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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 deadline

June 15
August 15
September 15

See all deadlines here


Lausanne, Switzerland


1 year full time

Next start

January 2025

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Unleash your true potential and evolve into a reflective and responsible leader

Recognized as one of the world’s leading MBA programs, IMD’s one-year full-time Master of Business Administration in Lausanne, Switzerland offers you the chance to develop reflective and responsible leadership skills in an innovative, entrepreneurial, and global business environment.

You’ll have the opportunity to join a life-changing journey in your career, with incredible networking opportunities, and the potential to make a real difference in a complex and rapidly changing world.

On your learning journey, you will gain knowledge from a wide range of teaching experts with diverse backgrounds, talents, and cultures. Our MBA program is constantly evolving to ensure it offers you the best of the latest research, trends, and business insights.

Take the next step in your journey by meeting our admissions team at one of our upcoming online or on campus events.

Experiential learning

Gain practical experience with over 40% of learning outside the classroom. Collaborate with multinational executives on critical issues, engage with selected startups, and acquire new skills through hands-on labs.

Reflective and responsible leadership

Enhance your leadership through our focused stream and personal coaching. Develop self-awareness, make informed decisions, and create impactful change in organizations and society.

Individualized attention

Benefit from a personalized educational experience, with individual coaching and career counseling designed to optimize your professional development. Our small class size ensures attention from the application stage forward.

Sustainable impact

Equip yourself with the tools to enact responsible, long-lasting change. Acquire key skills for sustainable impact in your organization and career. Develop critical thinking and ethical decision-making throughout the program.

Harness the power of generative AI

Experience personalized learning like never before with IMD’s award-winning AI app, trained on program content, research, and thought leadership. You will have customized, on-demand access to faculty expertise whenever you need it.

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Shape your future with the IMD MBA program

Join a diverse group of ambitious professionals from around the globe, all ready to make an impact. Acquire indispensable skills in sustainability that every leader needs, as well as the crucial capability to integrate sustainability into both your career and organization. Enhance your ability for critical thought and ethical decision-making. Cultivate self-awareness to better understand your individual leadership style. Collaborate on team-based assignments in handpicked startups and international consulting projects, complemented by immersive discovery expeditions abroad. Experiencing IMD is both transformative and a catalyst for profound life changes.






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Young Leaders Assessment Challenge

Sign-up for a chance to earn an IMD MBA scholarship

Challenge application deadline: 15 May 2024

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Will you be the winner of IMD Young Leaders challenge?

Submit a simplified application for the chance to take part in a dynamic and interactive online experience during which you will complete various assessment activities. The top performer of each challenge will be awarded a scholarship and a place in our next MBA Class.

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MBA webinar
Webinar – How can you develop your leadership skills and potential?

Are you ready to explore new opportunities and leverage your full potential? Discover how the IMD MBA can empower you to make a real difference in your career.

Webinar hosted by Marcella Rispo, MBA Recruitment and Admissions Manager.

25 April 2024 @ 15:00 (CEST)
Location: Online
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Harness the power of IMD’s generative AI

Enroll in the IMD MBA program to access IMD AI+ and unlock the power of hyper-personalized learning.

Ask any question, anytime

Use IMD’s award-winning app, trained in real time on our program sessions, research, and thought leadership, for an interactive learning experience during and after the program.

Customize your learning

Go much deeper into specific areas of the program topics related to your industry, personal context, and organizational challenges.

Transform learning into action

Access IMD faculty expertise to guide you as you apply your learning back at work and continue to build on your knowledge far into the future.

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IMD’s global distinction: leading the world in business education and leadership

As a leading business school, IMD is recognized for its impactful education and has consistently ranked highly.   

Renowned globally for its MBA program, IMD’s excellence in teaching, research, and service is highly regarded by top employers. Joining IMD means becoming part of a community committed to excellence and educational transformation, providing resources to help achieve career goals and make a lasting business impact.