As a U-M undergraduate, you can study business abroad for one semester at one of Michigan Ross' distinguished partners schools worldwide. An exchange experience will allow you to learn about business from a different perspective, immerse yourself in another culture, and network with students, faculty, and professionals from around the world. Explore the host school information below and check out the Canvas site for even more host school details.
Located in Australia’s major financial center, the University of Sydney (USyd) offers a wide range of business classes, including international marketing, social entrepreneurship, strategic management, digital business innovation, and cross-cultural management. USyd offers a unique classroom culture that encourages innovation and collaboration. By welcoming exchange students through their Mates Abroad program, USyd makes every effort to help visitors adjust to life on campus and make the most of all Sydney has to offer.
Located in the capital of Austria, WU is the largest university focusing on business and economics in Europe and one of the largest universities in Austria. WU's academic programs are characterized by the diversity and quality of the program portfolio, internationality, and close ties to the business community.
Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) aims to provide students with specialized knowledge, but also wisdom for life. CUHK is ranked as one of the top research universities in the world and encourages students to broaden their perspectives about contemporary society. The campus maintains a range of facilities and scenery, such as the Tolo Harbour, world-class libraries, music halls, sports fields, tennis courts, and more to provide a well-rounded campus experience.
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Business School (HKUST) is at the forefront of business education and offers courses with a focus on Asia and China through targeted classes and field trips. Being a top-ranked university and located in Hong Kong, students have the opportunity to not only learn about the Asian market, but also live it.
Surrounded by a number of historical sites in northwest Beijing, Tsinghua University School of Economics and Management is one of China's top-ranked institutions. Tsinghua offers a variety of courses that will provide you with a deeper understanding of Chinese economic and management strategies as well as China's significant role in the global economy. Tsinghua also provides exchange students with a Chinese language course and a local student buddy to promote intercultural understanding. Courses at the School of Economics and Management are available in English. Students who have studied Mandarin and gained fluency are free to take courses in other programs at Tsinghua University.
Prague University of Economics and Business (VSE) is located in Prague, the capital and heart of the Czech Republic. It is one of the largest public universities in the Czech Republic and consistently listed as one of the "Best Business Schools" in Central and Eastern Europe by Eduniversal Rankings. More than 250 international students study at the University each year and have the opportunity to take a variety of international and business-focused classes during their time at VSE.
Copenhagen Business School (CBS) is a world leading business university with a focus on research and teaching excellence. CBS specializes in coursework in sustainability and corporate social responsibility. CBS courses deliver ample opportunity to learn more about the global market and conducting business in an increasingly globalized world. Denmark was also ranked the happiest country in the world in 2013 and again in 2016.
Aalto School of Business is located in the center of Helsinki, Finland and was the first business school in the Nordic countries to receive the "Triple Crown" of excellence from the world's leading business schools accreditation programs. Located in the capital of Finland, Aalto encourages students to learn and embrace the Finnish heritage, culture, and beauty.
Spend a semester just outside of beautiful and historic Paris while gaining a world-class education at ESSEC Business School. As one of the leading management education universities in Europe, ESSEC offers a comprehensive range of programs designed to prepare innovative-driven and global-minded managers. ESSEC has one of the top luxury management programs in the world and is consistently ranked for it superior academic training.
HEC School of Management is a top ranked business school in Europe. Students have the opportunity to take a range of international and intercultural classes while exploring the beautiful attractions offered in the city of Paris.
WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management is one of the best and most renowned German business schools. Welcoming roughly 120 exchange students annually, there are ample opportunities for students to learn not only about German culture, but about cultures from all over the world. WHU is located in Vallendar, Germany and is perfectly located to explore the Rhine Valley, other parts of Germany, and other countries throughout Europe.
Reykjavik University (RU), Iceland’s largest private university, is a modern and dynamic university located in the capital of Iceland. It excels in research and has many business courses concerning computer science and technology. RU is an international university that boasts over 200 international students each year, but also a committed faculty hailing from 23 countries overall. With partnerships with a number of industries and public institutions, RU offers class projects in collaboration with these partners. To explore RU course listings, consult their course catalog: https://en.ru.is/course-catalogue/.
Bocconi University is one of the leading institutions in economics, management, finance, and law. It has been ranked within the top 10 business schools in the world. Located in Milan, Italy, students can explore the fashion capital of the world while taking courses that will complement their University of Michigan coursework.
