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Master of Business Administration, M.B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
Our MBA (Master of Business Administration), in taking a holistic approach to business and management development, is a rigorous program of organizational functional areas that include marketing, operations, finance and human resources, while being international in focus.


Program Pathway

Our Master of Business Administration, in taking a holistic approach to business and management development, is a rigorous program of organizational functional areas that include marketing, operations, finance and human resources, while being international in focus. In response to the needs of today’s integrated world, MBU has designed an MBA program that enables you to develop a multi-dimensional business perspective that is essential for the globalized business environment.Our students will be able to learn with an experienced and global cohort, due to the fact that all of our MBA students have a minimum of three years of work experience. 

The program’s modules integrate managerial economics, organizational behavior, strategic management, entrepreneurship and innovation, among other areas. The students will have an emphasis on skills development activities, such as career communication and management, as well as job search training. Throughout their journey at the Montreux Business University, our MBA students wishing to focus on research will have thesis supervisors to support them.

Program Goals

The MBU MBA program is a generalist, career-development program for applicants with at least three years of work experience. This program is underpinned by holistic development principles and its overall educational aims satisfy the International Standards for Masters Awards in Business and Management:


The advanced study of organizations, their management and the changing external environment in which they operate;

The preparation for and development of a career in business and management by developing skills at a professional level, or as a preparation for research or further study in the area;

The development of the ability to apply knowledge and understanding of business and management to complex issues, both systematically and creatively, and to improve business and management practice;

The enhancement of lifelong learning skills and personal development so as to be able to work with self-direction and originality and to contribute to business and society at large.

Programme Structure

  • Courses include:

  • Introduction to Financial Analysis

  • Financial Strategy to Sustainability
  • HR Management & Leadership
  • Understanding Organizations
  • Developing Strategy
  • Accounting for New Ventures
  • Economic Decision Making
  • Globalization
  • Change Management
  • International Management
  • International Sales & Marketing
  • Negotiation & Consultancy Skills
  • Managing Operations & Supply Chains
  • Innovation Management

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date We did our best, but couldn't find the next application deadline and start date information online.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    90 ECTS 60 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Blended

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

Admissions requirements

Completed and signed application form

English language proficiency test

Since English is the language of instruction at MBU, applicants whose first language is not English must take an English language proficiency test.


Students with insufficient knowledge of the language must take intensive English courses at the MBU Language Studies Center until they meet the English language proficiency requirements for admission. Students will be charged additional fees for these ESL courses.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    36121 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 36121 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    30523 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30523 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • EU and Swiss Citizens CHF 30'000
  • International Students CHF 35'500

Living costs for Montreux

  • 1700 - 2200 CHF/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


MBU seeks to have well-qualified students and will offer up to CHF 7,500 to support excelling students in their final year of studies with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 and above.

Student loans
Students can apply for different loans available in their own countries and are eligible to apply for their studies at MBU. American students can also apply for a Stafford Loan Program.

Tuition payment policy
Full payment of the tuition fees is due upon receipt of the acceptance letter and invoice and prior to the student’s appointment at the Embassy.

For all EU and Swiss citizens: tuition fees are to be paid in full upon receipt of the invoice.

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