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Application process

Thank you for considering Business School Lausanne for your studies. We take every application very seriously, so we encourage you to fulfill the following steps:

Step 1: Review the Admissions criteria
Before starting your application, read carefully our Admissions criteria and checklist.

Step 2: Submit Application & Supporting documents
As soon as you have decided that BSL is the right business school for you, you should submit your application online or by post. You can refer to the Entry dates and application deadlines section.

Your application file should include:

  • Completed application form (download)
  • Motivation letter
  • CV
  • Two recommendation letters (signed and printed on official letterhead paper)
  • Copy of university degree & academic transcripts
  • Proof of English proficiency: TOEFL / IELTS official score report (if applicable) or equivalent
  • Copy of ID (passport or identity card)
  • Photographs: two identical passport photographs

For detailed information, please refer to the the Admissions checklist.

You can submit your completed application online or by post.

Step 3: Notification on your application status
Our Admissions team will update you on the eligibility of your profile and the status of your application within one week.

Step 4: Interview
If you are selected for the short list of candidates, you will be invited for an interview with the Program Director on campus (when possible) or via Skype/phone. Your motivation, professional experience, interpersonal skills, and maturity will be assessed during the interview.

Step 5: Admissions decision
The admissions committee makes a decision based on the information provided in the application and the interview performance. Admissions results are available within max a week following the interview.

Step 6: Reserve a seat in the program
Successful candidates are required to pay a non-refundable administration fee of 1,900 CHF and cover the first semester fee in order to reserve a seat in the program.

Step 7: Full Acceptance
Upon receiving your payment confirmation, we will send you a Full Acceptance letter which confirms your seat in the master’s class.