IFM University - Institute of Finance and Management, Geneva Switzerland

Introduction

Since 1971, IFM University - Institute of Finance and Management has been the reference in business education in Switzerland. Recognized for academic excellence, IFM is fully accredited by several major accreditation bodies and has significant experience in training managers.

EMPLOYABILITY-FOCUSED BUSINESS SCHOOL

At IFM, your employability is our priority and we help you to achieve your career goals. Our experts have designed a cutting-edge curriculum with business leaders’ input to give your career a competitive edge. Our professors, with substantial 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 benefits from a top reputation among recruiters.



KEY FIGURES

  • 3 accreditations (ACBSP, IACBE, EDUQUA)
  • 4,000 alumni succeed in their company in over 100 countries
  • 95% of faculty have a extensive managerial experience
  • 50 nationalities amongst students and faculty
  • 92% of students are satisfied with their studies
  • 85% of students recommend our programs
  • 86% of alumni say it had a positive impact on their business life
  • 87% of graduates find a job or pursue further studies within 6 months
  • 32% of alumni manage their own company



AMAZING LOCATION IN GENEVA, SWITZERLAND

  • Top "10" for quality of life in the world
  • 1st for education in the world (WEF)
  • 1st international city in the world
  • 1st for economy, banking and finance
  • 1st for competitiveness and innovation


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

This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programs

This school also offers:

BBA

Bachelor in Banking & Finance (BBA) (3 accreditations)

Campus Full time 3 years Switzerland Geneva

Designed by professionals of the financial sector, this degree prepares you to enter a fascinating and challenging world. Our bachelor offers an innovative, employability-focused approach to studies [+]

Designed by professionals of the financial sector, this degree prepares you to enter a fascinating and challenging world.

The financial market increasingly seeks individuals who not only have an excellent education in general management but who also possess a sharp understanding of financial markets and products. With a curriculum that includes courses in economics, financial institutions, marketing, accounting and negotiation, this Bachelor allows students to develop a comprehensive understanding of finance while providing them with a solid foundation in all aspects of the business. Students will gain strong skills in risk analysis, investments, finance and portfolio management. You will become a professional capable of performing at the top of the international banking and finance industry.... [-]


Bachelor in International Business (BBA) (3 accreditations)

Campus Full time 3 years Switzerland Geneva

This cutting-edge program prepares you for a future career in business at an international level. Our bachelor offers an innovative, employability-focused approach to studies. [+]

This cutting-edge program prepares you for a future career in business at an international level.

Designed with business leaders’ input, the program provides you with a global vision of international business and a deep understanding of how the global environment influences companies and the economy as a whole.

Our program combines academic excellence, practical skills and real-world relevance. This degree provides solid knowledge in management, economics, business and marketing, as well as strong skills in analysis, business strategy and negotiation. The specialization imparts excellent knowledge in international business, international finance and international trade to help you perform in a global business environment. You will develop the ability to recognize business opportunities, analyze the risks and successfully manage international projects.... [-]


Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA in Management) (3 accreditations)

Campus Full time 3 years Switzerland Geneva

Designed by professionals and industry experts, this program is the ideal experience for future managers. Our bachelor offers an innovative, employability-focused approach to studies [+]

Designed by professionals and industry experts, this program is the ideal experience for future managers.

Our comprehensive degree provides you with the essential skills needed to manage a company and builds a solid foundation for a successful career.

The curriculum combines academic excellence, practical skills and real-world relevance. Students develop an in-depth understanding of the structure, role, operations and environment of companies. Core courses in economics, business, marketing, and accounting impart excellent knowledge in management, analysis, negotiation and leadership. You will be prepared to manage financial resources, human resources and technologies. The specialization provides you with strong skills in corporate finance, capital flow and management.... [-]


BBA in Family Business Management (3 accreditations)

Campus Full time 3 years Switzerland Geneva

This innovative program prepares you to successfully manage a company, a business or become an Intrapreneur. Our bachelor offers an innovative, employability-focused approach to studies [+]

This innovative program prepares you to successfully manage a company, a business or become an Intrapreneur.

We observe a global shift due to the world transition to new generations of leaders. IFM is one of the first Business Schools in Europe to offer a specialization in family business management.

Designed with experts, this curriculum combines academic excellence, practical skills and real-world relevance. This interdisciplinary degree provides a solid foundation in all areas of business as well as excellent knowledge of management, marketing and finance along with communication, negotiation and management skills. This specialization focuses on leadership, family business issues and provides students with specific skills to meet the challenges of business continuity and entrepreneurship. This BBA gives you new perspectives and shows you how to make the right investments, manage risks, increase performance and make strategic decisions to fuel business growth and sustainability.... [-]


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Contact

Address rue des Bains 35, 1205
Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
Website http://www.ifm.ch/english
Phone +41 22 322 25 80