FEDE SCHOOLS

ESM – SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT AND COMMUNICATION

http://www.esm.ch

SWITZERLAND - GENEVA

A corporate university and doctoral school, ESM – the School of Management and Communication of Geneva – offers advanced professional courses at bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate degree level, as well as continuing education diplomas.

Established in Switzerland since 1986, ESM offers 100% Francophone instruction in which pragmatism takes precedence over academia, with courses in the fields of management, marketing and communication.

A university alternative, ESM stands out from other training institutes owing to a three-dimension training concept based on instruction delivered by field professionals, collective projects and corporate internships.

It fosters close links with its local and international partners, with the aim of training students who are immediately operational at work, in line with company needs.

The FEDE is an INGO International Non-Governmental Organisation and a supranational institution that was created in 1963, which is endowed with participatory status with the Council of Europe. It federates an international network comprised of over 500 higher and professional education institutions in 35 countries across 4 continents, which share a common project that is hinged on academic excellence, pedagogical innovation, scientific research and openness to the world. The FEDE delivers 90 European degrees that are available in English and in the national language, from the Foundation Degree, the European Bachelor’s Degree, the European Master’s Degree to the DBA Doctorate of Business Administration. The FEDE counts an international network of over 180,000 alumni.

PROGRAMMES AND DIPLOMAS:

Programmes and certificates:
  • Bachelor’s Degree: Corporate Communication
  • Bachelor’s Degree: International Management
  • Bachelor’s Degree: Management, Marketing, Sports Studies
  • Francophone MBA
  • Francophone Executive MBA
  • DBA Administration Sciences
  • Work-study Programme
  • Digital Marketing Diploma
  • Social, Cultural and Sports Project Management Diploma

RESEARCH PROGRAMME:

ESM is affiliated to the FEDE doctoral school and offers FEDE DBAs (Doctorate of Business Administration).

INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMMES:

International exchange programmes:
  • IACBE (International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education) international accreditation

ESTABLISHMENT APPROVED BY FEDE

STRENGTHS OF THE SCHOOL

  • Professional speakers
  • Simulation exercises through collective projects
  • Corporate internship
  • Marketable diplomas
  • Pragmatic alternative to academic university
  • Scalable school
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Sports Studies
  • ISO 9001 / 29990 certification
  • IACBE accreditation
  • A network of national and international partner companies
  • 100% Francophone instruction
Student association: 
  • An alumni network for over 30 years

ADDRESS(ES) AND CONTACTS

KEY FIGURES:

  • Number of students: 140
  • Percentage or number of foreign students: 31 nationalities
  • Number of teaching staff: 52
  • Percentage of international lecturers: 21%
  • Number of alumni members: 1467
  • Partnerships: Local and international companies, sports world / Lemania Group (network of 12 schools in Switzerland) / PEP, Platform for Professional Training Companies / CCIF, Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Geneva / CCSF, Chamber of Commerce of Switzerland in France / OPI, Industry and Technologies Promotion Office
  • Accreditations: IACBE, International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education - ISO 9001: 2015 - ISO 29990:2010
  • Contact for registration: esm@esm.ch


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