Partner universities in Europe

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Belgium

Katholieke Universiteit Leuven

Language: English
Level: U/G
Exchange: Erasmus+
Credits: 30 kreditepunkten = 30 hp
Approximate semester dates: Autumn: September - Januari, exams in January
Spring: February - June, exams in June

Leuven is an old town with an old University with long traditions. The city is somewhat smaller than Uppsala and has about 100 000 inhabitants. The distance to Brussels is 20 minutes by train. The University is spread throughout the city and it is recommended that you arrange your accommodation before the semester starts, since there is a scarcity of accommodations.

Courses: The University do not offer a large selection of Business courses in English at the Bachelors level. This exchange is therefore mainly suitable for studying Fek C or optional courses. At the Master's level there is a large selection of Business courses in English.

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CBS - Copenhagen Business School

Language: English
Level: U/G
Exchange: Erasmus+
Credits: 30 ECTS = 30 hp
Approximate semester dates: Autumn: September - January
Spring: February - June

CBS has two faculties, where the "erhvervsøkonomi" is equivalent to our Business Department. The school welcomes approximately 1 200 international students per year. The Buddy system is well established for international students and CBS can help to arrange accommodation. Many courses are given in English and in Danish.

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Finland

Svenska Handelshögskolan i Helsingfors

Language: Swedish/English
Level: U/G
Exchange: Erasmus+
Credits: 30 ECTS = 30 hp
Approximate semester dates: Autumn: August - December
Spring: January - May

The Svenska Handelshögskolan, also known as Hanken, is a leading, internationally accredited university with over a hundred years of experience in education and research in economics and business administration. The research is of an international high standard and is the foundation for all education. Hanken has close ties to the business community and an active alumni network  with over 13 800 alumni working in more than 70 countries. The study environment is international and they have campuses in Helsinki and Vaasa, Finland. Hanken teaches in both Swedish and English.

Hanken has no campus accommodation. Student accommodation is available from the Foundations for student housing in the Helsinki region, HOAS and in the city of Vaasa, VOAS. Students are requested to submit the online application directly to the respective housing office.

Swedish speaking students can take courses in both Swedish and English.

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France

KEDGE Business School, Bordeaux Campus & Marseille Campus

Language: English/French
Level: U/G
Exchange Erasmus+
Credits: 30 ECTS = 30 hp
Approximate semester dates: Autumn: September - December
Spring: January - May

Campus Bordeaux

Bordeaux is located in the west of France, about 60 km from the Atlantic ocean. KEDGE Business School Bordeaux Campus is located in Talence. It is one of Frances biggest Business Schools and has a good reputation. The students live either in newly built Student buildings close to the University or in the city of Bordeaux. The University provides help with accommodation.

Campus Marseille

Marseille is the second-largest city in France after Paris and it is located on France's south coast in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region. The KEDGE Marseilles campus is located in the 9th arrondissement, in pleasant surroundings close to the Calanques. It is well connected in terms of public transport (with Line 21 serving the city centre)

Note that the two campuses have different programme outlines.

EM Strasbourg Business School

Language: English/French
Level: U/G
Exchange: Erasmus+
Credits: 30 ECTS = 30 hp
Approximate semester dates: Autumn: Early September - late december
Spring: Late January - April

EM Strasbourg Business School (École de management de Strasbourg) is a part of the University of Strasbourg in Alsace, France. The Business School distinguishes itself by being the only business school in France that is part of an academic center of excellence, the University of Strasbourg. EM Strasbourg Business School to offer courses in disciplines such as Audit/Control/Finance, General and Sectorial Management, Project Management, Entrepreneurship, Marketing, Human Resources, research, across different programme tracks

EM Strasbourg do have university housing, but cannot guarantee a room for all international students. The distribution of the rooms are on a first come first served basis.

