Management

“The hands on exercises have provided me with real-world experience by linking technology and the business processes together.”   

-- Philipp Claus, Management Major, Management Information Systems emphasis

Management Study Abroad Programs

Management

The Netherlands

Lead others in an ever changing and intensely competitive world by discovering the world yourself. Develop your technical, cultural and interpersonal skills by studying abroad in the country of your choice. Explore the value of diverse views, and become an ethical global citizen as well as a respected business person.

Go skiing out in the French Alps after class at the Grenoble School of Management (France). Relax on weekend trip to the beach after a week’s worth of study at the University of the Sunshine Coast (Australia). Practice your Spanish while eating authentic Mexican food before class at UDLAP (Mexico). There is a lot to learn, explore, and discover while earning course credit abroad.

Students interested in combining their study abroad experience with an internship, or just looking to do an internship have some options. Learn more here!

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

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, University

Semester

Academic Year

Summer

Non-Traditional Academic Year

Affiliate

Italy

John Cabot University

 

Affiliate

United Kingdom

Edge Hill University

   

Partnership

Australia

Macquarie University

   

Partnership

Australia

University of the Sunshine Coast

   

Partnership

France 

ESSCA Angers

   

Partnership

France

ESSCA Paris

   

Partnership

France

ESSCA Paris

   

 

Partnership

France

Grenoble School of Management

   

Partnership

France

Grenoble School of Management

   

 

Partnership

Germany

Duale Hochschule Baden-Württemberg

   

Partnership

Ghana

University of Cape Coast

   

Partnership

Hungary

ESSCA Budapest

   

Partnership

Hungary

ESSCA Budapest

   

 

Partnership

Japan

International Christian University

 

 

Partnership

Japan

Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University

 

Partnership

Mexico

Universidad de las Americas Puebla

   

Partnership

Poland

Cracow University of Economics

   

Partnership

Poland

STAIR Program

   

Partnership

Portugal

European Innovation Academy

   

 

Partnership

Romania

Babes-Bolyai University

 

   

Partnership

South Korea

Seoul National University of Science & Technology

   

Partnership

Spain

University of Deusto

 

 

Partnership

Switzerland 

Zurich University of Applied Sciences (Business Track)

     

Partnership

United Kingdom

University of Brighton

   

External

Program Type

Country

Host Institutions, University

Semester

Academic Year

Summer

External

Ireland

AIFS: National University of Ireland, Maynooth

   

External

Kenya

KEI: United States International University

External

New Zealand

CIS: Victoria University of Wellington

   

External

Peru

CIS: Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola

   

External

South Africa

CIS: University of Cape Town

   

External

Thailand

USAC: Chiang Mai University

External

China

TEAN: Singapore Management University

   

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

INTERNSHIPS

Program Type

Country

Program, Host Institution, 

Varies

Varies

Internships Abroad

*Note: This is not an exhaustive list. If you cannot find a suitable program among these, there are other options available to you as well. Come in for a walk-in advising session, and our peer advisers can help you find a program that fits your needs!

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.

Department Contact

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

fischema@gvsu.edu