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Business Bridging Program

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Next enrollment cycle

October 2022

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Total Course Fee

USD 7,740

Course Accredited By

IACBE

  • 13 Weeks
  • Online
  • Undergraduate
  • Certificate

Many high school students aspire to enrol in an international bachelor’s degree, but lack the skills and background to do so. The Business Bridging program provides candidates with the knowledge required to succeed in our three-year bachelor’s programs. The Business Bridging program is a one-semester (13-week) course that acts as a bridge to the first year of our bachelor's programs. 

Students will strengthen their academic, communication and business English skills while studying management and economics. Students can enroll in the program in October, February and June. Upon successful completion, students are automatically admitted into the first year of our bachelor's programs.

The Business Bridging Program (30 ECTS) is a one-semester course that acts as a bridge to the first year of EU’s three-year bachelor’s programs. Students will strengthen their academic, communication and business English skills while studying management and marketing concepts. They can enrol in the Business Bridging Program at the beginning of any semester during the academic year, including the summer session. Upon successful completion, students are automatically admitted into the first year of EU’s bachelor's programs. Students will study eight diverse subjects which improve core business skills and provide the necessary basis for advanced study.

Enrollment Cycles

  • October 2022
  • December 2022
  • February 2023
  • June 2023

Academic Requirements:*

  • 1 certified copy of high school diploma.
  • Proof of English fluency: TOEFL score 60 (Internet-based), 173 (computer-based), IELTS 5.0; CAE B1 with a minimum score of 154; PTE 36; English native; or equivalent

*Students not meeting these criteria will have an interview with the admission committee and will be considered on a merit basis or directed to a foundation program. For more information, please contact the admissions department of your chosen campus.

All applicants should submit the following documents in order to complete the application process:

  • 1 completed application form (if the application was not filled in online)
  • 1 certified copy of high school diploma and transcripts*
  • Proof of English fluency: TOEFL score 60 (Internet-based), 173 (computer-based); IELTS 5.0; CAE B1 with a minimum score of 154; PTE 36; English native; or equivalent
  • 1 letter of recommendation**
  • 1 motivation letter***
  • An electronic passport photo or 3 printed passport-size photos
  • 1 copy of valid passport or ID card
  • 1 bank certificate or letter certifying the applicant's financial solvency
  • €/CHF 200 non-refundable application fee. Please attach a money order, check or receipt for a bank transfer payable to EU

YEAR 1

ONE-SEMESTER
(30 ECTS)

English for Business

In a global economy, being able to communicate effectively in English is essential for operating successfully in the business world and opening career doors. This interactive course focuses on how to do business in English and teaches the language and skills required to do so.

4 CH | 6 ECTS

Study Skills

Getting good grades at the tertiary level requires well developed study skills. This interactive course helps students become more efficient and effective in their approach to learning and studying. Students identify their study strengths and learn how to overcome their weaknesses. The course will focus on a variety of essential topics: time-management, group-learning, managing stress, examination techniques, research skills, confident academic writing and planning next steps.

4 CH | 6 ECTS

Communication Skills

The ability to communicate effectively in any situation is essential for success. This course focuses on the importance of communication skills, both active and passive, and provides tools for improving written and oral skills. The use of role-play and interactive exercises provide students with a platform for improvement, while increasing self-confidence in public speaking.

4 CH | 6 ECTS

Management Basics

Management is pervasive in our society but many, especially young adults, are unaware of its reach. Students explore their own informal encounters with business and organizations in order to develop an awareness of what business is and what constitutes good business practice. The course is delivered through a combination of theory, case analysis, written assignments, readings and group and class discussions.

2 CH | 3 ECTS

Business and Society

The course introduces students to the issues related to the impact of business on society and vice versa. Students will learn about concepts of social responsibility and enrich their understanding of what it means to manage an ethical business. Students are encouraged to examine different incidents critically in order to gain further insight into more specialist areas of management. This course can act as a knowledge base for subsequent in-depth courses. Emphasis is placed on the complex role social responsibility plays within an organization, and the impact of the external environment on business activities. The course is delivered through theory, case analysis, written assignments, group work, class discussions and presentations.

2 CH | 3 ECTS

Introduction to Law

This course introduces students to the legal framework for any business activity, as well as the main institutions of business law in the European Union. Students will learn basic legal terminology and how to approach legal documents and legal texts.

2 CH | 3 ECTS

Introduction to Economics

Students are introduced to the background and history of economics, including key players and theories which are relevant today. The course gives a general understanding of the impact of economics on all aspects of life, focusing particularly on how choices are made. Students reflect on their personal choices as well as organizational decision-making.

2 CH | 3 ECTS

  • ADVANCE TUITION PAYMENT - €2,000 (non-refundable, due upon receipt of acceptance letter)
  • SEMESTER 1 - €4450
  • APPLICATION FEE - €200 (non-refundable, paid with application)

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