Program Overview

The BSL Master in International Business (MIB) takes you beyond the academic discovery of business. It enables you to discover your own way of making a difference, while forging an exciting path of professional development.

Program Objectives
  • You will embark on a personal development journey and will cultivate skills and perspectives that empower you to make meaningful change in the world.
  • You will prepare for a career that fits your strengths and passions and will choose between three program options including an international study exchange in China, participation in the Aim2Flourish business case project with optional internship, and a cutting-edge specialization in data analytics.
  • You will explore innovative and state-of-the-art business tools and concepts that challenge business-as-usual thinking and offer a different perspective of business as a force for good.

BSL Signature Features

  • Small classes of up to 20 students with personalized attention and support from professors
  • Professors who are seasoned and currently active business practitioners and experts in their field
  • International and diverse environment with students from 60 nationalities
Program Options

Option 1: MIB Classic with Project Management

  • 15 core courses in business and management
  • Specialized courses to prepare you for a successful completion of the IPMA® Project Management Associate certification
  • Capstone Project in the last 6 months - choice of Thesis, Aim2Flourish Case Study (with or without internship), or Applied Business Project
  • Possibility to gain practical experience with an optional internship
  • Flexibility to study in or out of Switzerland in the last 6 months of study

Option 2: MIB Global with Exchange in China

  • 15 core courses in business and management completed at BSL in Switzerland over one year
  • Final 6 months of course work completed at world-renown Renmin University in Beijing, China. 
  • Capstone Project (Thesis) completed in China, and supervised by BSL faculty member

Option 3: MIB Digital with Data Analyst Nanodegree

  • 20 core courses in business and management 
  • Hybrid approach combining online Udacity Nanodegree with classroom learning 
  • Flexibility to study in or out of Switzerland in the last 6 months of study
  • Capstone Project: Completion of the Udacity Nanodegree (Data Analyst) 

Our Head of Enrollment
Alessandro D'Amico looks forward to hearing from you.

Tel: +41 21 619 06 65
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Program Format

Duration: 18 months

Start Date: Each September and February

Number of courses: 20 (Coursework is completed over the first 1 year)

Workload: 5 half-day classes per week (Mon-Fri) plus independent learning

Number of terms: 4 terms in one academic year and each term takes 10 weeks

Program credits: 120 ECTS
(5 ECTS per course)

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