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The UZH International Summer Schools 2020  will take place 5 - 24 July 2020. Each program offers 6 ECTS and is open to Bachelor and Master students from all subject areas. Application is now open and will close on 26 April 2020. To apply, students are asked to complete the Online Application Form and submit the required Application Documents.

Programs on offer include:

Deep Dive into Blockchain - Linking Economics, Technology and Law
For a full understanding of Blockchain, with all its implications and potential for application in practice, it is absolutely crucial to look at it from a multidisciplinary perspective. In this Summer School, students will understand the three key pillars of blockchain systems, namely the technology, the economics and the legal aspects behind it. Building on this, they will then explore other fields of application, such as forensics and data analytics. This program is highly interactive, with hands-on practice sessions and field trips to the blockchain hubs in Switzerland - the largest of their kind, worldwide.
Tuition Fee: 2500 Swiss Francs


Finance for the Future: Investments, Sustainable Finance and FinTech
This Summer School will focus on the past, present and future development of the Swiss financial system and wealth management in Switzerland. Students will enhance their knowledge in macroeconomics and finance. Furthermore, they will learn about the most recent and promising trends in FinTech and Sustainable Finance, and will apply their gained knowledge in a portfolio management game. This program not only offers the unique opportunity to get insights by leading experts in academia and business, but also to explore Zurich - one of the most important financial centers in the world.
Tuition Fee: 2500 Swiss Francs


How Switzerland got rich
This Summer School looks at the development of Switzerland into one of the richest and most globalized countries in the world. Students will be introduced to the state of research and scholarly debate on “how Switzerland got rich”. Participants will evaluate this topic from a sociological, historical, economical, and political point of view. As part of this program, students will have the opportunity to travel to some of the most scenic locations in Switzerland, including two UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Tuition Fee: 2000 Swiss Francs