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Carson College of Business Exchange Programs

Exchange Programs

Experience another culture and expand your knowledge

To participate in an exchange program, you’ll directly enroll at one of the following partner universities for a semester or a year.


Carson College of Business Exchanges

EM Normandie Business School, France

EM Normandie is a Business School founded in 1871 and now located both in France and abroad. Our 4,000 students are hosted on 5 campuses in Caen, Le Havre, Paris, Oxford and Dublin. Right from the start, our Business School set up innovative learning and teaching methods. Our initiatives have been rewarded by prestigious accreditation bodies (AACSB, EQUIS, EPAS) positioning us among the best European Business Schools.

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University of St. Gallen, Switzerland

If you’re interested in business, public administration, and law, this exchange is perfect for you. Those disciplines have been the focus of the University of St. Gallen since its founding in 1898. Though one of Europe’s smaller universities (with only 5,000 students), University of St. Gallen is home to Switzerland’s largest business faculty. The University overlooks the city and is within easy walking distance to the center of town. There you’ll find narrow pedestrian streets, quaint shops, and cozy restaurants. Rolling hills, snowy peaks and Lake Constance form the panorama surrounding the area.

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WHU-Otto Beisheim School of Management, Germany

WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management is an internationally oriented and mainly privately financed Business School based in Vallendar and Duesseldorf. Founded in 1984, WHU is now one of the most renowned German Business Schools with an exceptional national and international reputation. WHU stands for “Excellence in Management Education” and pursues this goal in its three core areas of activity: academic programs, research, and transfer in the field of general management. This excellent standard has been certified by accreditations from AACSB, EQUIS and FIBAA as well as through leading positions in national and international rankings. In addition, WHU is the only private business school in Germany which is a member of the German Research Association (DFG). WHU students profit from a large network of partner universities, companies and alumni.

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WSU Exchanges

Exchanges that fulfill the International Business exchange requirement

Aberystwyth University, Wales

Aberystwyth University lies on the west coast of Britain. The broad sweep of Cardigan Bay extends more than 70 miles to both north and south, providing many fine beaches and rocky headlands. There are several village communities within a few miles for which Aberystwyth serves as a commercial, shopping and social center. Aberystwyth has a large range of pubs and clubs, which extend a warm welcome to students. The Union’s bars have many discounts complemented by regular promotions. The town is also fortunate to have an extensive assortment of eating places. The main campus of the university is situated on Penglais Hill, overlooking the town of Aberystwyth and Cardigan Bay. The Penglais Campus is the site of 12 of the University’s 17 departments, as well as most of the student halls of residence. Just below the Penglais Campus is the National Library of Wales, one of Britain’s five legal deposit libraries. The original university building, next to the sea, known as “Old College”, is the site of most of the University’s administration.

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About Cardigan Bay

Language and culture

City University of Hong Kong

City University of Hong Kong (CityU) is home to about 20,000 students including over 3,000 international students and was ranked in the World’s Top 100 Universities and 12th Top University in Asia by QS World University Rankings in 2012/13. Hong Kong is geographically compact and boasts one of the world’s most efficient, safe, and affordable public transportation systems. CityU is located in Kowloon Tong and a ten minute walk from the Kowloon Tong Mass Transit Railway Station as well as a bus terminal allowing easy access to Hong Kong itself and the region as a whole. The campus has many resources for students including the Hu Fa Kuang Sports Center, on-campus medical and dental clinic, computer labs, internet access, restaurants and cafes.

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About City University & Hong Kong

Language and culture

IE University, Spain

IE University has two main campuses in both Segovia and Madrid. The Segovia campus is only 25 minutes from Madrid by high-speed train, and welcomes students from over 80 countries to a global university setting with an atmosphere that is both academic and lively. IE University provides a personalized study path throughout their different majors to allow students to adapt the curriculum to their own interests. The IE University – Segovia campus is located at Convento de Santa Cruz la Real, a convent outside of the city walls built in 1218. The convent was declared a World Heritage Site in 1931. Whether you live on or off campus, you will discover why Segovia has always been famous for its climate and traditional cuisine. It is definitely not just a city to be admired from afar, but the perfect student environment.

