American University (Washington DC)
A private university situated in the residential neighbourhood of the embassies, American University offers its 10,000 students excellent opportunities for work experience and jobs. A.U. is an especially dynamic university which invests a great deal in its development, particularly in the field of NTIC (New Technologies for Information and Communication). Every year it moves up a few places in the rankings and the American University Kogod School of Business is particularly recommended for majors in Marketing, International Business and Finance.
California State University (Fullerton, California)
A state university, situated 30 minutes south of Los Angeles, California State University is home to 35,000 students. CSUF is a demanding university which proposes particularly good programmes in Accounting and Finance.
College of Charleston (Charleston, South Carolina)
A medium-sized state university with 9,000 students, the College of Charleston is conveniently located right at the heart of the picturesque town of Charleston, a typical town of the southern states, where students are given a warm welcome. The College of Charleston provides excellent value for money, meeting the requirements of most majors in Business and Business and Technology.
Florida International University (Miami, Florida)
A state university with 32,000 students split into two campuses, both 20 minutes from the centre of Miami. The northern campus, dedicated to tourism and communication, is located on the Biscayne peninsular, while the main southern campus, which groups together all the other disciplines, is situated close to the airport. Florida International University proposes a wide choice of majors and its hotel and tourism management school is the most highly reputed in the United States: it is both a business school and a hotel school. Students are entrusted with organising congresses for up to 600 members of the industry (including the famous oenology congress). Florida International University also offers an extremely sophisticated e-learning platform.
Florida Institute of Technology (Melbourne, Florida)
Situated in a tropical environment close to Cape Canaveral, Florida Institute of Technology, is a small private university with 3,000 students, of which 20% are international students. A long-time partner of SKEMA Bachelors, Florida Institute of Technology was founded in 1958 to provide training for scientists and engineers at the NASA’s John Kennedy Space Center. As well as its renowned aviation programme, Florida Tech also proposes a flight school leading to careers as professional pilots or instructors, and thus prepares students for the Aviation Management major under excellent conditions.
Hawaii Pacific University (Honolulu, Hawaii)
A small, private university with a total of 8,500 students on two campuses. Situated on a pedestrian street in Honolulu, the first campus is devoted to non-scientific subjects whilst other disciplines are taught in a small complex on the volcanic slopes, 20 minutes from the town centre. Hawaii Pacific University is particularly recommended for International Business and Hotel Tourism Management. In fact, as Hawaii is a popular holiday destination for American and Japanese tourists, students are able to study the real experiences in Hotel and Tourism Management around them.
New Jersey Institute of Technology (Newark, New Jersey)
A state university with 8,000 students, NJIT is well-situated in an popular area with other universities and companies, approximately one hour by train from Manhattan. This proximity to New York is one of NJIT’s strong points, and is particularly appreciated by students in Management programmes. Listed among the top 50 universities in the USA, NJIT has a solid reputation for Business, Computer Studies, Engineering, and Architecture.
San Francisco State University (San Francisco, California)
A state university founded in 1899, and situated on the hills 20 minutes from the centre of San Francisco, a town with a very European feel. Gathering 27,000 students, the university is reputed for its majors in International Business and Management of Information Systems.
Tulane University (New Orleans, Louisiana)
A private university with 11,000 students housed in superb white stone buildings in the residential neighbourhood of New Orleans. Tulane University is highly-rated for Biology and Engineering and is reputed for Business and Management.
University of Florida (Gainesville, Florida)
A state university with 50,000 students on a campus that resembles a small town. Gainesville is situated in the northern part of Florida, half way between the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic coast. Ranked very highly in the United States, the University of Florida is highly selective and has earned a reputation for excellence in Engineering, as well as in Sciences. Its Business School also offers an excellent level, ideal for the best students in Marketing, Business Administration, and Economics.
Virginia Tech (Blacksburg, Virginia)
A state university with almost 30,000 students, Virginia Tech has a British style campus in the heart of the countryside 45 minutes from Roanoke, the closest town, and the airport. Virginia Tech is one of the top universities in the USA, recommended for those wanting to prepare a degree in Engineering, Biology or Biotechnology. It also enjoys a high reputation for its Finance and Management programmes.
