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.
Learn more about the Master in Aviation Management
The History of the American University in Switzerland
The story of the American University in Switzerland began in 1963, at the creation of the American College of Switzerland, whose academic body had the vision of combining both the effectiveness of American graduate education with the Swiss work ethic.
Building upon this vision, four of the ACS (American College of Switzerland) teachers created the American Graduate School of Business in 1991, which flourished one of the leading international business schools in Switzerland.
To accommodate its growth, AGSB moved from its initial location at the Hotel Excelsior in Montreux in 1991 to La Tour-de-Peilz and finally to its present-day larger campus, still in La Tour-de-Peilz, which can now welcome 400 students.
In 2019, the school changed its name from the American Graduate School of Business to the American University in Switzerland to reflect its growing international education status.
Evolution of the logo
History Through the Years
AGSB Campus in La Tour-de-Peilz
Class of 1992
AVDEP (Association of Private Schools in Canton Vaud) Recognition
Class of 1993
Swiss Federation of Private Schools (SFPS) association membership
Class of 1994
Class of 1995
Class of 1995
European Council of International Schools (ECIS) membership