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MBA in Sustainable Tourism Management

12 months
43289 EUR/year
43289 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The  MBA in Sustainable Tourism Management Sustainability Management School (SUMAS) at is designed for all professionals in corporations, nonprofits and governmental agencies demanding sustainability knowledge and practice. 


A predominantly professionally-oriented education that addresses sustainability challenges facing leaders in today’s complex work patterns. 

You will have the opportunity to learn the most innovative best practices in the field of Sustainable Tourism and responsible management of hotels.

In the  MBA in Sustainable Tourism Management from Sustainability Management School (SUMAS), you will improve your leadership and entrepreneurial skills through tackling sustainability challenges while leading tourist facilities and managing protected areas.

SUMAS students can choose to take a second optional year and engage in an internship in a corporation or an international organization.


  • Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
  • Swiss Private School Register
  • Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA)

Programme Structure


  • Experiential camps and practice-oriented projects will be guided by academics 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. 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 18 months
    • 15 hrs/week

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

We partnered with Aon to provide you with the best affordable student insurance, for a carefree experience away from home.

Get your student insurance now

Start from €0.53/day, free cancellation any time.

Remember, countries and universities may have specific insurance requirements. To learn more about how student insurance work at Sustainability Management School (SUMAS) and/or in Switzerland, please visit Student Insurance Portal.

Other requirements

General requirements

Our university welcomes applications from students who have successfully completed a Bachelor degree. Once you have applied, our admissions team will be in contact with you for any further requirements.

  • Application fee of 150CHF; 
  • Photocopy of a valid passport or ID;
  • Official certified transcripts and diplomas of Bachelor Degree, with certified translation (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.

Work experience

  • Applications from non-degree candidates will be evaluated for our Executive-MBA based on 3-4 years managerial work experience

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    43289 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 43289 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    43289 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 43289 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.
  • CHF 42,200 Gland (Switzerland)
  • EUR 25,200 Milan (Italy)

Living costs for Gland

1540 - 2130 CHF /month
Living costs

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


Partial scholarships are offered for our on-campus graduate students.

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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MBA in Sustainable Tourism Management
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