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Study in Zurich this summer!

The University of Zurich welcomes you to accelerate your academic career while exploring Switzerland and building new friendships. UZH International Summer Schools offer interdisciplinary programs open to Bachelor’s and Master’s students from all over the world.

The University of Zurich welcomes you to accelerate your academic career while exploring Switzerland and building new friendships. UZH International Summer Schools (5-24 July 2020) offer interdisciplinary programs open to Bachelor’s and Master’s students from all over the world.

Key Information UZH International Summer Schools 2020

  • The location is the University of Zurich and the Summer Schools are scheduled for 5-24 July 2020.
  • There are three programs to choose from, see below, and you can obtain 6 credits per program.
  • The tuition fee is CHF 2,000 - 2,500, depending on the program.
  • Generous discounts are available, please consult the program's website for more information.
  • Application is now open and will close on 26 April 2020. To apply, you will be asked to complete the Online Application Form and submit the required Application Documents.

Programs on offer 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 and field trips to the blockchain hubs in Switzerland - the largest of their kind, worldwide.

    • Tuition Fee: 2,500 Swiss Francs
    • Discounts worth 1,000 - 1,500 Swiss Francs available to 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.

    • This Summer School looks at the development of Switzerland into one of the richest and most globalized countries in the world. Students will be introduced to the state of research and scholarly debate on “how Switzerland got rich”. Participants will evaluate this topic from a sociological, historical, economical, and political point of view.

       

      As part of this program, students will have the opportunity to travel to some of the most scenic locations in Switzerland, including two UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

      Tuition Fee: 2,500 Swiss Francs
    • Discounts worth 1,000 - 1,500 Swiss Francs available to students from your university, allocated on a first come, first serve basis.
  • How Switzerland got rich

    This Summer School looks at the development of Switzerland into one of the richest and most globalized countries in the world. Students will be introduced to the state of research and scholarly debate on “how Switzerland got rich”. Participants will evaluate this topic from a sociological, historical, economical, and political point of view.

    As part of this program, students will have the opportunity to travel to some of the most scenic locations in Switzerland, including two UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

    • Tuition Fee: 2,000 Swiss Francs
    • Discounts worth 500 - 1,000 Swiss Francs available to students from your university, allocated on a first come, first serve basis.

More information

For more information, check out the flyers for each program above.