IFM News



We will soon celebrate the success of our future graduates at the Intercontinental hotel in Geneva. We are incredibly proud of the accomplishments of our students during and after their studies at IFM. This iconic venue has hosted numerous presidents, ministers, ambassadors, and international leaders, making it the perfect location for our memorable graduation ceremony. > more



Our highly anticipated annual summer party will be held at the luxurious President Wilson Hotel, providing students and professors with an exciting opportunity to network, enjoy music, and have fun in the stunning lakefront setting while basking in the unique atmosphere and breathtaking views of the lake and the iconic water jet. > website



IFM Business School offers students and professors a school-branded t-shirt and cap, featuring the vibrant colors that represent our institution. These stylish and iconic garments serve as symbols of belonging and unity within our academic community.

TRAMS 2023


During the summer, IFM Business School launched a captivating campaign to promote its programs and values to prospective students and the general public in Geneva. A fleet of trams, proudly displaying IFM's colors, traversed the city, catching the attention of passersby and creating a buzz of excitement.


25.05.2023 @ IFM

IFM sudents were invited Nico and CO for an Afterstudy party. It was an excellent opportunity to meet up, have a good time, exchange, network, and socialize. They enjoyed a very nice atmosphere on one of the trendiest terraces of Geneva with stunning views of the lake and "la rade".



IFM is thrilled to share the exciting news of achieving an outstanding ranking in the prestigious CEO Magazine 2023 rankings. Our Executive MBA program has been ranked 4th globally and secured the esteemed 1st position in Switzerland. This remarkable accomplishment serves as a testament to the exceptional quality and remarkable return on investment (ROI) that our program offers to candidates.
> Read more about this ranking > IFM EMBA


08.05.2023 @ IFM

In the 2023 CEO Magazine Global MBA rankings, IFM has reaffirmed its position in the top tier one among European and worldwide institutions for its MBA programs. This remarkable achievement showcases IFM's consistent delivery of exceptional quality education combined with a remarkable return on investment (ROI). The rankings meticulously consider various indicators to assess the quality of our programs.
> Read more about this ranking > IFM MBA



09.05.2023 @ IFM

During an engaging conference, Mr. Fatio, the Director of Fondetec, delivered an outstanding presentation highlighting the organization's activities and its role in fostering entrepreneurship. The conference shed light on Fondetec's commitment to assisting companies at various stages, including their startup, growth, and project implementation. Notably, Fondetec has successfully supported the development of 600 companies. > website


04.05.2023 @ Plan-les-Ouates

IFM students had a remarkable opportunity to visit the renowned Piaget manufacture, where they learned the secrets of luxury watchmaking and interacted with passionate employees. Since 1874, Piaget has been crafting exquisite luxury watches and jewelry and belongs to the esteemed Richemont luxury group. > video > website



IFM Business School is pleased to announce a partnership with the University of California, Berkeley. Established in 1868, UC Berkeley is one of the most prestigious academic institutions in the world. UC Berkeley ranks 1st in the world among public universities and ranks 2nd in Forbes' list.  > website


05.04.2023 @ Geneva

IFM students and faculty were invited to the Kiosque des Bastions for an aperitif inaugurating the academic year. It was an excellent opportunity to meet other students, chat with friends and socialize in a historical and trendy environment, located in the Parc des Bastions.


22.03.2023 @ IFM

Mr. El-Eini, Co-founder & COO, delivered an inspiring presentation on entrepreneurship and his business. He introduced IFM students to an innovative approach to real estate investment known as crowdfunding. With Foxstone, the entire process is digitized, seamlessly connecting investors, managers, mortgage providers, and notaries, revolutionizing the way investments in real estate are made. > website



IFM Business School is once again ranked in the top 100 (75th) of the best Business Schools and 3rd in Switzerland according to the 2023 study by CEOWORLD Magazine. This ranking is one of the most important internationally. IFM is one of the 6 Swiss Business Schools and Universities to feature in this ranking. > learn more about



