Education Abroad

Experience Unique Cultures at our Business School Partner Universities

Programs exclusive to the College of Business Administration:

Audencia Nantes School of Management – Nantes, France – the Ecole de Management in Nantes is one of Europe’s leading business schools. It is situated in Brittany, a culturally distinct region of France. Partner with BGSU nearly 40 years.

Artevelde University College, Ghent – Ghent, Belgium – Ghent is a beautiful, historically and culturally important city in Belgium, a small nation in Europe that plays a major role in the Western European Economy. Artevelde is highly accredited and provides promising education opportunities and business connections for BGSU students participating in this exchange.

Norwegian Business School – Oslo, Norway – The exchange with BI marks the first agreement BGSU has had with a school in Scandinavia, and in that role there’s no better option than BI. With triple accreditation, it is a very well renowned institution in the beautiful, bustling Norwegian capital.

Hong Kong Baptist University – Hong Kong – study business and media communications in one of the world’s prominent economic centers. HKBU has been a fully-accredited institution since 1983 and enrolls over 10,000 students. Courses are conducted in English.
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Incheon National University
– Yeonsu-gu, Korea – INU has focused on developing its international programs in order to become a leading university in Asia, with an emphasis on quality of education and facilitating world-class research.

Universidad Carlos III – Madrid, Spain – Carlos III is a world-class university in Madrid, Spain, that offers over 50% of their undergraduate courses in English. An internationally-minded campus, over 18% of their student population is international.
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University of Macau
– Taipa, Macau – Macau is a major Asian economic center, with the highest per-capita GDP in the world. The University of Macau recently moved to a new campus, and their main language of instruction is English.

University of Strasbourg- École de Management Strasbourg – Strasbourg, France – the University of Strasbourg, which houses the École de Management, is the second-largest university in France, founded in 1538. Strasbourg is a major city in the European Union, one of two cities that houses the European Parliament.

University of the West of England – Bristol Business School – Bristol England.  The University of the West of England, one of the UK's leading new university business schools. Recognized as a Centre for Excellence by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), and a learning quality partner for the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and the Institute of Leadership and Management.

GROW ACADEMICALLY AND PERSONALLY

  • Apply your education abroad courses to your BGSU degree
  • Learn about global business and the global marketplace
  • Meet students from throughout the world
  • Establish lifelong friendships
  • Develop a global professional network

DISTINGUISH YOURSELF WITH PROSPECTIVE EMPLOYERS

  • Provides a competitive edge with prospective employers 
  • Expand your professional network
  • Increase cultural awareness
  • Develop adaptability, critical-thinking, decision-making and communication skills

Programs with Business courses in English open to Business and non-Business majors:

American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) – Ras al Khaimah, UAE – AURAK is a small institution in the United Arab Emirates, an oil-rich nation on the Persian Gulf. All courses offered at UAE are in English, and students may take courses related to business and management, communications, English literature, biotechnology and a number of disciplines in engineering.

Deakin University – Melbourne, Australia – Situated in the large Australian city of Melbourne, and with two seaside campuses in the state, Deakin offers a variety of educational atmospheres as well as a wide array of courses. The school is well known for its programs in sports and fitness, which makes this exchange a unique opportunity for students in that major at BGSU.

Keele University – Staffordshire, the United Kingdom – Keele is a public research university that boasts one of the largest campuses of any in the UK. It is known for its politically engaged student body and robust contributions to research. BGSU students may study Art, Art History, Business, Education, English, History, International Relations, Music, Psychology, Theater and Film, and more.

Pontifical Catholic UniversityRio de Janeiro, Brazil

VU Amsterdam Amsterdam, Netherlands. – VU is a large, publically funded research university in Amsterdam that places a focus on social, cultural and philosophical perspectives. BGSU students may choose from 300+ courses in English in arts, earth & life sciences, business & economics, philosophy, psychology & education, social sciences

POSSIBLE DUAL DEGREE OPTION    

Spend your entire junior year studying in Strasbourg to earn a dual   degree, a B.S.B.A. from Bowling Green State University and a B.A. in   European Management from the Ecole de Management in Strasbourg,   France. The Ecole de Management Strasbourg is a renowned European   educational institution.  

This international dual degree program is one of few dual degree programs in business available in the U.S. In fact, it is the only one in Ohio!

“In a global economy, it is becoming more and more valuable to gain international knowledge and experience.” –Zahid Afzal, chief information officer of Huntington National Bank
“At Cooper Tire, we have found that those individuals whom have taken an international assignment return with much improved skills and a much deeper understanding of global business. We have also found that living abroad is imperative to gaining those cultural and global skills…no amount of reading or week-long foreign business trips can replace the actual experience of living abroad.” –Thomas Lause, Vice president finance of Cooper Tire & Rubber Co.
“Only one week left before I leave Strasbourg and return to the states! It’s a bittersweet feeling; on one hand I’m excited to complete my dual degree at EMS, but I’m also sad to leave all my friends and the city that has been my home for the past eight months.” –Rawlin Meyers ’11, business administration major specializing in marketing.
“The other day a couple of us sat around and summed up our experiences. We realized that we have effectively spent five months on the other side of the world, visited five different countries within Asia, laid on the White Beach in the Philippines, saw the world’s largest Buddha, climbed a really big wall in China, stood on the holiest spot in all of China, won singing contests singing Chinese songs and much more.” –Greg Blinn ’13, dual major in finance and international business and a minor in entrepreneurship.

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Tim Chambers, Director
College of Business, BGSU
Office of Undergraduate Student Development
Business Administration Building, Room 253
tchambe@bgsu.edu

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