Application and Formalities
Deadline for application is April 30, 2013. The application form can be downloaded here.
The program is designed for international and Swiss Bachelor students.
Students need to be fluent in English (advanced level: European levels B2 written / C1 oral). A letter of motivation, an updated CV and a transcript showing the most recent grade point average are also required.
Venue and Facilities
All courses are held at the Basel campus of the School of Business, University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland, in modern and well-equipped rooms. Access to quiet study areas, computer facilities and free wireless internet access is provided for all participants.
Accommodation and Support
Participants will be accommodated close to the university campus in studios with their own kitchen and bathroom. Breakfast is not included. The accommodation is located in downtown Basel in quiet and safe neighbourhoods. Amenities and shops are within walking distance.
"Thank you very much for the organization of the wonderful summer school." Participant 2012
Depending on their citizenship, participants must check visa requirements. For further information we recommend consulting the Swiss embassy in your home country. The University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland does not cover visa costs or any cost involved in an unsuccessful application.
The students must provide for their own international insurance plan and are personally responsible for all international insurance policies and claims.
The programme fee of 1,350 Swiss Francs covers the tuition fee for the course (two modules), the organisation of all company visits, the cultural and social programmes including a welcome and farewell dinner, transfers for the company visits as well as the cultural and social programme.
The accommodation fee of 600 Swiss Francs includes overnight stay in a 2 or 3 bed studio (incl. own kitchen and bathroom, no air-condition) or a similar accommodation and taxes.
Not included in the fee: transport (except company visits, cultural and social activities), health insurance, visa costs, meals, additional individual sightseeing trips and personal expenses.
FHNW is only responsible for the quality of the programme. It does not act as a travel agency. The liability for all aspects of the travel agreements lies with-in the responsibility of each participant individually.