Finance

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These pages are currently under revision, and may not have a complete list of programs. Please contact Hannah Nevitt to explore all program options.

The following programs offer significant coursework and immersion opportunities for Finance and AACSB Accredited Programs. This is meant to highlight a variety of programs by region. Please note there are many other options available beyond what is listed. This is not a guaranteed list for credit transfer. Students must obtain department advisor approval for fulfilling degree requirements. Students must apply to both the provider through the links below, and to WWU Education Abroad

University Catalog: Finance BA requirements

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Advisor

Ed Love

Advisor for Finance & Marketing

Office: Parks Hall 417

Advising Info

After you decide on a program and the courses you will take abroad, you must complete the Departmental Academic Advising Esign Form with your academic advisor. The form must be completed before your program commences. In addition, students must submit the Transfer Equivalency E-sign form for credit transfer.

Review Your Degree Works  

Web4U > Student > Student Records > Degree Works. Follow steps to see what you have completed, and what you still need for your degree plan. At least 50% of the credit hours required for the major/minor must be earned at Western.   

An official transcript from your program must be sent to Education Abroad for processing upon completion of your program.  

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Program Options

Study Abroad Provider

  • Independent organizations that facilitate or administer study abroad programs for students
  • Quarter, semester, academic year, calendar year, and summer
  • Pay a program fee that includes tuition, housing, etc. (varies)
  • More services provided
  • Often includes excursions, onsite pickup, varied housing options
  • Part time internships can be available for credit

ISEP Exchange

  • ISEP stands for International Student Exchange Program
  • Students can choose from over 135 universities in 36 different countries
  • Students provide ISEP with a list of preferred sites. Chance of placement varies from site to site.
  • Semester & year-long options only
  • Pay WWU in-state tuition and mandatory fees
  • Room & board paid to WWU
  • Take courses with international students at universities abroad
  • More independent and less services provided

Research, Fellowships & Grants

  • Princeton in Asia Fellowship - Teaching and Service Field Placements in Asia Post Grad

    While more than half of the Fellows are employed as English teachers at universities, colleges, and high schools, there are also specialized positions with organizations that contribute to the following global issues: education, environmental sustainability, public health, media, economic development, and peace, justice, and access to information.

    Award amount: Local stipend paid directly by the host organization. The stipend is intended to cover the cost of safe housing, clean food and drinking water, basic telecommunications, and local travel.

  • UK Fulbright: Lancaster University Award in STEM

    Covers a three-to-six month research project in any STEM field at the university.

    This funding is intended as a contribution towards US-UK travel, institutional fees, accommodation, and general maintenance costs while in the UK.

    In the UK, master's degrees are typically one-year programmes (full-time).

    Award amount: £2,625 per month

  • Fulbright Fellowship/Student Program

    The Fulbright U.S. Student Program offers research, study, and teaching opportunities in over 140 countries to recent graduates and graduate students.

    Award amount: Subject to the availability of federally-appropriated funds

  • Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship

    Scholarship for Pell Grant eligible students

    Award amount: Grants averaging up to $3,000 for Summer, $5,000 for Semester/Quarter, $8,000 for Critical Language Study

Africa

Ghana

  • USAC - University of Ghana, Spring Semester, Summer Quarter, Fall Quarter

    English options (through the University of Ghana) in:

    • Business Statistics, Business Mathematics, Principles of Finance, Financial Management, Financial Institutions and Markets, Risk Management and Insurance, Investments, Commercial Bank Management, Public Finance, International Finance
  • ISEP - University of Ghana (Legon), Spring Semester, Fall Quarter

    English options in:

    • Business Statistics, Business Mathematics, Principles of Finance, Financial Management, Financial Institutions and Markets, Risk Management and Insurance, Investments, Commercial Bank Management, Public Finance, International Finance

Morocco

ISEP - Al Akhawayn University, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter

English options in:

  • Principles of Finance, Money and Banking, Corporate Finance, International Finance, Investments, Derivatives Markets

South Africa

  • ISEP - University of Johannesburg, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter

    English options in:

    • Principles of Finance, Business Mathematics, Econometrics, Investments, Real Estate, Equity Analysis, Risk Management and Insurance, Derivative Markets, Portfolio Management
  • USAC - Stellenbosch University, Spring Semester, Summer Quarter, Fall Quarter

    Options available upon request through Stellenbosch University.

Asia

China

Hong Kong

ISEP - The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter

English options in:

  • Financial Management, Financial Institutions and Markets, International Finance, Corporate Finance, Risk Management and Insurance

Indonesia

ISEP - BINUS University - Jakarta, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter

English options in:

  • Corporate Finance, International Finance, Risk Management

Additional options may be available through the Finance program at BINUS.

Japan

Singapore

CIEE - Summer Global Internship Singapore, Summer Quarter
  • Internship

South Korea

  • USAC - South Korea, Spring Semester, Summer Quarter, Fall Quarter

    English options through Yonsei University in:

    • International Finance, Real Estate

    Additional options available in English or Korean through Chonnam National University or Kookmin University.

  • Western Exchange - Yonsei University, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter

    English options in:

    • International Finance, Real Estate

    Additional options may be available in Korean.

Taiwan

Vietnam

ISEP - Vietnam National University HCMC, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter

English options in:

  • Commercial Bank Management, Derivatives Markets, Risk Management and Insurance, International Finance, Investments, Portfolio Analysis and Management, Personal Finance

Central America

Puerto Rico; USA

ISEP - University of Puerto Rico, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter

Options available in Spanish.

