SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: With over 39,000 students, Macquarie University (MU) is considered one of Australia's leading universities. MU is a comprehensive university with course options available in the arts and humanities, business, health, social and physical sciences, and more.
Founded in 1994, the University of the Sunshine Coast (USC) is located in Sippy Downs, Australia, which is known for its world-class beaches, national parks, and sub-tropical climate that is ideal for an outdoor lifestyle. USC offers a wide-range of subject areas that students can choose from. The University has approximately 12,000 students, including hundreds of students from around the world. It is also known for it's outstanding teaching quality and excellent student support services.
Graz, Austria - FHJ is home to a thriving student population and one of the most well preserved city centers in Central Europe. The program embraces project/team based experiential learning. Many of the faculty have extensive experience in their relevant industry in addition to teaching experience.
It's hard to imagine a more warm and welcoming place than Universidad del Bio Bio (UBB). UBB is GVSUs first partner in South America. It has two campuses located in Concepcion and Chillan, Chile. This program is designed for students who are interested in studying in Spanish with Chilean students and those who are looking for a fully integrated study abroad experience.
Chillán, CHILE Universidad del Bio Bio has been a GVSU partner university since 2011. The partnership continues to grow with new opportunities developing each year for students, faculty and staff. This 9 week summer program is a collaboration between UBB faculty in Chillan and GVSU faculty. This program has been specifically designed to help meet the academic needs of students interested in Spanish language who also plan to pursue a career in one of the health professions.
Concepción and Chillán, Chile Its hard to imagine a more warm and welcoming place than Universidad del Bío Bío (UBB) located in Concepción and Chillán, Chile. Having earned a reputation for high academic standards, and vibrant student culture, UBB offers GV students an opportunity to fully immerse into Chilean life and culture.
China's breathtaking landscape, ancient history, vibrant culture, and rich traditions make it an ideal place to study. It's transforming economically and technologically in incredible ways that will impact the future of our global society. East China Normal University is considered one of China's most prestigious institutions of higher education. It offers students an opportunity to spend a semester studying the Chinese culture, language and society.
Shanghai, China: L 'Ecole Supérieure des Sciences Commerciales d' Angers (ESSCA) is a private business school. Founded in 1909, ESSCA's mission is to educate students to work in an international environment which gives this institution a decidedly global flair.
Prague, Czech Republic - Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic, is a city with a uniquely preserved historical center that is part of the UNESCO World Heritage List, and economically, 5th best-performing European regions.
L 'Ecole Supérieure des Sciences Commerciales d' Angers (ESSCA) is a private business school located in western France. Founded in 1909, ESSCA's mission is to educate students to work in an international environment which gives this institution a decidedly global flair. ESSCA offers courses in the fall and spring (winter) semesters, as well as a summer program.
Paris, France: L 'Ecole Supérieure des Sciences Commerciales d' Angers (ESSCA) is a private business school. Founded in 1909, ESSCA's mission is to educate students to work in an international environment which gives this institution a decidedly global flair.
Grenoble School of Management is one of the only management schools in the world with accreditation by EQUIS, AACSB, and AMBA. This program is ideal for students majoring in business-related fields. The exchange program is open to both undergraduate and graduate students.
L'Université catholique de l'Ouest (UCO) is located in Angers, France, the gateway to the Loire Valley. Angers has a lively town center filled with cinemas, cafés, restaurants, and bars. Established over 129 years ago, UCO is home to more than 12,000 students. The program is ideal for students who would like to study French language and culture or for students who would like to take regular university courses in French with local French students.
L'Université de Versailles Saint-Quentin-en Yvelines (UVSQ) is a large university, located on the outskirts of Paris. This exchange program offers students an amazing opportunity to study at a leading institution for sustainability and environmental studies. Students minoring in environmental studies will be able to fulfill 15 credits towards their minor in one semester and fulfill the Issues Gen Ed requirement.
Founded in 1980, Duale Hochschule Baden-Württemberg (DHBW), formerly Berufsakademie, offers a practice-oriented approach to learning by making companies an integral part of the university system.
Lörrach Germany-- Founded in 1980, Duale Hochschule Baden-Württemberg (DHBW) offers a practice-oriented approach to learning by making companies an integral part of the university system. This program is geared toward engineering students who are interested in participating in an international co-op. The university itself cooperates with over 25 industry partners to offer co-op education.
SCHWÄBISCH GMÜND, GERMANY: PHSG offers outstanding educational programs to more than 2,300 students. Set upon a hilltop just outside the town of Schwabisch Gmund, PHSG is just a short bus ride to the city centre which offers students a very warm and culturally rich atmosphere. This medieval town has several architectural treasures, museums, shopping centers and cafes.
