ADMISSION (open for 2020-2021 intake)
Application Deadlines for MAS:
31 May Early Action for non-European, non-Swiss applicants to allow time to request the Schengen Visa which can take up to 3 months. Check VISA requirements for your country
15 July Application Deadline for European, EFTA, or Swiss applicants.
We are accepting applications for DAS and CAS on a rolling basis, depending on the start date of the chosen block(s).
MAS HLM welcomes applications from individuals with:
at least three years of relevant work experience;
a Bachelor degree or an equivalent professional diploma awarded by a recognized institution in the area of logistics, humanitarian aid, public service, or non-profit management.
* In exceptional cases, candidates lacking the required university qualifications may be admitted if their training and work experience is deemed sufficient and relevant.
MAS and CAS/DAS programs are now open for applications.
Apply by sending the following documents to mashlm [at] usi [dot] ch:
Filled digital documents in the application package (select the most appropriate application form for MAS or DAS/CAS);
All the Mandatory Enclosures at the Application Form.
Please put MASHLM APPLICATION or CAS/DAS APPLICATION as the subject of your email.
Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. Candidates who meet the initial requirements will be invited for a Skype/phone interview for further assessment.
Once admitted, students must pay a registration deposit before they can receive their visa invitation letter.
Students requiring a visa for Switzerland are strongly urged to apply as early as possible. The visa process can take up to 3 months.
Included in the program tuition are the costs of the study materials distributed in class and test fees. Not included are costs for books, accommodation, visa fees, and travel expenses.
MAS tuition fee - CHF 21'000
DAS tuition fee - CHF 14'000
CAS tuition fee - CHF 5'000
The tuition includes a CHF 3'000 registration fee, required to reserve your spot and apply for an entry Visa if needed.
Payment of the first semester is required before the beginning of the courses, and second semester is due in January. Self-funded MASHLM participants who pay in full by 31 July 2020 are eligible for a CHF 2'000 discount on their tuition.
Some of our participants receive financial and time support from employers to pursue an executive academic degree.
Securing support from your employer usually involves drawing up a detailed case outlining your reasons for wanting to do the MASHLM and the benefits to yourself and to the organization. To help you draft your education sponsorship case, we made available a step-by-step guide to help you get started:
Download the guide for Education Sponsorship Case