Degree program

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Let purpose power your future

Degree program

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Let purpose power your future

Application Deadlines February 1st
May 1st
July 1st
September 1st

Location Lausanne

Length One year

Reflective and Responsible Leadership

Join our full-time MBA program, ranked #1 in Europe by both Bloomberg Business Week and Forbes, to develop reflective and responsible leadership skills in an innovative, entrepreneurial and global business environment. A life-changing journey in your career with incredible networking opportunities for those with the ambitions to make a real difference in a complex and rapidly changing world. Join our 1-year Master of Business Administration degree in Lausanne, Switzerland.

Define challenges

Based on knowledge proficiency.

Think critically

Develop a holistic approach and an open mindset.


Leverage collaboration in order to have impact.

Create impact

Transform organizations & contribute to society.

Shape your future

The most diverse MBA class in the world, hand-picked with our future in mind.

Join a select group of responsible, experienced and globally-minded participants who want to make a difference and who typically have the following profile:









Discover IMD’s personalized leadership journey

“IMD MBA opens your mind, your perspectives and views on society. A life-changing opportunity.” Adrien Reymondet (MBA 2021)

Latest news on the IMD MBA program
Mountain experience
Discovery Expedition in Buenos Aires

Half of IMD’s MBA class traveled to Buenos Aires to experience first-hand how business leaders in the country cope with uncertainty and a constantly changing environment.

Discovery Expedition in Dubai

The other half of the MBA class traveled to Dubai where they learned first-hand how businesses and startups in the region navigate the fast-paced growth environment.

IMD MBA Venture Award

The grant aims to strengthen the IMD startup community by providing budding entrepreneurs in the IMD MBA class with the funding and mentorship needed to grow innovative new business ideas.

Impact stories
Find out what our alumni have done with the skills they learnt at IMD and the impact the program has had on them.
Inside life
Discover the inside life of our participants as they regularly share their day-to-day on IMD MBA blog.
Triple accreditation

The IMD MBA program is internationally recognized by leading accreditation bodies and corresponds to 90 ECTS.* The program is consistently ranked among the best for Return on Investment.

*Acceptance of ECTS credits is determined by external authorities.

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