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About half of our MBAs are couples, and whether you both relocate or not, this is a joint journey.
IMD's Integration Program helps you, as a partner, to settle in, develop a network and plan for your own transformational year ahead.
You will be a part of the IMD community, welcome to join our partner lunches, with access to workshops, events and guest speakers, and to development opportunities such as the International Dual Career Network, leadership coaching, and language courses. You will also be able to join some of our MBA electives.
You'll be supported as you find your place on campus and in Lausanne
Make long-lasting friendships and build your network
Change is in the air - a great time to explore new things
From practical support as you embark on your journey, to offering a friendly welcome and advice, we will help you integrate into IMD's incredibly diverse community and Lausanne itself. We address topics such as childcare, language, career, daily living and cultural opportunities so that you can make the most of your year from day one. You also have access IMD campus facilities including a fully-equipped partner study room, the information center, gym and cafeteria.
With all the possibilities and combinations available, it can help to talk to someone. I'm happy to offer advice or put you in touch with past or current partners.
Integration Advisor, Italian
+41 21 618 0232
This multilingual environment is also a great place for children. In two steps, you are on the lakeside beach, can find playgrounds and parks.
In 2020, our 45 partners represent 18 nationalities and have 10 children ranging in age from 3 months to 4 years old (with one on the way!), and 7 dogs. 22 of our partners are living in Lausanne, including a professional Yoga teacher, a PhD holder, an actress, a permaculture expert, and a group who took on last year's start up providing an evening catering service for our MBAs.
IMD complies with applicable laws and regulations, including with respect to international sanctions that may be imposed on individuals and countries. This policy applies to all applications for IMD programs from individuals or organizations, and any commercial or non-commercial partnerships.