Marketing

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. Learn to analyze problems unique to marketing, and develop technically and culturally appropriate solutions to them by studying abroad. Studying abroad prepares students for the challenges of doing business in a complex and exciting global economy. Step out into the world, rev up your resume, and earn academic credit by studying abroad in locations such as Argentina, France, Germany, Italy, Singapore, and many more.

 Organizations need a thorough understanding of their customers to succeed in an era of increasing competition, and they can use your knowledge to succeed.

Marketing Study Abroad Programs

Marketing

Czech Republic

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

Program, Host Institution, or University Name

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

China

East China Normal University

 

Partnership

France

ESSCA Angers

   

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

Hungary

ESSCA Budapest

   

Partnership

Hungary

ESSCA Budapest

   

 

Partnership

Japan

Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University

 

Partnership

Mexico

Universidad de las Americas Puebla

   

Partnership

Switzerland

Zurich University of Applied Sciences (Business Track)

     

External Programs

Program Type

Country

Program, Host Institution, or University Name

Semester

Academic Year

Summer

External

Australia

TEANABROAD: Bond University

 

External

Austria

IES: Vienna

 

External

France

IES: Paris

 

External

Hungary

API: Corvinus University of Budapest

 

External

Italy

GEO: Wine Marketing in Siena

   

External

Italy

CIS: Florence University

   

External

Multi-country

AIFS: Fashion Marketing & Merchandising

   

Direct Enrollment

United Kingdom

University of Westminster

Internships

Program Type

Location

Program, Host Institution, or University Name

GVSU Internships

Varies

GVSU's Internships Abroad

Varies

Varies

Internships Abroad

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

*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