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About IE University & Spain

Language and culture

Kansai Gaidai University, Japan

Broaden your academic and personal experiences through an exchange with Kansai Gaidai University in Hirakata City, Japan. Here, you’ll have access to a variety of courses within the Asian studies program, which receives over 600 international students yearly. You can opt to live with a homestay family or in the international student residence halls. Hirakata City is an hour train ride from both Kyoto and Osaka, giving you easy access to two of Japan’s greatest cultural centers.

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La Trobe University, Australia

La Trobe University is one of Australia’s largest, most respected, and fastest growing universities. Students are quickly embraced by the Australian lifestyle with quick access to Melbourne, Australia’s “most livable city.” Melbourne, the capital city of Victoria, is the cultural and corporate capital of Australia offering something for everyone ranging from arts and films to comedy and street festivals. It is also a great spot for sports where the weather is hot in the Australian summers, beautiful and mild in the fall and spring, and cool in the winter with snow in the mountains close by for skiing. Course offerings are quite expansive and allow students to be fully enrolled regardless of their academic major.

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About Melbourne

Swansea University, Wales

Look for adventure and a new cultural experience? Then check out this exchange program at Swansea University in Wales. From Snowdonia National Park in the north to the Gower Peninsula in the south, Wales has some of the most striking scenery in Britain. In this green and mountainous country, you’ll be intrigued by the Arthurian legend—Wales has more castles per square mile than any other European nation.

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About the Swansea Bay region

Language and culture

University of Liverpool, United Kingdom

The University of Liverpool (UoL) was founded in 1881 as University College Liverpool and it is the original ‘redbrick’ University, a term used to describe older civic universities in the UK. As one of the founding members of the prestigious Russell Group representing the top 24 research universities in the UK it boasts many strong programs ranking them in the top 1% of universities worldwide for internationally recognized research. The city of Liverpool has more galleries and museums than any city outside of London and is an art-lovers paradise featuring both classic and modern examples in a wide range of medium. The vibrant music scene allows students to see big names in stadium sized venues or the newest unknown talent in underground clubs. And for students looking to catch a match or game while on exchange Liverpool is home to two of the Premiership’s biggest football (soccer) teams as well as cricket and rugby, to name a few.

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About Liverpool

University of Stirling, Scotland

Here, you’ll enjoy classes on one of the most beautiful campuses in the world. Nestled beneath the Ochil Hills, the University of Stirling campus covers 310 acres and has a beautiful loch and 18th-century Airthrey Castle at its heart. The ancient city of Stirling is dominated by the famous Stirling Castle, the ancient seat of the Scottish Crown. Located in the heart of Scotland, Stirling is less than 30 miles from Glasgow and 40 miles from Edinburgh—Scotland’s two largest cities.

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Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland

The Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW) is one of Switzerland’s largest multidisciplinary universities of applied sciences with more than 11,000 students. The University’s primary focus is on practice-oriented research and development as well as on providing its students with optimal preparation for professional life. Equally important to ZHAW is that both teaching and research are scientifically based. Close interaction between theory and methods is just as much a part of the program as the direct practical relevance at ZHAW.

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ISEP Exchanges

Students are also eligible to participate on exchange programs through ISEP Exchange, with options in over 50 countries.


Some ISEP Exchanges are open to International Business majors as part of their study abroad requirement. The following are the approved ISEP exchanges for International Business majors, but open to all students.

  • Deakin University, Australia
  • University of Technology, Sydney, Australia
  • Universidad Icesi, Columbia
  • Brock University, Canada
  • University of Bradford, England
  • Nottingham Trent University, England
  • University of Jyvaskyla, Finland
  • University of Oulu, Finland
  • Tilburg University, Holland
  • The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • Lebanese American University, Lebanon
  • Tecnologico de Monterrey, Mexico
  • Univeridad de Monterrey, Mexico
  • Massey University, New Zealand
  • University Auckland, New Zealand
  • University of Waikato, New Zealand
  • University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico
  • Ewha University, South Korea
  • Hanyang University, South Korea
  • Korea University, South Korea
  • Yonsei University, South Korea
  • Universite de Lausanne, Switzerland
  • National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan
  • Thammasat University, Thailand
  • American University-Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
  • La Trobe University, Australia
  • University of Turku, Finland
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