Accounting Abroad

Studying accounting abroad provides you with a unique opportunity to develop intercultural understanding, problem-solving, and communication skills that are essential to becoming a natural leader in your field. Step out into the world and earn academic credit by studying abroad.

Accounting Programs

Internships

Academic Advice

Scholarships

Department Contact

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Academic Advice

FIRST YEAR AND SOPHOMORE STUDENTS

  • The earliest you can go abroad is the summer of your first year.
  • Students may fulfill General Education Foundation and Issues requirements abroad (Please note that you do NOT have to be Junior Standing in order to complete your Issues requirement abroad). 
  • Students taking at least 3 credits abroad will fulfill their Global Perspectives requirement
  • Business Core courses that are approved as being equivalent to ACC 212, BUS 201, MGT 268, STA 215, ECO 210 and ECO 211, can be completed abroad. Please note that the business system studied must be the US system so that you will be prepared for upper level courses in the Seidman curriculum, for which these courses are pre-requisites.

SEIDMAN BUSINESS PROGRAM (LAST TWO YEARS)

You must be eligible to take Seidman upper division courses at GVSU in order to take 300-400 level business courses abroad:

  • Jr. Standing (55 cr. Hours earned);
  • 2.50 overall GVSU GPA;
  • 2.50 GPA in the following courses (ACC 212, BUS 201, ECO 210, ECO 211, MGT 268, STA 215).

The following course categories are available to students who have met the above standards:

  • Seidman Core Courses (with the exception of MGT 495)
  • Upper-Division Seidman Electives
  • Seidman Major courses (with the possible exception of major capstones)

To determine the GVSU course equivalencies for courses taken abroad, please visit our Course Approval page. 

Once you have selected a program, schedule a meeting with your academic advisor to discuss your plans.

For more academic information email the Department Contact.

 

Program Suggestions

The programs highlighted on this page are a good fit for students studying Accounting. 

Semester and Academic Year Programs

Country

Program

Program Type

Courses

Australia

Semester in Sydney with Macquarie University

Partnership

Available Courses

Australia

Semester on the Sunshine Coast with USC

Partnership

Available Courses

France

Business Semester in Grenoble with GEM

Partnership

Available Courses

Germany

Business Semester in Mosbach with DHBW

Partnership

Available Courses

Hungary

Business Semester in Budapest with ESSCA

Partnership

Available Courses

Japan

Academic Year in Tokyo with ICU

Partnership

Available Courses

Romania

Semester in Cluj

Partnership

Available Courses

Spain

Semester in Madrid with UC3M

Partnership

Available Courses

Switzerland

Winter Semester Business with ZHAW

Partnership

Available Courses

United Kingdom

Semester in London with Kingston University

Partnership

Available Courses

United Kingdom

Semester with De Montfort University

Partnership

Available Courses

Ireland

API: University of Limerick

External

Available Courses

Summer Programs

Location

Program

Program Type

Courses

France

Business in Paris

Partnership

Available Courses

France

Business in Grenoble

Partnership

Available Courses

Italy

John Cabot University

Partnership

Available Courses


INTERNSHIPS

Gain real-world experience globally and build your international network by participating in an accounting internship abroad. 

Internships Abroad

Internships

GVSU Approved Internship Programs

Country

City

Program

Semester

Internship Course

Affiliate Provider

Australia

Sydney

Sydney: Global Experience Internship

Fall/ Winter/ Summer

ACC 490

Global Experiences

Costa Rica

San Jose

San Jose: Global Experience Internship

Fall/ Winter/ Summer

ACC 490

Global Experiences

England

London

London: Global Experience Internship

Fall/ Winter/ Summer

ACC 490

Global Experiences

Germany

Berlin

Berlin: Global Experience Internship

Fall/ Winter/ Summer

ACC 490

Global Experiences

Ireland (Northern Ireland)

Galway

Galway: Global Experience Internship

Fall/ Winter/ Summer

ACC 490

Global Experiences

Italy

Florence

Florence: Global Experience Internship

Fall/ Winter/ Summer

ACC 490

Global Experiences

Italy

Milan

Milan: Global Experience Internship

Fall/ Winter/ Summer

ACC 490

Global Experiences

Italy

Rome

Rome: Global Experience Internship

Fall/ Winter/ Summer

ACC 490

Global Experiences

Scotland

Edinburgh

Edinburgh: Global Experience Internship

Fall/ Winter/ Summer

ACC 490

Global Experiences

Spain

Barcelona

Barcelona: Global Experience Internship

Fall/ Winter/ Summer

ACC 490

Global Experiences


Explore Other Program Options

There are other program options available. Schedule a study abroad advising appointment to learn more or browse our other program options:

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Italy

Academic Advice

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Seidman College of Business Study Abroad Scholarship

Fred A. Bell Business Scholarship 

Explore more scholarship opportunities through our scholarship page 

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Department Contact

Joy Gianakura

Associate Dean of the Seidman Student Academic Services

1041 L. William Seidman Center

(616) 331-7500

[email protected]

Department Contact


Page last modified April 8, 2022