One of the oldest universities in the world, the University of Padova was founded in 1222 and remains a very prestigious university in Italy. Located in Padua, Italy, University of Padova is set in a thriving and ancient city with few tourists, providing students with an authentic and unique study abroad experience.
University of Padova Fact Sheet
Rotterdam School of Management (RSM) offers a distinctive curriculum that combines intellectual and practical challenges. RSM consistently ranks in the Top 10 Business Schools in Europe by the Financial Times and has been ranked #1 in the Netherlands. Located in Rotterdam, students can also experience the 2014 "Must-see City" in the world.
The Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) is ranked among the top 40 business schools in Europe and is a leading university in research and education in economics and business administration in Norway. Students can choose from a range of thematic, interdisciplinary, and issue-specific area courses in business while engaging with the authentic campus environment. NHH has a strong international community which also focuses on local Norwegian culture.
Ross students who attend NHH have the opportunity to receive a $3,000 USD scholarship through the US-Norway Fulbright Foundation.
The National University of Singapore (NUS) provides quality undergraduate education with a global approach on Asian perspectives and expertise. Students learn in a transformative setting with a broad-based curriculum in addition to exploring the vibrant and exciting city of Singapore.
Located in the booming international business hub of Seoul, the Korea University Business School (KUBS) has been ranked the number one business school in Korea for nine consecutive years and one of the top in Asia. KUBS offers a wide variety of course offerings for undergraduates, ranging from accounting and finance to logistics, service, and operations management. As for student life, KUBS boasts a large international student population, over 100 student organizations and clubs, and a thriving exchange program, which includes a buddy program with KUBS students.
ESADE Business School strives to mold individuals into highly competent business leaders who are fully aware of their social responsibility. Students are given the option to take a variety of business classes in areas such as marketing, entrepreneurship, strategy, spanish culture, and more. ESADE is located in Barcelona, providing students with the opportunity to learn more about Catalonia's vibrant culture and unique attractions.
Located in the heart of Spain's capital, ICADE Business School offers a variety of courses in both English and Spanish. They welcome a large group of exchange students each semester - such U.S. partnerships, including the Wharton School of Business and McCombs School of Business.
Located in Madrid, IE University provides students the option to study a variety of different courses and experience Spanish heritage firsthand. More than 75% of the student body consists of international students, granting study abroad students the opportunity to gain an international mindset both inside and outside the classroom.
The University of Navarra is a top-ranked, private institution known for its international economics and business school. It welcomes international students from roughly 86 different countries annually due to its prestigious academics, but also for its cultural traditions. Many world-renowned traditional Spanish events occur near Navarra, such as The Running of the Bulls.
University of Navarra Fact Sheet
The Stockholm School of Economics (SSE) is one of Europe’s leading business schools, with a unique business-community network. With close ties to Swedish and international corporations, SSE offers high-quality academics and experiential learning opportunities in management, marketing, economics, finance, and accounting. In addition, SSE partners with over 70 universities around the world, providing many opportunities to expand your global network.
The University of St. Gallen (HSG) aims to provide students with a leading, internationally-focused, and practice-oriented education, guided by its integrative view of management, economics, law, social sciences, and international affairs. Study abroad students have access to more than 80 different student clubs and are encouraged to explore the beautiful landscape in St. Gallen and surrounding areas.
University of St. Gallen Fact Sheet
University of St. Gallen Website
Thammasat Business School is considered one of the best business schools in Thailand and offers classes in a variety of business-related fields. Students have the opportunity to meet key figures and prominent leaders in some of Thailand's top industries to gain further knowledge about business and their future careers during their studies. Being the second oldest university in Thailand, Thammasat has a broad range of business partners in a wide-range of industries and countries.
The Business School (formerly Cass) at City, University of London delivers innovative and forward-thinking education for undergraduate students and is among the elite group of universities that has received the "Triple Crown" of excellence from accreditation programs. The Business School (formerly Cass) at City, University of London is located in the heart of London, encouraging students to not only engage in learning in the classroom, but also to explore the many wonders of London and the UK.
Bayes Business School Fact Sheet
Located in the heart of central London, the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) is one of the world’s top universities for studying economics, business, and social science. LSE offers a wide range of business classes, including corporate social responsibility, international business strategy in emerging markets, and innovation and technology management. Exchange students who attend LSE will have full access to LSE Career Services, which includes career advising, seminars, and networking events with companies. Exchange students are welcomed to LSE through their Exchange Companion Program, in which visiting students are paired with an established LSE student as they settle into life in London.