FNHW Swiss Summer School 2013

(Application deadline: May 22, 2013 @ 4pm)

Our partner university in Switzerland is offering a great summer program for Business students. As a Kwantlen student, you can receive a special rate for this program if you apply through Kwantlen. In addition to Business classes, an attractive program will make this an unforgettable experience. The program features a guided tour of Basel as well as Swiss National day celebrations with fireworks and a special Swiss National day dinner; it includes day field trips to different companies and excursions to cultural and historical sites in the city and beyond.

Schedule: Sunday, 28 July (Welcome) to Saturday, 10 August 2012 (Departure)

Price: The program fee for Kwantlen students is 1000 Swiss Francs (approx. 1080 CND) for your accommodation, excursions and cultural events. Flights to and from Basel, health insurance, visa costs, main meals, additional individual sightseeing trips, personal expenses, and tuition and fees (3 credits), are not included in the 1000 Swiss Francs.

Classes Offered:  The Summer School is a two-week seminar, taught in English by internationally experienced lecturers. The courses build on at least two years of business studies; they are academically challenging with a strong applied management focus. Interaction between students and lecturers is highly encouraged. Lecturers are experts in their fields and experienced practitioners.

The program offers two different modules; each module includes field trips to different Swiss companies related to the program topic.

Module 1: Tourism Management and Marketing 

Module 2: Banking in Switzerland and Beyond

Students who participate in both classes and have the possibility of receiving 3 Kwantlen credits for participation in this program. Students will need to meet with a Business Degree Advisor to discuss the use of credits toward their degree. More info here.

Application Instructions:

1. Please print out the application documents requested on the summer school page here.

2. Write an additional statement of interest (500-750) outlining how this program fits into your personal, academic, and career goals.

3. Return the application forms and statement of interest to the Office of International Students and Scholars at Richmond campus room 1565 or Surrey Cedar 2005 by the deadline below.

Application Deadline:
All documents must be received by Kwantlen's OISS by May 22nd, 2013 @ 4pm.

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For more information on the field school, you can visit the FHNW site at: http://www.fhnw.ch/business/degree-courses/summer-schools/international-business-summer-school/international-business-summer-school.  

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