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Welcome to the American Institute of Applied Sciences in Switzerland

40+ Nationalities
30+ Years of Excellence
Our community is comprised of students from over 50 different countries across Asia, Europe, Africa, the US, South America, and Australia, making it a truly diverse and multicultural environment. You'll have the opportunity to gain valuable insights into different cultures, perspectives, and work experiences, which will contribute to your global outlook and personal growth.
Personal Development
Combining the traditions and setting of the finest Swiss and American education systems, AUS has committed to becoming a world-class institution of applied sciences in business with a firm commitment to cultivating a culture of quality in education.
Tailored Education
Text: AUS provides a high-quality educational experience that focuses on developing both hard and soft skills throughout the curriculum. In addition, strategic collaborations with industry leaders such as Apple, IBM, and IATA allow students to earn professional certificates alongside their degree.
Industry-Focused Curriculum
Implementing a flexible student-centered model of learning that offers individualized attention to each student, AUS provides quality support services such as tutoring and academic counseling.
Through their practice-oriented studies based on the application of scientific methods and application-oriented research and development, AUS graduates will be prepared to become competent business professionals in their communities, across the nation, and around the world.
The welcoming and picturesque Swiss Riviera region is ideal to live in while studying.
The American Institute of Applied Sciences in Switzerland (AUS) is a private higher education institution that offers its students internationally accredited Business Administration degrees, along with several specializations that help them acquire fundamental business knowledge and develop essential skills needed to pursue their dream careers in the 21st century.

Bachelor’s Degree Specializations

Accounting provides information that is useful for decision-making in predicting cash flows about economic resources, claims to economic resources, and changes in economic resources of an organization.
This concentration takes a generalist approach and focuses on skill development and managerial problem solving. The field of management is studied as a science and a craft, with emphasis on ethical conduct.
This concentration prepares students for careers in human resource management and for advanced study in the human resource field.
Emphasis is on the global issues in management such as trade, competition, markets, organizational design, information technology and human resource management. Impact of globalization on all businesses is explored.
The primary focus of the curriculum is on marketing function management that provides an integrated approach to the discipline. Emphasis is on the development and implementation of marketing strategies and on the effective use of the marketing mix.
​​This major is designed to prepare students for careers and advanced study in the field of sports, as well as, the manufacturing and marketing of sports equipment and services.

BBA in Sports Management with a concentration in Sports Marketing will help you to develop the management, marketing, and business skills you’ll need to create winning strategies and successful campaigns in the exciting, opportunity-filled sports marketing industry.

Master’s Degree Specializations

Conveniently located near the company headquarters, The International Aviation Transportation Association (IATA), AUS is uniquely positioned to offer its students access to knowledgeable professors, internships, and IATA certification unparalleled by any other institute of Higher Learning.
Develops managerial competencies related to statistics, accounting, economics, finance, computer information, policy, ethics, law, globalization, and marketing. Focuses on self-actualization of a higher learning level and provides specialized training for a technological business environment.
Provides exposure to financial practices in local, national and international economies in cooperating and competing markets. Explores stocks, bonds, commodities and other types of investments and prepares students to work in financial management independently or for a corporation, bank, securities firm, nonprofit organization or investment agency.
Designed for people working in education, childcare, social services, healthcare and business. Focuses on healthcare management systems, decision-making tools, technologies, financial management, referral systems, healthcare law and ethics.
Gives exposure to theories and applications used in acquiring and developing employees, managing employer/employee relationships and developing competitive advantages through strategic human resource policies and practices.
Teaches how the global economy functions and how multinational governmental and nongovernmental organizations interact with it. Focuses on international trade theories and agreements, global financial markets and financial skills required to manage companies engaged in international business.
Designed for working professionals who want to move up in management. Centers on leadership characteristics and decision-making and managerial skills such as negotiating, conflict resolution, organizational and group performance and leading organizational change.
Explores practices used to increase product exposure and market positions. Focuses on strategic brand and global marketing, information systems, field analysis, international marketing and tactics such as negotiating sponsorships and endorsement deals.
Develops skills in communication, fundraising, business strategies and personnel management specifically tailored to the world of sports. A 200-hour mentorship provides practical experience with sport franchises, athletic departments, organizations, agencies and facilities with links to Tiffin University.
Dual-Degree Programs with US partner university
The American Institute of Applied Sciences in Switzerland provides students with the opportunity to pursue diverse specializations in collaboration with Tiffin University in the USA. This collaboration allows students to attain a Dual Degree upon the successful completion of their program, enhancing their academic credentials and offering a broader spectrum of knowledge and expertise.
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Upcoming Intakes

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Recognition and Training Programs

  • We proudly announce that the American Institute of Applied Sciences in Switzerland has been awarded a four-star rating in the 2022 QS Stars rating system. AUS has been awarded the highest possible rating of five stars in Teaching and Business and Management Studies in the specialist criteria.
  • Ranked Top 100
    The QS World University 2023 Ranking has rated the AUS Master Degree program in Management as "Top 100" in Europe, ranking #71-80, and "Top 130" globally, ranking #121-130.
  • AUS is a an Apple Authorized Training Center for Education. With this certification, Apple certifies that AUS meets the highest quality standards as an educational institution to provide Swift and Xcode training to students and the surrounding community.
  • To strengthen ties with the industry, AUS recently joined the IBM Academic Initiative to empower students to graduate with hands-on experience on the latest technologies and tools that will help them build skills that are in demand for today’s workforce.
  • The American Institute of Applied Sciences in Switzerland is a certified IELTS Registration and Testing partner in Switzerland, providing the necessary support and delivering specialized educational training to individuals and students throughout the year.

Most Attended Programs

in Aviation Management

AUS's Aviation Management program provides students with the necessary skills to fast-track their aviation careers.
Entry Dates
September / January / April
2 years

Master with Specialization
in Data Analytics

Entry Dates
September / January / April
2 years

BSBA in Marketing

Entry Dates
September / January / April
3 years

Accreditations and Memberships


Speaker Series

These are exciting times in the world of business, and we are proud to be at the forefront of international business education in Switzerland for students from around the world.
— Dr. M. El Khansa, President