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 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 taught in English.

Courses offered: Architecture, Business Administration, Economics, Engineering, Finance, Marketing, Political Science

Academic Calendar:

Fall Semester: October 20-February 7
Spring Semester: March 9-June 13

Application Deadline:

Spring Semester: Nov. 21




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Chile

1) Universidad de Viña del Mar

This exchange program is for students who have a B2 (high-intermediate) or higher level of Spanish.

Courses offered: Architecture, Agriculture, Business, Communication, Education, Engineering, Health Sciences,Veterinary Medicine, Social Sciences

Academic Calendar:

Fall Semester: March through July

Spring Semester: August through December

Application Deadline:

Fall Semester: December 20

Spring Semester: May 30

Brochure

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 Agriculture, Food Production & French language. Classes are 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

Total Cost: € 2,400 (approx. $3,038) that includes accomodations, food, transportation in France & Spain and insurance.

Not included: airfare & SHSU tuition & fees

Video Introduction

 






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Germany

1) Pädagogische Hochschule Karlsruhe (School of Education)

This University strongly recommends a one-month intensive German language course (March) for beginners before actual courses start. During the semester, an ongoing Language Course (2 hours per week) for Advanced Beginners is offered. Once again, it is recommended that students participate.

Courses offered in English

Academic Calendar:

Spring ("Summer") Semester: first of March through end of July (the only semester for courses taught in English)

Application Deadline:

Spring Semester: November 30

Exchange Student Information Sheet

  2) Universität Siegen

This is a German-Language University only.

Courses offered: Arts, Education, Architecture, Science & Technology

                                      Application Deadline: Fall Semester: June 30 / Spring Semester: Nov. 28

Online Application




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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.

                                        

Courses Taught in English Catalog

*Note: Students should either have acquired very basic Japanese, (equivalent to Japanese Language Proficiency Test level N5), or are willing to take the level N5 Japanese courses offered by the International Centre at their own expense. Japanese language courses will become compulsory for all students. A level placement test will be given during orientation.

 

Academic Calendar:

Fall Semester: mid-September until end of January

Spring Semester: first week of April until end of July

Application Deadlines:

For Fall semester: end of May

For Spring semester: end of October

 

Exchange Student Handbook






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Mexico

1) Technológico de Monterrey (Laguna Campus)

2) Universidad Iberoamericana Puebla

Undergrad & Grad Courses taught in English: Business, Chemistry, Communication, Dance, Engineering, Linguistics, Music, Political Science, Psychology

IMPORTANT: Even if you are not enrolling in courses taught in Spanish, we recommend managing a basic level of survival Spanish.

All students have to complete an online Spanish test in order to comply with the Spanish requirement when applying for courses taught in Spanish; or in order to be placed in the adequate level when applying for Spanish courses. An oral interview will take place during orientation to confirm the correct level. Students wanting to enroll in courses taught in Spanish must comply with a high intermediate level of proficiency in Spanish.

Academic Calendar:

Fall Semester: August-December

Spring Semester: January-May

Application Deadlines:

Fall Semester: May 1st

Spring Semester: Oct. 1st

Application Form

Special Summer Programs






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The Netherlands

Fontys International Business School

Courses offered: International Business, Economics, Management, Marketing, European Language/Culture/Marketing, Dutch Language

Academic Calendar:

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

Spring Semester: first week of February through mid July

Application Deadlines:

Fall Semester: May 15

Spring Semester: November 15

Online Application

Housing Details: Students can only apply for furnished off-campus accomodations with shared bathroom & kitchen facilities. All accomodations are located within 20 minute cycling distance from campus. Rent ranges from € 350 to € 425 per month.

May 15 or Nov. 15 is also the deadline for the housing application.






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Peru

1) Universidad del Pacifico 

Academic Calendar:

Fall Semester: begins in late March & ends in July

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

APPLICATION DEADLINES: January 15, 2015 (fall) & June 15, 2015 (spring)

Spanish Language Expectation: It is highly recommended to have a good fluency of Spanish, as almost all courses are taught in Spanish. A few business courses are taught in English.

Special Summer Program: Spanish Program: July 6-24, 2015

The Spanish program in Cusco is for
international students who are interested in
learning or improving their proficiency level
in Spanish in a magnificent environment
considered as one of the top destinations of
the world: Cusco – Macchupichu.

Program Fee: $500

Special Summer Program:  Business Program (taught in English): July 6-17, 2015

This 2-week business course offers undergraduate and graduate students a combination of specialized topics related to trade, entrepreneurship and international cooperation from the perspective of a developing country.

Students will examine conceptual questions applied to practical cases in a real-world dimension, with the objective to produce adequate strategies for the international business environment; and will have the opportunity to participate in learning excursions, cultural workshops, and meet people from the entire world in one
of the top destinations of Peru: Cusco.

Program Fee: discounted rate of $700

APPLICATION DEADLINE for summer programs: March 31, 2015

    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)

All students must take a full course load which is a minimum of 18 credit hours with a maximum of 19.

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 7

Online Application opens Oct. 1 and closes Nov. 7 for spring

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

Contact Us

Study Abroad
Cassie Cure
Study Abroad Coordinator

cjc065@shsu.edu

  936.294.3276  F116 






 








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