IFM Business School is pleased to announce a partnership with the London School of Economics and Political Science. LSE was founded in 1895 and is a public university specializing in the social sciences. It is ranked 37th by World University Rankings and 56th by QS 2023. IFM students will be able to carry out an experience in London at the Summer School.  > website


13.03.2023 @ IFM

Mr. Michel Balestra, deputy of the Geneva Grand Council, President of the Geneva Industrial Services (SIG), gave an amazing conference on his leadership role for energy management via the SIG, a public company responsible for the distribution of water, gas, electricity and district heating. > website

IFM is ranked by U Multirank

11.03.2023 @ Geneva

IFM Business School is one of 14 higher education institutions included in U-Multirank for Switzerland in 2023. IFM Business School has been ranked by U-Multirank for 2 consecutive years, with excellent results in teaching and learning, with the strongest result in knowledge transfer and international orientation.


17.02.2023 @ IFM

IFM Business School completed its renovation to offer a top-of-the-range environment, design and a new training experience. We have created a new entrance, new work and meeting spaces, as well as 2 new lounge areas. We have also developed the classrooms connectivity.


February - June 2023

Because your well-being is important!
Our life coach and mindset builder, Dr. T. Baer has a PhD in Psychology and a Master of Science in Psychology. Coach, consultant, professor. Presentations, motivational coaching, individual sessions. At IFM and on the digital platform.


February - June 2023

We help you achieve your goals!
Our career coach, Mrs. L. Colombo has a Master’s degree in Social and Economic Sciences from Bocconi, University of Milan (IT). Founder and Consultant at InsideOut People Consulting, Former Talent manager at Patek Philippe. 


February - June 2023

We advise you throughout your studies!
Our academic coach, Dr. P. Zamaros has a PhD in Management, a Master of Philosophy and a Master of Management. Academic meetings: group info & advice, individual sessions, personalised advice. At IFM and on the digital platform..


25.01.2023 @ IFM

IFM has successfully renewed the IACBE (International Accreditation Council for Business Education) accreditation for the 3rd time. IACBE has recognized the excellence of the training, supervision, premises and high-tech equipment, teachers and career support. > more



IFM students visited the incredible Nestlé Headquarters in Vevey. As the largest food company in the world, one of Nestlé’s top priorities today is sustainability. A wonderful presentation was delivered by Mr. Franck Saint-Martin, Public Affairs Manager of Environmental Impact > website  > video



IFM Business School is pleased to announce a partnership with De Montfort University (DMU) in Leicester, UK to "foster academic exchange and cooperation.” De Montfort University is public and has approximately 27,000 students and 3,240 employees. > website



IFM Business School has been selected by Eduniversal for its new and disruptive energy, its innovative projects and its potential. Eduniversal is a global ranking agency that evaluates the programmes of higher education institutions around the world.


09.12.2022 @ Geneva

IFM students celebrated the end of the year with a Christmas party. This evening awaited every year is a warm moment under the sign of exchanges, friendship and good humor. The students were able to revive this traditional evening suspended during Covid.



Students discovered Media One Group during a presentation. Media One is the leading private radio group in French-speaking Switzerland with 8 radio stations, but also 3 television stations and its digital media. They visited the Radio One FM recording studios and were able to produce an image and sound advertisement during their participation in workshops. > video > website


01.12.2022 @ Geneva

IFM students were invited to attend an ice hockey match. The GSHC Genève Servette Hockey Club played against Zug. Positive vibes were shared in this exciting sporty evening with a great local ambiance! IFM supports GSHC.


17.11.2022 @ IFM

IFM invited its students to a morning gathering in the Student Lounge. This convivial moment of exchange and discussion between students and professors took place around croissants, coffee, tea and juice. Students also had the opportunity to discuss with the school management.



