Geneva, Switzerland is known as the â€œPeace Capitalâ€, includes the headquarters of many agencies of the United Nations and Red Cross and is considered to be the worldwide center of diplomacy and international cooperation. It is ranked sixth in importance as a financial centre by the Global Financial Centres Index. The program has been active since 1997 offering a wide variety of courses in the French language as well as international economics, business, and politics. Geneva is the site of the historic signing of Geneva Conventions; it is also the leading center of diplomacy, international and non-governmental organizations, and business. The courses and internships available through the program allow students to expand their resumes while gaining the ideal cultural experience in the second most populous city in the country.
The Kent State University Geneva Semester is your opportunity to intern with an international organization, visit historic places, meet with European officials, establish new friendships, and touch cultures different from your own. Since 1977 the Program has enrolled students from throughout the United States and Canada. Your participation may expand your resume, but we believe the experience will broaden your life.Courses Include
â€œIt is a great chance to live in an international city filled with endless opportunities to learn.â€ Daniel W McGreevy
Scholarships are available. Each participating Business student receives a $1,500+ scholarship from the College of Business
Students will have additional time to travel and do sightseeing. Students may also travel prior to and after the program.
Geneva Tourism Site
Students must be at least a sophomore at the time of participation and in good academic standing
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For scholarship information
and academic advising:
Education Abroad Program Officer
Office of Global Education
106 Van Campen Hall
Academic Advisor Coordinator
College of Business Administration