DIPLOMA OF FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

SUMMARY

This semester program is designed for undergraduate students and introduces the basic concepts and models of modern financial theories via lectures, texts, case studies and company visits. Students learn how assets and companies are valuated.

Projections of future cash flows, capital budgeting, the trade-off between risk and return, risk management, and the valuation of securities are further courses offered in this program. The content of the classes is directly related to the needs of banks, insurance and financial companies.  Practical work close to life in corporations is an important part of the program.

Teachers are professionals in their field of instruction and enjoy for the most part, doctoral expertise and many years of professional experience.

Lessons are held from Monday to Friday, with some exceptions on Saturday; and include on average eighth courses per week. French as foreign Language, is given in order to integrate students into the Swiss culture.

 
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Additional Information

THE COUNTRY

Switzerland has a great deal to offer: cultural diversity, multilingualism, stunning scenery and, of course, its people. It has four national languages, (German, French, Italian and Rumantsch) Switzerland prides itself on its high standard of publicly-funded education. Switzerland’s economy is based on a highly qualify labor force performing highly skilled work. The main areas include micro-technology, hi-tech, biotechnology and pharmaceuticals, as well as banking and insurance. Small and medium-sized enterprises play an extremely important role in the Swiss economy.

The quality of life in Swiss towns is high. This is based on criteria such as political, economic, and social life and the level of public service provision.

the city  


city.bmpThe city of Fribourg (in French) and Freiburg (in German) is the bilingual capital of the Swiss Canton of Fribourg and the district of Sarine . It is located on the banks of the River Sarine / Saane on the Swiss plateau, and is an important economic, administrative, and educational center on the cultural border between the German- and French-speaking regions of Switzerland. Fribourg is known for its cultural plurality, its university and its gastronomy. The increasing number of students living in Fribourg has also had an invigorating eff ect on what it has to off er culturally and artistically as well as its night life. Fribourg is especially popular with students: its bilingualism (French and German) present a major plus for students keen on picking up an additional language. Besides, Fribourg serves as a link between the German- and French-speaking regions of Switzerland, which is clearly in its culture.

TRANSPORT
The Swiss railway network extends over 20,300 km (12,600 miles), not including an additional 2,000
(1,240 miles) of private railways. Its public transportation system belongs to the best worldwide as it
integrates train, bus and boat travel seamlessly and offers high levels of comfort.
 
Overall travel time by train from Fribourg main station to:
 
Bern: 0:22 h / Zürich: 1:24 h / Basel: 1:21 h / Lausanne: 0:40 h / Geneva: 1:20 h
 
Depending on your traveling plans, there are different types of tickets available. For more information,
please visit the Swiss Railway website: http://www.sbb.ch/en/home.html.
 
 
ACCOMMODATION
 
You will be among the different partners we have either:
 
Students Residence :
·         Notre-Dame de la Route  http://www.domaine-ndr.ch/en/
 
 
·         Salesianum http://salesianum.ch/wp/?lang=en
 
Host families or Shared apartments:
·         http://papayapods.com/
 
 

IMPORTANT FACTS

• Cost for flights is about 1,200 USD for a return ticket.
• You must ensure that your insurance covers all major risks in
Switzerland (especially health
insurance, international coverage).
• Please book our offer at your international program office.
• Fribourg does not have an international airport; you must travel to Geneva or Zurich.

 
TAKE A LOOK AT THE FOLLOWING LINKS
 
 
In Fribourg:  http://www.fribourgtourisme.ch/en/index.cfm
 
By plane:  http://www.swiss.com/
 
Airports:

 

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CONTACT

 
International Office
School of Management Fribourg
Ch. du Musée 4
CH-1700 Fribourg
heg-international@hefr.ch
 
Prof. Luca Perazzi
Head of International Office
International Office 
T : +41 26 429 63 90
F : +41 26 429 63 75
luca.perazzi@hefr.ch

Andrea Rohrer
International Office
Americas
T : +41 26 429 63 38
F : +41 26 429 63 75
Elizabethandrea.rohrer@hefr.ch
 

 

 agenda

 
 February 12 – June 29, 2018
 
 

DOCUMENTS

 
 

  Application Form 2018   

  Stundenplan 2018 

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