Mrs. Charlotte Henry, Head of External and Internal Communications, introduced the m3 GROUPE to IFM students. This inspiring conference retraced the journey of its leader, Mr. Abdallah Chatila. She also showed m3's DNA. The group is made up of 4 divisions: Real Estate, Hotels & Restaurants, Health and Services. > website 


14.10.2022 @ IFM

IFM students had the pleasure of visiting the Patek Philippe Museum, located across IFM. It brings together the most prestigious creations of the Geneva brand's master watchmakers. It was a great cultural visit to better understand the world of fine watchmaking.


14.10.2022 @ Geneva

IFM students and faculty were invited to the Kiosque des Bastions for an aperitif inaugurating the academic year. It was an excellent opportunity to meet new comrades, chat with friends and socialize in a historical and trendy environment, located in the Parc des Bastions. > video


19.10.2022 @ Geneva

Students visited the oldest chocolate factory in Geneva, founded in 1875. They discovered the creation of exceptional chocolate according to Swiss traditions with rare beans and unique recipes. A universe where excellence is combined with respect for a chain of sustainable values. > video > website


01.07.2022 @ Geneva

Last year, we had the chance and privilege to celebrate the success of our talented graduates from 22 countries during a graduation ceremony at the Intercontinental Hotel, which was followed by a cocktail. Our students, their families and friends, gathered together to celebrate success... > more & videos


17.06.2022 @ Geneva

The Summer Party took place at the President Wilson Hotel. Students and professors ended the academic year enjoying the spectacular view of the water jet and the unique atmosphere of the lieu. With a wonderful ambiance, students shared the great event and were delighted with their academic year. > video


16.06.2022 @ IFM

Freely Handustry SA - Marcel Arndt & Lea Puyo. Discover how two IFM graduates (class of 2014) created and developed their innovative start-up. The project was established during their business creation course. IFM graduates are part of the new generation of leaders with a strong societal impact. > video


10.06.2022 @ IFM

Mr. Philippe Reynier, Head of Business Development & Special Projects, offered IFM students a notable conference. This presentation focused on Fintech. UBS is the largest wealth management bank in the world and offers financial services in more than 50 countries. > website


30.05 - 04.06 @ IFM

This successful event allowed quality exchanges and the sharing of new ideas. We would like to thank all the participants: students, alumni, professors and external speakers who presented their company and/or their business project. > programme > video



Students visited the Porsche Centre in Geneva. Porsche is an iconic brand of sports and high-end cars. The Porsche Cayenne model is the most sold. The brand belongs to the VW group. Porsche has a turnover of more than 28.7 billion euros and 36,000 employees worldwide. > website > video



IFM Business School offers students and professors a t-shirt (new design) and a cap in the colors of the school. Production is local: IFM encourages responsible Geneva companies by offering quality products.



An Afterstudy party was organized on the terrace of La Potinière. An opportunity for students to meet, discuss and socialise over a drink and tapas. There was a delightful, friendly atmosphere during this event with a panoramic view of the lake. > video 



Mr. Régis Cole, Talent Platform Manager, provided an insightful overview of the WEF activities and mission. The World Economic Forum is one of the most impacting non-governmental organizations. Mr. Cole also gave students more information and advice about the recruitment and selection processes at WEF. A remarkable experience for our students. > website



Throughout the spring and summer of 2022, a fleet of trams in IFM colors crossed the canton of Geneva to inform future students and the general public. The trams mention what IFM has been doing for more than 50 years: "Success Builder", "Prepare and boost your career.”   



Students and faculty participated in an amusing bowling evening. It was the perfect opportunity to create new bonds, and build team spirit! Afterwards, students then enjoyed a pizza at the Molino restaurant in the same centre, for a sociable dinner. A great, delightful atmosphere!



IFM students had the amazing opportunity to discover Fongit (Geneva Foundation for Technological Innovation). Fongit is the leading innovation incubator in Switzerland. It supports more than 100 start-ups and projects. The visit was followed by a presentation of young entrepreneurs. > website