UVM Exchange Programs
Bilateral exchange programs provide an opportunity for students to develop skills in their discipline at world class institutions. These programs enrich and diversify the UVM community by bringing international students to our campus who, in turn, foster continuity of programs by establishing long-term relationships between UVM and the foreign institution. UVM Exchange Programs expose students to new cultures by living and studying abroad.
Hector School of Engineering and Management (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology)
Overseas Site: Karlsruhe, Germany
The Master's Programs of the Hector School aim to support young professionals and managers at enhancing their competencies on technology expertise and developing their management capabilities and interpersonal skills. Under an agreement with the Federation of German-American Clubs, the University of Vermont has been accepting one qualified nominee annually into the MBA program. Three years ago, the Federation agreed to invite up to two Vermont MBA students per year to enroll in appropriate, free-standing two-week modules within the Hector School of Engineering and Management. The Federation provides a scholarship which covers tuition and hotel accommodation. Meet one student who took advantage of this program.
Overseas Site: Stockholm, Sweden
With over 50,000 undergraduate and master's students, 1,800 doctor students and 6,000 employees, Stockholm University is one of the largest universities in Sweden. The University offers 1,500 different courses, 47 Bachelor's programs and 83 Master's programs, with many courses taught in English. Stockholm is the most populous city in Sweden with a metropolitan population of over 2 million. The capital of Sweden, it is built on 14 islands and is often called the "Venice of the North" and is one of the most cosmopolitan cities in Scandanavia. Contact Cathy Carlson at the School of Business Administration or International Education Services, 802-656-4296.
Overseas Site: Vienna, Austria
WU is located in Vienna, one of the safest and most beautiful cities in Europe. the city is home to various international organizations like the UN Atomic Energy Agency, UNIDO and OPEC, and is consistently rated as one of the world's most livable cities. Vienna is the capital of Austria, one of Europe's prime cultural centers, with a high concentration of cultural attractions. Students will find that there are thousands of things to discover in and around Vienna.
Vienna unites culture, a beautiful environment and numerous leisure time facilities. Besides its traditional architecture (for example, the fabulous Schönbrunn Palace or the Imperial Palace), it offers a wide range of theaters, opera houses, museums and seasonal cultural offerings like the Vienna Film Festival in front of the City Hall in summer. In spite of all of this, the cost of living in Vienna remains surprisingly reasonable.
Vienna is one of the European cities with the best quality of life, partly because of its many parks. The Danube Island, for example, is perfect for all kinds of athletic and recreational activities, such as biking, swimming and skating, to name just a few. Traditional cafés are Vienna's favorite place to relax, leave stress behind, and meet friends or simply enjoy a good cup of coffee. Contact: Cathy Carlson, School of Business Administration
Yaroslavl State University
Overseas Site: Yaroslavl Russia
Yaroslavl State University is one of the youngest and at the same time one of the oldest universities in Russia. Being born twice, in 1918 and in 1970, it considers the beginning of its history to be the year of 1803, when Alexander I at the instance and on the money of the famous manufacturer and patron P.G. Demidov founded the Academy of Higher Sciences in a provincial city on the Volga River, later changed into Demidov Law Lyceum, and then - Yarslavl State University. Today Yaroslavl Demidov State University is the leading higher educational institution of the Upper-Volga region with 7800 students. It is a classical multi-discipline educational institution preparing students in 70 specialties and directions (preparing bachelors and masters).
The university contains nine faculties: the Law Faculty, the Mathematics Faculty, the Physics Faculty, the Economics Faculty, the History Faculty, the Faculty of Information and Computer Science, the Faculty of Socio-Political Sciences, the Psychology Faculty, the Biology and Ecology Faculty. Contact: Dr. Michael Gurdon, School of Business Administration
Overseas site: Guadalajara, Mexico
The Universidad Panamericana, commonly known as UP, was founded in 1967 as a business school. It's a private Catholic University. This is a great opportunity to improve your language skills while working on business requirements. The UP’s graduate business school is ranked one of the best in Latin America, having more than 15,000 Mexican and international CEOs as graduates. Courses at Panamericana are taught in both Spanish and English, with a choice of business courses taught in English. This is a great opportunity to improve your language skills while working on business requirements.
Guadalajara is an incredibly diverse and stately city with amazing qualities modern and historic. As the second largest city in Mexico and boasting a population of over 3 million, you are constantly reminded that Guadalajara is a busy metropolis, and major Mexican business center. Contact: Dr. Michael Gurdon, School of Business Administration
Faculty Led Program: Doing Business in China, Summer 2012
Explore the cultural dimension of working and conducting business in China. Although using a business context, this course is equally valuable for anyone interested in understanding the cultural factors involved in working in China. Contact: Dr. Michael Gurdon, School of Business Administration
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In 2009, the School of Business Administration welcomed 19 students from Fribourg, Switzerland and their advisors for a two week visit. The group participated in MBA classes at night, while touring local businesses, such as Green Mountain Coffee Roasters and Burton Snowboards, during the day. The goal was to learn about American culture and Vermont businesses.
While in the MBA classes, our students also learned about the business climate in Switzerland. The two schools worked together on several projects during their stay.
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