University of Neuchatel, Faculty of Economics and Business

Introduction

University of Neuchatel, Faculty of Economics (Université de Neuchâtel, Faculté des sciences économiques)

The University of Neuchatel is a Swiss University which offers courses at Bachelor, Master and doctoral levels, as well as "third cycle" and continuing education courses.

At the University of Neuchatel, the student is the focus. We pride ourselves on creating future leaders, thanks to our innovative teaching programs.





The University of Neuchatel is:

    • a congenial organization accommodating around 4000 students, supported by 860 staff of whom 120 are professors
    • high standards of teaching, due in particular to a student/teacher ratio unique within Europe
    • an international reputation, especially regarding biology, anthropology and health law, as well as the Economic Research Institute (IRENE) and the Center for the Understanding of Social Processes (MAPS)

Faculty of Economics

The Faculty of Economics of the University of Neuchâtel accomodates some 600 students supervised by one hundred and fifty teachers, researchers and administrators. The attention that professors and assistants pay to the curriculum of each student as well as the quality of the teaching have been pointed out in several surveys conducted on its students.

The Faculy offers high-level education thanks to the competence of its professors and to the quality of the research conducted by its seven institutes. The research projects, both national and international, as well as the mandates for federal and local governments and firms, reinforce the visibility of the Faculty and also foster the various teaching programs.

Due to space constraints, the new master on journalism cannot be displayed here but the relevant information is available on the following website : http://www.unine.ch/maj

This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programs

This school also offers:

MSc

Master of Science in Economics, Major in Economic Policy (MScECON)

Campus Full time 3 - 6 semesters September 2016 Switzerland Neuchâtel

The Master of Science in Economics, major in Economic Policy programme provides students with the opportunity to acquire extensive knowledge in economics at the advanced level while specializing in economic policy analysis. The emphasis is put on core competencies directly applicable to the workplace. The programme content is based on solid theoretical underpinnings and cuttingedge technical skills while covering a wide range of policy applications. The teaching language is English. [+]

Master of Science in Economics, Major in Economic Policy

Economic analysis for decision makers

A focus on applied economics 

The State plays a crucial and sometimes dominant role in modern market economies. The current economic and financial crisis is just a confirmation of this fact by strenghtening further the influence of the public sector on the economy. Irrespective of the area considered, from global warming to population ageing, the prosperity and the sustainable development of our societies depend largely on the soundness of the economic policies adopted at local, national and international levels. Economic analysis provides the essential tools for guiding decision-making, evaluating past and present policies, proposing efficient remedies, but also helping private agents adopt the right attitude towards various forms of State interventions.... [-]


Master of Science in Finance (MScF)

Campus Full time 4 - 6 semesters September 2016 Switzerland Neuchâtel

The Master of Science in Finance is a full-time two-year finance degree with strong focus on Financial analysis and portofolio management. The program consists of four semesters of 30 ECTS crédits each. The teaching language is English. [+]

Master of Science in Finance (MScF)

A finance degree with strong focus on financial analysis and portofolio management

The first semester concentrates on fundamental coursework in the foundations of modern finance, accounting, quantitative methods and economics. During the second semester, there is a transition towards case solving as several courses place a special emphasis on applications. The third semester covers advanced topics in finance and provides exposure to the profession. Through the program, elective credits (20ECTS) allow a customization of the curriculum to match students' professional goals. During the last semester students write their master thesis (30 ECTS) and integrate the learning of previous courses. The thesis is written independently or during a training period at a financial institution or at the finance department of a corporation. For a detailed presentation of the program, visit our website (www.unine.ch/mscf).... [-]


Master of Science in Information Systems (MScIS)

Campus Full time 3 - 6 semesters September 2016 Switzerland Neuchâtel

New information technologies play a vital role in today's world. The Master of Science in Information Systems brings the necessary expertise to economical actors. It aims at: Train high level experts in the fields of IT, organisation and communication of business strategies, and management. Prepare for Ph.D. studies, especially in Information Systems and Management Information Systems. [+]

Master of Science in Information Systems

Management of information systems

Objectives

In an environment evolving continuously, in which information plays a major role in terms of competitiveness and performance, in-depth knowledge of information systems is essential fot the effective management of organisation. The relevance and quality of managerial responses to the problems raised by the management of organizations depend to a large extent on the information available to the manager. The Master of Science in Infomation Systems brings the necessary expertise to economical actors. It aims to:

Train high level experts in the fields of IT, organisation and communication of business strategies, and management.... [-]


Master of Science in International Business Development (MScIBD)

Campus Full time 3 - 6 semesters September 2016 Switzerland Neuchâtel

The Master programme is focused on international business development, the principal concern and a major challenge for growing companies. The aim is to develop young graduates with strong potential, ambition, responsibility and loyalty, equipping them with the knowledge and competences that will enable them to rise to the challenges they will face within the multicultural, uncertain and complex environment that is the world of business today. [+]

Master of Science in Intenational Business Development

Tomorrow's Managers

Objectives

The Master of Science in International Business Development (MScIBD) course of study is conceived in such a way as to give students and future administrators the opportunity to specialize in the management of international business for SME/SMI or major companies. The teaching is oriented towards developing research capabilities (high theoretical and methodological level) as well as towards the professional world and the skills necessary for managing international business.

Acquired skills

The distinctive characteristics of the MScIBD programme are to meet the particular needs of companies and organizations. Specific academic knowledge as well as practical skills acquired during working groups devoted to case studies, such as critical analysis and synthesis, problem resoltuion, communication and autonomy, are developed. An internship in a compagny or organization, in Switzerland or abroad, can be integrated towards the end of the program, which allows being quickly in contact with the world of business.... [-]


MA

Master of Arts en Journalisme et Communication (MAJ)

Campus Full time 4 - 6  September 2016 Switzerland Neuchâtel

Les futurs journalistes et cadres des médias devront comprendre, maîtriser et anticiper les évolutions très rapides du secteur. Le programme est fondamentalement interdisciplinaire et intégratif. Son but est d’articuler une formation théorique et pratique de haut niveau en journalisme avec l’étude de son contexte économique, technologique et médiatique. L’accent mis sur l’innovation technologique est un atout supplémentaire de la maîtrise. L’AJM forme ainsi des professionnels polyvalents, capables d’adaptation, d’autonomie et d’inventivité face à l’évolution des réalités journalistiques et éditoriales. [+]

Master of Arts en Journalisme et Communication (MAJ)

Les journalistes de demain

Partenariat avec les médias et travail en réseau

Offre unique en Suisse, conçue et gérée en partenariat avec la Fondation du Centre romand de formation des journalistes, qui représente les entreprises de médias de Suisse romande, cette formation universitaire se caractérise par sa dimension professionnalisante. A travers les périodes de stage en entreprise (obligatoires et rétribués d’au minimum Fr. 250.- / semaine), les ateliers rédactionnels et les cours donnés par des professionnels reconnus, les étudiants sont régulièrement en contact avec le monde des médias d’information. Un dialogue constructif entre pratiques professionnelles et réflexions académiques est ainsi assuré, les professionnels garantissant des liens étroits avec la réalité des métiers, et les académique injectant un recul critique et une ouverture sur le monde.... [-]


Contact

University of Neuchatel, Faculty of Economics and Business

Address Avenue du 1er-Mars 26
CH-2000 Neuchâtel, Switzerland
Website http://www2.unine.ch/cms/lang/en/pid/2260
Phone +41 32 718 1500