Internship & Master thesis
The Master program foresees a four-month minimum Internship for the Marketing, International Management and Strategic Management orientation, followed by the completion of a Master Thesis. This Internship takes place in Semester 3 (Fall) after completion of the mandatory core and the specialization studies, totalling 60 ECTS credits, gained over the preceding Semesters 1 (Fall) & 2 (Spring).The Internship and the Thesis are two inseparable elements as the thesis is a tangible proof of the student's ability to integrate both the concepts and the theories discussed during the studies, with the field aspects of the practical experience gained during the internship.
The Internship can be carried out in Switzerland or abroad, in a company or an academic research laboratory, according to the orientation and career objectives of the student.
The Master Thesis represents a significant part of the Master curriculum, being validated by one third of the total credits required for graduation. Master thesis guidelines
Students enrolled in the Master of Science in Management may download the guidelines and forms relating to internships (stages) and thesis (mémoires). See the student Corner
These forms are for the exclusive use of students of the Master of Science in Management.
NOTE : For the Information Systems and Services Science orientation, the Master program foresees studies on the Foundations of Services Science during Semester 3 (Fall). This is followed by completion of the Master thesis in Semester 4 (Spring). For more information, please contact the director of this program.