What’s Trending in Swiss Universities

Here is an overview of exciting new Summer School and Master’s programs in Swiss universities & Federal Institutes –

The University of Zurich launches its first international summer school ‘How Switzerland got rich’

The University of Zurich offers an exciting International Summer School program this summer, focusing on how Switzerland developed into one of the richest and most globalized country in the world. Participants have the opportunity to learn how Switzerland became an important international finance centre, how some Swiss companies evolved into big transnational corporations and exports of Swiss products continue to flourish under a strong currency. During the two weeks, there will be study trips to the successful watchmaking, pharmaceuticals and food-processing industries and some of Switzerland’s most scenic locations like Lucerne, Berne and Lake Geneva. The Summer School ‘How Switzerland got rich’ will take place from the 9-20 July and application is now open here.

For more information on this course, click here.

Application deadline: April 30, 2018

The University of Lucerne tackles sustainable responsibility with its ‘Ethics in a Global Context’ program

Present and future generations are confronted with these ethical challenges on a local, national, regional and global level. Ethics affects every facet of human activity. In science and research, all disciplines are confronted with ethical issues. ‘Building a Global Network for Sustainable Responsibility – the Lucerne Summer University: Ethics in a Global Context’ is organized under the patronage of UNESCO and enables those active in the fields of science and research to examine moral questions and ethical topics of today and tomorrow in a global context – beyond the boundaries of academic fields, cultures, traditions, religions and world views – and to search together for solutions and the possibilities of implementing them. This involves critical analysis, constructive discussions and the consideration of different perspectives.

For more information on this course, click here.

Application deadline: March 15, 2018

Masters programs

New masters in International Business (English) at the ZHAW School of Management and Law

The program focuses on business internationalization and intercultural management and leadership. Students gain the competence needed to apply their management knowledge and methodological know-how in the context of practice-oriented research and consulting projects. Graduates are well-prepared for business challenges in interdisciplinary and intercultural environments. An intensive full-time program in English. The program offers the option to complete a double degree with one of our selected partner universities. For a double degree, students continue their studies at another university after having completed the program at the SML.

For more information on this program, click here.

Application deadline for Autumn 2018 enrolment May 15, 2018