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Admission Requirements, Fees & Deadlines

The Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) is ideal for participants and professionals looking to establish themselves as a specialist in the field of sustainability and its application to business. Our participants have an affinity for personal development and self-reflection, and are eager to become change agents for a better world. The program is a perfect opportunity to combine your passion for a sustainable future with your career aspirations.

Am I eligible?

If you can meet the following criteria, then you are eligible to apply:

  • You have completed Bachelor's degree
  • You are fluent in English 
  • In addition, the CAS in Data Analysis requires a prerequisite course in Statistics and Introduction to Computer Science

Note: These programs are only available to Swiss citizens or EU passport holders due to visa restrictions of the Swiss Embassy for part-time studies.

Application deadlines

The CAS programs start every September, November, February and May (starting date may differ depending on the specialization).

The application process is ongoing throughout the year. Applicants must send their application at least 4 weeks before the start of a course and ensure payment of the course fee at least 2 weeks before the program start.

Admissions checklist

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

Application form

The form must be signed and completed.
Download the application form here.

University degree

College/university degrees
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 if any and activities)

Proof of English proficiency

You must have sufficient English knowledge to follow the course in English – to be confirmed by a satisfactory grade obtained in first course

Portrait Photograph

A digital passport style photograph

Copy of ID

A copy of your passport or identity card

Admissions Process

 Review the admission criteria

 Submit Application & Supporting documents.

 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.

 Full Acceptance  - Upon receiving your payment confirmation, we will send you a Full Acceptance letter which confirms your seat in the program.

Fees

  • The CAS costs 6,000 CHF
  • Administration Fee: 800 CHF (single fee to be paid after acceptance to the program)

Our Admissions Coordinator
Teresa Deveaux looks forward to hearing from you.

Tel: +41 21 619 06 09
Email: masters@bsl-lausanne.ch

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