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Welcome to the
Taylor Institute


Facilitating 21st Century Global Solutions

About the Taylor Institute Switzerland

Education - Research - Collaboration

The Taylor Institute at Franklin University Switzerland is a unique space where Research, Education and
Collaboration for the 21st century thrive at the crossroads of Business, Science and Liberal Arts.



Taylor Institute - Mission and Vision



The John Taylor Institute at Franklin University Switzerland fosters research that advances academic knowledge and generates innovations in business theory and practice, including competitiveness, collaborative practices, and sustainability.




The goals of the Taylor Institute are closely aligned with the mission of Franklin University Switzerland: we produce critical thinkers who are culturally literate, ethically aware, and intellectually courageous. We create leaders who are responsible, compassionate, and collaborative. We also embrace the values of Switzerland: civil discourse and sustainable solutions for future peace and prosperity.

The Taylor Institute places high value on global collaboration, and as a research platform welcomes partnerships from some of the world’s leading researchers as well as prominent academic institutions around the globe.


Taylor Institute - About Us



The Taylor Institute engages in Research and develops and manages Graduate and Executive programs related to business and management in a global context.


The Institute brings together a learning ecosystem made of multi-stakeholders including Faculty, partner Universities, Business and Organizations, Thought Leaders and Think Tanks from around the world.


The main objective of the Institute is to prepare for critical thinkers who are culturally literate, ethically aware, intellectually courageous and business savvy. We envision leaders that become responsible, compassionate, and collaborative in an increasingly complex and interconnected world.

Taylor Institute Advisory Board

Advisory Board

Ex Officio

Consulting Scholars

Research with impact

WURI Rankings 2023
(World Universities with Real impact)
Franklin University Switzerland

Crisis Management

Global Ranking in Top 5

Ethical Value and Social Responsibility

Global Ranking in Top 3 

Industrial Applications

Global Ranking in Top 20 

Most Innovative University

Global Ranking in Top 30

“Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.”

Oscar Wilde

Contact Us


Via Ponte Tresa 29

6924 Sorengo (Lugano)


Emails: Please use the contact form

Tel: +41 91 985 22 60

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