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Business School Lausanne

At Business School Lausanne we approach business education differently. To build a new generation of leadership, it has become essential to create learning programs that address the fundamental changes of working in the 21st century. This includes focusing on how digital transformation, current economic trends and changes in societal structure that have transformed the business landscape.


A brief overview of BSL’s history

  • 1987: Foundation by John Hobbs
  • 1996: Award of accreditation by ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs) for BBA and MBA program
  • 1996: Launch of the Executive MBA program
  • 1997: BSL becomes member of the Lemania Group of Schools
  • 2004: ISO 9001 Certification


  • We teach our students big picture thinking, so they are able to develop innovative cross-sector solutions, which we believe will help them to realize their true potential in whatever avenue of business they choose to pursue.


  • The aSSIST Big Data Research Center assigns big data challenges presented bycompanies as team projects and activities for the aSSIST Big Data MBA program,and provides free services in which students and professors, with abundant analyticalexperience, together provide real-life solutions.


  • Along with Career Mentoring at BSL, our students benefit from the school’s close proximity to many international organizations and large corporations. The Career Office has a large network of interaction with HR representatives, recruiting agencies and head-hunters in Switzerland and globally.
  • BSL is represented by students and Alumni working in the corporate sector, employed by well-known companies such as BCV, Novartis, UEFA, KPMG, United Nations, Microsoft, AirBnB, Warner Bros, Merck Group, WWF, Credit Suisse, Deloitte, Nestlé, Infiniti, World Economic Forum, IBM, Philips, Medtronic, World Health Organization, Ferrero and European Investment Bank (EIB), to mention some of them.

Housing services

  • As Lausanne is a popular place to study, it can be difficult to find a place to live. To avoid problems in finding accommodation, we strongly suggest you to start your research at least three months before the starting date of your program.

Campus life

  • Lausanne is easily accessible by road, by rail (with links to major Swiss cities and the TGV from Paris and Milan), by air (situated 60 km from Geneva International Airport, just 45 minutes by car or by train) and even by boat on Lake Geneva. 
  • This opens up endless opportunities to explore Switzerland and the rest of Europe on weekend trips and during school breaks.
  • BSL students benefit from the school’s close proximity to many international organizations and large corporations in the Geneva Lake region. 
  • Well known for its banking, commercial and tourism infrastructure, Switzerland ranks among the world’s 20 largest economies and hosts 15 Fortune 500 companies.

Sports facilities

  • Switzerland’s mountains, valleys, lakes and glaciers offer students the chance to indulge in year-round outdoor activities. 
  • From water sports to cross-country skiing, not to mention a magnificent 18-hole golf course, there is something for any individual or team looking for extracurricular activities. Lausanne is the ideal setting for all types of sports.

Student clubs

  • BSL’s student council is responsible for organizing events and cultural activities on and off campus throughout the year with the aim of bringing students together to build relationships and network.
  • You can look forward to welcome parties for new students, our much-loved Culture days, BBQs and many other exciting social events. Our council is also dedicated to giving back to the community, thus numerous humanitarian projects are created by it and we encourage our full student body to get involved.

  • Business School Lausanne became the first business school in Europe to have its programs accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) in 1996.

Chavannes, Vaud, Switzerland

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