The University of Cape Coast is one of the leading universities which offers a wide-range of course options. Students will be fully immersed in regular university classes and will live in on-campus housing with Ghanaian students. The University is located just west of Cape Coast on a hill overlooking the Gulf of Guinea. Students will be within walking distance to the beautiful beaches, and near some of the most significant cultural and historical sites in Ghana.
BUDAPEST, HUNGARY: L Ecole Supérieure des Sciences Commerciales dAngers (ESSCA) is one of the leading state accredited business schools at both the undergraduate and graduate level. In addition to the Budapest campus, ESSCA runs campuses in Paris and Angers, France. ESSCA Hungary is situated in the heart of the city of Budapest, close to the metro, tramway, buses, shopping, restaurants, and cafes
TOKYO, JAPAN: International Christian University (ICU) is a result of cooperation between the Japanese and North American educators dating back to 1949. ICU is known for its high quality education and international commitment. This program is designed for students interested in Japanese language, although, previous study of Japanese language is not required.
BEPPU, JAPAN: Discover Japan and the Asia Pacific while improving your Japanese language skills! Founded in 2000 in Beppu, Japan, APU's primary mission is to foster international understanding by bringing together future leaders from countries and regions throughout the world.
PUEBLA, MEXICO: The Universidad de las Americas (UDLA) in Puebla with more than 65 years of tradition, offers academic programs that answer the present and future needs of todays world. The University has excellent library facilities and the latest technology in order to enhance teaching and research.
OSLO, NORWAY: The University of Oslo is Norways largest and oldest institution of higher education. It was founded in 1811 when Norway was still under Danish rule. Today, the University of Oslo has approximately 28,000 students and 4,600 employees.
CRACOW, POLAND: The Cracow University of Economics (CUE) was established in 1925, shortly after Poland had regained its independence after World War I. Since then, Cracow University of Economics has become a well-respected institution of higher education. GVSU and CUE (formerly known as the Academy of Economics) have mutually benefited from international cooperation through an exchange that started in 1975.
CRACOW, POLAND: STAIR is a cooperative academic program that began in 2008 between Cracow University of Economics (CUE) in Cracow, Poland and University of Debrecen (UD), in Debrecen, Hungary, and Grand Valley State University. Selected GVSU candidates will earn a bachelor-level diploma in International Relations from Cracow University of Econom
With more than 39,000 students, Babes-Bolyai University (BBU) is a large, public University with students from all over the world. It was originally established in 1581 making it one of the oldest Universities in Romania. The regular cost of a semester at BBU is less than a semester at GVSU due to the low cost of living in Romania.
SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA: Seoul National University of Science and Technology (SeoulTech) is a national university of about 14,000 students. The vast majority of the students are studying in technology, computing, or engineering fields, although the school is also known for outstanding programs in business, education and a world-renowned art education in ceramics.
Madrid, Spain The University of Carlos III (UC3M) in Madrid, one of Spains public universities, was founded in 1989. Located on two campuses, Getafe and Leganés, UC3M has the largest offering of bilingual studies in Spain. As an Exchange Student, you can select courses from study programs taught in English and in Spanish. UC3M has over 16,000 students, faculty with diverse backgrounds, and excellent educational programs.
The University of Deusto first opened its doors in 1886. Its birth was the result of the combined concerns and cultural interests of the Basque Country, which wished to have a university of its own, and of the Jesuit Fathers, who wanted to move their school of higher studies from La Guardia (Pontevedra) to a more central location.
ZURICH, SWITZERLAND: (ZHAW) is located in Winterthur which is just a short distance from Zurich, one of the worlds largest financial centers and widely considered to be the banking and chocolate capital of Switzerland.
Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW) is located in Zurich, one of the worlds largest financial centers and widely considered to be the banking and chocolate capital of Switzerland.
TAIPEI, TAIWAN: Founded in 1922, National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU) is a research-oriented university located in downtown Taipei. In addition to offering over 70 academic programs, the University also operates the Mandarin Training Center, the largest and best known Chinese language center in Taiwan.
ANKARA, TURKEY: Middle East Technical University (METU), located near the Turkish capital of Ankara, is one of Turkeys premier state-financed institutions of higher education. Founded in 1956, METU adopted English as its language of instruction. METU is home to more than 21,000 students with 800 to 1,200 international students attending from 50 different countries.
KINGSTON, UNITED KINGDOM: Kingston University is located just 20 minutes from the center of London, one of the worlds most diverse, vibrant, and cosmopolitan cities. You will find this suburban community to be a mixture of old and new, with a daily fruit and vegetable market, as well as major chain stores and supermarkets.
BRIGHTON, UNITED KINGDOM: Brighton is a vibrant and cosmopolitan city with great architectural character, and a lively atmosphere. The city is only an hour from London and half an hour from Gatwick Airport. The town offers a range of diverse entertainment - Theatre Royal, Brighton Centre, Gardner Arts Centre, and the Dome theatre.