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IFM is proud to be ranked #3 in Switzerland and #71 among the best international business Schools. > Read more about this ranking


IFM is ranked in the top tier one for the MBA programs in 2024 CEO Magazine Global MBA rankings. > Read more about this ranking 


IFM is proud to announce that it has been ranked 4th worldwide and 1st in Switzerland for the Executive MBA program in 2024 CEO Magazine rankings. > Read more about this ranking

Ranked among best business Schools

We are proud to announce that IFM is ranked #3 in Switzerland and #71 among the top Business Schools in the World in CEOWORLD Magazine’s 2024 survey. IFM is one of only 7 Business Schools in Switzerland to achieve this ranking. This ranking includes IMD, EPFL, UNIGE and UNIL. CEOWORLD Magazine ranks the world’s top institutions with one of the largest academic rankings of international colleges and universities.

The CEOWORLD Magazine’s survey, which ranked IFM 3rd in Switzerland and 71st globally among top business schools, involved a comprehensive evaluation by 350,000 participants. This diverse group included business executives, graduates, influential figures in global business, industry professionals, academic staff from business schools, employers, and recruiters from 156 countries and territories. The evaluation focused on seven key quality indicators: academic reputation, job placement rate, feedback from recruiters, and global reputation and influence. CEOWORLD Magazine, with over 12 million monthly page views, is a leading authority in business, finance, and technology trends, widely read by top-level executives, corporate managers, entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, and researchers worldwide.

2024 rankings & list

Ranked among best MBA & EMBA

IFM has been ranked in 2024 survey.

• in the top tier one for the MBA programme in Europe and in the world
• 4th in the world for the Executive MBA programme 
• 1st in Switzerland for the Executive MBA programme

CEO Magazine has been showcasing top business schools from around the globe.

CEO Magazine consistently highlights leading business schools worldwide. Its Global MBA Rankings focus on the practical aspects of an MBA, such as the learning environment, class sizes, fees, faculty, teaching methods, international diversity, and gender balance. The aim is straightforward: to pinpoint institutions that offer both outstanding quality and excellent return on investment. The rankings are based on factual criteria, offering prospective students a comprehensive performance assessment of the reviewed schools. This year, CEO Magazine extended its reach to business schools in North America, Europe, Australia, New Zealand, and the BRICS nations.

> 2024 rankings & list

IFM is ranked by U Multirank

IFM Business School is among the 14 higher education institutions in Switzerland featured in U-Multirank in 2023. For two consecutive years, IFM Business School has achieved impressive rankings in U-Multirank, especially excelling in teaching and learning. The school stands out for its exceptional performance in knowledge transfer and international orientation.

U-Multirank has a multidimensional, user-driven approach to international rankings of higher education institutions. It compares the performances of higher education institutions – in short: universities – in the five dimensions of university activity: (1) teaching and learning, (2) research, (3) knowledge transfer, (4) international orientation and (5) regional engagement. 

IFM is an Eduniversal Selected School

IFM has been distinguished as an «Eduniversal Selected School», a recognition that underscores our proactive and dynamic approach, promising a bright future ahead. Eduniversal acknowledges schools on their best schools list for their groundbreaking and innovative energy, novel projects, and growing potential. We remain committed to reaching new heights in the coming years while upholding our standard of excellence.