International Institute for Management Development

Set on the shores of Lake Geneva in Switzerland, IMD prides itself on real-world education during its one-year intensive program. To learn about corporations, students complete consulting projects in Switzerland. To learn about entrepreneurship, they work with local startups. To study international business, students work with international companies and can spend two weeks in a foreign country.

IMD requires applicants to speak one language besides English. Another criteria: a minimum of three years of full-time work experience with the median work time seven years for the most recent class.

Location: Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland


Established: 1990