Universidad de La Serena is one of the most prestigious universities in Chile. Located some 350 miles north of Santiago, Chile's capital city. Three of ULS five campuses are in La Serena. The other two campuses are in the cities of Coquimbo and Ovalle .The ULS antecedents go back to the 19th century when its predecessor institutions, the School of Mines (1888) and the Normal School (1890), were established in La Serena. At present, ULS has four faculties and an enrollment of over 8.000 students in five priority areas: teacher training and the sciences of education, arid lands studies, mining and metallurgy, young interpreters, music, food engineering and biotechnology.
Yangzhou University, People's Republic of China - The city of Yangzhou is located in Jiangsu Province, one of the most economically dynamic parts of China and a center of ancient Chinese culture.
Palacky University is located in the charming Moravian city of Olomouc, one of the most beautiful areas in the Czech Republic. Palacký University offers study programs at seven faculties (colleges). The language of instruction is Czech. However, there are several programs or courses in other languages, including Medicine degree program in English.
Toulouse Business School (Groupe ESC Toulouse) has celebrated its centennial in 2004. Founded in 1903 by the Toulouse Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the School, one of France's prestigious "Grandes Écoles de Management", is one of France's leading integrated management schools. TBS prepares students to assume managerial responsibilities and lays the foundation for leadership in tomorrow's business world. Note: In addition to the French, practically all courses are offered also in English. TBS belongs to a selected group of couple of dozen of business schools in the world which offer triple accreditation: by EQUIS, AMBA, and AACSB.
University of Education Karlsruhe Founded in 1768, the Karlsruhe University of Education is an institution with a long tradition of educating teachers for primary and lower secondary schools in all school subjects. 1.2% of the students are from all over the world. The degree programs offer the students a wide range of content options with many practical applications.
Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences With around 6,000 students, Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences is the largest university of its kind in Baden-Württemberg. Located within the city's green belt, the campus is only a few minutes' walk from the city center. The University is a leader in the development of innovative bachelor's and master's degree programs, as well as in dual-degree programs with international partners. The University's strong ties to industry enable students to undertake integrated traineeships in commerce and industry.
Zeppelin University: a multidisciplinary university for tomorrow's decision-makers Zeppelin University is a state-recognized private institution of higher education bridging Business, Culture and Politics. Zeppelin University defines itself as an individualized, international and interdisciplinary educator of well-rounded decision makers and creative innovators in the fields of business, culture and politics, as well as a multi-disciplinary research institution exploring issues relevant to society.
Eszterhazy Karoly College, founded in 1774, is located in the town of Egert, one of the important historical cities of Hungary. Enrollment of 11,000 students in 25 college-level and 4 university-level (graduate) programs, including courses in English for foreign students.
Kansai Gaidai, Japan - Located in the cultural heart of Japan, Kansai Gaidai provides an excellent starting point from which to begin your exploration of a land that, by anyone's standards, is truly fascinating.
Otemon Gakun University celebrated its 120 anniversary in 2008. The university is located in Osaka. Since 1966 Okagemun offers university classes in English in five colleges - Economics, Management, Psychology, Sociology, and International Liberal Arts as for both Japanese nad international students.
Daegu Haany University was founded in 1980 in the areas of Daegu and Gyeongbuk as a future-oriented education system to train new and competent human resources capable of meeting the tasks of scientific oriental medicine and related bio-industries. The University has 5 colleges, 9 faculties and 23 departments. The College of Oriental Medicine and the College of Public Health and Welfare concern with academic disciplines in medical research and industrial profession related with bio-industries in oriental medicine; the College of Cultural Sciences includes traditional humanity sciences as well as cultural technology called for in the age of knowledge industries; the College of Business and Information focuses on the management education of human resources able to meet the demands of digital information society, and the College of Digital Information and Architecture deals with studies in the fields of digital information, media, art, architecture, and interior design.
Dongguk University was founded in 1906 in Seoul, the capital of South Korea by the Jogye Order. Dongguk remains one of the few Buddhist affiliated universities in the world. Yet its doors have always been open to students and teachers of all faiths and philosophies. Students and professors from around the globe enhance the quality of education on each of Dongguk's four campuses by bringing together dramatically diverse life experiences and cultures in a common educational mission. This prestigious university has 11 colleges and 11 graduate schools (by profession).
One of the most advanced institutes at Dongug University is the Dongguk University Computer Science Institute (DUCSI). Founded in 1975, this institution is a recognized world class leader in its field. In 2009 VSU and DUCSI have initiated a joint academic partnership within a "1+3" concept named DUCSI VSU International Program. Within the "1+3" program S. Korean students are enrolled for one academic year at DUCSI in an intensive program that combines general education studies with extensive English language training. After the first year those students who meet VSU admission criteria transfer to VSU to complete their bachelor degrees.
Autonomous University of the Yucatan (UADY), Mexico - Located in the picturesque city of Merida, the University of the Yucatan offers you an opportunity to explore a blend of Mexican, Mayan, and Caribbean cultures.
University of Guadalajara (UdeG) is a public university based in Guadalajara, Jalisco. It is the second oldest university in Mexico (founded 1791) and is one of the best universities in Mexico. UdeG has fourteen campuses, including six campuses in the metropolitan area of Guadalajara.
