Executive MBA

HEC Lausanne

Learn more about one of the top business schools worldwide. 



We promote responsible business practices and help our participants develop new perspectives that require them to consider the impact of their actions on both their organisation and society.

As a university-based business school, we have two main and complementary duties to the community: Teaching & Research.

These activities complement each other, as our professors use their research to enrich and strengthen their teaching. The latest research and specific methodologies are leveraged to deliver courses developed to match the needs and expectations of managers operating in demanding and dynamic environments and organisations.


We have set ourselves the ambition of becoming “the top Executive MBA programme provider among public institutions in Switzerland, known for its quality, value and reputation.


Our values serve as a compass for our actions and describe how we behave in the world.

  • Passion: Be committed in heart and mind
  • Collaboration: Leverage collective expertise
  • Innovation: Think and act differently everyday
  • Leadership: Have the courage to shape a better future
  • Integrity: Stay real and true to who you are


HEC Lausanne is a global campus. Study with us, and you will fi nd yourself at the heart of a key European business cluster, with over 70% of the Faculty comprised of international professors and lecturers. We are proud to be one of the most cosmopolitan business schools in Europe.

Our location is another reason for choosing us. French-speaking Switzerland is home to the headquarters of numerous international corporations, the United Nations, a strong fi nance industry and is a signifi cant hub in the healthcare industry. We attract a particularly rich and unique mix of talented professionals, who bring international experience and perspective. Where better to share and challenge your ideas ?

Our own research makes us stand out and strengthens your studies: As a university-based business school, a key mission of HEC Lausanne is to produce and organise new knowledge, develop new theories, design and push forward new methodologies within its academic areas.

The reputation of HEC Lausanne attracts talented international professors with strong records of research. The Faculty regularly places among the top 100 business schools worldwide for research, and was ranked 1st in Switzerland and 4th in Europe for the quality of its academic publications in the Shanghai Ranking (2015).


  • Founded in 1911
  • 3,300 students
  • 88 full-time professors
  • 350 researchers
  • +13,000 alumni


  • Founded in 1979
  • Cohort of 45 to 55 students
  • +800 alumni



We work with a number of organisations and businesses to enhance the academic, leadership and career-related aspects of our programme. During your studies, you will enjoy insights and guidance from these key partners

Partners - Chuv

SIWF - Partners


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