Summer Study in Geneva, Switzerland | Webster University

Summer Study in Geneva, Switzerland

Geneva, Switzerland

Summer 2020 Course Schedule 

Dance Program
Webster Geneva and the Department of Dance at Webster University in St. Louis have collaborated to offer students the opportunity to study Ballet and European Contemporary Dance in Geneva this summer. The coursework provides intensive training with a variety of noted European dance professionals in this beautiful and culturally-rich city. Participants from the Summer 2018 program, have described this remarkable global experience as transformative and a highlight of their college education. Like the Department of Dance at Webster University, the Webster Geneva Summer Dance Program emphasizes excellence in artistic, technical, and international vision. Click here to read more about this opportunity.

Global Governance Program
This summer Webster Geneva is offering a Global Governance program in addition to the regular full-term session. The program is an innovative 3-week immersive experience in Geneva, the home of multilateral affairs. Dedicated to the study of the major global issues, lectures will be coupled with visits to the primary institutions, agencies and other actors who are engaged daily in the governance and/or intervention to address contemporary global challenges (sustainable development, migration, human rights, etc.). Students in this program will take two courses in International Relations and earn 6 credits overall. Click here to read more about this opportunity.

Geneva Program Costs 

  • Geneva Summer 2020 Cost Sheet 
  • The Webster Geneva campus strives to make the summer study abroad as affordable as possible for students.
    Students attending the Summer 2020 session in Geneva receive a discounted housing rate (reflected in the cost sheet above), a free local transportation pass for those under 25 years of age, and $100 voucher to a local Geneva supermarket called Migros.

Program Dates

Date Program
May 12-13 Airport Pick-up and Move-in Dates
May 14 Mandatory Orientation 
May 18- July 10 Course Dates (Undergraduate and Graduate)
July 12 Last Day Permitted in Housing


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About Geneva

Spend your summer in Geneva, a world-renowned city in the heart of Europe!

    • Geneva is located in the western, French-speaking part of Switzerland, in the center of Europe.  The population of the city of Geneva is 200,000, half of which are non-Swiss who are from all over the world.
    • Geneva has been on the map since Roman times.  Today, the city is home to the United Nations, hundreds of international organizations and countless multi-national corporations.
    • The campus is a five minute drive from France and two hours from Italy.  The cost to fly round-trip from Geneva to most European cities is roughly $100.
    • Summers in Geneva are warm and sunny, allowing you to take full advantage of activities around Lake Geneva and the Alps.  Europe's highest peak, the Mont Blanc, is just a few miles away.
    • Numerous open air concerts and music festivals are held in the Geneva region over the summer (e.g., Caribana Music Festival, Fête de la Musique  Geneva is also home to museums, covering a range of subjects:
    • Most people in Geneva speak several languages including English.  This characteristic, combined with a well developed public transportation system, makes getting around the city extremely easy.

For more information on the Geneva Campus, please click here.