GENEVA: Webster University

Geneva, Switzerland

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  • Fall Semester - August to December (15-week semester)
  • Spring Semester - January to May (15-week semester)

Application Deadline

  • Fall Semester - March 1
  • Spring Semester - September 10


Study Abroad Coordinator: Liz McClanahan (


Students enroll in 4 courses while abroad and transfer back 16 NU credits. Students can choose from all the undergraduate curriculum offered at Webster, Geneva. Courses are offered in Business, Computer Science, European Studies, History, International Affairs, Psychology, and Communications.

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Host University

The Webster University, Geneva campus hosts nearly 600 students from over 90 nationalities. Webster University Geneva is just minutes from the center of Geneva — a truly international city where the world meets for everything from business and banking to humanitarian issues and global affairs, and where 40% of residents are foreign nationals.

Eligibility Requirements

  • 2 completed terms at NU, one of which may be a summer term
  • GPA of at least 2.5
  • Transfer students and spring admits, please contact OISP for eligibility

Application Procedure

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Fall 2015 or Spring 2016: $TBD

Includes: Northeastern University (NU) tuition for 16 NU credits ($TBD), and International Security and Emergency Support ($350). Students are responsible for all other expenses, including housing and other non-academic costs for which they will be billed directly by the program provider or host institution. Students are also responsible for arranging and purchasing their own flights.

Switzerland, Geneva: Webster University Study Abroad Program Budget (Semester)



Study abroad students typically live in the "Les Berges du Rhone" in the center of Geneva. The residence “Les Berges du Rhône” is a “V” shaped edifice, located on the banks of the river Rhone and facing the ‘Pont de Sous-Terre’. The bridge connects the communes of ‘Junction’ and ‘St. Jean’ in the centre of Geneva. Its large picture windows afford lots of light. Les Berges accommodates 118 students. Other accommodations include the Living and Learning Center, located on the Webster, Geneva campus, where classes are held but this residence primarily houses full-degree seeking students.


Geneva and the surrounding countryside bring added dimensions to your Webster education. Given the presence of the United Nations and other major international organizations, many important international businesses and the largest private banking center in the world, Webster students have the opportunity to take advantage of the resources offered by these institutions to augment classroom learning. And when it comes to recreation, whether skiing, hiking, climbing, or cycling, the Alps offer some of the best sporting terrain in the world, and they are right at your doorstep! It may not have the size or non-stop action of London and Paris, but this small city packs an enormous punch. It’s a major trade and finance hub, home to the World Trade Organization and headquarters to a large number of multinational corporations, including Procter & Gamble and Hewlett Packard. Some 350 trading companies operate in Geneva, making it second only to London in Europe. They are supported by a financial and business infrastructure that includes banks, insurance companies, law firms, and fiduciaries.