News and Events
Challenges Symposium 2022
Cybersecurity has come a long way in the last decade as it was not an item that seemed of great interest to the larger world but it became so because of cyber war in the relations between friends and enemies in international affairs.
Hosted at Franklin University Switzerland Nielsen Auditorium on the 30th November 2022
The video of the symposium can be viewed here
This Fall 2022 semester Franklin welcomed approximately 180 new students
This Fall '22 semester Franklin welcomed approximately 180 new students, bringing the total number of students present on campus during this academic year up to 396.
Sharing collective dreams on Franklin's future
Highlights from the Fall '22 Convocation ceremony.
This year, Convocation was held on the second day of classes of the Fall 22' semester, on Tuesday, August 23, 2022.
Today, August 16, 2022, marks the first day of this year’s exciting Fall’22 Orientation week. Around 170 incoming students have started making their way to campus this morning, moving into Franklin’s eight residence halls, and adjusting to their new home.
This academic year is especially extraordinary as it is the first semester ever in which Franklin students will be filling the New C residence hall, with a total of 67 new bed spaces.
The 2022 FUS UNITAR Summer Experience
On Tuesday, June 28, 2022, Franklin graduate students of the Master of Science in International Management (MSIM) with an emphasis in Responsible Management and Climate Action had the opportunity to pitch their final presentations from the FUS UNITAR Summer Experience directly at the United Nations Organizations headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland.
WURI Ranking Interview with President Greg Warden
Two recent MSIM Graduates (Master of Science and International Management) of Franklin University Switzerland, Ms Kristen Abberley and Ms Ann Jackson Edwards took it upon themselves and prepared for an online interview with Franklin President, Prof. Dr. Greg Warden to find out why he thought Franklin should join the WURI Ranking.
(World's Universities with Real Impact (WURI) was established in 2020. It is a new ranking system designed by the Organizing Committee of the Hanseatic League of Universities (HLU).)
Announcing a new President at Franklin University Switzerland
On behalf of the Franklin Foundation, the Board of Trustees, and the Presidential Search Committee, we are pleased to announce that Samuel Martín-Barbero, Ph.D., Presidential Distinguished Fellow & Academic Innovation Fellow at the University of Miami, has been selected to become the fifth President of Franklin University Switzerland
Franklin University Switzerland WURI Top 33
Franklin University Switzerland
Ranked in the Top 35 universities making an impact, Franklin University Switzerland is a small, international school located in the southern Swiss city of Lugano. FUS strives to develop and cultivate an academic environment that provides opportunities for students to become articulate, informed, and productive leaders of their communities.
Francesco Tronci - TI Advisory Board
Last year Francesco Tronci co-authored an HBS case study about how to support the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Africa, starting from the story of Harambe, the non-profit network that unites several unicorn founders and talented entrepreneurs, for which he has served as senior advisor for many years now, and that was founded by Okendo Lewis-Gayle, who many of you may have met at Franklin back in 2019.
Snack the System
The Taylor Institute is proud to announce that the Franklin Alumni Team “Micro to Macro” has received an invitation from Ambassador Wennubst to join the following high profile event "Snack the System" in Rome this coming Saturday, May 21.