Undergraduate Exchange

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The Smith School has set up agreements with universities around the world that offer business courses in English each semester. Smith students pay the University of Maryland tuition to participate in these programs.

EXCHANGE PARTNERS

Asia

Guanghua School of Management

The Guanghua School of Management, Peking University has the most competitive undergraduate business program in China. Guanghua has a total enrollment of more than 3,000 students and recently won first place as the most Influential MBA of China in a ranking conducted by World Executive. The Guanghua MBA program is ranked 2nd within mainland China 57th worldwide in the Financial Times MBA Ranking 2014. The Peking University campus is traditional with a beautiful lake and is integrated well with its host city, with many forms of public transportation nearby to whisk students throughout Beijing.

Location Term Dates Business Courses/Majors Offered
Beijing, China Semester 1: Feb.-June
Semester 2: Sept.-Jan.
Finance, Management, Marketing, Operations, Supply Chain
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HKUST

Established in 1991, Hong University of Science and Technology has quickly established itself as a world leader in higher education. With over 8,000 undergraduates and almost 4,000 graduates, HKUST is among our most popular exchange partners. The University is housed in a hillside and waterfront complex overlooking Port Shelter on the Clear Water Bay peninsula, less than 30 minutes' driving time from central Hong Kong. HKUST is consistently ranked in the top echelon of business schools; its MBA in the School of Business and Management was ranked number 10 in the world by Financial Times in 2012.

Location Term Dates Business Courses/Majors Offered
Hong Kong, China Semester 1: Feb.-June
Semester 2: Sept.-Dec.
Accounting, Finance, General Business, Information Systems, Management, Marketing, Operations
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University of Hong Kong Business School

The University of Hong Kong (HKU) is the premier institution of higher education in Hong Kong. It ranked 22nd and Best in Asia in the world in the QS World University Ranking 2011/12.  Professors at HKU are selected from around the world and come from over 40 different countries. The medium of teaching at HKU is English, and you can learn Mandarin or Cantonese according to your own level. HKU has a supportive learning environment, with a library opened seven days a week and wireless internet access throughout the main campus. Students at HKU are able to enjoy a well-rounded campus life that includes fitness centers, swimming pools, computer centers, health clinic and dental services, canteens or dining halls serving various cuisines, and numerous student societies and interest clubs.

Location Term Dates Business Courses/Majors Offered
Hong Kong, China Semester 1: Jan.-June
Semester 2: Aug.-Dec.
Accounting, Finance, Management, Information Systems, Marketing, Strategy
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Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) enjoys a world-renowned reputation and has become a top university in China, known for its comprehensive, research-orientated, and internationalized curriculum.  SJTU’s mission incorporates the preservation of cultural heritage while invigorating the Chinese nation and developing ideas that benefit mankind.

SJTU has 64 undergraduate programs covering 9 major disciplines; economics, law, literature, science, engineering, agriculture, medicine, management, and arts. SJTU enjoys an increasingly high scientific research level and technology innovation level.  Since 2013, SJTU has ranked first for four consecutive years in terms of the project number and the amount of money issued by the National Natural Science Foundation of China.

Location Term Dates Business Courses/Majors Offered
Shanghai, China Semester 1: Sept.-Jan.
Semester 2: Feb.-June
Accounting, Economics, Marketing
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Singapore Management University

A premier university in Asia, the Singapore Management University (SMU) is internationally recognized for its world-class research and distinguished teaching. Established in 2000, SMU’s mission is to generate leading-edge research with global impact and produce broad-based, creative and entrepreneurial leaders for the knowledge-based economy.

Location Term Dates Business Courses/Majors Offered
Singapore  Semester 1: Jan.-Apr
Semester 2: Sep-Dec.
Accounting, Finance, General Business, Information Systems, Management, Marketing, Operations
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National Taiwan University

Founded by the Japanese in 1928, National Taiwan University (NTU) is considered the top-ranked university in Taiwan. The University has 11 colleges, 54 departments, 103 graduate institutes, and 4 research centers and a total population of around 33,000 students.

Location Term Dates Business Courses/Majors Offered
Taipei, Taiwan  Semester 1: Feb.-June
Semester 2: Aug.-Jan.
Accounting, Finance, Information Systems, Management, Operations, Supply Chain
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RMIT Vietnam

RMIT Vietnam is the Asian campus of Australia-based Royal Melbourne University of Technology (RMIT). RMIT Vietnam offers students the unique opportunity to take coursework sponsored by a world-class university in a unique and innovative setting.

RMIT is home to more than 6,000 students and staff from around the world. The campus has world-class facilities and a host of student clubs and activities to make your experience unforgettable."

Location Term Dates Business Courses/Majors Offered
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam   Accounting, Economics, Finance, Marketing, Information Systems
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Australia

RMIT

Formerly Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, RMIT commenced operations in 1887. Since then, the university has grown to become one of the largest in Australia and has built a worldwide reputation for excellence in vocational and technical education and research. RMIT is Australia's most international and culturally diverse university. It is an urban university with about 57,000 students total, and the business school is located a few blocks from other university buildings.