Europe

Czech Republic

ISEP - Masaryk University, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter

English options in:

  • Principles of Finance, Financial Management, Personal Finance, Risk Management and Insurance

England

  • Western Exchange - Plymouth University, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter
    • Financial Institutions and Markets, Principles of Finance, Corporate Finance, Financial Management, International Finance, Investments
  • CIEE - Summer Global Internship London, Summer Quarter
    • Internship
  • API - London School of Economics, Summer Quarter
    • Real Estate, Financial Institutions and Markets, Public Finance, Risk Management, Investments, Principles of Finance, Corporate Finance, Derivatives Markets, International Finance
  • USAC - London Met University, Spring Semester, Summer Quarter, Fall Quarter
    • Financial Institutions and Markets, Corporate Finance, Investments, International Finance, Personal Finance
  • Western Exchange - University of Hull, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter
    • Principles of Finance, Financial Management, International Finance, Risk Management, Personal Finance
  • USAC - University of Reading, Fall Quarter, Winter Quarter
    • Principles of Finance, International Finance, Corporate Finance, Equity Analysis, Financial Institutions and Markets, Investments

France

  • Western Exchange - Kedge Business School, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter

    English options in:

    • International Finance, Principles of Finance, Financial Analytics, Portfolio Analysis and Management, Equity Analysis, Corporate Finance, Commercial Bank Management, Risk Management and Insurance, Financial Institutions and Markets
  • Western Exchange - E.M. Normandie Business School, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter

    English options in:

    • International Finance, Financial Analytics
  • CIEE - Business & Culture - Toulouse, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter

    Options in English and French may be available through the Toulouse Business School and the Institut Catholique de Toulouse.

  • CEA - French Riviera, Spring Semester, Summer Quarter, Fall Quarter

    English options in:

    • Financial Institutions and Markets, Financial Analytics

Germany

Western Exchange - University of Duisburg-Essen, Spring Quarter, Fall Quarter

Options available in German.

Greece

ISA - Athens, Spring Semester, Summer Quarter, Fall Quarter
  • Financial Accounting, Managerial Accounting, Statistics, Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Principles of Management, and Organizations, Operations Management, Strategic Management, Financial Markets and Instruments, Fundamentals of Marketing, Topics in Finance, & more

Hungary

  • ISEP - University of Debrecen, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter

    English options in:

    • Principles of Finance, Corporate Finance
  • AIFS - Budapest, Spring Semester, Summer Quarter, Fall Quarter

    English options in:

    • Principles of Finance, Corporate Finance

Iceland

API - Business, Computer Science, and Engineering in Iceland, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter

English options in:

  • Financial Institutions and Markets, Portfolio Analysis and Management, Risk Management

Ireland

  • USAC - Cork, Spring Semester, Summer Quarter, Fall Quarter
    • Investments, Risk Management and Insurance, Corporate Finance, International Finance, Financial Institutions and Markets
  • CEA - International Business - Dublin, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter
    • Principles of Finance, International Finance

Italy

  • USAC - Torino, Spring Semester, Summer Quarter, Fall Quarter

    Options may be available through the University of Torino.

  • ISEP - Universita degli Studi di Pavia, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter

    Options available in Italian.

  • ISEP - Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter

    English options in:

    • Multinational Corporate Finance, Public Finance, Risk Management, Financial Markets, International Finance, Internship

    Additional options may be available in Italian.

Netherlands

USAC - Maastricht, Spring Semester, Summer Quarter, Fall Quarter

Options available upon request.

Portugal

API - Lisbon, Spring Semester, Summer Quarter, Fall Quarter
  • Corporate Finance, Principles of Finance, Investments, International Finance

Scotland

  • USAC - Stirling, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter
    • Corporate Finance, Principles of Finance, Financial Analytics, International Finance, Investments
  • ISA - University of Glasgow, Spring Semester, Summer Quarter, Fall Quarter
    • Principles of Finance. Financial Institutions and Markets, Investments, Portfolio Analysis and Management, Corporate Finance, Derivatives Markets

Spain

Sweden

Switzerland

Middle East

United Arab Emirates

North America

Canada

Oceania

Australia

New Zealand

  • New Zealand Education, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter

    *Consider Direct Enrolling at Universities in New Zealand to save significantly on costs for semester or academic year, the cheaper programs start at $14,000!

    • Allows for study at numerous universities with full Finance degree programs
  • ISEP - University of Waikato, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter
    • Principles of Finance, Investments, Financial Institutions and Markets, Financial Management, Multinational Corporate Finance, Portfolio Analysis and Management, Derivatives Markets
  • ISEP - Massey University, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter
    • Corporate Finance, International Finance, Real Estate, Personal Finance, Investments, Commercial Bank Management, Principles of Finance
  • ISEP - University of Auckland, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter
    • Financial Management, Investments, Risk Management, Corporate Finance, Portfolio Analysis and Management

South America

Argentina

Chile

ISA - Valparaíso PUCV, Spring Semester, Summer Quarter, Fall Quarter

Options available in Spanish.

Colombia

  • ISEP - Universidad Icesi, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter

    Options available in Spanish.

  • ISA - Barranquilla, Spring Semester, Summer Quarter, Fall Quarter

    English options in:

    • International Finance

    Additional options available in Spanish.

Ecuador

ISEP - Universidad Casa Grande, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter

Options available in Spanish.

Uruguay

ISEP - Universidad Catolica de Uruguay, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter

Options available in Spanish.

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