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 Fall Term 2019 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 themselves outside the classroom.

The month of September was the start of the fall term as new students from all over the world arrived at the La-Tour-de-Peilz campus, leaving behind native countries such as Russia, Singapore, and Saudi Arabia. There has been excitement in the air as the students have become part of the AUS family, studying in a cozy, international environment, in small-sized classes with professionals in the field who have strong ties to the industry.

The programs allow for reflection time and leisure time activities to suit each season. 4-6 hours a day and Fridays off create an important balance in the student’s life. The small class sizes provide personal attention and guidance. Students are able to clearly identify their path be it as future entrepreneurs, owners of family-run businesses, or managers in leading companies.

As the evening came to an end, students, faculty and staff shared some moments of laughter and a final round of beer. It was the start of a special educational journey for new members of the student body, a chance for older students to welcome their new friends, and for all to feel the essence of AUS.