Admission Requirements

The BSL EDBA program is ideal for mid-career professionals with a Master’s degree in Business or an MBA, currently active in an organizational decision-making role.

Am I eligible?

You are eligible to apply for the MBA program if you have:

  • Masters degree in business or related fields or MBA or equivalent (case-by-case assessment possible)
  • At least 5 years of professional experience
  • Currently employed in a leadership function
  • Fluency in English (TOEFL IBT Level of 100 or equivalent)

Application Deadline

September intake

  • 1st round of applications by March 31
  • 2nd round of applications by May 31
  • 3rd round of applications by July 31
  • 4th round of applications (pending availability) by August 25

February intake

  • 1st round of applications by September 30
  • 2nd round of applications by October 31
  • 3rd round of applications by December 31
  • 4th round of applications (pending availability) by February 8

Admissions checklist

BSL Admissions Committee only reviews complete applications which include the following documents:

Completed application form

Application (includes terms and conditions) must be signed and completed.
  Download the application form here.

  Download the terms & conditions here.

University degree

A copy of your university degree.
Note: Foreign official degrees must be certified by a legal authority such as a Public Notary, with translation when necessary.

Official transcripts

Complete list of the courses taken and grades earned by a student throughout a course.
Note: foreign official transcripts must be certified by a legal authority such as a Public Notary, with translation when necessary.

Curriculum Vitae (CV)

An up-to-date curriculum vitae/resume (overview of studies, relevant working experience and activities)

Motivation letter

A motivation letter/essay highlighting your perspective on your professional future, the reasons why you wish to study business, why you believe BSL is the right school for you and your goals and experience as they relate to higher education.

Recommendation letters

Two recommendation letters (signed and printed on official letterhead paper) from teachers and/or employers. These letters should include, for example, your skills, dependability, personal character, contributions (to class or community) and accomplishments.

Proof of English proficiency

If English is not your first language, you need to provide the results of an English proficiency test such as an internet-based Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL IBT) or International English Language Testing System (IELTS) taken no longer than 2 years prior to the application. An English proficiency test is required for international applicants who attended a non-English speaking school or work place.

Minimum requirements (only one test necessary):

  • TOEFL IBT 100
  • TOEFL CBT 575
  • IELTS 6.5
  • TOEIC 800
  • or equivalent
Portrait Photograph

Digital portrait photograph.

Copy of ID

A copy of your passport or identity card

Our Education Consultants
Melanie Le Chêne & Andy Reynolds look forward to hearing from you

 

melanie.lechene@bsl-lausanne.ch

andy.reynolds@bsl-lausanne.ch

Duration

3 years

Course work

  • 12 days of course
  • Two one-week seminars

Workload

  • 450 hours in Year 1
  • 500 hours in Year 2
  • 550 hours in Year 3