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.
Understand the key sustainability challenges and opportunities within the fashion industry!
“There’s no bigger luxury than our future” Donatella Versace
This course provides in-depth knowledge about the core issues and challenges of sustainable fashion and integrates responsible leadership applied to the fashion sector. Participants learn the art of sustainable fashion with a creative focus and a critical awareness that enables them to be an active player in the sustainable fashion industry. Students will spend time at our extension campus based in the worlds fashion capital of Milan and will also be involved with projects at the sustainable fashion lab! This program covers sustainability fromvarious angles of fashion from design, operations, production green economy and green marketing.
SUMAS students are constantly engaged in practice-oriented projects that are guided by academics, consultants and professionals. These projects are part of SUMAS’ innovative teaching methodology which includes video conferences with leading speakers in organizations and in-class company presentations. These activities not only encourage knowledge sharing but also provide valuable opportunities for networking to enhance your career development.
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
“Great design, sustainability and a great business do go hand in hand” Michael Burke.
“At Patagonia, we appreciate that all life on earth is under threat of extinction. We aim to use the resources we have—our business, our investments, our voice and our imaginations—to do something about it.”
“Our commitment has grown as the necessity to preserve the natural world and the systems that sustain life becomes paramount. Today, with a renewed sense of urgency, Rolex supports pioneering individuals and organizations finding solutions to safeguard the planet for future generations”.
“Being a sustainable business is about striking the balance between shareholder expectations and the needs and concerns of our employees, the workers in our supply chain and the environment. We truly believe that acting as a responsible business – one which is fully committed to respecting human rights – will contribute to lasting economic success.”