FUS Past, Present and Future. Discover how FUS grew from a small international College to the global and inspiring University it is today.
Honoring the Past, celebrating the Present, sustaining the Future. The small community of students and staff who arrived in 1969 were pioneers, shaping the FUS College into today's exceptional and global FUS University. A leader in international education, FUS provides a cross-cultural and multinational environment that inspires students to engage the world.
We are FUS. Discover the FUS story, the milestones, the mission, the vision, and the first 50 years of international academic excellence.
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.
Expand your world with FUS. Choose an immersive environment of cross-cultural and multinational perspectives while earning a dual accredited academic degree.
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.
INTRODUCING THE FUS FACULTY. RENOWNED ACADEMIC PROFESSIONALS COMING FROM A WIDE RANGE OF DISCIPLINARY AND MULTICULTURAL BACKGROUNDS.
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.
Start at FUS. Learn everywhere. Choose your international and interdisciplinary Bachelor of Arts (BA) or of Science (BS) degree.
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.
Sharpen your skills. Become a responsible leader. Choose your international and interdisciplinary Master of Arts (MA) or of Science in International Management (MSIM) degree.
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 form a diverse range of disciplines including art management, digital trasformation, climate action, food systems management and political economy.
Discover FUS and Switzerland. Choose your study abroad or visiting program and engage in an international educational learning adventure while exploring Europe.
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.
Explore the FUS Academic Divisions. Choose from a diverse array of interdisciplinary curriculums, courses and programs taught by FUS international faculty.
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.
Introducing the FUS Admissions team. Find your counselor, join FUS virtual information sessions and explore FUS college fair dates.
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.
Join the FUS community. Discover all about how to apply to FUS through a seamless enrollment procedure supported by our Admissions representatives.
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.
FUS Admissions and Covid-19. All you need to know for an agile enrollment and a well-prepared start of classes.
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.
Introducing the Office of Student Life team. The FUS community is always by your side. Discover OSL's main informational, cultural, and social activities and services.
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.
Feed your mind at FUS. Visit the David R. Grace library for an immersive learning environment or purchase a FUS publication or memory from the bookstore.
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.
Get in FUS shape. FUS promotes indoor and outdoor physical fitness through the Tone Athletic Center and several external sport activities.
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.
Citizens and permanent residents of the United States or Canada pay tuition and fees in US dollars (USD). All other individuals pay in Swiss francs (CHF). Please choose the correct currency when making your payment.
Travel Deposit for AHT 257T History of Architecture (non-refundable)
Tuition Deposit for BIO 297 Wilderness Medicine in Changing Climate (non-refundable)
Travel Deposit for CLCS 251T/ML 100 Reading Moroccan Culture (non-refundable)
Travel Deposit for ENV 280T Managing the New Zealand Environment/LIT 370 Literature and the Land (non-refundable)
Travel Deposit for STA 280T Poland: Adventures in Printmaking (non-refundable)
Late Withdrawal Fee
Graduation Application Fee
Transcript Fee (courier mail)
Housing Reservation Deposit (Returning Students)
May Interim Housing
August Interim Housing
Falcon Card Replacement Fee
First Year Student Meal Plans (required for First Year Students)
Fall Meal Plan
Spring Meal Plan
Second Year Student Meal Plans (required for Second Year Students)
Fall Meal Plan
Fall Meal Plan
Spring Meal Plan
Meal Credits (free Falcon Card if purchased by September 10)
Dining Credit CHF1600
Dining Credit CHF800
Dining Credit CHF500
Dining Credit CHF350
Dining Credit CHF150
Summer Session Meal Plans
Optional Meal Plan (4 week session)
Diploma Replacement Fee
Diploma Replacement with Express Shipping