SUMAS’ strong focus on excellence delivers high academic standards for students, offering both theoretical knowledge and best sustainable management practices. The Sustainability Management School continuously strives to provide the most advanced and intellectually challenging undergraduate and graduate programs to produce highly qualified leaders for the future.

Top reasons to study here

  • SUMAS was the first sustainability-based business school in the world.
  • SUMAS is a unique business school located between Geneva and Lausanne.
  • SUMAS combines high level academic education with real life projects in partnership with top companies.

Master's Programmes

Business & Management (7)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (4)
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (2)
Applied Sciences & Professions (1)



The headquarters of SUMAS lies within the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) in Gland, Switzerland and provides the perfect environment to study sustainability. The state-of-the-art complex sets a benchmark in sustainable construction is certified MINERGIE ECO-P and aims at the highest level of US LEED certification. The IUCN building includes a cafeteria, outdoor atrium, an outdoor terrace, as well as a beautiful natural garden where students can experience the natural beauty of local flora and fauna just outside their classroom door.


At SUMAS, we gladly offer individualized support as students begin to question and explore the possibilities that await them after graduation.

Career counseling may include helping you clarify your knowledge about your values, interests, personality or skills. Career counseling can help identify options and information about your career path. Career counseling can also help develop your decision-making skills and styles and identify any barriers to your career decision-making process.


Student services

To ensure you get the most to of your student life, SUMAS HUB made available a wide range of services and activities like Networking, JSTOR, Moodle etc

Housing services

SUMAS new Learning Centre (SLC), located directly across SUMAS Green Research Centre & Offices offers on-site accommodation to students as well as houses a bakery, gym, physio center, and a supermarket.

Library services

SUMAS students, faculty, and alumni can access different resources for studying and research purposes.Some of the few resources include:

  • Iucn Library
  • Sumas Resource Center
  • Databases And Electronic Journals

Student Life

Campus life

SUMAS International Campuses:

  • IUCN Campus
  • SUMAS Learning Centre
  • Milan Campus

Student clubs

The SUMAS Student Council is a group of students who plan various events to enrich everyone's experience and to promote SUMAS's mission and values amongst students and society. The council also acts as a liaison between students, the faculty and administration.


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