • Motivation Letter indicating why you want to study in Switzerland at Sustainability Management School.
  • If you are not a native English speaker or you have not spent the last 3 years in an English-taught school.
  • Two passport photographs.

Total Fee

  • Year 1: 33,000 CHF
  • Year 2: 33,000 CHF
  • Year 3: 33,000 CHF

Stand a chance to receive a scholarship by entering our different competitions: http://sumas.ch/scholarships/

Program taught in:
  • English
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Last updated July 26, 2019
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