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  • Locations: Athens, Greece; Geneva, Switzerland; Nyon, Switzerland
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: SIT/World Learning 
  • Restrictions: U of A applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year U of A Application Deadline U of A Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2024 04/01/2024
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Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Spring 2025 11/01/2024 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** If you are applying for an external program, please note the U of A application deadline listed may be different than the external program provider's application deadline.

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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Study Abroad Advisor: Bumpers College: Miranda Behrends, College of Architecture & Design: Brian Poepsel, College of Education & Health Professions: Miranda Behrends, College of Engineering: Madison Barnes, Fulbright College: Katie Sabo, Walton College: Kat Stoddard Type of Program: External
Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA: 2.5 Credit Hours Available: Between 12-18 Credit Hours
Area of Study: Business (Accounting), Business (Economics), Business (Finance), Business (General), Business (Information Systems), Business (International), Business (Management), Business (Mktg & Logistics), Mathematics Program Duration: Semester
Credit Type: Transfer Credit Language of Instruction: English
Open to non-U of A students?: No Click here for a definition of this term Automatic Discounts: $1,500/semester, $1,500/summer
Housing Options: Homestay, Hotel/Hostel COVID-19 Vaccination: Vendor requires (SIT); https://studyabroad.uark.edu/pandemic-studyabroad/
Program Description:

SIT Study Abroad Switzerland: Banking, Finance, and Social Responsibility

 

Discover the dynamic fusion of macroeconomics and global finance with social responsibility and sustainable business in Switzerland and Greece.

WHY STUDY GLOBAL FINANCE IN SWITZERLAND

Combine your interest in ethical banking, sustainable finance, circular economy and cryptocurrencies in Geneva and Switzerland, one of the world’s leading financial centers and a major international hub for international organizations and NGOs. While learning about global finance from a socially responsible and sustainable business perspective and alternative financial systems and intermediation, you’ll build networks with experts at leading financial institutions, nongovernmental organizations, universities, and think-tanks. You’ll have the option to intern with a sustainable development company, start-up, or intergovernmental organization or a Swiss or international NGO or conduct research in sustainable development and finance, ethical banking, impact investing, or cryptocurrencies.

During a two-week excursion to Greece, you’ll gain insight about the recent international financial crisis and examine the impact Covid-19 had on the country’s financial system and economy. You’ll get a first-hand view of the recovery and state of society from Greek and international experts on the ground. You’ll also experience the richness of Greek culture, history, and cuisine.

Please visit the SIT Study Abroad website for details on the program highlights and details of coursework, educational excursions, and housing.

 

 

MONEY MATTERS 

SIT is an all-inclusively priced study abroad program – including academics costs, excursions, accommodations and meals, airport transfers, and health insurance. Be sure to discuss how study abroad costs are handled at your school with your study abroad advisor and read the website for more specific information. 

 

 

SCHOLARSHIPS 

SIT has awarded an average of over $1.3 million in scholarships and grants to SIT Study Abroad students in the past three years. All scholarships and grants are need-based. Awards generally range from $500 to $5,000. 

 

 

CONTACT SIT STUDY ABROAD 

·       Visit our website: studyabroad.sit.edu 

·       Request more information or email us: studyabroad@sit.edu 

·       Call an admissions counselor: 888-272-7881 

·       Contact a former student. 

·       Apply to SIT 

 

 

Read more about our admissions process here