Build your career beyond borders.

Franklin University Switzerland’s graduate programs take advantage of its cross-cultural environment and central location in Europe to provide internationally-focused Master’s degree programs. You will learn from Franklin faculty and visiting experts, and will have the opportunity to develop your skills on the job as an intern or project participant. You will collaborate with professionals both in Switzerland and internationally, and you will graduate with a strong skill set, first-hand experience and connections that will help you to further develop your career.

Master of Arts in Political Economy of Money and Development

The M.A. in Political Economy of Money and Development will encourage you to explore new, post-crisis views and develop a critical understanding of international economics on theoretical and practical levels.  The program is course-based, with a final phase centered on research and an optional internship.  Graduates will have a strong foundation on which to build a career in a wide array of organizations or continue their research in a Ph.D. program.

Master of Arts in Political Economy of Money and Development

Master of Science in International Management

The M.S. in International Management (MSIM) program will immerse you in a simulated working environment, in which you will progress through your learning journey peer-to-peer, in teams, through personal coaching and mentoring, and finally on the job.  In the final phase, you will work with executives from top global organizations on real projects.

MSIM students can choose from two emphases that will focus their study on an important contemporary topic:

Master of Science in International Management

Partnerships and Collaborations


Our Master of Science in International Management (MSIM) with an emphasis in Responsible Management and Climate Action 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.

Ceresio Bank

M.A. in Global Political Economy students have the opportunity for internships with Ceresio, thanks to a partnership agreement with Franklin. More about Ceresio.


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.


A limited number of teaching assistantships are available in the Master of Arts in Global Political Economy program.

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