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Group ESSCA - School of Management, Angers, Paris, Budapest, Shanghai

Language: English
Level: U/G
Exchange: Erasmus+
Approximate semester dates: Autumn: August - December
Spring: January - May

ESSCA – School of Management, is one of Frances highest ranked Universities and offers exchange spots in Angers and Paris in France, Budapest in Hungary and Shanghai in China.

Angers

This exchange is mainly directed to Master students. There are courses on the Bachelors level but it can be hard to get enough credits in English taught courses. If you want to take courses in French it is possible.

Paris

Courses on the Bachelors level is offered in English. Some courses in Finance is offered at Master's level.

Budapest

Courses in Business and International Relations are offered at the Bachelors level. It can be difficult to get 30 hp in Business Studies. They offer courses in Management on the Master level during the fall semester.

Shanghai

The exchange in Shanghai offers courses in Business Studies with an emphasis on China and Asia. Courses are offered on both Bachelor and Master level. It can however be difficult to get the equivalent of 30 hp in Business Studies.

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Ireland

University of Dublin, Trinity College

Language: English
Level U
Exchange: Erasmus+
Credits: 30 ECTS = 30 hp
Approximate semester dates: Autumn: September - December
Spring: January - April

Dublin is the capital of the Republic of Ireland, and has one million inhabitants. Trinity College is located in the center of Dublin and is over 400 years old (founded in 1592). Many of Irelands most famous persons have studied at Trinity. The University has about 10 000 students including 700 exchange students. The University has a Campus area with auditoriums, Libraries, restaurants and Recreational Centers. The University can give some help with accommodation, but not everyone can be offered one, so students are recommended to find alternatives on their own.

The course offering can be some what limited, so make sure to check out the offered courses for the semester you want to study there. Many courses runs throughout the entire year, but it can be possible to enter a course during the spring or drop out of a course during before the end of the spring, depending on when you go there, but you will only get half of the credits for the course.

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Italy

Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi

Language: English/Italian
Level: U/G
Exchange: Erasmus+
Credits: 30 ECTS = 30 hp
Approximate semester dates: Autumn: Early September - early December, exams in December - February
Spring: Early February - mid May, exams in May - July

Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi was founded in 1902 by Ferdinando Bocconi and is Italy's oldest Department for Business and Economic research and education.

Exchange students can request accommodation in Bocconi dorms through the ISD Housing Office when completing the online application for the exchange program.

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University of Bologna, Forlì campus

Language: English/Italian
Level: U/G, mainly for students that wants to study Fek C or at the Master's level, not suitable for Fek B.
Exchange: Erasmus
Credits: 30 ECTS = 30 hp

The University in Bologna is the oldest in Europe and was founded in 1088. The University has about 96 000 students and is one of the biggest in Europe. The Department of Business Studies has an agreement primarily with Campus Forlí, but students may choose courses from Campus Bologna if the University of Bologna agrees. Forlí is located 40 minutes by train away from Bologna and has about 100 exchange students. The University has an organisation that offers activities, Buddies and provides help with accommodation.

LUISS Guido Carli - New!

Language: English/Italian
Level: U
Exchange: Erasmus
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Libera Università Internazionale degli Studi Sociali, or LUISS Guido Carli is a top private university with an educational model that combines academic rigour with practical relevance.
Located in the global capital city of Rome, Luiss is an international university specialized in the field of social sciences, providing a diverse learning environment based on entrepreneurship, responsibility and sustainability. Since its founding, Luiss has developed privileged relationships with the business community, through its affiliation with Confindustria, the General Confederation of Italian industry, as well as with legal studios, government institutions and civil society. Luiss offers exchange students a language course in Italian and offer on-campus accommodation on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Netherlands

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Language: English
Level: U/G
Exchange: Erasmus+
Credits: 30 ECTS = 30 hp
Approximate semester dates: Autumn: September - February
Spring: February - July

Amsterdam is the capital of the Netherlands and has about one million inhabitants. The city offers a large selection of cultural activities, entertainment and night life. Due to the many channels and beautiful architecture the cite still feels like a small town. The University of Vrije has almost all of its Departments under one roof. The Department of Business and Economics provides Welcome activities and a Buddy System. Housing is limited, especially in the Autumn semester, but the university provides some help.

