Online Application

Admissions for the 2021 intake starting on August 23th are now open.

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Please note that you must create an account when you first access the application portal. You can then follow the instructions indicated. Upon validation of your application, an acknowledgement email will be sent to you.

When submitting your application form, you consequently agree to the Terms & Conditions of the Executive MBA Programme.


The documents listed below must be uploaded during the online application process; please make sure you have them to hand.

  • passport photo (minimum size: 283 x 213px, neutral background, professional look, no scan copy)
  • A copy of your identity card (for Swiss nationality) or working/student/residency permit and passport (for foreign nationals)
  • A copy of all your university diplomas (Bachelor and/or Masters and/or PhD) and a copy of all of your university transcripts (i.e. grades of each semester)
  • A copy of your curriculum vitae
  • Answer sheet to the essay given in the online application form
  • For candidates who do not hold a Swiss university degree, a copy of proof of payment of the application fees (CHF 200)
  • A copy of the certified translation of documents that are not in French, German, English or Italian
  • Two reference forms to be separately transmitted

Please note that your original diplomas will have to be presented to the UNIL matriculation service once the programme starts. Further information will be provided in due time.

Reference Form

Please send the reference form below to your chosen referrers and ask them to return the form directly to the Executive MBA programme by email or by post.

  • Two reference forms from your work environment are requested
  • The reference forms can be completed in English or French

Download the Reference Form

Your referrers should know you sufficiently well to be able to complete the form in a meaningful way. We attach greater value to a recommendation from a person who knows you well than from an individual in a senior position yet who only knows you casually.

Your referrer should not be a member of your family; at least one of the references must be written by an individual from your immediate work environment. This person can be a superior or a colleague.

Please ensure you to allow sufficient time for your referrers to complete the forms and return them to us.

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