Dual Degree with Tiffin University
The American University in Switzerland (AUS) and Tiffin University (TU), Tiffin, OH have entered into a new partnership, allowing AUS students to obtain a dual degree from both institutions.

The partnership offers bachelor's and master's degrees in business with multiple specialization options. To receive the dual degrees, AUS students must successfully complete the required AUS curriculum and TU specialty courses. The TU programs will be online with video, discussion rooms, readings and other assignments, as well as in a hybrid format with some instruction provided on AUS's campus.
Collaboration with eCornell
American University in Switzerland (AUS) is delighted to announce a collaboration with eCornell, which will provide AUS students studying a Bachelor or Master program in Switzerland, access to professional certificates from Cornell University, ranked in the top 20 universities worldwide.

The collaboration will allow students to choose from a range of certificate programs, amongst which, Business Strategy, Project Management, Business Analytics, Design Thinking, Python Programming, Digital Transformation, Innovation Strategy, and Fintech.
IATA Authorized Training Center
The American University in Switzerland is proud to be recognized as an official IATA Authorized Training Center.

Offering a degree with a specialization in Aviation Management and specific IATA certified training courses enables students to gain expert industry knowledge from a global organization in air transport. Courses available to students will complement the AUS curriculum and give real-industry insight to support academic knowledge.

Topics such as Air Transport Fundamentals provide an overview of the air transportation system and illustrate the interdependencies among its various components, and Aviation Security Awareness, which looks at introducing security measures and regulations to keep the industry safe.

This opportunity provides students a real advantage when seeking employment by showcasing their expertise and applied knowledge through gaining industry-recognized certifications.
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AUS Open House – November 2019

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 Management, and FinTech Management are the palette of specializations students can choose from, embarking on their very own career path.

Entrepreneurship and Fashion Design Management paved the way for future Open Houses as students, alumni, staff, and faculty gathered in the university cafeteria for drinks and snacks, chatting to one another and enjoying the cozy atmosphere. After this, guests were able to choose between two presentations/workshops. Some of the guests attended the Fashion Design Management workshop where Vera Ostrowski of AUS spoke about the Fashion business process. Luciné Ayanian shared some tips for Fashion Business and marketing. The participants had an opportunity to try sketching and mannequin draping. Creativity filled the room as participants were busy producing their own pieces of work.

Alexander Daum, one of the founders of Sunrise (A Swiss telecoms company) and business owner, opened the Entrepreneurship presentation with a brief story of his career and proceeded to discuss the main ingredients necessary for starting up one’s own business. He mentioned that he is passionate about motivating young people with their start-ups and stressed the importance of location, people, and above all ‘cashflow’. At the end of his presentation, he left time for Q&A and asked AUS students to share some of their projects, listening to their ideas and providing feedback. From hotels in home countries to recreational centers, concepts were shared and discussed. It was an opportunity to learn from an expert in the field and gain confidence in future endeavors.

The Open House on Fashion Design Management and Entrepreneurship concluded with drinks and conversation. It was an enjoyable and successful event.

Next Open House: Luxury Management and FinTech Management.
We look forward to welcoming everyone again here very soon!