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Study Abroad:

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


Program overview

Place of study: WSU European Center, César Ritz Colleges

Dates: TBD

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

Courses offered:

Fall 2017:

  • Courses:   TBD

Internship?: Yes, (See the program director)

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

Scholarships available?: Yes

Financial aid applies?: Yes


  • Fall 2017 excursion: Prague

Director: David Sprott,

On-site teaching faculty:

  • Fall 2017: Paul Skilton

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 Sessions: TBD

To apply

  • Application deadline for the program and scholarships:
    • April 3 (Fall)
  • Apply online for the fall or spring program, or visit International Programs Global Learning in Bryan 105

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