M.B.A. Online

Online MBA in Sustainable Tourism Management

18 months
12720 EUR/year
12720 EUR/year
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The Online MBA in Sustainable Tourism Management programme at the Sustainability Management School (SUMAS) is designed for all professionals in corporations, nonprofits and governmental agencies demanding sustainability knowledge and practice.  


Our Program is 100% online! 

It is an opportunity for you to advance in your career and to develop new skills in the field of Sustainable Hospitality.

In the Online MBA in  Sustainable Tourism Management programme at the Sustainability Management School (SUMAS), you will have the opportunity to learn the most innovative best practices in the field of Sustainable Tourism and responsible management of hotels.

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.
  • You can decide how many of the available modules to take each term and you can even skip a term if you desire. 
  • All modules must be completed before advancing onto the final term, and all terms must be completed within 3 years of enrolment. This program is adapted to the busy schedules of managers.
  • 9 Core Modules and 5 Specialized Modules combined with a Final Capstone - CEO Simulation.  

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 18 months
    • 8 hrs/week

Start dates & application deadlines





Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3 (recommended)

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.

Technological requirements

Access to a computer, tablet or mobile device.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    12720 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19080 EUR for the full programme during 18 months.
  • National

    12720 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19080 EUR for the full programme during 18 months.
  • Total tuition: 18,600 CHF.


Scholarships are not offered for our online programs.

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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Online MBA in Sustainable Tourism Management
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