Franklin College is perfectly located in the heart of Europe in Lugano, Switzerland, on the Swiss/Italian border. Situated on Lake Lugano, Lugano is the cultural, recreational, financial and commercial hub of Switzerland's southernmost, Italian-speaking canton of Ticino. Lugano is a sophisticated and safe city, with dozens of outdoor activities, concert halls, great museums, and a variety of shops and restaurants. Lugano is also the central point of departure for all of Europe. With Lugano's rail lines and regional airport, the rest of Europe is within easy reach.
Students participating in the Franklin College Summer Program may choose summer courses from two 4-week sessions. Earn up to 12 college credits. Students will also cover a lot of European ground through weekend travel in Switzerland and neighboring countries. Students have the option of enrolling in Session One, Session Two or both Sessions.