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The Laws of War in Ukraine

The Laws of War in Ukraine

Alte University Law School presents an online event about a crucially important theme


The event will conclude with a question and answer session.


The event will take place online in the Zoom app.


To register for this ZOOM online event, click here:


The Zoom link will be sent to you shortly, after registration.


Event date and time: 09 May
4 pm Georgian Time
2 pm Swiss and European Time
1 pm UK Time.




Blue Peace – Sustainable finance for high impact

Blue Peace – Sustainable finance for high impact

The Taylor Institute is pleased to announce His Excellency Pio Wennubst, Ambassador to the Permanent Mission of Switzerland to the United Nations organizations in Rome, will introduce the Blue Peace project


The presentation will be held:

Tuesday March 29th 18:30 - 19:30 


Location: 

Nielsen Auditorium

Kaletsch Campus

Via Ponte Tresa 29

6924 Sorengo.

Solar Energy for Franklin in Summer '22

Solar Energy for Franklin in Summer '22

The construction of Franklin's photovoltaic system on the new  "Phase 3" building is a result of the renewed collaboration with the Industrial Companies of Lugano (AIL) SA, and other local partners. 


Walter Sassi, a professional in the  field of renewable energy and project manager for AIL, gives us incredible insights on the technology behind the project.

Blue Peace Project - Sustainable Finance for High Impact

Blue Peace Project - Sustainable Finance for High Impact

The Taylor Institute is pleased to announce a talk on the Blue Peace project by the Ambassador to the Permanent Mission of Switzerland to the United Nations organisations in Rome, Pio Wennubst, and industry experts involved in the project.


The presentation will be held Tuesday

March 29th 

18:30 - 19:30

Nielsen Auditorium

Kaletsch Campus

Via Ponte Tresa 29

6924 Sorengo.

Speakers Corner - VIVIDO: Grow food in cities and connect with nature

Speakers Corner - VIVIDO: Grow food in cities and connect with nature

Students :   Kristen Abberley, Amalia Awad, Ann Jackson Edwards, Melyis Cabrero   
Date :  10/11/2021

Project: Vivido : Grow food in cities  and connect with nature


In the year 2050, it is  estimated that nearly two thirds of the world’s population will be living in an urban environment. Now, close your eyes and imagine  yourself 20 years from now, living in a rapidly growing city: a lot has  changed. There are more buildings, a lot more people and you really feel  disconnected from nature.

Speakers Corner - BigFoot: A motivating consumption auditing system

Speakers Corner - BigFoot: A motivating consumption auditing system

Students :   Marlene Hüther, Henri Souville, Carmen Brodnax   
Date :  10/11/2021

Project: Bigfoot: A motivating  consumption auditing system


What we are proposing is giving practical incentives for improving green related behaviors.

For example, if a private household manages to reduce by 10% it’s  electricity consumption, it can be rewarded with a 10% discount on  yearly railway ticket.

Speakers Corner - Amafruit: the one marketplace for fruits and vegetables

Speakers Corner - Amafruit: the one marketplace for fruits and vegetables


Students :   Giovanni Desiderio, Donna Mashat, Sakhi Sobti, Mikhail Martynov  

Date :  10/11/2021

Project: Amafruit: The one marketplace  for fruits and vegetables


Hello everyone! Are you  familiar with the food and vegetable market supply chain? It begins with  production, then to the wholesale, then to the retailers and then,  finally to you, the consumers.

Franklin and the Speakers' Corner Workshop

Franklin and the Speakers' Corner Workshop

On the occasion of this year’s edition of the Swiss Digital Day, on November 10, Franklin University Switzerland’s Master of Science and Arts students had the opportunity to present their technical innovation and digitalization business ideas to an attentive crowd of journalists, management, and communication specialists.  

Reboot the Future Golden Rule Leadership Masterclass

Reboot the Future Golden Rule Leadership Masterclass

In collaboration with Reboot the Future, Franklin University Switzerland’s Master of Science and Arts students last week engaged in a series of workshops, seminars and guest lectures under title of “Golden Rule Leadership Masterclass”. 


A 4-day laboratory of ethical and  values-based conversations, where the Golden Rule standed for "treating others and the planet as you would wish to be treated."

Micro to Macro Workshop

Micro to Macro Workshop

This session aims to be interactive and curate an environment of active  questioning, rethinking, and innovation. 


The project team believes in  the power  of collaboration, a trans-disciplinary approach, and challenging the boundaries of what's possible.

Winners of the 2020/21 Executive Award dedicated to the 7 human virtues.

Winners of the 2020/21 Executive Award dedicated to the 7 human virtues.

Executive Award that highlights the award-winners Adam Stanford (Presidential Council) but also Tamara Erez (Advisory Board Taylor Institute).


Franklin University Switzerland is also an institutional partner of the award

EMBA in China is accredited by The Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

EMBA in China is accredited by The Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

The Taylor Institute at Franklin University Switzerland is dedicated to scientific research, innovation, and corporate  partnerships at home and abroad. 


We continue to invest in our academic  programs and the Franklin educational experience to strengthen our  alumni network and deepen our connections around the globe.