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Study Abroad:
Switzerland

Business in Switzerland

Study international business and hospitality in the heart of the Swiss Alps. For eleven weeks, you’ll live in Brig, Switzerland, at César Ritz Colleges. You’ll be able to take up to 18 credit hours of courses in English. When you’re not in the classroom, you can ski, hike, or find other ways to enjoy the stunning area surrounding Brig.

Brig

Spring ’23 Program Overview

Place of study: WSU European Center, César Ritz Colleges

Program dates: January 9 – March 24, 2023
Students should arrive in Brig on January 8

Application deadline: October 15, 2022

Course credit: WSU and César Ritz courses, 12+ credits

Courses offered:

ACCTG 230 ACCTG 231 BA211 BA212
BLAW 210 ECONS 101 ECONS 102 ECONS 305
ENGL 402 FIN 325 HBM 358 HBM 381
HBM 491 HBM 494 HBM 495 History 105
IBUS 380 IBUS 435 MGMT 450 MGTOP 215
PSYCH 350 [SSCI] PolyS [SSCI] (International Politics)
PSCI [L] (Science for Sustainable Hospitality in Tourism) ARTS (Hotel and Restaurant Design)
HUM (Hospitality Business Ethics) DIVR (Cultural Diversity in Organizations)
Elective – TBD

 

Expenses (excluding air, WSU tuition & fees): TBD (+ WSU full time tuition)

Scholarships available?: Yes

Financial aid applies?: Yes

Director: Sung Ahn, ahn@wsu.edu

On-site teaching faculty: Mark Beattie (mabeattie@wsu.edu)

Excursion: French Riviera (Nice, France and Monte Carlo, Monaco)

Fall ’23 Program Overview

Place of study: WSU European Center, César Ritz Colleges

Program dates: October 9 – December 22, 2023

Application deadline: April 1, 2023

Course credit: WSU and César Ritz courses, 12+ credits

Courses offered:

ACCTG 230 ACCTG 231 BA 212 BLAW 210
ECONS 101 ECONS 102 ECONS 305 ENGL 402
FIN 325 Hist 105 IBUS 380 IBUS 435
HBM 358 HBM 381 HBM 491 HBM 494
HBM 495 MGMT 450 MGTOP 215 MKTG 360
PSYCH 350 SSCI
ARTS- (Hotel and Restaurant Design) DIVR- (Cultural Diversity in Organizations)
HUM- (Hospitality Business Ethics) POLYS SSCI (International Politics)
PSCI [L] (Science for Sustainable Hospitality in Tourism) TBD Business 300 + elective

 

Expenses (excluding air, WSU tuition & fees): TBD (+ WSU full time tuition)

Scholarships available?: Yes

Financial aid applies?: Yes

Director: Sung Ahn, ahn@wsu.edu

On-site teaching faculty: TBD

Excursion: TBD

Locations, courses, and prices are subject to change.


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Language and culture

Brig is located in the Valais Canton of Switzerland, in which Swiss-German is spoken. Most people in Brig speak both German and French, and some are fluent in English.

Information Sessions

To apply

  • Spring CCB Study Abroad Scholarship deadline: October 2, 2022
  • Spring Application Deadline for the program: October 17, 2022
  • Fall CCB Study Abroad Scholarship deadline: March 19, 2023
  • Fall Application Deadline for the program and scholarships: April 1, 2023
  • Apply online for the fall or spring program, or visit International Programs Global Learning in Bryan 105

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