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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Advisor: Jillian Madden (31135) Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA: 2.7
Language of Instruction: English, French Language Prerequisite: No
Click here for a definition of this term Housing: Homestay, Hostel/Hotel Program Provider: SIT
Click here for a definition of this term Area(s) of Study: Diverse studies available (see below) Fall Calendar: Late August to early December
Spring Calendar: Late January to mid-May Restrictions: Vanderbilt undergraduates only
Type of Program: Study Center Academic Calendar: Similar to VU
Application Deadline: Spring Deadline 1
Program Description:
Located in the international hub of Geneva, this study center program addresses causes of instability in the global economy, alternative systems of intermediation, and the implications of financial crises on economies, in the classroom and through briefings and lectures onsite at financial institutions, international organizations, think tanks, and NGOs. Coursework includes French language (multiple levels), as well as excursions, including travel to Greece to examine the impact of the recent economic crisis on the country’s financial system and society. For the final month of the program, students have the option to intern with a sustainable development company, start-up, intergovernmental organization, or Swiss or international NGO, or to conduct research in sustainable development and finance, circular economy, ethical banking, or impact investment. 


Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Review Begins Start Date End Date
Spring 2025 08/28/2024 08/29/2024 TBA TBA