Programs : Brochure
- Locations: Zurich, Switzerland
- Program Terms: Spring- Embedded
- Host Program Website: Visit host website for more information
- Restrictions: PSU applicants only
Students will travel to various cities in Switzerland and Northeastern France. While there, students will visit agencies and companies centered around the Swiss macroeconomy and major trade industries. While a member of the European Union, Switzerland maintains an independent central banking system, which has implications for currency markets. For the macroeconomics portion of the course, students will visit the Swiss National Bank (Zurich), Swissmint (Bern), United Nations Office (Geneva), and the World Trade Organization HQ (Genva).
The Swiss economy is one of the world's most advanced free market economies and one of the richest countries in the world. Students will visit HQs of major companies and industries located in Switzerland including Lindt (Zurich), Nestlé (Vevey), and a regional cheese factory.
During the embedded travel component, housing will consist of hotel/hostel overnight accommodations.
The process for enrolling in an embedded course varies according to the instructor and/or department. The program leader has indicated that in order to enroll in the course and travel component, students must contact the program leader.
|Term||Year||App Deadline||Decision Date||Start Date||End Date|
|Spring- Embedded||2020||08/21/2019 **||Rolling Admission||03/06/2020||03/14/2020|
|NOTE: The application deadline date is NOT as it appears above. Please contact the program leader, Pitchayaporn Tantihkarnchana by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in applying for this embedded program.|
** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
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