Our partnership with Franklin University in Lugano, Switzerland, is grounded in a mutual understanding and appreciation for both the liberal arts and a global experience. Franklin is a highly selective four-year American liberal arts university, well known for its exceptional immersive experiential learning program.

This partnership makes possible an undergraduate degree program in international and political communication in which students will study two years in Lugano and two years in Boston, as well as two accelerated degree programs that will allow students to earn a bachelor's degree in three years at Franklin's campus in Lugano, and a one-year master's degree in either Publishing and Writing or Public Relations at Emerson's Boston campus.