Exchange Programs

  • Welcome Students!

    Welcome Students!

What is an Exchange Program?

  • Pay tuition and fees to SHSU and a $200 Study Abroad Service Fee
  • Attend classes at one of our partner universities
  • Receive SHSU credit ("CR" for credit or "NC" for no credit)
  • Pay housing & meals (if necessary) to the host university
  • Financial Aid can apply & scholarships are available



CLICK HERE for examples of courses that students took at these exchange universities that were approved for SHSU credit.




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Albania

1) Epoka University

All the courses at this University are offered in English.






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Chile

1) Universidad de Viña del Mar

This is a great University for Spanish Immersion. All normal University courses are taught in Spanish.

Academic Calendar:

Fall Semester: March through July

Spring Semester: August through December

Application Deadline:

Fall Semester: December 20

Spring Semester: May 30

2) Universidad de la Serena






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China

1) China University of Mining & Technology, Beijing

Courses offered in English: Accounting, Architecture, Business Administration, Chemistry, Computer Science, Engineering, Law, Marketing, Math

Academic Calendar:

Fall Semester: September-January

Spring Semester: March-July

Application Deadline: March 1-June 15

2) Zhejiang Police College (for Criminal Justice students)

Application Deadline:

Fall Semester: July 15

Spring Semester: January 15

 






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Finland

1) University of Turku

Courses offered in English:

Education, Humanities, Law, Math, Medicine, Natural Sciences, and Social Sciences

Academic Calendar:

Fall Semester: last week of August through December 31

Spring Semester: January 1 through May 31

Application Deadlines:

Fall Semester: April 15

Spring Semester: October 15

Exchange Student Frequently Asked Questions






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France

1) Ecole d'Ingenieurs de PURPAN

8 week Summer program for French language and Agriculture and Food Production. Classes taught in English. Spend 4 weeks in the classroom (June) and 4 weeks in an internship on a French farm (July)!

Application Deadline: March 1

Video Introduction

 






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Germany

1) Pädagogische Hochschule Karlsruhe

This University requires a 6 week intensive German-language “crash course” before actual courses start. Several courses taught in English.

Academic Calendar:

Fall Semester: first of October through end of March

Spring Semester: first of April through end of September

Application Deadline:

Fall Semester: May 30

Spring Semester: November 30

  2) Universität Siegen

This is a German-Language University only.






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Japan

1) Momoyama Gakuin University (St. Andrew’s University) 

Semester or year-long options available. Wide variety of courses offered in English. Must take 4 credits of Japanese Language courses (level based on placement test).

                                        

Courses taught in English: Business, Economics, English, History, Liberal Arts (Japanese film, Anime, Art & Society), Sociology.

*Note: Exchange students MUST take classes for at least 10 hours per week in order to maintain their student visas

 

Academic Calendar:

Fall Semester: mid-September until end of January

Spring Semester: first week of April until end of July

Perks:

~Arranges a 3-day weekend home stay with a local family

 

Exchange Student Handbook






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Mexico (*currently not sending students)

1) Technológico de Monterrey (Laguna Campus)

2) Universidad Iberoamericana Plantel Golfo Centro






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The Netherlands

Fontys University of Applied Sciences

Courses offered: Arts, Business & Management, Economics/Marketing & Law, Engineering, IT, Media & Communication, Social Science, Sports, Foreign Language (dutch & chinese)

Academic Calendar:

Fall Semester: first week of September through last week of January

Spring Semester: second week of February through mid July

Application Deadlines:

Fall Semester: May 15

Spring Semester: November 15






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Peru

1) Universidad del Pacifico 

Spanish Language Program in Cusco, at the foot of Machu Picchu! Click Here

Academic Calendar:

Fall Semester: begins in late March & ends in July

Spring Semester: begins in mid-August & ends in mid-December

    2) Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia






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South Korea

1) Soonchunhyang University 

Required Courses (wide variety taught in English):

~Internship as a Cultural & Language Ambassador (up to 15 hrs. per week)

~Korean Speaking

~Korean Writing

~Cultural course (optional)

~2 Elective Courses (choose from Literature & Culture, Business & Economics, Political Science, Sociology & History, Education, and Medical Science courses)

Academic Calendar:

Fall Semester is late August through mid-December

Spring Semester is early March through mid-June

Application Deadlines:

Fall Semester: April 30

Spring Semester: November 6

Perks:

~Airfare is reimbursed up to $710 per semester

~Free housing in Global Village dorm, room with Korean student

~Weekly living stipend of $110 weekly

Costs:

~Books & Supplies: $150

~Health Insurance: $60

~Meals: $1,500

~Personal & Recreational Expenses: $1,500

~Transportation: $800

~Tuition & Fees: pay to SHSU

                    

 

    2) Keimyung University 

 

Keimyung University offers a wide range of courses in English, and has an extremely supportive international office to assist exchange students with adjusting to Korean life.

List of courses offered in English

Academic Calendar:

Fall Semester: September 1-December 20

Spring Semester: March 3-June 23

Application Deadlines:

Fall Semester: May 31

Spring Semester: November 30


Application Form

 

     3) Kyonggi University

 






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Switzerland

1) University of Lausanne

This is a large University with numerous courses taught in English at the undergrad AND Graduate Level. Located in the French-speaking region of Switzerland. Also offers French-language courses.

Courses offered in English: Biology, Geoscience, Business & Economics, Criminal Justice, Political Science, Arts (literature)

Academic Calendar:

Fall Semester: mid-September through the end of January

Spring Semester: mid-February through the end of June

Application Deadlines:

Fall Semester: April 15

Spring Semester: October 15

 

Application

Additional Important Information

Lausanne Fact Sheet

Intensive French Program

 

 

     2) University of Bern

Located in the German-speaking region of Switzerland, this university offers a range of courses in English at the undergraduate and graduate level, as well as German Language courses.

Courses taught in English:Biology/Chemistry, Business & Economics, Geography, History, Law, Literature, Political Science, Sociology

Academic Calendar:

Fall Semester: mid-September through end of December

Spring Semester: mid-February through end of May

Application Deadline:

Fall Semester: May 1st
Spring Semester: October 1st

 

Additional Important Information

Application






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Turkey

1) Middle East Technical University

Courses:
Undergraduate: Architecture, Arts & Sciences, Business & Economics, Education & Humanities, & Engineering

Graduate: Engineering, Marine Sciences, Math, & Social Sciences

Application Deadline: August 15, 2014 for admission for the 2014-2015 academic year.

Academic Calendar:Fall semester is mid-September through the first week of January

                           Spring Semester is mid-February through the first week of June






For More Information:

Office of International Programs, Study Abroad Coordinator
Email: cjc065@shsu.edu
Phone: 936.294.3276








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Farrington Building, Suite 116, Huntsville, TX 77340
Phone: 936-294-4737


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