Delete search term


Quick navigation

Main navigation

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. We are also the only university of applied sciences in the country to be included in the prestigious rankings of the "Financial Times" business newspaper and fulfil the high standards of the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). The SML has also received EQUIS accreditation from the European Foundation for Management Development – a certificate that recognizes high quality standards in teaching, research, and executive education. As one of the ZHAW schools, we work 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.