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IMD MBA Deadlines 2025 Entry

imd mba deadlines

The IMD MBA deadlines for their 2025 intake are as follows. Full-time MBA students enroll at IMD in January and complete their degree by December of the same year.

IMD MBA Deadlines

Round Application Deadline Decision Notification
Round 1 January 15, 2024 March 1, 2024
Round 2 February 15, 2024 April 1, 2024
Round 3 April 15, 2024 June 1, 2024
Round 4 June 15, 2024 August 1, 2024
Round 5 August 15, 2024 October 1, 2024
Round 6 September 15, 2024 October 18, 2024
Round 7 October 15, 2024 November 8, 2024

There is an early bird application fee waiver for those who apply by Round 1.

Required Materials

Applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree and have two years minimum of full-time professional experience.

The completed application will include transcripts for all post-secondary academic work, GMAT or GRE score reports (no waiver available), essay responses, one professional recommendation, a current one-page resume, and the CHF 150 application fee. English language skills are covered on the assessment day.

IMD also offers what they call “assessment challenges” for high-achieving candidates who do not have the financial means to apply. For the assessment challenges, applicants are invited to submit a simplified application form with no application fee, for the chance to be selected to take part in a competitive online experience. The top performer of each challenge will be awarded a scholarship and a place in the next MBA class. Runners up will be also offered a place in the MBA next class intake. There are separate deadlines and applications to participate in the challenges, which have targeted young or women leaders.


Interviews are issued by invitation only. Interviews may be conducted online or in person. Candidates may also be invited for further assessment, which will include an elevator pitch, a team experience, class observation (where possible) and networking with members of the MBA team.