Location Term Dates Business Courses/Majors Offered
Melbourne, Australia Semester 1:Feb.-June
Semester 2: July-Nov.
Accounting, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Information Systems, International Business, Management, Marketing, Supply Chain
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University of Melbourne

Established in 1853, the University of Melbourne is a public-spirited institution that makes distinctive contributions to society in research, learning and teaching, and engagement.  It’s consistently ranked among the leading universities in the world, with international rankings of world universities placing it as number 1 in Australia and number 34 in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2013-2014).

Melbourne has globally aligned; internationally recognized curriculum cements the university among the best universities in the world and will provide students with a depth in learning and breadth of experience that will best equip them for their future careers.

The Melbourne experience is more than just lectures and study sessions. As a University of Melbourne student, you can get involved in the many campus activities on offer, enjoy amazing new experiences, and make lifelong friends along the way.

Location Term Dates Business Courses/Majors Offered
Melbourne, Australia Semester 1: Feb.-June
Semester 2: July-Nov.
Accounting, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Information Systems, International Business, Management, Marketing, Supply Chain
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University of New South Wales

The University of New South Wales is one of Australia’s leading research and teaching universities. Established in 1949, UNSW is home to over 52,000 students and provides students with access to first-class facilities, excellent lecturers, and a fantastic university and student services support. The University is a member of the prestigious Group of Eight (Go8), which is a coalition of leading Australian universities that are research-intensive and have comprehensive general and professional education programs, now with more than 300 undergraduate programs.  UNSW is also a member of the Universitas 21, the leading global network of research-intensive universities working together to foster global citizenship and institutional innovation through research-inspired teaching and learning and student mobility. UNSW's main Kensington campus features award-winning architecture, natural surroundings and exceptional sport and recreational facilities, including an Olympic-sized indoor pool, courts, ovals, bars, food courts and medical clinic.

Location Term Dates Business Courses/Majors Offered
Sydney, Australia  Semester 1: Feb.-June
Semester 2: July-Nov.
Accounting, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Information Systems, International Business, Management, Marketing, Supply Chain
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Europe

Vienna University of Economics and Business

With about 20,000 students from Austria and abroad, Vienna University of Economics and Business (known in German as Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien, or WU) is the EU’s largest educational institution for business and economics, business law, and social sciences. The Financial Times has ranked WU among Europe's Top 50 Business Schools. Their wide ranges of courses as well as the international orientation of its teaching and research have made WU a renowned center of knowledge in many key fields of business and economics.

Location Term Dates Business Courses/Majors Offered
Vienna, Austria  Semester 1: Feb.-June
Semester 2: Oct.-Dec.
Accounting, Finance, Human Resources, Information Systems, Management, Marketing
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Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management

Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management, founded in 1903 as part of the Universié Libre de Bruxelles, is home to 1,800 students, many of those students from foreign countries. The school is located in Brussels and is less than two hours from France, England, Germany, and the Netherlands. The school recently moved to a new high-tech building in 2010.

Location Term Dates Business Courses/Majors Offered
Brussels, Belgium  Semester 1: Jan.-June
Semester 2: Sept.-Jan.
Accounting, Finance, Information Systems, International Business, Management, Marketing, Supply Chain
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Copenhagen Business School

Copenhagen Business School (CBS) is a private educational institution established in 1917 by the Danish Society for the Advancement of Business Education. CBS has around 19,000 students and an annual intake of around 1,000 exchange students. With this number of students as well as around 400 full-time researchers and around 500 administrative employees, CBS is one of the three largest business schools in Northern Europe. CBS is internationally accredited by AACSB, EQUIS, and AMBA: the “triple-crown” accreditation. The CBS campus is an urban campus located in Frederiksberg, an integrated part of Copenhagen. The buildings are modern with state-of-the-art facilities. The campus is connected to downtown Copenhagen and the airport with three on-campus Metro stops.

Location Term Dates Business Courses/Majors Offered
Copenhagen, Denmark Semester 1: Jan.-June
Semester 2: Aug.-Dec.
Accounting, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Information Systems, Management, Marketing, Supply Chain
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SKEMA Business School

SKEMA prides itself as being a hub of technological innovation, reflected in its student body and industry linkages. With over six thousand students across multiple campuses in France and the world, SKEMA is committed to internationalizing business education. Exchange students benefit from high-quality instruction in a global setting.

Location Term Dates Business Courses/Majors Offered
Sophia Antipolis, France  Semester 1: Jan.-April
Semester 2: Sept.-Dec.
Accounting, Finance, Human Resources, Management, Marketing
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WHU Beisheim School of Management

WHU is considered one of the preeminent business schools in Germany. WHU has a strong interest in international business, as well as corporate responsibility. It is a small private school, with about 600 students. WHU prides itself on small classes and dynamic instruction.

