About the American University of Applied Sciences Institute in Switzerland

Throughout its 30-year history, AUS has prepared international students with the relevant business knowledge, tools, and training to be positive contributors to any organization throughout their careers.
President’s Message
These are exciting times in the world of business, and we are proud to be at the forefront of international bus|
AUS is an exciting institution of Higher Education that prepares students for confronting 21st-century business challenges while thriving within an ever-changing environment.

We leave our international business students with the knowledge and tools needed to be positive contributors to any successful business organization.
Through our hands-on programs, AUS provides students with transferable skills in a multicultural and progressive environment, where cutting-edge theory interlinks with practical experience. Our business programs create the ideal platform, whether the student is embarking on their career, re-entering the job market, or is seeking to move into a leadership position. AUS caters to every individual’s needs with an emphasis on a modern curriculum, enabling students to achieve their academic goals while evolving within an international milieu.

Our staff is highly motivated to help students succeed in their education and career, providing them with the know-how and passion to guide students on their journey.

We look forward to welcoming you and helping you prepare for the business world of tomorrow.
Dr. M. El Khansa
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Lake Geneva
Preparing you for the modern business environment, the American University of Applied Sciences Institute in Switzerland is one of Switzerland's leading international business universities, situated in Swiss Riviera city of La Tour-de-Peilz. Located on the shores of Lake Geneva, AUS is close to the Olympic Capital Lausanne, and Geneva, the center for diplomacy.
The Three Pillars of AUS
AUS graduates have theoretical, professional, and applied-research competencies that can be applied in professional business fields in our 21st-century knowledge-based society
AUS graduates learn innovative tools to make an economic, social, sustainable, and legal impact
locally in the Canton of Vaud and internationally
AUS graduates are trained in a supportive learning environment by highly qualified faculty who are engaged in significant professional and research activities
AUS strives to develop students soft and hard skills, for them to thrive in an ever-changing and challenging professional environment
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The American University of Switzerland offers students the opportunity to become part of and build their own professional network to support their career and build lifelong friendships

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Discover our history
Learn more about interesting history of the American University of Applied Sciences Institute in Switzerland throughout the years