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Macquarie University: With over 39,000 students, Macquarie University (MU) is considered one of Australia's leading universities. MU is a comprehensive university with course options available in the arts and humanities, business, health, social and physical sciences, and more.

Uni Sunshine Coast is a highly regarded university in the Australian state of Queensland. With a current student enrollment of around 12,000 students from over 50 different countries, USC is one of the fastest growing campuses in Australia.

FH Joanneum (FHJ) Graz, Austria - This program is designed for Computing, Engineering or IS students. FHJ is home to a thriving student population and one of the most well preserved city centers in Central Europe. The program embraces project/team based experiential learning. Many of the faculty have extensive experience in their relevant industry in addition to teaching experience.

Concepción and Chillán, Chile: UBB and GVSU have created a dual-degree option for students at both institutions. The program is designed for GV students majoring in Integrative Studies or Spanish. After one-year study at UBB, students will be eligible for a degree from Universidad del Bio Bio and a degree from GVSU.

It's hard to imagine a more warm and welcoming place than Universidad del Bio Bio (UBB). UBB is GVSU's first partner in South America. It has two campuses located in Concepcion and Chillan, Chile. This program is designed for students who are interested in studying in Spanish with Chilean students and those who are looking for a fully integrated study abroad experience.

This 11- week summer program is a collaboration between UBB faculty in Chillan and GVSU Spanish faculty. This program has been specifically designed to help meet the academic needs of students interested in Spanish language who also plan to pursue a career in one of the health professions.

Shanghai, China: L 'Ecole Supérieure des Sciences Commerciales d'Angers (ESSCA) is a private business school. Founded in 1909, ESSCA's mission is to educate students to work in an international environment which gives this institution a decidedly global flair.

China's breathtaking landscape, ancient history, vibrant culture, and rich traditions make it an ideal place to study. It's transforming economically and technologically in incredible ways that will impact the future of our global society. East China Normal University is considered one of China's most prestigious institutions of higher education. It offers students an opportunity to spend a semester studying the Chinese culture, language and society.

L'Université Catholique de L'Ouest (UCO) is located in Angers, France, the gateway to the Loire Valley. Established over 135 years ago, UCO is home to more than 12,000 students and is one of the oldest universities in Western France.

L 'Ecole Supérieure des Sciences Commerciales d' Angers (ESSCA) is a private business school located in western France. Founded in 1909, ESSCA's mission is to educate students to work in an international environment which gives this institution a decidedly global flair. ESSCA offers courses in the fall and spring (winter) semesters, as well as a summer program.

This program is ideal for students majoring in business-related fields. The exchange program is open to both undergraduate and graduate students. Grenoble School of Management is one of the only management schools in the world with accreditation by EQUIS, AACSB, and AMBA. This program welcomes international students from around the world.

Paris, France: L 'Ecole Supérieure des Sciences Commerciales d' Angers (ESSCA) is a private business school. Founded in 1909, ESSCA's mission is to educate students to work in an international environment which gives this institution a decidedly global flair.

L'Université Catholique de l'Ouest (UCO) is located in Angers, France, the gateway to the Loire Valley. Angers has a lively town center filled with cinemas, cafés, restaurants, and bars. Established over 135 years ago, UCO is home to more than 12,000 students. The program is ideal for students who would like to study French language and culture or for students who would like to take regular university courses in French with local French students.

Study in France for 4 weeks (3 weeks in Grenoble, 1 week in Paris) through the Grenoble School of Management International Summer School. Students will earn up to 6 US credits and will have an incredible opportunity to collaborate with students who will serve as the next generation of business professionals around the world.

For more than 20 years, GVSU and Ecole Supérieure des Sciences Commerciales d'Angers (ESSCA) have partnered together to offer full immersion exchange opportunities to students in business and international relations. Students can choose from 3 sets of course options during the 3-week summer program.

ESSCA is one of GVSU's long-standing exchange partners. In addition to offering semester exchange opportunities, they also offer summer programs in Angers, Paris, Budapest, and Shanghai..

Duale Hochschule Baden-Wurrtemberg: Founded in 1980, Duale Hochschule Baden-Württemberg (DHBW), formerly Berufsakademie, offers a practice-oriented approach to learning by making companies an integral part of the university system.

Pädagogische Hochschule Schwäbisch Gmünd is a University focused on teacher training in Germany. It has a student population of around 3000 students. The University is set upon a hilltop just outside the town of Schwäbisch Gmünd and is just a short bus ride to the town center. This medieval town is part of the UNESCO World Heritage "Roman Limes," and is home to several architectural treasures, museums, shopping centers, and cafes.

Lörrach Germany-- Founded in 1980, Duale Hochschule Baden-Württemberg (DHBW) offers a practice-oriented approach to learning by making companies an integral part of the university system. This program is geared toward engineering students who are interested in participating in an international co-op. The university itself cooperates with over 25 industry partners to offer co-op education.

