Economics Abroad

Develop and explore your understanding of world economics by studying abroad. Learn how people across the world satisfy their wide array of needs. Analyze how cost-benefit analysis and other concepts can help make decisions which increase satisfaction. Experience how firms maximize their profits by achieving greater efficiency in a variety of different markets.

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PROGRAM SUGGESTIONS

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

SEMESTER AND ACADEMIC YEAR PROGRAMS

Country

Program

Program Type

Courses

Australia

Macquarie University

Partnership

Available Courses

China

ESSCA: Shanghai 

Partnership

Available Courses

France 

ESCA: Angers

Partnership

Available Courses

Germany

Duale Hochschule Baden-Württemberg

Partnership

Available Courses

Ghana

University of Cape Coast

Partnership

Available Courses

Hungary 

ESSCA: Budapest 

Partnership

Available Courses

Japan 

Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University

Partnership

Available Courses

Mexico

Universidad de las Americas Puebla

Partnership 

Available Courses

Poland

Cracow University of Economics

Partnership

Available Courses

Romania

Romania Babes-Bolyai University 

Partnership 

Available Courses

Switzerland

Zurich University of Applied Sciences (Business Track)

Partnership

Available Courses

Turkey

Middle East Technical University

Partnership

Available Courses

United Kingdom

University of Brighton

Partnership

Available Courses

SUMMER PROGRAMS

Country

Program

Program Types

Courses

Italy

John Cabot University

Affiliate

Available Courses

Japan

International Christian University

Partnership

Available Courses

Spain

Summer School of Economics in Madrid

External

Available Courses

Sweden

USAC: Linnaeus University

External

Available Courses


INTERNSHIPS

Gain real-world experience globally and build your international network by participating in Economics internships abroad. 

Internships Abroad 

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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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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. 
  • 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, could be completed abroad.

 

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)

 

GENERAL ADVICE

  • Students may take courses that satisfy some requirements in their Economics major or the General Education program. Be sure to begin planning at least six months in advance. 
  • Students should make sure they will have met prerequisites such as language and other foundation courses before they go abroad; it is important that students have prepared themselves adequately in the language of the country they will be visiting to maximize their study abroad learning experience. 

 

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 information email the Department Contact.  

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SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Seidman College of Business Study Abroad 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

gianakuj@gvsu.edu

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