Our Foundation

Rochester-Bern Executive Programs is a Swiss foundation promoting postgraduate education in the area of business administration. The foundation is affiliated with two universities, its parent institution, the Simon Business School at the University of Rochester, on the one hand, and the Universität Bern, where it is headquartered, on the other hand.

Our Client Promise

In times of continuous change, managers need an integrated approach to thinking about management problems and a thorough understanding of the cross-functional nature of business decisions. We provide the tools necessary to analyze, design, implement, manage, and lead successful business strategies. They prepare you to meet the challenges posed by today’s corporate world.

Our Ambition

Meliora (latin), translated to “Ever Better”, is the motto of the Simon Business School at the University of Rochester. It describes in one word our ambition. We aim to exceed the expectations of our individual, company, and university partners by creating a unique learning experience. In doing so, we ensure that we are considered their preferred partner for further executive education.


Our Experience & Rankings


years in the executive
further education
market in Switzerland


years of experience
in the Executive MBA


University of Rochester
No. 4 in the world for economics (Financial Times 2019)
No. 5 in the world for finance (Financial Times 2019)

Universität Bern
No. 110 in the world (ranked number five in Switzerland; Times World University Rankings 2019)