Pädagogische Hochschule Schwäbisch Gmünd: This program is for students studying German, English or Literature. Set upon a hilltop just outside the town of Schwabisch Gmund, PHSG is just a short bus ride to the city centre which offers students a very warm and culturally rich atmosphere. This medieval town is part of the UNESCO World Heritage "Roman Limes," and is home to several architectural treasures, museums, shopping centers and cafes.

Duale Hochschule Baden-Wurrtemberg: The International Program in Business (IPB) offers international students the opportunity to participate in classes focused on business, communication, and intercultural skills.

The University of Cape Coast is one of the leading universities which offers a wide-range of course options. Students will be fully immersed in regular university classes and will live in on-campus housing with Ghanaian students. The University is located just west of Cape Coast on a hill overlooking the Gulf of Guinea. Students will be within walking distance to the beautiful beaches, and near some of the most significant cultural and historical sites in Ghana.

An experiential and innovative program offering a broad range of Liberal and Studio Arts courses for independent, openminded students looking to be inspired by a dedicated staff of practicing artists and published authors. Located on the beautiful Greek island of Paros, students study, create and live in an authentic setting of mythical and historical importance.

L' Ecole Supérieure des Sciences Commerciales d'Angers (ESSCA) is one of the leading state accredited business schools at both the undergraduate and graduate level. In addition to the Budapest campus, ESSCA runs campuses in Paris and Angers, France. ESSCA Hungary is situated in the heart of the city of Budapest, close to the metro, tramway, buses, shopping, restaurants, and cafes.

ESSCA Budapest Campus offers a 4-week summer program taught entirely in English. Budapest is one of the most beautiful cities in Eastern Europe and serves as the capital of Hungary.Students can earn up to 6 credits and can choose between two options (see below for details).

John Cabot University, an American liberal arts university in the heart of Rome, Italy, welcomes study abroad students in the Fall, Spring, and Summer. With 1,400 students from over 70 countries, the University offers over 400 courses per semester and 130 courses per summer, all taught in English by internationally diverse faculty.

This course provides a comparative examination of social systems of organization and control in Japan and the United States. Both informal and formal cultural dynamics are explored. An examination of informal systems includes family, school, and workplace. Moreover, formal systems of control, including police, courts, and correctional subsystems are surveyed.

This is a course about creation in a global context. Every day we are faced with problems, some of them are really big (i.e. ýHow do we reduce our dependence on oil?), and some are really small (i.e. ýWhat color shirt should I wear with these pants?ý). It is human nature to solve problems, and by addressing problems in new and innovative ways, we create economic, social and cultural value. The problem with ideas is that ideas do not create value, only action creates value.

Explore Japan's unique approaches to health, healthcare, and public health firsthand! This program is designed to explore the vast effect of culture on Japan's health, healthcare, and public health while experiencing key aspects Eastern and Western medicine.

Travel to Japan and discover an interdisciplinary perspective for mindful leadership drawing from mindfulness research in psychology, creativity and aesthetics for an engaged living with a commitment to social justice and transformation.

On this program, you can make Japan a part of your academic plan by studying abroad for the fall, spring, or the entire academic year. Discover the historic city of Hikone, Shiga Prefecture, right in the heart of Honshu (the main island of Japan). There, you will learn an entire year's worth of college-level Japanese each semester!

Make Japan a part of your academic plan and discover the historic city of Hikone, Shiga Prefecture, right in the heart of Honshu (the main island of Japan). There, you will learn an entire year's worth of college-level Japanese over the condensed summer semester (9 weeks)!

Learn the needs and characteristics of ESL students in Japan while exploring the country's culture! Explore about the unique cultural differences between how English is taught in Japan, and compare it with English language classrooms in the United States. You will get a chance to observe all levels of English classrooms, from elementary to post-high school.

The area around Lake Biwa traditionally known as Ominokuni (modern day Shiga Prefecture) is one of the most historically, economically, and culturally significant regions in Japan. This travel-oriented program utilizes the rich resources of the region to achieve a broad understanding of 1,000 years of Japanese history (ca. 600-1600).

International Christian University (ICU) is a result of cooperation between the Japanese and North American educators dating back to 1949. ICU is known for its high quality education and international commitment. This program is designed for students interested in Japanese language, although, previous study of Japanese language is not required.

Discover Japan and the Asia Pacific while improving your Japanese language skills! Founded in 2000 in Beppu, Japan, APU's primary mission is to foster international understanding by bringing together future leaders from countries and regions throughout the world.

BEPPU, JAPAN: Discover Japan and the Asia Pacific while improving your Japanese language skills! Founded in 2000 in Beppu, Japan, APU's primary mission is to foster international understanding by bringing together future leaders from countries and regions throughout the world.

International Christian University (ICU) is a result of cooperation between the Japanese and North American educators dating back to 1949. ICU is known for its high quality education and international commitment. This program is designed for students interested in Japanese language, although, previous study of Japanese language is not required.

PUEBLA, MEXICO: The Universidad de las Americas (UDLA) in Puebla with more than 65 years of tradition, offers academic programs that answer the present and future needs of today's world. The University has excellent library facilities and the latest technology in order to enhance teaching and research.

