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Certificate of Advanced Studies ZHAW in Global Mobility Management (12 ECTS)


on request



CHF 7'900.00

Comment on costs: 

Tuition fee: To be paid in full at the start of the program or in increments.


  • ZHAW School of Management and Law / Campus St.-Georgen-Platz, 8401 Winterthur
  • Online

Language of instruction:

  • English
  • All teaching materials are in English.

Additional Information: For further details, please contact the Director of Studies Mr. RA (D) Dr. iur. Lothar Jansen.

Objectives and content

Target audience

  • Global mobility managers in medium to large companies in Switzerland
  • Level consultant, senior consultant, assistant manager, manager, at Big 4 consulting firm
  • Fiduciaries, fiduciary experts with an international focus, such as payroll accounting etc. for cross-border cases
  • HR professionals
  • Payroll specialists wanting to know more about global mobility
  • Employees of payroll providers who wish to expand into the international field
  • Personnel managers in SMEs who, due to the broad scope of their responsibilities, must be able to assess international issues



It provides a wide range of specialist knowledge in the areas of labor and immigration law, freedom of movement, corporate law, as well as international social security and tax law. Provides tools for the strategic and operative planning, implementation, and processing of international employment relationships, comparisons of tax scenarios, as well as organizational abilities.


The unofficial language of global mobility and expat management is English. The CAS in Global Mobility Management is the first continuing education program in Switzerland in the field of global mobility management taught in English.


The CAS program has a modular structure consisting of two modules:

  • Basic module
  • Advanced module


The CAS is characterized by methodological diversity. In addition to lecture, discussion and literature studies, individual practical cases and a comprehensive case study from practice serve the transfer of knowledge and the teaching of practical application skills.

More details about the implementation

Lectures / classroom lessons: Usually on Friday, 8.45am-12.20pm and 1.15 to 4.50pm; and on Saturday, 8.45am-12.20pm (exceptions possible).

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Admission requirements

  • Diploma from a recognized university of applied sciences or a predecessor school such as ZHW, HWV, HTL; or diploma from a recognized university or polytechnic (diploma, licentiate, Bachelor's or Master's degrees); at least three years of professional experience at time of application.
  • Alternative: An equivalent qualification and at least five years of professional experience; at least two years of professional experience in a global mobility-related field.

Applicants who do not have any of the aforementioned qualifications, but have sufficient professional experience in global mobility management as well as additional qualifications, may be admitted on merit.

Information for applicants

Applications are considered in the order in which they are received.

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