IMD Business School

Unlock your true leadership potential with a one-year MBA in Switzerland

Today’s challenging environment places even more importance on the value of effective leadership. Addressing this challenge is at the core of IMD’s mission and our aim to foster the development of reflective and responsible leaders.

The IMD MBA integrates classes, live business cases, personal coaching, and company projects across the globe. Over 40% of the program is experiential. Work with a local startup, complete Leadership, Digital Analytics and Innovation Labs, be inspired by a two-week Discovery Expedition and resolve issues in a global setting over a seven-week International Consulting Project. Make an impact. Transform your future.

Admissions Process

Through our highly personalized admissions process, we aim to select around 120 diverse candidates who will learn from and work with each other, open networks to each other, and form life-long bonds. 

Join a group of experienced, mature, and globally minded high achievers who want to make a difference.

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Accredited: AACSB, EQUIS, AMBA

Course Length (months): 11

Application Deadlines: 1 February, 1 May, 1 July, 1 September

Average Age: 27 - 31

Average GMAT: 680

Average Range of Work Years: 3 – 8 

Class Size: 100 - 120

International Students: 97%

Nationalities Count: 39

Female %: 35

Forbes Ranking: #1 for one-year programs

Economist Ranking: #10 worldwide

FT Ranking: #19 worldwide

Scholarships awarded: 51% of the 2021 class

Career results: 73% changed industry, 84% changed function, and 78% found jobs in Europe

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