Program Details

With over 50 nationalities on campus, and international study tours across the globe through our Academic Travel program, a semester or year abroad at Franklin University Switzerland (FUS) will expose you to more cross-cultural perspectives and learning o
Location:
Lugano, Switzerland
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Fall Semester, Spring Semester, Summer, Year Round

Program Overview

Program Description:
Spend a semester or two, or even a summer at Franklin University Switzerland. Our English-speaking university offers bachelor’s and master’s programs, foundation programs and summer courses in a highly international academic learning environment.

Perfectly located in the heart of Europe, Franklin is an American university offering U.S. and Swiss accredited Bachelor's and Master's programs.

Choose from a wide array of courses are transferable to any U.S. based college or university and to most other universities worldwide. Take a course to learn about the Cold War and witness firsthand how it has affected Switzerland’s neighboring countries. Learn about finance in the banking capital of the world. Or even immerse in the arts with Florence just a few hours away - the choice is yours!

A particular highlight of studying at Franklin is our Academic Travel program. Every semester, all Franklin students have the opportunity to embark on a two-week trip to a destination linked to an academic topic, led by our faculty. Recent destinations have included: Iceland, Spain, Italy, Malawi and the UK. Thus you get to study doubly abroad as a Study Abroad student at FUS.

With over 50 nationalities on campus, and international study tours across the globe through our Academic Travel program, a semester or year abroad at Franklin University Switzerland (FUS) will expose you to more cross-cultural perspectives and learning opportunities than most people experience in a lifetime.

With its highly international faculty and student body, the university provides a unique international and multicultural learning experience. Our 10:1 student to faculty ratio also guarantees that our students benefit from a personalized learning experience both in and outside the classroom.

As a Study Abroad student, you are free to choose any Academic Travel program during your semester or year at FUS.

Given our central location, plenty of weekend independent travel opportunities are also at your fingertips. Rome, Paris, Berlin and many of Europe’s most famous cities are a short train or plane ride away, and Franklin's study abroad program wouldn't be complete without exploring Switzerland's alpine hiking trails, small ski towns… and of course, chocolate and fondue!

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