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Study Abroad:
Switzerland

International 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.

“Not only was I in a new country, but I was also going to an international school. The students were from different countries all over the world. Getting to know such an amazing, diverse group of people was so valuable.”

—Shelby Kirk, international business major

Brig

Program overview

Place of study: WSU European Center, César Ritz Colleges

Dates:

  • Winter 2017: January 9 – March 23
  • Spring 2017: April 3 – June 16
  • Fall 2017: October 2 – December 15

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

Courses offered:

Winter 2017:

  • Core courses
    • Mgmt 301
    • Mktg 360
    • Fin 325
  • Additional courses
    • EconS 305
    • Engl 402
    • Psych 350
    • HBM 381
    • HBM 491
    • HBM 494
    • HBM 495
    • HBM 497
    • IBus 435
    • Mgmt 450
    • Ibus 380
    • Elective 496

Spring 2017:

  • Core courses
    • Mgmt 301
    • Mktg 360
    • Fin 325
  • Additional courses
    • EconS 305
    • Engl 402
    • Psych 350
    • HBM 381
    • HBM 491
    • HBM 494
    • HBM 495
    • HMB 497
    • IBus 435
    • Mgmt 450
    • IBUS 380

Fall 2017:

  • Core courses: TBD
  • Additional courses:
    • EconS 305
    • Engl 402
    • Psych 350
    • HBM 381
    • HBM 491
    • HBM 494
    • HBM 495
    • IBus 435
    • Mgmt 450
    • Ibus 380
    • Elective 496

Internship?: Yes, (See the program director)

Expenses (Excluding air, WSU tuition & fees): $TBA (+ WSU full time tuition)

Scholarships available?: Yes

Financial aid applies?: Yes

Excursions:

  • Winter excursion: Prague
  • No spring excursion
  • Fall 2017 excursion: Prague or Slovenia

Director: David Sprott, dsprott@wsu.edu

On-site teaching faculty:

  • Winter 2017: David Whidbee
  • Spring 2017: Ming-Hsiang Chen
  • Fall 2017: TBD

Locations courses, and prices are subject to change.

 

 

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 Sesions:

Sept. 21 – 4:15pm – Todd 101

To apply

  • Application deadline for the program and scholarships:
    • Oct. 15 (Spring)
    • April 1 (Fall)
  • Apply online for the fall or spring program, or visit International Programs Global Learning in Bryan 105

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