Sustainability Management School (SUMAS)

Gland, Switzerland
SUMAS successfully delivers to its students’ traditional business programs as well as innovative and specialized Bachelor and Master Programs based on managerial practices. To ensure your future success, while providing unique and specialized programs, SUMAS also guarantees that you receive the relevant professional and entrepreneurial skills, through networking and hands-on collaboration with corporate partners.
  • 5 Masters
  • 50 Students
  • Private Institution Type


SUMAS is a new way of thinking about business.

SUMAS incorporates a new way of thinking about business; the first businessschool of its kind.

SUMAS’ strong focus on excellence ensures high academic standards, offering both theoretical knowledge and top-class Managerial practices.

Its dynamic, international and multicultural environment provides you with the optimum atmosphere for learning and development. The Sustainability Management School continuously strives to provide the most advanced and intellectually challenging undergraduate and graduate programs to produce high quality leaders for the future.

Some of our specialized programs include an MBA in Sustainability Management, ‘Finance and Responsible Investment’, as well as our recently launched MA in ‘Sustainable Luxury Management’.

SUMAS’ professors are leading experts in their fields, with valuable corporate business experience. As a result, SUMAS has a wide network of partners in the private sector, as well as governmental and non-governmental agencies. You will have the opportunity to network and enter into ongoing dialogue with guest executives.

Master's Programmes

Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (2)

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The headquarters of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) in Gland, Switzerland, provides the perfect environment for this unique studying experience at SUMAS.

SUMAS organizes internships in organizations or volunteering work in NGO’s and is exposed to real business operations through regular interaction with intergovernmental organizations and the corporate world.

SUMAS offers on-campus and online programs. Online MBA students can incorporate their studies around their own agenda and have constant access to SUMAS’ online learning platform, ensuring the creation & delivery of dynamic on-lines courses to prospective learners

SUMAS’ programs are predominantly interactive, based on role-play activities and class discussions, utilizing case-studies and videos. Online resources and electronic communication platforms are used in combination with video conferences with prominent speakers.

Inside the university, you have access to the cafeteria from 07.00-15.00 Monday to Friday. Here you can purchase from a variety of hot, cold and vegetarian nutritional meals, snacks and beverages; all produce certified from top-class local environmental restaurateur.

You will also have access to private conference rooms for group meetings and study sessions.

Conveniently located in front of the SUMAS building is the Velopass bike station. Velopass is an interconnected system of bike stations available 24/7. You can rent a bike from a particular station and return it either to the station where they rented it or to another one.


SUMAS is an approved member of the American Accreditation institute ACBSP (Accreditation council for Business Schools and Programs) as well as the European Accreditation Institute EFMD (European Foundation for Management Development).

SUMAS is also affiliated with the Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) initiative, the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) initiative, and the R20 Regions of Climate Action- a non-profit organization founded in 2010 by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and other United Nations global leaders.

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