University of Oslo offers a 6-week summer program. Students can take 1-3 courses, earning between 3-9 credits. Norway is known for its natural beauty. It is an outdoor lovers paradise with majestic fjords, vast wilderness, sparkling rivers, and more. When not in classes, students will be just steps away from hiking trails, cafes, art galleries, and other amenities of a modern city.

CRACOW, POLAND: The Cracow University of Economics (CUE) was established in 1925, shortly after Poland had regained its independence after World War I. Since then, Cracow University of Economics has become a well-respected institution of higher education. GVSU and CUE (formerly known as the Academy of Economics) have mutually benefited from international cooperation through an exchange that started in 1975.

STAIR is a cooperative academic program that began in 2008 between Cracow University of Economics (CUE) in Cracow, Poland and University of Debrecen (UD), in Debrecen, Hungary, and Grand Valley State University. Selected GVSU candidates will earn a bachelor-level diploma in International Relations from Cracow University of Economics

European Innovation Academy has become a recognized leader in tech entrepreneurship education. The non-profit, educational programs are developed through joint partnerships with professionals from the world's top institutions including: Stanford University, U.C. Berkeley, and Google.

With more than 39,000 students, Babes-Bolyai University (BBU) is a large, public University with students from all over the world. It was originally established in 1581 making it one of the oldest Universities in Romania. The regular cost of a semester at BBU is less than a semester at GVSU due to the low cost of living in Romania.

Seoul National University of Science and Technology (SeoulTech) is a national university of about 14,000 students. The vast majority of the students are studying in technology, computing, or engineering fields, although the school is also known for outstanding programs in business, education and a world-renowned art education in ceramics.

Seoul University of Science and Technology (SeoulTech) offers a summer opportunity to students from their partner institutions. This summer program is a 2-week program on Korean language and culture. Students can earn 2 credits of International Studies 380 (IS 380) credit upon completion. This is an affordable option for students on a budget. Most in-country expenses are covered by SeoulTech.

The University of Deusto first opened its doors in 1886. Its birth was the result of the combined concerns and cultural interests of the Basque Country, which wished to have a university of its own, and of the Jesuit Fathers, who wanted to move their school of higher studies from La Guardia (Pontevedra) to a more central location.

Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M), one of Spain's public universities, was founded in 1989. Located on two campuses, Getafe and Leganés, UC3M has the largest offering of bilingual studies in Spain. As an Exchange Student, you can select courses from study programs taught in English and in Spanish. UC3M has over 16,000 students, faculty with diverse backgrounds, and excellent educational programs.

BILBAO, SPAIN ý Universidad de Deusto is a private university founded in 1886. Host to about 11,000 students, its main campus is located in Bilbao, northern Spain, right across the Guggenheim Museum, surrounded by green mountains and close to beautiful beaches. The International Spanish Center-CIDE offers study programs in Spanish Language and Culture, and in Business and Spanish.

Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW) is located in Zurich, one of the world's largest financial centers and widely considered to be the banking and chocolate capital of Switzerland. This program is for CIS and Engineering students.

Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW) is located in Zurich, one of the world's largest financial centers and widely considered to be the banking and chocolate capital of Switzerland.

Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW) and GVSU have paired up to offer a dual degree program for MBA students! ZHAW is located in Winterthur which is just a short distance from Zurich. Zurich is an ideal location for business students given its status a one of the world's largest financial centers.

National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU) is a research-oriented university located in downtown Taipei. In addition to offering over 70 academic programs, the University also operates the Mandarin Training Center, the largest and best known Chinese language center in Taiwan.

Middle East Technical University (METU), located near the Turkish capital of Ankara, is one of Turkey's premier state-financed institutions of higher education. Founded in 1956, METU adopted English as its language of instruction. METU is home to more than 26,000 students with 800 to 1,200 international students attending from 50 different countries.

Brighton is a vibrant and cosmopolitan city with great architectural character, and a lively atmosphere. The city is only an hour from London and half an hour from Gatwick Airport. The town offers a range of diverse entertainment - Theatre Royal, Brighton Centre, Gardner Arts Centre, and the Dome theatre.

Nestled between the historic market town of Ormskirk and rolling green fields in North West England, Edge Hill Universityýs beautiful campus is just 30 minutes outside the city centre of culturally diverse Liverpool, and 40 minutes to the bright lights of Manchester.

Kingston University is located just 20 minutes from the center of London, one of the world's most diverse, vibrant, and cosmopolitan cities. You will find this suburban community to be a

DeMontfort University is located in Leicester, United Kingdom. Leicester is considered one of the top 10 cities in England to live in and is home to the 2nd most diverse community, second only to London. Leicester offers a vibrant campus that is walking distance from the city center with a range of amenities from shopping, restaurants, pubs, banking, and more.

KINGSTON, UNITED KINGDOM: Kingston University is located just 20 minutes from the center of London, one of the world's most diverse, vibrant, and cosmopolitan cities. You will find this suburban community to be a mixture of old and new, with a daily fruit and vegetable market, as well as major chain stores and supermarkets.

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