The Academic Summit at Franklin University Switzerland is a conference held in English for high school students from all parts of Switzerland and university students from all over the world.

Topic: The topic for this year's Academic Summit will be announced soon.

When: Saturday, February 16, 2019, 11:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. (general program)
Where: Franklin University Switzerland, via Ponte Tresa 29, Lugano, Switzerland

What will you do at the event?

  • Meet with international student ambassadors
  • Experience a university lecture in English
  • Join small workshops covering topics related to the main theme
  • Engage with leading members of our faculty
  • Explore new industry trends
  • Have dinner on campus with fellow participants
  • Stay overnight on campus and experience Lugano
  • Receive a Certificate of Participation


Join us on our beautiful campus in Lugano to get a taste of university life, to meet other students and to learn from a diverse group of faculty.

Registration deadline is February 1, 2019. Franklin will help with transportation expenses to our campus in Lugano from within Switzerland. Housing and meals will also be provided.

Registration Form

Welcome to Franklin

Franklin University Switzerland is a US and Swiss-accredited university based in Lugano. Our community of students comes from over 50 countries, and our courses cover disciplines as diverse as international relations, politics, communications, economics, finance, history, psychology, environmental studies, literature and the arts.  Classes take place both on our campus in Lugano and in destinations around the world.

The Franklin Advantage

  • Excellent teaching in English
  • Small classes, averaging 16 students per class
  • Flexible academic curriculum
  • Personal connection with professors and staff
  • One Academic Travel 'study tour' to another global destination is included each semester
  • Scholarships for bachelor programs are available to applicants who apply early