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Forget what you think university classes look like. From day one, you will be immersed in a simulated working environment where your learning journey is at the center. You will learn on campus, online, peer-to-peer, in teams, through personal coaching and mentoring, and finally on the job, all in one internationally-focused Master's degree program.

Franklin University Switzerland's graduate programs are your first step toward the realization of your career dreams through real project work, executive mentoring and career coaching. You will work and learn side-by-side with executives from top global organizations and will have the opportunity to obtain certificates for a wide array of skill sets. 

Partnerships and Collaborations


Our Master of Science in International Management (MSIM) with an emphasis in Responsible Management and Climate Change includes several courses developed and facilitated by the UN staff.  Students enrolled in this Master will work with UN professionals at the Geneva headquarters in Switzerland.  UNITAR is known worldwide for training the best professionals in their careers with NGOs, government and business organizations.  More about UNITAR.


Franklin's partnership with Coursera gives you access to unlimited online certificate education for up to 6 months after graduation to upgrade your skills and improve your hirability.  More about Coursera.


Franklin Master’s education leverages the best practices of in-class, online and on-site learning. Courses taught on the Franklin campus address contemporary managerial topics, are taught seminar-style in small groups, involve diverse international students from a variety of backgrounds and are delivered by experts with years of managerial experience. The online courses cover the latest, most relevant and most-applicable topics students can study and are designed and taught by industry leaders who work at organizations such as Google, the United Nations, Amazon and many others. The practical experiences give students the opportunity to work and network in an international organization. Working on actual projects, students get the knowledge, experience and credentials to launch into the next phase of their careers.

Leadership and Management
Fall (Aug–Dec)

Executive Workshops and in class Learning

Winter Break
Knowledge and Skills for Employment
Online and Coaching
Spring (Jan–May)

Company visits, Career workshops, Student Competitions

Experiential In-Organization Learning
Consulting Project and Internship
Summer (May–Jul)

Course structure for Franklin University Switzerland Master's programs

Degree Programs

Master of Science in International Management, emphasis in Responsible Management and Climate Change

Master of Science in International Management, emphasis in Digital Transformation


A merit scholarship is available for qualifying students admitted to the Master of Science in International Management program. See Responsible Leadership Scholarship for details.