FUS strives to develop and cultivate an academic environment that provides opportunities for students to become articulate, informed, and productive leaders of their communities.
Founded in 1969, FUS was among the first institutions to bring American Liberal Arts education to Europe. Today, after 50 years of succesful growth, it is the only university in the world that offers interdisciplinary, experiential and personalized learning through interactions both inside and outside of the classroom.
FUS offers a one-of-a-kind set of academic opportunities and a collection of multicultural events, clubs, and activities to help grow your international competence and confidence. Furthermore, discover the FUS signature program, Academic Travel, where you will learn and experience a new country for two weeks every semester.
FUS adopts a set of core values as the foundation of its education, discussion, research and a pursuit of excellence. These are imbedded in our community, institution, and campus atmosphere to build an encouraging and healthy living and studying environment.
Browse through the FUS offer of undergraduate majors and minors providing an increasingly focused path towards advanced knowledge and competency in specific fields of study. Select from a wide range of disciplines including history, international relations, economics, politics, environmental studies, management, languages and the arts.
Browse through the FUS offer of graduate programs providing a stronger skill set, hands-on, dynamic, and experiential learning opportunities to catapult you to the next level in your studies or career. Select from a diverse range of disciplines including arts management, digital transformation, and climate action.
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Browse through the FUS offer of exchange, transfer and study abroad programs to enhance your expertise and develop new relationships. Don't miss the chance to stretch your horizons, discover new cultures, languages, traditions, and meet new people while experiencing the world outside of your typical classroom.
Meet the FUS industry experts and faculty, and browse through the extensive and diversified academic offer of the four FUS main academic divisions: Arts and Cultures; Business and Economics; Communications, History and Politics; and Environment, Math, Psychology and Health.
As a selected group of world-class and accomplished scholars, skillful experts, respected researchers, and innovative thinkers, Franklin professors are committed to the mission of excellence in academic research, holistic and experiential education, social justice and responsibility, and students’ personal and professional development.
Let our Admission representatives tell you all about the FUS experience. They travel the world to attend college fairs, webinars and events, offering detailed information about FUS programs and also can't wait to meet you in one-to-one conversations.
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Choose your academic program, complete the application process and determine your eligibility for merit or need-based financial aid opportunities. Find out more about the admission criteria and browse the FUS application portal.
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As a dually-accredited United States and Swiss institution, FUS operates a dual currency system and offers three categories for tuition and payments based on student citizenship.
FUS students are offered scholarships based on academic merit and financial need, plus financial support from other various external programs based on citizenship, need, and other factors.
In these unprecedented times of uncertainty, the FUS community works effortlessly to guide and support you at best. Read through the most frequently asked questions relating to Covid-19 restrictions and control.
Browse the campus maps, arrange a visit to the university grounds, take a virtual tour from the comfort of your home, or follow directions straight to the FUS hometown, Lugano, in Switzerland.
Get a chance to meet fellow classmates, faculty and staff in the multiple events and organizations available on campus. A location dedicated to protect your wellbeing and security.
Let our Office of Student Life representatives walk you through the FUS adventure. They will be your point of contat for all student life activities on campus, orientation, engagement, career strategy, residence arrangements, administrative services, and health and sports.
At Franklin University Switzerland we take pride in our diverse student body, staff, and faculty. The Committee aims to shield our community from biases that interfere with our institution’s educational mission. During our meetings, we aim to provide a platform for bias-related community concerns. Paths to remedy challenging situations are discussed, developed, proposed, and negotiated.
Aimed at consolidating, developing, and implementing sustainability-related initiatives at all levels of the Franklin community, the FUS Green Office is a student-led initiative that will operate within five different branches: campus operations, event coordination, education and research, external affairs and projects, and marketing.
Peruse videos, photos, and information that capture the activity of our exciting programs spanning multiple disciplines at Franklin.
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The real FUS experience starts with living on campus, making new close friends, trying regional and international specialties, and studying or relaxing at the dining halls.
Looking for a specific book? The FUS library currently holds a collection of approximately 36,000 volumes. Browse the bookstore for great deals on used books and to make FUS merchandise items your own.
Learn about the regular sport activities at FUS, such as basketball, volleyball, futsal, and dodgeball, and the variety of wellness courses taught by qualified and professional instructors, including Pilates and Yoga.
Health and wellbeing are important aspects of living at FUS. Meet the FUS Coordinator of Student Medical Services and Wellbeing, and the University Counselor.
FUS provides an array of academic services and workshops to support and give a helping hand to students in specific subjects or accessibility accommodations when needed.
This section contains an overview of key services offered. Additional details and assistance can be obtained from the Office of the Registrar.
Learn tips and tactics to tackle job interviews and build towards a successful career. FUS can also support you in finding internship opportunities to boost self-confidence and career aspirations.
Graduation & Commencement Ceremony
LAC Lugano Arte e Cultura in Lugano | May 21