Western Carolina University (Callowhee, North Carolina)
A state university with 10,000 students, situated at an altitude of 1000m in a magnificent nature park which will enchant nature-lovers. Western Carolina University distinguishes itself in the fields of Computer Science, many areas of Business, (with the exception of Hotel, Travel and Tourism Management) and Communication. It also has a very good reputation in Sports disciplines.
University of Hawaii (Manoa, Malama’aina)
A state university with 54 000 students including 10 campuses and dozens of educational training and research centres across the Hawaiian Islands. As the public system of higher education in Hawaii, UH offers unique and diverse opportunities, especially in Environmental Sciences.
University of Victoria (Victoria, Canada)
A state university with over 20,000 students, the University of Victoria is a European-style university set on an island in a haven of tranquillity only 15 minutes from the town centre. Renowned throughout the world for its Department of Engineering, Business School and School of Environmental Studies, the University of Victoria also offers programmes of excellent quality in Business Entrepreneurship, Commerce and Tourism Management.
Bishops University (Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada)
Quebec is one of the most outstanding areas of natural beauty in Canada, offering breath-taking skiing and mountains. Bishop’s is located one hour from Montreal, three hours from Boston, and less than a day’s drive from New York City. A ‘redbrick’ university dating from 1843, Bishop’s is a small university with around 2100 students of which 10 % are international students from over 65 countries. Students benefit from very small classes and personal attention. Recommended for Business majors, students may take the double degree or the exchange option at the Williams School of Business www.ubishops.ca
Concordia University (Montreal, Canada)
Located in downtown Montreal, Concordia is close to the city centre shopping and entertainment areas and hosts 30,000 students from all over the world. Combined with the School of Graduate Studies, there are many degree programmes in four Faculties – Arts and Science, Engineering and Computer Science, Fine Arts and the John Molson School of Business
Southampton Solent University (Southampton U.K.)
Located in the heart of the vibrant city of Southampton, in the south of England, Southampton Solent University is a modern and friendly university. With 16,000 students, of which approximately 1,000 are international students from more than 50 countries, the university accepts students on exchange programmes in Business (one year) and Communication (one semester).
Noordelijk Hogeschool (Leeuwarden, the Netherlands)
This campus, with 3,000 students, is located in the countryside, 200 km north of Amsterdam. This university also proposes a 4-year International Business Management Strategy programmes in English, as well as a Communication programme. Students on the exchange track who would like to live in the countryside for a semester benefit from a rural setting where they may concentrate on their international studies.
University of the West of England (Bristol, England)
A campus university situated close to the vibrant city of Bristol and on a direct train line to London (1hr.30 mins). The new Student Campus accommodates over 2,000 students with great sports facilities and cafes and restaurants. The university accepts students on dual degree transfer programmes in Engineering (a centre of excellence and research for Aerospace Engineering), Business, and Computing.
University of East London (London Docklands, England)
East London will be the home of the 2012 Olympics, and UEL shares many joint research programmes with Olympic ventures. Docklands is located east of London around the famous Canary Wharf, an area served by good rail links and located among regenerated, trendy warehouse area of the city. London City Centre is 20 minutes away via the Docklands Light Railway. UEL offers dual degrees and semester exchanges in International Business and Communication Studies.
University of Westminster (Central London, England)
Created in 1838 with now over 23,000 students (8,000 international students) and located in the West End – the centre of the world’s most cosmopolitan city – the university offers dual degree and exchange placements in Business Management at the Westminster Business School on Marylebone Road. The Business School has over 2000 students.
Plymouth University (Plymouth, England)
Plymouth is a historic waterfront city with a strong naval and marine history. It is in the centre of dramatic countryside, beautiful beaches and some of the best of the UK’s sailing and surfing waters. There is an exciting night life and good rail and motorway links to London and Bristol. Plymouth University is an excellent centre for Marine Sciences and accepts International Partners Track students in Marine Biology, Marine Biology & Coastal Ecology and Environmental Biology.
