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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


Brig: Program Overview

Place of study:
WSU European Center, César Ritz Colleges

Dates: January 8th-March 23rd, 2018

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

Courses offered:
Winter 2018 Courses:
Econ S 305   HBM 381    IBUS 380   MGMT 450
ENGL 402     HBM 491    IBUS 435   Psych 350
Fin 325          HBM 494    MKTG 360
Fin 496          HBM 495    MGMT 301


Internship?: Yes, (See the program director)

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

Scholarships available?:Yes

Financial aid applies?:Yes


  • Winter 2018 excursion: Prague

Director: David Sprott,

On-site teaching faculty:

  • Winter 2018: Donna Paul

Locations courses, and prices are subject to change.

To apply

  • Program Application Deadline:
    • October 15th
  • WSU Education Abroad Scholarship Application Deadline:
    • September 8th
  • Carson College of Business Scholarship Application Deadline
    • October 1st

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:

  • Fall 2018 Info sessions: TBA



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