Applying to a new course or degree can be stressful. Especially if you are uncertain about the application requirements. On our website, we have tried our best to make the application process simple and streamlined for your benefit, and we are always just a call or email away to answer any questions you may have. To help our applicants further, we’ve put together a blog outlining everything you need to know about applying to SUMAS and taking  the first step to becoming a member of the SUMAS community. 

What are the requirements?

Below are the basic requirements you need when applying to SUMAS for both our graduate and undergraduate programs. 

Undergraduate Requirements: 

  • Scan of a valid passport or ID
  • Copy of high school diploma with official transcripts (or certified translated copy if not originally in English)
  • CV/Resume indicating both complete education and any pre-professional or volunteer experience
  • Motivation Letter indicating why you want to study at SUMAS 
  • If you are not a native English speaker or you have not spent the last 3 years in an English-taught school: TOEFL (minimum score of 80 in iBT), or IELTS Academic (minimum score of 6.0), or other Standardized English Placement Exams
  • Application fee of 150CHF

Graduate Requirements: 

  • Scan of a valid passport or ID
  • Official certified transcripts and diplomas of Bachelor’s studies, with certified translation (if not originally in English)
  • CV/Resume indicating both complete education and any work experience in reverse chronological order
  • Motivation Letter indicating why you want to study at SUMAS
  • If you are not a native English speaker or you have not spent the last 3 years in an English-taught school or in an English work environment: TOEFL (minimum score of 80 in iBT), or IELTS Academic (minimum score of 6.0), or other Standardized English Placement Exams
  • Application fee of 150CHF
  • One profile picture
  • Applications from candidates holding no Bachelor Degree will be evaluated for our Executive Programs based on at least 3 years of managerial work experience

How do I apply?

Applying to SUMAS is simple, all you need to do is  fill in our online application form, and ensure that you have all of the requirements on hand. 

What information is required in the application process? 

Our application is broken down into four categories: 

About you 

Here we ask you to give us your basic information that we can capture into our system. This information includes your full name, contact information, and address. 

Program 

In this section, we ask you to select the program you are interested in and provide the additional information we require specific to the program. 

Documents needed 

These documents include your CV, certification documents, motivation letter, and, if applicable, your TOEFL or Standardized English Placement Exam results. 

Application Payment 

The final step is to pay (150CHF) and submit your application.

What happens once I have applied?

Once you have submitted your application form, you will need to prepare for your admissions interview. If you are accepted, you will need to confirm your acceptance by paying the advanced tuition fee. Please note that should you require a visa, we do offer assistance with your visa application as part of our “pre-arrival support.” This support also includes assistance with health insurance, if required, as well as any welcome information you may need.

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Choosing to study with SUMAS gives you the opportunity to advance in your career and to develop new skills related to sustainability for your future career. Apply now, or if you would like to learn more about SUMAS programs, please email us at info@sumas.ch.  We hope to see you enrolled with SUMAS soon. 

 

About SUMAS:

The Sustainability Management School (SUMAS) is the first business school in the world to offer BBA, MAM, MBA and DBA in Sustainability Management. SUMAS is a world-leading university that aims to connect business with sustainability, educating the next generation of business leaders. 

Based in Switzerland and Milan, SUMAS’ innovative business programs are integrated with state-of-the-art sustainability knowledge throughout its international campuses. Through partnering with top companies, SUMAS combines high-level academic education with real-life experience. 

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