M.Sc. On Campus

International Management - Responsible Management and Climate Action

12 months
25634 EUR/year
25634 EUR/year
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The International Management - Responsible Management and Climate Action programme from Franklin University Switzerland will prepare you to work with organizations worldwide that are engaged in dealing with the realities of addressing climate change. 


Individuals who can find solutions to NGO issues from a business perspective that spans many sectors are in high demand. You will become part of and help to build a virtuous circle that leverages educational, social and business innovation for the benefit of humanity.

This international, cross-cultural and inter-generational International Management - Responsible Management and Climate Action programme from Franklin University Switzerland will give you the opportunity to collaborate directly with people from multiple backgrounds, work directly at the UN through the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) and apply systemic thinking to business and organizational solutions. You will experience transforming environmental goals into functional solutions through practical projects and strategies. When you complete your Master’s, you will be prepared to apply new skills and perspectives to any organizational context, and you will be primed to influence the hearts and minds of new generations toward a green economy.

Future Employers

Prepare yourself to be the business leader of tomorrow. From day one, you will be immersed in a simulated working environment where your learning journey is at the center. You will learn on campus, online, peer-to-peer, in teams, through personal coaching and mentoring, and finally on the job, all in one internationally-focused Master's degree program. Work side-by-side with executives from top global organizations and obtain certificates for specific skills in your concentration.

MSIM students can choose from three emphases that will focus their study on an important contemporary topic: Responsible Management and Climate Action, Digital Transformation, or Leadership for Sustainable Food Systems.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Leadership Development through Action
  • International Management
  • Digital Transformation Strategies
  • Innovation and Project Management
  • Challenges in the New Global Marketplace
  • Global Issues and Responsible Leadership
  • International Business Economics
  • Managerial Finance
  • Responsible Management & Climate Action
  • Practical Experience-Climate Action

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Applications are accepted on a rolling admissions basis.


120 ECTS


On Campus

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

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Personal Statement - Your personal statement is your opportunity to explain your reasons for undertaking graduate study. Please describe your professional goals, interests and how you believe the program will help you in your career.
  • Official transcripts - We require official transcripts from an accredited institution for your bachelor’s degree or equivalent. 
  • Submit Two Recommendations 
  • Submit a Complete Application form 
  • Schedule an interview with the Director of Graduate Programs

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25634 EUR/year
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    Based on the tuition of 25634 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    25634 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25634 EUR per year during 12 months.

25,000 Swiss Francs

Living costs for Lugano

1516 - 2134 CHF /month
Living costs

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


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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