Summer Abroad

Despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Geneva Summer Schools maintains its partnerships worlwide for the upcoming summer 2022. We offer several virtual and on-campus exchange places with a full tuition waiver or discounts at the following three insitutions:

  • Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) (online only with full waiver)*
  • King's College London (KCL) (in-person & online with full waiver)*
  • Duke University Sanford School of Public Policy (in-person in Geneva with full waiver)**
  • University of Zurich (UZH) (online only with 50% discount)**

Note: Only degree-seeking (bachelor or master) University of Geneva students are eligible.

Registration for the 2022 Summer Exchange Programme is closed.

To apply for an exchange at CUHK or at KCL, please send us your application until 15 March 2023 per email to gss@unige.ch. Shortlisted candidates will then be nominated to the selected university.*

  • CV
  • Motivation letter
  • Most recent transcript (PV des notes)

*Please submit all documents in a single PDF.

**No nomination necessary. Direct registration at partner university (see below)


2 places for UNIGE students with full tuition waiver.

CUHK International Summer School website

The 2022 programme brochure is now available here.

 

4 places for UNIGE students, 2 per courses, Find informations and contact on the flyer below.

with full tuition waiver.

For more informations click on this link

 

 

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10 places for UNIGE students with full tuition waiver.

Any further students who wish to apply will benefit from a 10% fee reduction and an application fee waiver.

King's College London Summer Programmes

Possibility for UNIGE Students to join one of the three summer schools orgnized by UZH with a 50% discount.

Each program offers 6 ECTS credits and is open to Bachelor and Master students from all subject areas. Programs on offer in 2022 include:

Deep Dive into Blockchain – Linking Economics, Technology and Law
For a full understanding of Blockchain, with all its implications and potential for application in practice, it is absolutely crucial to look at it from a multidisciplinary perspective. In this Summer School, students will understand the three key pillars of blockchain systems, namely the technology, the economics, and the legal aspects behind it. Building on this, they will then explore other fields of application, such as forensics and data analytics. This program is highly interactive, with hands-on practice sessions incorporating the most advanced and promising blockchain-based platforms.
Tuition Fee: 1,500 Swiss Francs
Discounts worth 750 Swiss Francs available to 5 students from your university, allocated on a first come, first serve basis.

Finance for the Future: Investments, Sustainable Finance and FinTech
This Summer School will focus on the past, present, and future development of the Swiss financial system and wealth management in Switzerland. Students will enhance their knowledge in macroeconomics and finance. Furthermore, they will learn about the most recent and promising trends in FinTech and Sustainable Finance and will apply their gained knowledge in a portfolio management game. This program not only offers the unique opportunity to get insights by leading experts in academia and business, but also to explore Zurich – one of the most important financial centers in the world.
Tuition Fee: 1,500 Swiss Francs
Discounts worth 750 Swiss Francs available to 5 students from your university, allocated on a first come, first serve basis.

What Defines a Country's Success? Switzerland's Experience in Comparison
This Summer School looks at the development of Switzerland in comparison with other successful small countries. Students will explore singularities, similarities, and remarkable differences, which will help them to understand whether there is one recipe for political survival and economic success, or if there are many different development paths. The course will examine which historical, sociological, and political factors have to be taken into account when explaining a country's success. This will also help to understand why countries react differently to crises such as the recent COVID-19 pandemic.
Tuition Fee: 1,500 Swiss Francs
Discounts worth 750 Swiss Francs available to 5 students from your university, allocated on a first come, first serve basis.


Check the full programme here!

*The University of Geneva offers similar reductions to students coming from the University of Zurich.