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.

Distance Learning Courses

Business & Management (8)
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (5)
Applied Sciences & Professions (2)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (2)



Sustainability Management School (SUMAS) was the first business school in the world to launch the BBA and MBA in Sustainability Management in February 2012.


The aim of the Sustainability Management School (SUMAS) is to educate managers that will take responsible decisions in the complex world. Its purpose is to deliver an innovative academic mix of sound business knowledge and a deep understanding of sustainable development.


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 can visit the library to read books, journals, reports and studies or just use library as a quiet place to study. IUCN has one of the world’s most comprehensive ranges of authoritative publications, reports, guidelines and databases for conservation and sustainable development.

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.

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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