Economic Studies in Lausanne, Switzerland
Students will gain expertise in the areas of international economies and economic policy through coursework, while living in a new cultural setting.
Dates of Program
Fall or Spring Semester
The program is open to graduate students of the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies who are in the Masters of Economics Program. Program size is limited and participation is contingent upon acceptance by the program director.
Courses and Credit
Students will earn up to 12 credit hours which can be applied to the elective requirements (not the core coursework) of their MAE or MAE-Policy Track degree. Courses will transfer to GSU pass/fail.
Language of Instruction
Students will be responsible for expenses related to airfare, housing, meals, visas, and insurance. Students are responsible for Georgia State tuition and fees. Non-resident/out-of-state students will pay in-state tuition plus a $250 fee in addition to the cost to the program.
Financial aid is available to help fund this study abroad program. Students are highly encouraged to apply for the Georgia State University International Education Fee (IEF) Study Abroad Scholarship Program. For more information on this and other scholarship opportunities, please view the study abroad scholarships mainpage or contact Study Abroad Programs, Office of International Affairs, (404)413-2529.
Students wishing to apply must complete the program application on the GSU Study Abroad website.
Responsibility & Liability
Participants in the program must have proof of current health and accident insurance that is valid abroad. Students must also submit any health documentation required by HEC Laussanne or by Switzerland. Students are also required to meet any Swiss Visa requirements.
Students will be required to sign a Waiver of Liability/Indemnification Form in order to participate in the exchange program.
Dr. Felix Rioja
Andrew Young School of Policy Studies
14 Marietta St., NW, Room 530
Atlanta, GA 30303