9 months
Jan Apr Oct
Study mode
Full-time & Part-time
Tuition fee (entire course)
Local students
USD 27,043
CHF 27,000
Foreign students
USD 27,043
CHF 27,000
Other costs
Other costs apply

About this course

Geneva is one of the leading cities in the world for commodity trading and trade finance. Trading Companies in Geneva trade the majority of oil, sugar, coffee, wheat, rice, metals, minerals or commodities worldwide. This concentration of trading companies relies on the infrastructure of banks, insurance, law firms, fiduciaries, charterers, shipowners and inspection services. This dynamic sector is constantly shifting due to geopolitical, economic or climate factors. 

Designed with industry experts, this MBA prepares you for the challenges and risk management inherent in the trading sector. The program gives you the opportunity to learn high level management skills and provides you with the knowledge of the commodities market and trade management to understand how the industry functions. You will be prepared to become a successful trader or a top manager. A unique combination of a renowned MBA with a specialization in Commodities Trading.

This MBA program in Trading prepares you for exciting careers in trading companies, international companies, import-export, consulting firms, investment banks or international organizations.

Entry Requirements

Postgraduate requirements
• An application form 
• A 300-400 word motivation letter.
• Official Undergraduate diploma : Bachelor's degree or equivalent
• Copies of academic transcripts and certificates (in English) 
• A resumé / curriculum vitae showing your work experience if applicable
• If not a native English speaker, provide proof of your English proficiency*
• A copy of your passport photograph (ID) page
• One recent passport-sized, colour photograph, jpeg format, of yourself
• A non-refundable application fee of CHF/EUR 150.-

International Students
• International student : proof of financial means to pay for the course.

Part-time MBA : please kindly note that the part-time MBA is available for students residing in Switzerland and the European Union only.


*Professional experience : don't hesitate to apply if you have done higher education studies and you have 3 to 5 years of executive work experience.


*Language test requirements 
• Please note that you may be exempt from taking an English language test if your education or your job was in English. 
• In-house IFM English test: if you live in Geneva or are able to visit us. • IELTS with an overall score of 6.0 or equivalent.
• TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) score of 80 (internet-based test) or equivalent, IFM institutional reporting TOEFL code is 8637.