Your Profile

  • Final year bachelor students at FHNW (usually 3rd year students, 2nd year social work students, or 4th year part-time students)
  • Interested in actively participating in an international project
  • Interest in learning more about North American business practices and the North American culture
  • Eager to enhance your employability

Academic compensation

  • School of Business: 5 ECTS for Integration Module
  • Other schools: According to the respective deans

Your benefits

  • Visit the vibrant cities of New York, Austin, Seattle and Vancouver
  • Meet companies and experts from a variety of industries who use their networks and cooperation’s in order to create competitive advantages
  • Become more effective in business through professional networking
  • Meet our partners, who are looking for FHNW graduates
  • Find out more about Sustainability, Renewable Energy and Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Learn how Circular Economies will affect the global economy
  • Improve your English skills and learn how to present yourself in a real-life business context.


The project team calculated a maximum amount of CHF 2’800.-. However, there is a possibility that the sum will be lowered, provided that the project team is able to raise more sponsoring money than budgeted. You are welcome to suggest us any potential sponsor from your personal network. The fee covers international flights, domestic flights, buses, visa, accommo-dation, joint dinner and cultural activities (not fixed).

Important Dates

The Preparatory Seminar: 10 – 14 February 2020

The On-site Seminar: 26 March –  12 April 2020

Final Event: 4 May 2020

  • Should your files be too large please help yourself HERE.

    I confirm that I have read and accept the General Terms and Conditions.


Your application should include:

  • Motivation letter (in English)
  • Your current CV with a picture (in English)
  • One reference from within FHNW (Name, Phone)
  • One written external reference (e.g. Employer)

Application deadline extended:

New deadline: November 18, 2019, 09:00 CET
(for all degree programes excluding IM/IBM and BÖK)