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Master of Business Administration

Geneva Business School

M.B.A. On Campus
18 months
24334 EUR/year
24334 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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This is for experienced managers and leaders who are ready to take the next step in their careers or who want to use the MBA experience as a way of making more sense of what they are currently doing. All topics will be studied at an advanced level, with a clear focus on applying what is learned in the classroom directly into the workplace.

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Geneva Business School ’s MBA programs have been designed to give you the most innovative training for future leadership.

With evening learning that fits into your life, innovative learning methods, personalized mentoring, and unique networking opportunities, you will develop management and problem-solving abilities essential for success in any business endeavor.

Students who complete a Master of International Management at Geneva Business School can go on to study a shortened version of the MBA after gaining three years of working experience.


Geneva Business School has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE), the Association of Accredited Schools of Business International (AASBI), CHE  and EDUQUA. Geneva Business School has also strong ties with partner universities, enabling exchange programs

Programme Structure

The MBA program is for experienced professionals and requires the successful completion of 90 ECTS credits. The program format consists of unique business, management and finance courses that will challenge your assumptions about how business works in the 21st century. It will give you the chance to develop new perspectives and skills, and use new tools to meet those challenges. In addition, you will take courses that specialize in international management, and a final project. 

The breakdown of the program is as follows: 14 core courses (56 ECTS); and 4 courses in your chosen area of international management (16 ECTS); and business project specific to your major which can be an industry report, a problem-solving case, or a business plan (18 ECTS).

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines






On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

Admission Criteria for MBA

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, preferably in a related field

  • IELTS 6.5 / TOEFL 74 / DET 105-110 (official English exam results) or proof of studying previously in an English-speaking environment for a minimum of 3 years

  • Scanned copy of all required academic diplomas, transcripts, certificates

  • A 500-word written response to a business case study  + interview

  • Some previous business/professional experience

  • Photocopy of valid passport / national ID

  • Resume/CV

  • Reference letters from a former academic institution and from current employer (if applicable)

Admission Protocol
  • APPLICATION SUBMITTED: Applications from prospective students are reviewed only once all documentation is submitted and admission criteria met. 
  • ENGLISH EXAM: As English is the common language used in Geneva Business School, TOEFL/IELTS/DET test scores, phone or face to face interviews measure each student’s English proficiency level. Online English tests can be an alternative.
  • PHONE INTERVIEW: After all references have been checked, a final phone interview is made.
  • For more information about our admissions procedure, please contact our Admissions Department.
    • Exceptional admissions conditions – COVID-19

      In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Geneva Business School Board of Management has decided that it will accept students even if they are unable to obtain their TOEFL/ IELTS English exam results due to the pandemic.During the application interviews, we will apply the same level of rigorous assessment as well as thoroughly evaluate the candidate’s level of comprehension in English to ensure that everyone has the capacity to participate in class.Candidates accepted to Geneva Business School without TOEFL/IELTS or high school examination results will be afforded one additional academic year, from the time they join our school, to provide the missing documents. Applicants may submit the Duolingo English Test (DET), which combines an English proficiency test with a brief video interview. Duolingo’s technology and format allows applicants to complete the test at any time or place with internet access. More information here.

      You can find more information on our exceptional admissions requirements on our blog.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24334 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24334 EUR per year and a duration of 18 months.
  • EU/EEA

    24334 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24334 EUR per year and a duration of 18 months.
  • Application Fee: EUR 150 (Non-refundable, paid upon application)
  • Tuition: CHF 25,900 / year


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Master of Business Administration
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