Moscow City Pedagogical University - Samara is a campus of Moscow City Pedagogical University, established in 1995 as an innovative interdisciplinary institution with national leadership in such areas as school law, teaching of foreign languages, mathematics, etc. This partnership offers exchange programs in the Russian capital and in the city of Samara.
Samara State Economics University is a premier university with focus on business and economics. Serving the region for 75 years, SSEU is actively pursuing curriculum and research innovation and excellence to assist Russia’s transition towards competitive global market economy. The President of SSEU is a former Chair of the Samara Consortium for International Education Initiatives.
Samara Teachers Institute (SIPKRO) has been in existence for 70 years as a center for professional development and postgraduate education of teachers and educational administrators in the Samara region. The institution supports Russian-American professional on-line journal “Partnership through Education”, houses national school health education programs, winner of several U.S. Department of State grants. A consortium of U.S. universities joins SIPKRO since 1998 every June to deliver the traditional Russian American Summer University. (see video of VSU greeting at SIPKRO 75th Anniversary), SIPKRO is part of the Samara Consortium for International Education Initiatives.
Samara State University is a complex educational and research center and a typical example of a “classical” Russian university in the Samara region. The University participates in numerous international programs and is a founding member of the Samara Consortium for International Education Initiatives.
Saint-Petersburg University of Humanities and Social Sciences is a modern university with focus on culture and arts.
Syktyvkar State University is a comprehensive university located in Syktyvkar, the administrative, educational, cultural, and industrial center of the Komi Republic in northern European Russia.
Barcelona Business School is part of the European Business School system of Toulouse School of Business. BBS was founded in 1995 as part of the network of the French Chamber of Commerce in Barcelona, an institution existing since 1883 with over 500 corporate members, including banks, financial institutions,tourism and other businesses. Located in the historical center of Barcelona, the School offers Bachelor and Master's degrees in business administration.
Facultad de Economia -IQS, the business school within Universidad Ramon Llull is an AACSB member located in Barcelona, Spain. IQS has a direct academic exchange agreement for students and faculty with the VSU Langdale College of Business and Administration. IQS offeresbusiness classes in English, which is a great advantage for the U.S. students. IQS has both undergraduate and graduate programs, the latter including both masters and Doctoral level programs.
Universidad Politecnica de Valencia is a modern comprehensive research university founded in 1971 in the city of Valencia. The mission of the university is defined as "To provide its students with an integral education through the creation, development, transfer and critical reflection on science, art and culture, whilst being respectful with ethical principles... To contribute to the economic, social and cultural development of the Spanish society in general, and to the Valencian society in particular.... To develop an institutional model characterised by its values of excellence, internationalisation, solidarity and efficiency; an open institution which promotes the participation of institutions, companies and professionals in every aspect of university life."
Yeditepe University in Istanbul is a large comprehensive university with well developed undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs actively involved in international student and faculty exchanges. The city of Istanbul is an exciting conglomerate of cultures, religions, languages, and opportunities for global exposure to this bridge between Europe and Asia.
Abant Izzet Baysal Üniversitesi - Located in the city of Bolu, this large comprehensive university with over 20,000 students is a dynamic place for study and research.
University of Northumbria, England - Offering more than 200 degrees to 20,000 students, NU is renowned for the excellence of its teaching, as well as for preparing students for the world of work. Newcastle is a vibrant, youthful city full of museums, galleries, restaurants, pubs, and cafes located in northeast England.
Sunderland University, England - The origins of higher education in Sunderland can be traced back to 1860 when the School of Science and Art was founded. The University of Sunderland has more than 15,000 students, and welcomes over 1,000 international students from nearly 60 countries. A wide range of courses is offered, from diplomas to bachelors and masters degrees; postgraduate and PhD research programs. Sunderland is bounded by attractive beaches, with ready access to Northumbria; the Lake District; and the cities of Newcastle, Durham, and York.
University of Surrey-Roehampton, England - Roehampton is made up of four Colleges, which, together with the Students' Union, provide a strong sense of community. Roehampton, only six miles southwest of the center of London, is set in a pleasant environment close to parklands, gardens, and historic buildings.
University of the West of Scotland (formerly University of Paisley) - The UWS Campus is located in the heart of Paisley, Scotland's largest town. Paisley is seven miles west of Glasgow and, as such, is ideally located for access to some of Scotland's, and the world's, most beautiful and historic places such as Edinburgh, Stirling, Loch Lomond and the Scottish Highlands and Islands. With over 10,000 students, including over 700 international students, the University is an international, innovative and inclusive institution.
Vernadskyi Tavricheskii National University in Simferopol, Ukraine is a comprehensive research university with traditions in humanities, agriculture, and social studies. The University has an excellent rare books library. Simferopol is the administrative center of the Crimea Autonomous Republic, a region of predominantly Russian speakers, with representatives of many ethnic groups, the most politically active of which include Crimean Tatars, Armenians, Bulgarians, Greek etc. The partnership with this institution is led by the respective departments of political science.
Vien Dong College in Ho Chi Mingh city (formerly Saygon) is a relatively new and dynamic institution of higher education. In 2011 Valdosta State University and Vien Dong College agreed to develop a "2 + 2" program, enabling Vietnamese students to transfer to VSU after two years to complete their bachelor degrees.