STUDY IN SWITZERLAND.
DISCOVER THE WORLD.
Choose your international and interdisciplinary Bachelor of Arts (BA) or Science (BS) degree at Franklin University Switzerland. Browse through the FUS offerings of undergraduate majors and minors providing an increasingly focused path toward advanced knowledge and competency in specific fields of study. Based on your high school academic credentials, choose between a standard 4-year degree or a 3-year accelerated option.
1000 CHF. EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT
IF YOU APPLY BY NOVEMBER 1, 2023
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11 combined majors
3-year accelerated option
9:1 Student to Faculty Ratio
Start of Classes
Fall '23: 22 August 2023
Spring '24: January 2024
Up to 70%
75% full time employment within 6 months from graduation
From day one, you will be immersed in a cross-cultural environment with multinational perspectives while earning a dual accredited academic degree valid in both the United States and Switzerland. Franklin University Switzerland is the only university in the world offering interdisciplinary, experiential and personalized learning through interactions both inside and outside of the classroom.
Here you will engage in a one-of-a-kind set of academic opportunities and a collection of multicultural events and activities to help grow your international competence and confidence. Every moment spent on campus becomes a learning experience, gives you a strong background in leadership, builds experience in collaboration and project management, and launches the next phase of your educational journey.
When joining the Franklin community, you become part of a strong and closely-knit network of students, staff, faculty and alumni with global connections. The student-to-faculty ratio at Franklin is 9:1 which reflects into a superior learning environment, increases social engagement, a greater focus on student development and individualized attention from professor to student.
Our undergraduate programs leverage the best practices of in-class, online and on-site learning. Courses 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. Throughout the program, students meet and engage with international faculty, industry experts and innovative thinkers, creating one-to-one relationships and collaborations.
Franklin is committed to encouraging your dreams and studies. We know that higher education comes with a price. This is why we offer merit scholarships, based on academic achievements, and financial need, plus financial support from other various external programs based on citizenship, need and other factors, to assist in the cost of your education.
All undergraduate applicants are considered for merit scholarships as part of the admissions process, and these are renewable each year for four years, or eight semesters. Financial aid is instead awarded to 70% of Franklin students. Together we create a financial aid package and carefully guide you through your financing options to help you afford your education.
We offer three categories for tuition based on students' citizenship:
- Swiss/EU/EEA rate in CHF
- US/Canada rate in USD
- International rate in CHF
4 ACADEMIC DIVISIONS
Arts and Cultures
Business and Economics
Communications, History, and Politics
Environment, Math, Psychology, and Health
3 AND 4-YEAR OPTIONS
For eligible students, FUS is proud to offer an option for a 3-year accelerated bachelor’s degree. As a student, you’ll not only benefit academically because of a more focused learning environment, but you’ll also take advantage of the cost savings resulting from this accelerated academic journey.
DISCOVER A NEW LEARNING EXPERIENCE
What is the best part of Franklin? The sense of community, great student-professor relationships, creativity, academic experiences, beautiful location, the alumni network, and the integration of different cultures. These and many more are the reasons why you should choose Franklin.
Franklin really emphasizes the value of global responsibility in our education as future leaders. As students, we are taught that our positive actions have a good impact in the wider, global context. As citizens of the world, we have a global responsibility to create impactful change for the better.
A degree in International Marketing Management has definitely prepared me to be at the internship I am today. Franklin classes gave me the necessary tools to perform and contribute with excellence in my chosen field, Marketing.
Writing a thesis at Franklin was one of the most rewarding things I ever did for my education. Now in preparing to write my master’s dissertation, I have a level of confidence I wouldn't otherwise possess.
Founded in 1969, Franklin University Switzerland is the only independent, private liberal arts and sciences university in Switzerland, stationed in the heart of Europe, Lugano. Immersed in a multicultural and multilingual country and combining the best of both American and Swiss education, we give students a transformative and fully international experience in a safe and supportive campus community. Through integrative study, research, immersion, and exposure to the world through academic travel, students gain new perspectives, engage with the world, and develop new horizons. Our alumni are highly successful, tight-knit, aware, and live around the world.
A cross-cultural, multinational, immersive learning and living environment inspiring students to engage the world
A liberal arts and sciences education through experiential learning, providing a comprehensive overview of skills and competencies
A green campus, offering many facilities and activities for social, educational, and recreational opportunities
An international student body representing 55 nationalities from around the world
Switzerland, the perfect place for a cross-cultural experience, as a multilingual, safe, organized, and innovative country
A safe and healthy environment through social distancing, thorough cleaning, and frequent disinfection of our classrooms