join our delegation to inspire change for a shared future!


  • Gain new perspectives on North America, both on a professional and cultural level
  • Visit multinational companies operating in the USA and Canada, combining theory and practice in an international environment
  • Interact and exchange information with students from various degree programs from Engineering, Life Sciences, Social Work, Applied Psychology, Architecture and Geomatics as well as from the School of Business
  • Enhance your business network
  • Potentially find your future employer through our career fair during the seminar in Switzerland

academic compensation

School of Business: 5 ECTS points (BOEK/IM: Integration Module; WI/BIT & IBM: check with your Head of Programme)

Applicants from other degree programmes: 5 ECTS points; compensation to be agreed with your Head of Programme

expected costs

Maximum costs of CHF 2’800.

The calculated costs represent the highest degree and can be lowered, depending on the successful acquisition of sponsor- and partnerships. The costs cover accommodation, international flights, domestic travel and transportation, joint dinners, and some cultural activities.

key dates

  • Seminar in Switzerland: February 12 – 16
  • Seminar abroad: March 21 – April 07 (or slightly shorter, depending on concrete plans)
  • Final event: May 6, early evening

your profile

  • Final year bachelor students at FHNW (usually 3rd year full-time students, 4th year part-time students and 2nd year social work students)

  • Motivation, passion and willingness to participate in an international project

  • Able to participate on the set dates on our roadmap

  • Interest in North America


Application documents

Here’s what you need to submit your application:

  • Your current CV in English or German (incl. photo)
  • Please answer the questionnaire so we can learn more about you and your motivation to join us
  • A copy of passport


Submitting your application

All documents must be merged into one PDF file and named:

Family Name_Given Name_Project e.g.


Please only submit your application to your first choice. We will forward your application accordingly to the other project teams. Thank you for taking notice.

Apply until October 31!