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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.

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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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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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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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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Washington State University