The Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences is located in a modern building equipped with state of the art installations for teaching, learning, and research, providing an ideal facility, catering to an average of 2000 students.
Its major sections consist of Economic Sciences and Mass Media and Communication research. These in turn are sub-divided into Management, Economics, and Information Systems in the domain of Economic Sciences - and into Mass Media and Communication Research (one chair is in German, a second chair is in French).
The Faculty not only enables students to choose between different Bachelor curricula but also to specialise in first class international Masters programmes.
In addition, the Faculty offers excellent executive MBA training in Technology Management (www.iimt.ch) and Non-Profit-Management (www.vmi.ch), both internationally acclaimed as leaders in their field.
Distinguished by its bilingualism (Frenche, German) on the Bachelor level and its trilingualism on the Masters level, with integration of the English language, this Faculty becomes the first multilingual university of Switzerland and a forum for its international staff and student body.
The Faculty gives a special focus on a practical and interdisciplinary education. Students often work in small groups and in close contact with teachers. Besides following the trends of the labour market, the Faculty is sensitive to its students needs regarding social skills.
To provide students with international experience, the Faculty gives a special focus on a practical and interdisciplinary education. Students often work in small groups and in close contact with teachers. Besides following the trends of the labour market, the Faculty has established an extensive network of contacts with universities throughout the world.