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High school summer program International Economics

Franklin University Switzerland
4 weeks
Summer / Short course
Online / Distance
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1,500 CHF

Program description

High School Summer Program

International Economics: Perspectives from Switzerland

Are you interested in studying economics, finance, international relations or international management? Do you want to understand the mechanisms that make the global economy tick? This introductory course will provide the opportunity to learn more about economics at home and abroad in preparation for future university study. This class introduces you to key topics, including supply and demand, economic growth, inflation, unemployment, poverty, income inequality and globalization. Using Switzerland as a case study in the international context, you will learn more about its economic history, its main sectors and the country’s position in the global economic scene.

This course meets daily online and includes lectures from expert guests.

Admission requirements

Students should be at least 15 years old with at least 10 years of schooling. Further requirements are listed on our application form.

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Program content

Learn from the safety and comfort of your own home this summer during our fun and inspirational, four-week course: Topics in Microeconomics. Experience this unique educational summer program, this year offered only online so that students can learn safely, protected from the ongoing COVID-19 situation. Enjoy first-class teaching by a full-time Franklin University Switzerland professor, reach your potential and enhance your resume. Strengthen essential skills for your university career. Our pre-university summer programs for high school students will help rising juniors and seniors get a head start on their bachelor's degree.

Successful completion of the course earns you three university credits in Economics, as well as a certificate of completion. These programs echo what we do on campus during the academic year, emphasizing the international perspective in a rigorous, small class environment with students from around the world, and this year is no exception.

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check with the institute for more information.

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Franklin University Switzerland

Franklin University Switzerland

Founded in 1969, Franklin University Switzerland is a private, independent university that is located on a hillside in the beautiful city of Lugano. The university offers an innovative approach to liberal arts education and places an emphasis on experiential learning...

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Why study at Franklin University Switzerland

Switzerland ranked #2 study abroad country

Switzerland has been ranked the #2 study abroad country in Europe (and #4 in the world) for 2020! If you want to experience the beauty of the Swiss Alps, explore beautiful towns, and sample world-renowned cuisine, Switzerland is a great study abroad option.

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Franklin University Switzerland

Via Ponte Tresa 29
6924 Sorengo (Lugano)

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