For the 12th year in a row, Switzerland is ranked first in the Global Innovation Index. The Swiss economy stands out particularly in the areas of creativity, knowledge and technology as well as human capital and infrastructure.
Banking and finance are key industries, and Swiss watches and chocolate are world renowned. In addition, Switzerland is home to numerous lakes, medieval villages, world-renowned attractions and the high peaks of the Alps.
This makes it an ideal location for students and professionals to explore the uniqueness of this country first-hand.
Germany is the fourth largest economy in the world after the United States, China and Japan and the largest economy in Europe. It is the third largest export nation globally. It is one of the world’s most attractive business locations and one of the world’s largest car producers with brands such as Volkswagen, Mercedes, Audi, and BMW.
There are around 1,500 breweries in Germany, with over 7,000 sorts of beers available. The Germans’ love for beer is also expressed through the popular saying, “Durst wird durch Bier erst schön,” which translates to “Thirst is only beautiful when accompanied by beer.”
This makes it an ideal location for students and professionals to explore Europe’s powerhouse.
Italy is one of Europe’s most visited countries. The history’s long. The culture’s rich. And the food’s delectable. It is the third-largest national economy in the European Union and the 8th largest in the world by nominal GDP.
Italy is a large manufacturer and exporter of a significant variety of products. Its products include machinery, vehicles, pharmaceuticals, furniture, food and clothing. The country is also well known for its influential and innovative business economic sector, an industrious and competitive agricultural sector (Italy is the world’s largest wine producer), and manufacturers of creatively designed, high-quality products: including automobiles, ships, home appliances, and designer clothing. Italy is the largest hub for luxury goods in Europe and the third luxury hub globally.
This makes it an ideal location for students and professionals to explore this fascinating peninsula.