Universiteit Maastricht, School of Business and Economics

Language: English
Level: U/G
Exchange: Erasmus+
Credits: 30 ECTS = 30 hp
In order to get 30 hp you need to take a Skills course. These are given over a few weeks in January and June. Without the Skills course you will only get 26 hp.
Approximate semester dates: Autumn: Late August - January (Skills course included)
Spring: Late January - June (Skills course included)

Universiteit Maastricht is the highest ranked University in the Netherlands. The University is one of the youngest in the country but is located in one of the oldest cities. Maastricht is located in the Limburg region in the south of the Netherlands, close to Belgium and France. The University has an international profile with a large ERASMUS Programme. Teaching is mostly done in smaller groups and through problem based teaching.

Housing is not guaranteed, but there is a Housing Office that provides help with accommodation.

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Norway

Norges Handelshøyskole, Bergen

Language: English/Norwegian
Level: U/G
Exchange: Erasmus+
Credits: 30 ECTS = 30 hp
Approximate semester dates: Autumn: Mid August - December
Spring: Mid January - June

The Norwegian Business School is located in Bergen, a city of about 220 000 inhabitants. The school is located about 5-10 minutes by buss outside of the city, and has about 2 000 students. There are plenty of resources when it comes to computers and the auditoriums has a very high standard.

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Handelshøyskolen BI, Oslo

Language: English/Norwegian
Level: U/G
Exchange Erasmus+
Credits: 30 ECTS = 30 hp
Approximate semester dates: Autumn: Mid August - December
Spring: January - June

The BI Business School has a very good reputation. They have accreditation from AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA and has therefore received the prestigious Triple Crown status. The university has about 14 500 students all in all, and the Business School has about 2 000 students and is located in the center of Oslo. The university offers accommodation for all exchange students.

Swedish speaking students can take courses in both English and Norwegian.

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Portugal

Universidade Católica Portugesa, Porto

Language: English/Portuguese
Level: U (from Autumn 2023)
Exchange: Erasmus+
Credits: 30 ECTS = 30 hp

Porto is one of the oldest cities in Europe. Our students study at the School of Economics and Management that is a part of the University. Welcoming activities and a Buddy system is available for exchange students. Housing is not guaranteed, but the University helps exchange students find accommodation.

Some courses are available in English but the university cannot not guaranteed enough for full-time studies.

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Switzerland

University of Zürich

Language: English/German
Level: U/G
Best suited for Master's students and students wanting to study Fek C.
Exchange: Departemental Agreement
Credits: 30 ECTS = 30 hp
Approximate semester dates: Autumn: Late September - December
Spring: Late February - Early June


The University of Zurich, located in the city of Zürich, is the largest university in Switzerland, with over 26,000 students.

The University of Zurich does not provide on campus student dormitories.However, the International Relations Office may be able to help students find accommodation.

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Spain

Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

Language: English/Spanish
Level: U
Exchange: Erasmus+
Credits: 30 ECTS = 30 hp
Approximate semester dates: Autumn: September - January
Spring: January - Early June

Universidad Carlos III was founded in 1989. The University is divided into two Campus areas, outside of Madrid. The University can provide some help with accommodation.

At Carlos III de Madrid ERASMUS students are offered courses in English, but the course offering is limited, so being able to speak Spanish is an advantage.

Universidad de Deusto, San Sebastian

Language: English/Spanish
Level: U/G
Exchange: Erasmus+
Credits: 30 ECTS = 30 hp
Approximate semester dates: Autumn: September - Mid January
Spring: February - June

Universidad de Deusto in the Basque region was founded in 1886 and has about 18 000 students divided on the Campus areas in San Sebastian and Bilbao. San Sebastian is a coastal town in the north of Spain. La Este, the name of the Business School, is quite small and has about 2 000 students. The school has a good reputation among Spanish students. The Unviersity can help with accommodation close to campus and the city and the beach.

