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.
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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Guest Speaker Series

AUS Speaker Series Begin with the End in Mind – Anna Grabowski

The American University in Switzerland prepares students with skills needed for the future. Interlaced with AUS courses, classroom discussions, and projects, guest speakers regularly enhance the learning experience.

The AUS Speaker Series are monthly lectures given by different leading experts who share their experiences, insights, and advice with students and alumni.

On June 7th, 2021, AUS was delighted to virtually host Anna Grabowski – Co-founder & COO at OptiChroniX a Swiss Digital Therapeutics company dedicated to improving brain health early. It strives to optimize lifestyle and make medicine smart, to improve clinical outcomes, quality of life, cost-effectiveness, and budget impact of clinical treatment. 

With a broad background working at multinational companies such as at Carlsberg Group, Evonik, and DSM, Ms. Grabowski shared some valuable advice with students and alumni, including:

  1. Work towards your goal with the end in mind, (related to the book “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People” written by Stephen Covey.
  2. Knowing your end goal can give you the continued motivation you need to achieve success. 
  3. Always say “thank you” and reciprocate.
  4. Learn to manage yourself – Manage your expectations, prioritize your time and make sure you have a work-life balance.
  5. Cherish the feedback that your colleagues and people give you – Refine that feedback and use it to develop your skills.
  6. Don’t underestimate yourself and your capabilities – don’t think that you cannot do it before giving it a try.