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Examine macroeconomics and the global finance system through the lens of social justice and the ethics of sustainable business.
Major topics of study include:
-International banking and reforms and markets within internationals financial systems
-Solidarity economies, microfinance, and sustainable financing and sustainable business
-Financial intermediation systems and risk
-Financial globalization, financial crises, and social responsibility
-Ethics of banking, financial policy, tax avoidance, and market pressure
You can choose to complete an internship during the last five weeks of this program. For this internship, you will be placed with a local Swiss organization where you will gain real work experience related to the program’s theme and develop professional skills you can use in your career.
SIT Robert Kantor Memorial Scholarship
Each year one student will be granted $10,000 in scholarship aid to study abroad with a SIT program. Funded by individual donors and foundations, the requirements are tight: seeking first-generation college students who've never traveled abroad before, currently attend an HBCU, and demonstrate strong financial need.