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: Business Administration Finance Concentration, BA. Business Administration Marketing Concentration, BA

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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

WWU College of Business (CBE) Scholarships

  • Any CBE pre-major or major interested in studying abroad or an international educational experience may complete the application for the Dr. Steve Globerman International Academic Scholarship.

    Additionally, International Business pre-majors and majors may apply for the International Business Study Abroad Scholarship. The International Study Abroad Scholarship has been relocated to Education Abroad. Please visit this page for information about scholarships and scholarship deadlines for study abroad.

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

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

  • ISEP Direct - University of Ghana, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter, Academic Year

    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

South Africa

Asia

China

Hong Kong

Indonesia

Japan

Singapore

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 - Pay In-State Tuition & Fees!, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter

    English options in:

    • International Finance, Real Estate

    Additional options may be available in Korean.

Taiwan

Vietnam

British Columbia

Canada

Central America

Puerto Rico; USA

Europe

Czech Republic

England

  • Western Exchange - University of Hull - Pay In-State Tuition & Fees!, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter
    • Principles of Finance, Financial Management, International Finance, Risk Management, Personal Finance
  • USAC - London Met University, Spring Semester, Summer Quarter, Fall Quarter
    • Financial Institutions and Markets, Corporate Finance, Investments, International Finance, Personal Finance
  • ISEP Exchange - University of Sussex - Pay In-State Tuition & Fees!, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter
    • Fall runs into January - so students may need to register for both fall and winter quarters.
    • Spring semester runs January to June, so spans both winter and spring quarters.

    Fall/Winter Modules:

    • Principles of Finance, Financial Accounting, Theory of Investments, Advanced Taxation, Alternative Investment Funds, Crypto  Assets, Financial Econometrics, Financial Risk Management, Valuation of Companies and Cash Flow Generating Assets

    Spring Semester Modules:

    • Financial Institutions and Markets, Intro to Accounting, Intro to Financial Accounting, Law for Accounting, Audits and Assurance, Corporate and International Finance, Corporate Governance and Ethics, Data Analytics for Accounting and Finance, Intermediate management Accounting, Principles of Banking, Digital Banking and FinTech, Finance for Global Business, Financial Derivatives, International Financial Management, Trading Strategies
  • Western Exchange - Plymouth University - Pay In-State Tuition & Fees!, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter
    • Financial Institutions and Markets, Principles of Finance, Corporate Finance, Financial Management, International Finance, Investments
  • USAC - University of Reading, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter
    • Principles of Finance, International Finance, Corporate Finance, Equity Analysis, Financial Institutions and Markets, Investments
  • CIEE - Summer Global Internship London, Summer Quarter
    • Internship
  • AIFS University College London Summer, Summer Quarter

    English courses in:

    • Society Technology and Behavior, AI- Artificial Intelligence: Concepts and Applications, Mathematical Finance, Quantitative Finance: Math in Investment Banking, Game Theory, Economics for Sustainability, LE Principles of Macroeconomics, Math for Economics, Money Banking and Cryptocurrencies, Principles of Microeconomics, Cybersecurity Risk Management, Data Driven Web-Based Applications, Data Science and Big Data Analytics, Mathematics for Machine Learning, Statistics with R and RStudio, Digital Business Transformation

France

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

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

Netherlands

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

    Options available upon request.

Portugal

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

Oceania

Australia

New Zealand

  • ISEP - University of Waikato - Pay In-State Tuition & Fees!, 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 - Pay In-State Tuition & Fees!, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter
    • Corporate Finance, International Finance, Real Estate, Personal Finance, Investments, Commercial Bank Management, Principles of Finance
  • ISEP - University of Auckland - Pay In-State Tuition & Fees!, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter
    • Financial Management, Investments, Risk Management, Corporate Finance, Portfolio Analysis and Management
  • 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

South America

Argentina

Chile

Colombia

Ecuador

Uruguay

Various