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The way we work has changed and will continue to change. How will companies work when we emerge from the Covid-19 virus induced hibernation and what will have changed? Now more than ever skills for the fourth industrial revolution will be needed and valued. Learn all about those skills!
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Switzerland is safe, secure and open! A new report by Deep Knowledge Group shows Switzerland to be #1 safest country in the world for Covid-19.
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Do you wonder how to integrate innovation and digital transformation into your strategic thinking? Would you like to discover a high-level framework with key questions to challenge yourself?
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Staying informed and connected is extremely important, now more than ever. Information has become currency and it is more important than ever to stay on top of current affairs and developments, not just locally but globally too. Learn how you can facilitate your own learning even when undertaking the most mindless chores.
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The Fourth Industrial Revolution is upon us and new business models will emerge. A new leadership is required. What is really happening? Read more to find out
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In the World Economic Forum’s “Future of Jobs” report, it was found that 35 percent of core skills will change between 20 15 and 2020. Now we have reached 2020, how are we ensuring students of today are equipped to succeed in an ever-changing world of disruption and innovation.
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On Thursday, February 6th, AUS had the pleasure of hosting its Open House on Luxury Management and Fintech Management Programs . It was a very special event and an opportunity for the American University in Switzerland to introduce current students and guests to two of the seven specializations offered in both the Bachelor’s and Master’s programs....
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On Saturday, December 14, 2019, AUS welcomed its graduating Class of 2019 to Grand Hôtel du Lac in Vevey for its 27th Commencement Ceremony. Students from all corners of the world came together to celebrate the achievement of their goals, the end of their educational journey, and the beginning of new career opportunities. The traditional...
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On Thursday, January 23rd, AUS students and staff reunited in Villeneuve for the start of the Winter Term icebreaker. It was another opportunity for all to unite in a casual and fun-filled setting. Cultures mingled and conversations flowed around drinks and snacks – a moment to talk about winter vacation, goals for the term, and...
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Switzerland ranked ‘best country’ in the world – once again A selection of research and news organizations, among them US News, Business Insider, and Wharton School, have once again chosen Switzerland as the ‘best country’ in the world among 73 countries world-wide.  This is the fourth time in a row that it has been placed...
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AUS prides itself in its constant efforts to link academia to industry. Not only does the university have faculty members with strong ties to their field of business, but it also offers hands-on practical experience and field trips to multinational organizations. This week Professor Sanja Fabrio took her Master students from the ‘Leading in the...
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On Thursday, November 21st, AUS held an exciting Open House. It was an opportunity for AUS students, alumni, and prospective students as well as faculty and staff to immerse themselves in two of the eight specializations proposed by the university. Business Administration, Entrepreneurship, Fashion Design Management, Luxury Management, Fashion Design Management, Interior Design Management, Cybersecurity...
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A nine-year-old boy will become the youngest ever graduate at the end of this year, sparking a competition among the world’s top universities to sign up the boy genius. Laurent Simons has an IQ of at least 145 and will complete his electrical engineering degree from the Eindhoven University of Technology in December. “I really...
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Ferrri Fashion School - Team of American University in Switzerland visited Fashion & Design Academy in Milan
Last week, AUS attended Ferrari Fashion School’s fashion show in Milan. Ferrari Fashion School was part of the Fashion Graduate Italia 2019 that took place at the BASE Milano from October 27 to October 30, 2019. During these days, the Schools and Fashion Academies presented fashion shows, workshops, and set-ups on the current and future trends...
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AUS Student in costumes
Halloween season is here again and AUS hosted its annual party.  The university cafeteria was decorated with ghosts, balloons, and Halloween signs and pizza, snacks and the traditional surprise movie brought students, staff and faculty together in original and creative costumes.   It was another opportunity for AUS students, staff, and faculty to mingle in a...
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AUS International Students at the IceBreaker
On Thursday, October 10th, AUS students, staff, and faculty all attended the icebreaker at Fun Planet near the university. This traditional event in a casual setting has always been a great opportunity for old and new students to get to know each other over a game of bowling. Faculty and staff also mingle and enjoy...
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Heures article about American University in Switzerland in french language
An exciting new article in the 24 Heures newspaper describing how the American University in Switzerland (AUS) became a leader in higher education. Have you read it? AUS is now offering Bachelor and Master Degree Programs in Business Administration with 8 new concentrations.   To view the PDF Version of the Article: click here
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The American University in Switzerland has formed partnerships with three leading universities: QMU (Queen Mary University) from London, and UPM (Prince Mugrin University) and DAH (Dar Al-Hekma University) from Saudi Arabia.
It has been an exciting time for AUS. The American University in Switzerland has formed partnerships with three leading universities: QMU (Queen Mary University) from London, and UPM (Prince Mugrin University) and DAH (Dar Al-Hekma University) from Saudi Arabia. The three partner universities recently arrived at the AUS campus in La-Tour-de-Peilz. This was an opportunity...
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AUS becomes a member of SEC, the Chamber of Commerce Switzerland – Central Europe
We are delighted to announce that AUS has become a member of the Chamber of Commerce Switzerland – Central Europe, an advantageous opportunity for both the university and its students to thrive through AUS’s Executive Programs and Center for Leadership Development and Enterprise Transformation (CLDET). The CLDET will facilitate the enhancement of leadership competencies through...
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AUS President, Dr. Mohamad El-Khansa
Welcome to AUS I would like to extend a personal, warm welcome to the American University in Switzerland here in La Tour-de-Peilz. We are entering a new era for the school, with new management, new staff and a dynamic faculty, ready to prepare you for the business of tomorrow. These are exciting times for the...
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New Era – New Brand Welcome to the new American University in Switzerland. The AUS board has set its new vision in place with the unveiling of a dynamic logo, a revamped website, and revitalized branding to encapsulate a new era for the school. Preparing you for the business of tomorrow, AUS is one of...
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