Since 1911, HEC Lausanne has been training future executives and business leaders to become active players in the world of business and economics. HEC Lausanne also prepares students who wish to pursue an academic career.

Recognized as one of the top management and economics schools, HEC Lausanne distinguishes itself through its top-class education and excellent research. At the heart of its mission, this synergy between teaching and research has ensured the School’s success for more than 100 years. HEC Lausanne uses research to train competent and responsible executives and entrepreneurs, and also to advise organizations, businesses and policy makers.

The place the School and its programs occupy in international rankings and scientific journal publications attests to the quality of its training and research, as do the accreditations it has been awarded by the prestigious EQUIS and AMBA organizations.

Enjoying a strong international reputation, the dynamic HEC Lausanne intends to continue its development as a leading public institution in integrated management and economic training at the European and global levels.

HEC Lausanne in brief

. Excellence in teaching which provides a solid foundation for future careers . High level research with 350 researchers
. Strong international influence: more than 130 international academic partnerships and 400 exchange students every year
. Firmly anchored in the business world through its network of 13‘000 alumni and close links with companies, organizations, and public authorities in Switzerland and abroad
. More than fifteen student associations, all of which are very active on campus
. A Career Center that serves as a point of contact between students and companies
. A continuing education platform with the Executive MBA and Executive Education

Programs taught in:
  • English (US)

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University of Lausanne UNIL - Executive MBA

The HEC Lausanne Executive MBA helps mid-life professionals transform their career, seize new opportunities and reflect on their personality, performance and perspectives ... [+]

Is it time for you to change?

Modern life rarely gives us time to breathe, to step back and really consider what we want to achieve. Deciding to study for an MBA provides the time and space for change.

The HEC Lausanne Executive MBA helps mid-life professionals transform their career, seize new opportunities and reflect on their personality, performance and perspectives.

However, we do far more than boost your job prospects. Our 16-month programme helps individuals transform fundamentally. Participants are inspired to become agents of change in their companies, communities, industry… and sometimes, the world.

Accredited by EQUIS and AMBA, the programme has been consistently ranked among the best top 100 executive MBAs worldwide by The Financial Times. In addition to the high quality of teaching and the richness of the HEC Lausanne community, we are recognised for our pioneering approach to personal and professional development. We have designed our curriculum to add this powerful dimension to core business concept modules and hence accompany our participants in their transformation.... [-]

Switzerland Lausanne
August 2020
English (US)
16 months
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