School of Management and Law
Welcome to the ZHAW School of Management and Law, one of Switzerland’s leading business schools.
With about 9,500 students domestically and abroad, the ZHAW School of Management and Law (SML) is one of Switzerland’s largest business schools. It is also currently the only business school of a Swiss university of applied sciences to feature in the prestigious Financial Times rankings, as well as meeting the demanding standards of the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). As one of the university’s faculties, the SML works closely with other academic disciplines. Our internationally recognized Bachelor’s and Master’s programs, cooperative PhD programs, and a wide range of continuing education programs use scientific evidence as a foundation and have an approach that is both interdisciplinary and practical. We are committed to addressing the social and economic challenges of today’s world. Our main principle, “Building Competence. Crossing Borders.”, underpins the high quality of our educational programs and research and reflects our global mindset. The SML has formal partnerships with over 190 universities worldwide.