Switzerland (Zurich)

MBA students in Switzerland Switzerland is a federal republic comprised of 26 cantons and a population of 7.8 million people. It is one of the richest countries in the world by per capita gross domestic product, with its cities Zürich and Geneva ranked with the second and third highest quality of life in the world. Switzerland’s economy is one of the most stable, capitalist and powerful in the world, and the Swiss franc remains a strong currency with a low inflation rate. The unemployment rate in Switzerland is low, and its notable industries include banking, tourism and insurance. Swiss culture is diverse in customs and language, with the country being the home of Europe’s three most important languages—French, Italian and German.

International Business Visits

  • Economic Development Department of the Canton of Zurich (Foreign Direct Investment, Government Agencies)
  • American Chamber of Commerce (Foreign Direct Investment, Government Agencies)
  • Adveq (Banking and Finance)
  • IBM (IT and Telecommunications)
  • MetaDesign (Marketing and Consulting)
  • HWZ Center for Corporate Social Responsibility (Research and Development)
  • Chocolat Frey (Manufacturing)

Cultural Visits

  • Tour of Loewenstrasse, Talstrasse, Rietberg Museum area, Belvoir Park, St. Peter Church, Fraumuenster Church
  • Black Forest and Rhinefalls
  • Sightseeing in Lucerne and Zurich
   

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