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Great Britain 

University of Exeter

Language: English
Level: U/G
Exchange: Erasmus+
Credits: 60 credits = 30 hp
Approximate semester dates: Autumn: Late september - mid January
Spring: Mid January - Early June

Exeter is located in the south of England, close to the coast. The University of Exeter was founded in 1955 and is beautifully located on a hill just outside of the city center. The University has one campus area and about 18 500 students, including 400 exchange students. The University is unable to guarantee accommodation for single semester students. Whilst there will be a limited number of university-owned rooms available, the majority of students have to seek accommodation in the private sector. The Housing Office will provide some assistance.

Loughborough University - New!

Language: English
Level: U
Exchange: Erasmus+
Credits: TBA
Approximate semester dates: TBA
 

Loughborough University was founded in 1909 and is located in Leicestershire in central England. The university has just over 17,000 students and has repeatedly been ranked in the top 10 in the UK. They have a strong connection to the business community and have achieved success in both research and sport. The large campus area accommodates everything from cafes, shops and bars to hotels, opticians and gyms. The university has a limited number of housing units, but can help find accommodation outside the campus as well. You can reach London in 90 minutes by train from Loughborough.

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Czech republic

Prague University of Economics and Business

Language: English
Level: U/G
Exchange: Erasmus+
Credits: 30 ECTS = 30 hp
Approximate semester dates: Autumn: Late September - early February
Spring: Mid February - Late June

VSE has about 10 000 students and is located in the center of Prague. Exchange students are offered housing byt the University, about 15 minutes away from the University. There is also a Buddy system available.

Students with a Bachelor Degree in Business can access courses at the Graduate level. For students interested in eastern Europe there is a large selection of courses in English through the ”Central and East European Studies Program” (CESP). The CESP only provides a smaller amount of Business courses.

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Germany

Frankfurt School of Finance & Management

Language: English/German
Level: U/G
Exchange: Erasmus+
Credits: 30 ECTS = 30 hp
Approximate semester dates: Autumn: September - December
Spring: January - May


Frankfurt School of Finance & Management is a leading private business school based in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. The school features one of Germany’s largest finance faculties. Its professors work hand in hand with policy-makers and executives to offer tailor-made solutions to topical questions. Research findings from the five departments of Frankfurt School are applied in leading corporations, the finance sector, politics, and development cooperation. Members of our faculty frequently comment on topical issues in all media. Frankfurt School’s practice-oriented and research-based courses regularly rank amongst the best in Germany.

Frankfurt School offers student residences in Frankfurt. Due to limited availability, not all students can be guaranteed a room in the student residences. However, the school will do their best to accommodate the students elsewhere.

European Business School

Language: English/German
Level: U
Exchange: Erasmus+
Credits: 30 ECTS = 30 hp
Approximate semester dates: Autumn: Late August - mid December
Spring: Early January - early May

European Business School is located in the Rhine-Main region and was founded in 1971. . The EBS is renowned for excellent research results together with a strong focus on practical use. EBS further education courses are tailor-made for industry’s aspiring management professionals.There is no on-campus housing, but the EBS offers help with accommodation, but you need to pay a fee of 60 Euro. It is hard to find housing, so help from the University is recommended.

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Austria

Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien, WU

Language: English/German
Level: U
Exchange: Erasmus+
Credits: 30 ECTS = 30 hp
Approximate semester dates: Autumn: October - February
Spring: March - June

Vienna University of Economics and Business, WU, was founded in 1898 and is one of Europe's biggest, most modern Universities of Economic Sciences. The strengths of the Business school is in both Business and Economics and it has an international touch. Housing is not guaranteed, but there is a Housing Office that provides help with accommodation.

Course registration is based on a first come, first serve principle. As spots fill up very quickly, students should register as soon as online registration opens.

Last modified: 2023-01-26