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Current Events Launch 2019

With the September term well under way and the fall right around the corner, the Paris campus now looks forward to the launch of “Current Events”. Every start of the month, we’ll be giving a brief overview of a selection of classes running at Schiller Paris that very month. The objective is double: provide readers an idea of our course curriculum on the one hand, and a perspective making sense of the whole on the other. Calling it “Current Events” becomes all the more appropriate as we attempt to tie in our curriculum selection with ongoing events taking place in the world at large. The mission of Schiller is to provide students a theoretical grounding and practical skills that they can deploy in the successive stages of their careers. Course content, the learning experience in Paris, interactions with faculty and classmates from around the world – all of this and more are what make the a Schiller degree a key moment before stepping into the wider world and into the current of events that continuously make their mark.

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Heidelberg Campus – Student Orientation and Registration Day

Congratulations on joining us at the Schiller International University – Heidelberg Campus!

SIU – Heidelberg Campus offers orientation program designed to help first-year students, transfer students, and all our international students successfully transition to our community.  Throughout your orientation, you will be exposed to many valuable resources, interact with a variety of campus staff members, student ambassadors and participate in social experiences to begin to make new connections with fellow Schillerians, learn more about academic and student life at the University, receive your class schedule, and more.


Weekend MBA at Heidelberg Campus

Fast-track your career with our new Weekend MBA program!

Schiller International University Heidelberg campus is proud to announce the launch of our new Weekend MBA designed for those with work or family commitments to study a full MBA course outside of the usual academic schedule.

With courses running on Friday evenings and Saturdays and Sundays, you can take control of your future and still meet your day-to-day commitments. This is your chance to take your career in a new direction. Whether you’re already a business professional, in full time employment, a parent or you just want to change your career path, we have the right course for you!


WEEKEND MBA QUICK FACTS

  • Classes taught over three weekends out of four (with a break between weekends 2 and 3 where possible)
  • 9 am start and end before 6 pm
  • 15 modules over 16 month period
  • One Program, Two Degrees (US degree: Schiller, European degree: University of Roehampton)
  • US, UK & German Accreditation
  • Teaching language: English
  • English proficiency is to be documented with an official TOEFL or IELTS test result
  • Tuition Fee: € 28,000

So what are you waiting for? Apply today to build for tomorrow!

Click here to register your interest

Orientation Lunch

Orientation Day – SIU Madrid

Hello everyone, this is your future self. Today you started a new journey, woke up early, prepared your things and got ready for Orientation Day.
At first you didn’t know what to do, everyone was new and they seemed to have this day figured out, but trust me they felt exactly like you.

I am here to remind you of that day for a specific reason. On that day, you knew you were going to start a new journey, but you didn’t know how great of an adventure it was going to be. This university will give you the opportunity to discover new subjects you never thought about before, but will fall in love with in no time. You will discover that professors can be open and friendly, while also being demanding and tough, shaping you for the future you have ahead. You will also make friends, and not just the ones you shared a hot dog with or sat next to during the orientation speech, but many more interesting ones, from countries you have never visited and cultures you are still curious about.

And here is where it starts – your curiosity, your endless search for answers to questions yet to be asked, for solutions to problems no one else seems to be concerned about. This is where your future starts, your business idea, your career.

You sure enjoyed this first day, but keep your eyes open, it’s about to get even better.


SIU Meets CES Conference

The Council for European Studies (CES) is based in New York at Columbia University and is one of the biggest academic organizations in the world that produces and funds multi-disciplinary research on Europe and European Studies. The 26th Annual Conference of the CES was held at Carlos III University in Madrid from the 20-22 of June this year, and it attracted more than 1100 scholars from all over the world in almost 200 panels. The overall topic this year was Sovereignties in Contention: Nations, Regions, and Citizens in Europe.

Schiller International University’s Madrid campus was represented by a panel dedicated to the Catalonian separatist movement under the title “Catalan Separatism: Causes and Consequences.” It was organized by Fernando de Vicente, Lola Romero, Chris Kostov, Alexandra Aaron and Aranzazu Narbona.

Professor de Vicente’s presentation, “The Catalonian Crisis: Legal Implications and Consequences,” dealt with the constitutionality of the attempted referendum in Catalonia, while Professor Romero’s presentation, “The Catalan Language in the Sovereignty Process: Linguistic Implications,” tackled the importance of the Catalan language for the formation and maintenance of a strong Catalan national identity. Professor Kostov addressed the issue of the manipulative use of the educational system and quasi-embassies abroad called Catalonian houses by the Catalonian separatist leaders in order to promote their separatist agenda domestically and abroad in his presentation, “Textbooks and Delegations Abroad as Pathways to Catalonian Independence.”

SIU Madrid Registrar and Professor, Alexandra Aaron, who is also a Schiller Alumnus, analyzed the impact of the illegal Catalonian referendum for the largest companies based in Catalonia during her presentation on “Economic Consequences and Market Analysis Driven by Political Instability in Catalonia.” Professor Narbona’s presentation “New Evidence onFirms’ Location Decisions: Is Catalonia Losing Appeal?” focused on the impact of the Catalonian referendum on future investments in the Spanish region.

All of the Schiller faculty presentations were very well accepted and will be published in an academic volume on Nationalist and Separatist Movements in Europe next year.