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Study Abroad:

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, Switzerland Video


Program overview

Place of study:
WSU European Center, César Ritz Colleges

Dates: January – April, 2019

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

Courses offered:

ECONS 305       HBM 381       IBUS 380       FIN 325

ENGL 402          HBM 491       IBUS 435      PSYCH 350

MKTG 360         HBM 494       MGMT 301   MGMT 450

MKTG 461         HBM 495

Internship?: Yes (see the program director)

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

Scholarships available?: Yes

Financial aid applies?: Yes

Director: Sung Ahn

On-site teaching faculty: Spring 2019: Andy Perkins


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

  • TBA

To apply

  • Application Deadline for the program and scholarships: October 15
  • Apply online for the fall or spring program, or visit International Programs Global Learning in Bryan 105




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