Brighton University (Brighton, England)
A very popular cosmopolitan university of 21,000 students (including 1,200 international students from over 90 countries), Brighton is only 90 km from London (50 minutes by train), and is one of the most attractive places to study because of its location and the town’s really vibrant social life. The university offers dual degree transfer for students in Computing, and Management of Information Systems.
Kingston University (near London, England)
Located in Kingston upon Thames, a busy riverside town on the borders of London and Surrey, the town is lively and only 20 minutes by train from central London. It welcomes 19,000 students but is also surrounded by beautiful countryside and has a rich history dating back many hundreds of years. Dual degree students transfer to Kingston in the fields of environmental management, environmental science and sustainable development.
Manchester Metropolitan University (Manchester, England)
MMU dates back 150 years and is one of the largest providers of science, engineering and technology education in the country, with over 34,000 students. Manchester is the capital city of the north of England and has a vibrant social scene. With its unique character and ethnic mix, Manchester has been likened to the culturally rich and cosmopolitan San Francisco. MMU offers dual transfer degree placements in Sustainable Development and Ecology and Conservation.
University of Hull (Hull, England)
The University of Hull provides top educational experience for over 18,000 students a year. The academic portfolio contains 50 disciplines across the arts and humanities, business, education, health, the sciences and the social sciences. It is based on two sites – Hull City and Scarborough (where the dual transfer degree in Sports Management and Tourism Management is located).
London Metropolitan University (London, England)
London Met is London's largest single university and Europe's largest business school, with two impeccably placed campuses. One is in the heart of the city close to Liverpool Street, the other is in North London, near the trendy areas of Highbury and Islington. Of the 34,000 students, almost a third is from overseas. Courses have a firm professional and vocational bent. New buildings include a striking graduate centre and a 30m state-of-the-art science centre, featuring a "super lab" and excellent sports and fitness facilities. London offers everything a student could want. The great student union facilities at both campuses are good places to start.
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Australian Catholic University (Brisbane, Ballarat, Sydney Melbourne)
A state university which plays host to more than 11,000 students on a reasonably-sized campus situated in the city centre. Students benefit from excellent academic support and the university has very close ties with industry and fosters many international partnerships. The graduates’ rate of employment is excellent. The courses proposed are International Business and Corporate Communication.
Founded in 1908 as a technical college, Swinburne is now a university of technology and a pioneer in IBL (Industry-Based Learning) characterised by a flexible and learner-centred approach. It proposes majors in Accounting, Business Administration, International Business, Marketing, Tourism Management, Management of Information System, Engineering and Aviation Management.
University of Queensland (Brisbane)
Australia’s leading university for research, it is also the oldest university in Queensland (founded in 1910). It is one of the "Group of Eight" top universities in Australia, and has over 32,000 students. It offers numerous programmes in Business and Communication and in particular an excellent Corporate Communication programme.
Griffith University (Gold Coast)
With a total of more than 33000 students spread over five campuses in three cities across the Brisbane-Gold Coast corridor, Griffith is one of Queensland’s largest universities. Committed to multidisciplinary teaching with a strong international reputation, Griffith proposes programmes in International Business, Management, Marketing, Business Administration, Finance and Communication.
Nanyang Polytechnics (Singapore)
Spread over 30.5 hectares of land (about the size of 60 football fields), Nanyang Polytechnic (NYP) is a modern campus, with its new and state-of-the-art facilities, and is modelled on a town centre concept to provide all the conveniences of a self-contained "Teaching and Learning City". NYP is very well equipped in new technologies; it is perfect for our students in the Exchange Track.
RMIT (Melbourne, Australia)
The Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology is one of Australia’s original and leading educational institutions, producing some of Australia’s most employable graduates. As an innovative global university of technology with its heart in the city of Melbourne, RMIT has an international reputation for excellence in work-relevant education and high quality research. With more than 60,000 students RMIT offers a developing aviation programme which competes with the best!