Sustainability Management School (SUMAS)

Sustainability Management School (SUMAS)

SUMAS’ strong focus on excellence delivers high academic standards for students, offering both theoretical knowledge and best sustainable management practices. The Sustainability Management School continuously strives to provide the most advanced and intellectually challenging undergraduate and graduate programs to produce highly qualified leaders for the future.

Top reasons to study here

  • 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.
  • SUMAS combines high level academic education with real life projects in partnership with top companies.



Nowadays, many corporations understood it and started to follow the principles of sustainability in their everyday business practices. Those companies are looking for managers with sustainability knowledge in all departments (Marketing, Finance, External Relations, Supply Chain, Production, R&D). Sustainability Executives are already committed to the principles of sustainability and are the initiators of the changes in business education. SUMAS trains the managers of the future by teaching both business-related subjects and sustainability topics at the same time.


BBA in Sustainability Management and MBA in Sustainability Management programs at SUMAS include such unique modules as: “Sustainable Finance and Responsible Investment” instead of “Finance ” in programs of many other schools “Green Corporate Strategy and Policy” instead of “Corporate Strategy” in programs of many other schools “International Business Law and Environmental Policy” instead of “International Business Law” in programs of many other schools “International Business and Biodiversity” instead of “International Business” in programs of many other schools etc. 


Career counseling may include helping you clarify your knowledge about your values, interests, personality or skills. Career counseling can help identify options and information about your career path. Career counseling can also help develop your decision-making skills and styles and identify any barriers to your career decision-making process.


Housing services

SUMAS new Learning Centre (SLC), located directly across SUMAS Green Research Centre & Offices offers on-site accommodation to students as well as houses a bakery, gym, physio center, and a supermarket.

Library services

SUMAS students, faculty, and alumni can access different resources for studying and research purposes.Some of the few resources include:


Student Life

Campus life

SUMAS new learning campus, located directly across SUMAS Offices, includes brand new on-campus accommodation for students, state of the art new lecture and seminar classrooms, gym facilities and a nifty sandwicherie where students can enjoy a quick bite before or after lectures. Students and lecturers also have access to a reception, café area as well as various common areas where they are able to socialize and exchange ideas over a cup of coffee or tea.

Sports facilities

It is SUMAS ’s policy to encourage the use of bicycles for short trips. A Velopass bike station for 7 bikes is installed in front of SUMAS building. Velopass is an interconnected system of bike stations available 24/7. Students can rent a bike from a particular station and return it either to the station where they rented it or to another one.

Student clubs

The SUMAS Student Council is a group of students who plan various events to enrich everyone's experience and to promote SUMAS's mission and values amongst students and society. The council also acts as a liaison between students, the faculty and administration.


  • Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
  • Swiss Private School Register
  • Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA)

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