Sustainability Management School (SUMAS)

SUMAS was the first business school in the world to launch the BBA and MBA in Sustainability Management. SUMAS is a unique business school located between Geneva and Lausanne, Switzerland that offers innovative business programs integrated with state of the art sustainability knowledge. SUMAS also has an extension campus in Milan, Italy - the capital of fashion art and design! SUMAS combines high level academic education with real life projects in partnership with top companies.A sustainable future is no longer an option or a choice, it is a necessity. Coming generations of managers will have to re-think business practices to allow a sustainable impact on the environment, on economic development, and on society at large.

Scholarships & funding

We offer scholarships for Undergraduate and Graduate on campus programs.

SUMAS Sustainability Champion Scholarship

Are you a Sustainability Champion?

Sustainability today is more important than ever before. Through this scholarship, you have the opportunity to share your sustainability ideas and aspirations in a creative way.

Please note that new updated prizes schemes might apply

Applying for this scholarship requires answering sustainability-related questions as well as the submission of a two minutes video explaining your motivation to apply at SUMAS.

Please visit the university website for more information.


Why study at Sustainability Management School

  • First Worldwide: First University to launch the BBA, MBA, and DBA in Sustainability Management
  • International Experience across the two campuses
  • Business Oriented: SUMAS is a world-leading university connecting business with sustainability and educating the next generation of business leaders
  • Elite Faculty: 75% of SUMAS Faculty have a PhD and extensive practical experience in their respective fields

Sustainability Management School is in the Top 10 Countries to Study Abroad Top 10 Europe rankings 2023 Top 10 Global rankings 2023 Top 10 Europe rankings 2022 Top 10 Global rankings 2022 Top 10 Europe rankings 2021 badge

Awards & Accreditations


The Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs


Swiss Private School Register


Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA)

5* Rating - Teaching, Facilities and Student Quality

QS Quacquarelli Symonds

QS Stars Rating - MBA in Sustainability Management

QS Quacquarelli Symonds

ranked as one of the 23 Best MBA Programs in Sustainability Online

Editor's Choice (2018)



The Innovation HUB in Italy where creative minds have space to excel

  • Centrally located in the Fashion, Art, and Design District.
  • Access to real-life projects, especially in the fashion and sustainability industry.

Gland - Switzerland

A place to live and breathe sustainability

  • The campus is located the world's most sustainable building
  • Access to a multiple International Organizations and Multinationals


We offer on-campus and off-campus accommodation.

Our campus coordinators are happy to guide and assist you in finding the most suitable accommodation for your needs.

Please visit the university website for more information.


Average rating 4.9

Based on 14 reviews.

Anastasia Bondarenko

I was searching for a DBA or PHD program in Switzerland that allows complete flexibility, and SUMAS offers just that. You can stay for 3 years in Switzerland, and they will support your student visa, or you can do the program 100% remotely. I did a mix, coming to Switzerland for a few months from time to time, which allowed me to continue my car...

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I completed my MBA in Sustainability Management from SUMAS. I am thankful that this program and the university helped and prepared me ahead of the curve. As Sustainability continues to be on the rise, it will very soon no longer be a trend but a way of life. At that point when most will start on their Sustainability paths, I will be a few steps ...

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Thanks to SUMAS MBA, I was able to combine my professional life and education. The online classes are accessible at any time, so I could study in my free time.


Sustainability Management School

28 Rue Mauverney
CH-1196 Gland

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Based on 14 reviews.