Location Term Dates Business Courses/Majors Offered
Vallendar, Germany  Semester 1: Jan.-April
Semester 2: Sept.-Dec.
Accounting, Finance, Information Systems, Management, Marketing, Strategy, Supply Chain
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Universita Comerciale Luigi Bocconi

Bocconi University is considered the leading university in Business and Economics in Italy and its School of Management has been ranked 11th in Europe and 31st worldwide according to the Financial Times MBA Ranking 2014. Bocconi is a full-fledged urban campus that comprises an entire city neighborhood.

Location Term Dates Business Courses/Majors Offered
Milan, Italy  Semester 1: Feb.-May
Semester 2: Sept.-Dec.
Accounting, Finance, Human Resources, Marketing, Management
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Rotterdam School of Management

Rotterdam School of Management is a preeminent business school, ranked highly in international rankings for management education. Fully accredited, RSM has a wide range of courses, most of which are taught in English by acclaimed international faculty. Its strong connections to the corporate world ensure a practical education for local and international students alike.

Location Term Dates Business Courses/Majors Offered
Rotterdam, Netherlands Semester 1: Aug.-Dec.
Semester 2: Jan. -June
Accounting, Economics, Finance, International Business, Management, Marketing, Strategy, Supply Chain
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IE University

IE University is located in Segovia, Spain, just 25 minutes away from Madrid. 65% of the students enrolled at IE are coming from abroad and the school is home to over 70 nationalities. IE also has a campus in Madrid, which is available to third and fourth-year students. The graduate School, IE Business School, is consistently ranked near the top worldwide, achieving number 3 in Europe according to the Financial Times in 2012.

Location Term Dates Business Courses/Majors Offered
Segovia & Madrid, Spain Semester 1: Jan.-May
Semester 2: Sept.-Dec.
Accounting, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Management, Marketing
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University of Navarra

Universidad de Navarra, founded in 1952, is located in Pamplona, Spain. There are 13,197 students enrolled in the university and foreign students make up 13.74% of the total student body. The School of Economics and Business Administration recently moved to a new building in March 2012.

Location Term Dates Business Courses/Majors Offered
Pamplona, Spain  Semester 1: Jan.-May
Semester 2: Sept.-Dec.
Economics, Finance, Management, Marketing
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Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (Spain)

The mission of Carlos III University of Madrid is to contribute to the improvement of society through teaching of the highest quality and cutting-edge research in line with stringent international guidelines. The University aspires to excellence in all its activities, with the aim of becoming one of the best universities in Europe. Within the public service framework of higher education, the University strives to promote the development of all those individuals who form part of the University community. The values of merit, ability, efficiency, transparency, fairness, equality and respect for the environment guide all of its activities.

Location

Term Dates

Business Courses/Majors Offered

Madrid, Spain

Semester 1: Sept.-Dec.
Semester 2: Feb.-May

Finance, Accounting, Information Systems, Marketing
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Lund University

Lund University was founded in 1666 but traces its roots to 1436 when it was recognized as a studium generale, an institution of international excellence. Steeped in centuries of tradition, Lund University has always been at the forefront of innovation with its modern and dynamic approach. Innovation and creativity remain the bedrock of Lund University, where learning is about critical thinking and pushing boundaries to reveal new thoughts and ideas.  Lund University has 33,000 students and 6,800 staff from all over the world.  The University is based mainly in Lund, Malmö, and Helsingborg, Sweden.

The University of Maryland and Lund University are both part of Universitas 21 (U21).  Exchange students from U21 universities are given priority for student housing given that they submit their housing application on time.

Location Term Dates Business Courses/Majors Offered
Lund, Sweden Semester 1: Aug.-Dec.
Semester 2: Jan.-June
Accounting, Economics, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Information Systems, International Business, Management, Marketing, Strategy
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City University, Business School

City University Business School is the only business school that is located in the City of London — one of the world’s most dynamic financial centers. Ranked 12th in Europe by the Financial Times and the undergraduate program ranked third in the UK by The Guardian, City University Business School is well regarded in business education.

Location Term Dates Business Courses/Majors Offered
London, United Kingdom  Semester 1: Jan.-April
Semester 2: Sept.-Dec.
Accounting, Finance, Information Systems, Management, Marketing
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Manchester Business School

Manchester Business School is one of the world’s leading centers for business and management studies, ranked fourth in the UK and 11th in Europe, according to the Financial Times. Over 1,600 students from around the world study a variety of business disciplines in a cosmopolitan setting. MBS is part of the University of Manchester, a world-class university with more than 39,000 students from 180 countries.

Location Term Dates Business Courses/Majors Offered
Manchester, United Kingdom  Semester 1: Jan.-June
Semester 2: Sept.-Dec.
Accounting, Finance, Information Systems, Management, Marketing
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