A theoretical and practical degree that addresses challenges in sustainability facing leaders in today’s global business.
BBA : 126CTS
33 modules including Experiential Camps and Business Simulations.
9 specialized modules and projects in collaboration with executives
February and September
Classes are based around discussions of cases, videos and role-play activities.
A program that addresses challenges in sustainability that leaders face in global business.
Tourism is one of the world’s largest industries and has an impact on the environment and on local communities.
The aim of the BBA in Sustainable Tourism Management program is to offer a theoretical and practical degree that integrates ecotourism, nature conservation with economic and social factors.
You will be exposed to real business operations through regular interaction with the business community and international organizations providing a framework to understand responsible tourism and governance of protected areas.
You will develop leadership and intercultural skills and be exposed to practical experience during experiential camps, field trips and visits to international organizations under the careful guidance of experts.
The teaching methodology is predominately interactive based on role-play activities and in-class discussions of cases and videos. You will work on business projects with leading executives in organizations and will be invited to company presentations and conferences. Online resources and electronic communication platforms are utilized to enable paperless classes.
Undergraduate students can choose to take an additional optional year to be guided into your career path and engage in an internship.
Our university welcomes applications from students who have successfully completed an International Baccalaureate with a minimum score of 30 or a High School Diploma or any secondary education at an accredited institution with a minimum GPA OF 2.5. Students with final grades lower than IB 30 or GPA 2.5 can be accepted on probation depending on the results per subject.
- Application fee of 150CHF
- Photocopy of a valid passport or ID
- Copy of high school diploma with official transcripts (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 Sustainability Management School
- 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 550 PBT or 80 IBT), or – IELTS(Minimum score of 6)or other standardized English placement exams. To submit the TOEFL test score to SUMAS automatically please enter our TOEFL institutional code number- 4629- when you take the test.
- Two passport photographs
Tuition fees for our BBA programs depend on the campus of choice, either Gland (Switzerland) or Milan (Italy). Fees and related-costs are as follows:
|Program Fees (yearly)||CHF 33,200|
|Expenses and Materials (yearly)||CHF 500*|
|Program Fees (yearly)||EUR 17,400|
|Expenses and Materials (yearly)||EUR 450*|
*Expenses and materials include eBook chapters and eJournals. Applications for simulation game software, capstone, and student trips are additional costs and not included in the overall price.
Please, note that the non-refundable application fee (CHF 150) is not included in these fees. Upon acceptance, candidates must submit a confirmation deposit (deducted from the tuition fees) in order to secure their seat for their program and campus of choice as per our student agreement.
Partial Scholarships are offered for those students that embrace the values and spirit of our institution. To find more about our scholarship framework, click here.
“SUMAS has given me a foundation of business and sustainability much needed in today's business world, allowing for me to grow not only as a business student but a sustainability enthusiast too.”Guglielmo DahlapaBachelor Student
“I applied to SUMAS because of its specific focus on Sustainability. I've found very professional and passionate professors, who have always been helpful and friendly. At SUMAS, we have a very multicultural environment, which is positive from both in terms of making new friends from many countries and understanding the various sustainable approaches from around the world.”Giulia CellerinoBachelor Student