Finance

Study abroad opportunities prepare you to successfully navigate a global society by allowing you to live within another culture and meet students from around the world. Finance students who study abroad gain a broader understanding of financial concepts that are applied across the world, while receiving course credit. Step out into the world, rev up your resume, and earn academic credit by studying abroad in locations such as France, Kenya, Japan, Thailand, and many more.

Finance Study Abroad Programs

Finance

Germany

Academic Advice

FIRST YEAR AND SOPHOMORE STUDENTS

First Year Students

The earliest you can go abroad is the summer of your first year.

Students may fulfill General Education Foundation and/or Issues requirements abroad.

Sophomore Students

Students may fulfill General Education Foundation and/or Issues requirements abroad.

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. 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 ready to take Seidman upper division courses in order to take 300-400 level business courses abroad. You need to have met the Seidman Success Standards of:

  • 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:

• Remaining Seidman Core Courses (with the exception of MGT 495)

• Upper-Division Seidman Electives

• Seidman Major courses (with the possible exception of major capstones).

  • International Business majors are required to take at least 6 credits abroad.

Keep in Mind

  • Once you have selected a program, be sure to meet with your advisor to discuss your academic goal.
  • Be sure to explore both GVSU and External options by browsing the Program Suggestions below. Students are not limited to GVSU study abroad programs.
  • There are several opportunities to intern and or volunteer while abroad.
  • Students can fulfill the General Education Foundation requirements abroad as well as their General Education Issues requirement (reflection paper required). If you take at least 3 credits abroad, your Global Perspectives General Education requirement will automatically be fulfilled.

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Seidman College of Business Study Abroad Scholarship

Fred A. Bell Business Scholarship 

Explore more scholarship opportunities through our scholarship page 

Program Suggestions

You are not limited to the program options listed below. 
Explore other external options by using the search engines listed below.

GVSU Programs

Program Type

Country

Host Institution or University

Semester

Academic Year

Summer

Affiliate

Italy

John Cabot University 

Partnership

France

ESSCA Angers

 

Partnership

France

ESSCA Angers

   

Partnership

France 

ESSCA Paris

 

Partnership

France

ESSCA Paris

   

Partnership

Hungary

ESSCA Budapest

 

Partnership

Budapest

ESSCA Budapest

   

Partnership

Japan

International Christian University

 

Partnership

Poland

Cracow University of Economics

 

Partnership

Spain

Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

 

Partnership

Switzerland

Zurich University of Applied Sciences

   

Non GVSU Programs

Program Type

Country

Host Institution, University

Semester

Academic Year

Summer

External

Kenya

KEI: United States International University

External

New Zealand

CIS, Victoria University of Wellington

   

External

South Korea

ISA: Busan South Korea

 

External

Spain

European Innovation Academy (EIA)

   

External

Thailand

CIS, Mahidol University

 

External

United Kingdom

ISA, University of Reading

Explore Other Program Options

Not finding a program on this list that meets your needs? Explore other options.

IMPORTANT: You can also complete your General Education requirements abroad. 

Browse More Programs

To determine the GVSU course equivalencies for courses taken abroad, please view the “How to Request Course Equivalencies” page. For more information email Department Contact below.

Internships

Program Type

Country

Host institution

GVSU Internships

Varies

GVSU's Internships Abroad

Varies

Varies

Internships Abroad

Department Contact

Marianne Fischer
Academic Adviser - International
1041 Seidman Center
(616) 331-7500

fischema@gvsu.edu