Study Abroad Programs
There are four main types of study abroad programs at CWRU:
- Faculty-Led Programs (usually short-term during Spring Break, Winter Break, or Summer)
- Exchange Programs (semester and full-year)
- Direct Enroll Programs (semester and full-year)
- Nontraditional opportunities (such as overseas research or an internship abroad)
Schools that Weatherhead students may wish to consider include:
The London School of Economics and Political Science (both full year and summer programs)
The London School of Economics was founded in 1895 and has grown to become one of the foremost social science universities in the world, ranked alongside Harvard, UC Berkeley, and Stanford. The university boasts 16 Nobel laureates among its alumni, and the current students contains citizens of 145 countries. LSE offers programs in Accounting, Economics, Finance, and Management. Note that a full-year program and a summer program are both available, but LSE does not allow single-semester study.
- Tongji University (China)
Due to its growth from a small market town in imperial China to a 21st-century megalopolis, Shanghai is an ideal city in which to study business. The Tongji University School of Economics and Management (SEM) offers a wide variety of Business Administration courses taught in English as well as Chinese courses for English speakers. It is possible to study at Tongji for a semester or academic year
University of Sydney (Australia)
Sydney, set on one of the world’s most beautiful harbors, is a bustling global city with amenities and opportunities to match. The University of Sydney Business School is a world-class business school at the forefront of global business and management education. Semester- and year-long exchanges contain coursework in Accounting, Finances, International Business, and Marketing.
- Goethe University (Germany)
Goethe University Frankfurt, positioned among the top international research universities, offers a wide variety of academic programs, a diverse group of researc institutes, and a focus on interdisciplinary approaches to solving complex problems. For students participating in semester and academic year programs, undergraduate business coursework is taught in German.
- Universidad Carlos III (Spain)
Universidad Carlos III in Madrid has a wide variety of business courses, and the Department of Business Administration at UC3M is consistently ranked number one in Spain. Because many courses are taught in English, previous knowledge of Spanish is not required, though it is encouraged.
Ready to learn more? The Office of Education Abroad can help!