Semester Programs

Where in the world do you want to go? With more than 50 study abroad programs around the globe, chances are Suffolk University can help you get there.

Pick a continent, any continent! (Okay, maybe not Antarctica.) There's a lot of inspiration here, so have fun browsing. Just make sure your passport's valid by the time you're ready to jet off on your academic experience of a lifetime.

Semester Programs by Country

Melbourne, Deakin University

Deakin is a highly ranked, multi-award-winning university with an international focus. It's innovative, offers outstanding facilities and flexible learning, and works with industry and other partners to ensure that what you study is relevant, current and in-demand. Deakin also offers a culture that values diversity, promotes inclusion, and has a strong sense of community. Your experience at Deakin will introduce you to the world.

Deakin has four campuses that offer access to the natural wonders, coastal hot spots, and cultural heart of the Australian state of Victoria.

Academics: Courses are available in the arts, business, health, science, engineering, and environmental studies. You can find courses in the University handbook.

Housing: There are homestayoff-campus, and on-campus options.

Costs: Students are billed by Suffolk for tuition costs only. Housing costs will be paid directly to Deakin.

Application: Suffolk University application plus Deakin application.

Sydney, Macquarie University (Arcadia)

Fall, Spring

Macquarie University’s park-like campus is located in the the northwest side of Sydney in the high-tech corridor and is an ideal choice for students who wish to have access to the city but prefer to live in a quieter residential setting. A diverse multicultural university, Macquarie has 26,000 students, over 6,000 of whom are international. It's known for its diverse program options With its comprehensive course offerings, Macquarie offers several unique options for study abroad students ranging from business, communications, accounting, and medicine to marsupial studies, linguistics, Egyptology, and religion.

Academics: Course information

Housing: More information

Costs: Students are billed by Suffolk for tuition costs only. Housing costs will be paid directly to Arcadia.

Application: Suffolk University application plus the Arcadia application form

Western Sydney University

Western Sydney University is a world-class university, globally recognized for its research strengths and innovations in teaching. Ranked among the top three percent of universities in the world, Western Sydney University believes in a world of unlimited opportunity for those with talent, drive, confidence, and ambition. It is a multi-site university with campuses spread across Greater Western Sydney, including in Bankstown, Blacktown/Nirimba, Campbelltown, Hawkesbury, Parramatta, and Penrith. While each campus offers a unique learning environment, they all share the same friendly, communal atmosphere that makes the university a great place to study and make friends.

Academics: Course information

Housing: More information

Costs: Students are billed by Suffolk for tuition costs only. Housing costs will be paid directly to Western Sydney University.

Application: Suffolk University application plus Western Sydney University application.

Brazil is the fifth-largest country in the world and a true melting pot of people, passions, and tastes. With a rich history, booming economy, and beautiful cities with vivid cultural life, there's nowhere quite like Brazil.

Escola Superior de Marketing (ESPM)

Since its inauguration over half a century ago as one of Brazil’s first institutes of higher learning in advertising, ESPM has evolved over the years to won renown for its marketing, communication, and business management programs. ESPM’s courses are considered among the best in the country.

The key drivers of its sustained success have been a commitment to rigid ethical principles and a constant pursuit of academic excellence, as originally established by its founding fathers. ESPM’s unique position as a market-run, nonprofit institution allows for sparing no expense in developing and improving faculty, programs, educational methods, and facilities throughout its three campuses in São Paulo I and II, Rio de Janeiro, and Porto Alegre.

Academics: Please see your study abroad advisor for more information on course offerings.

Housing: Most international students rent an apartment with other students while studying at ESPM as living in dormitories is not the norm. You can learn more about this here.

Costs: Students will pay their Suffolk University tuition and fees. Students are responsible for paying housing and other program-related fees.

Application: Please see your study abroad advisor for more program information! You can find application instructions here.

PUC-Rio, Rio de Janiero

PUC-RIO is located in Gávea, a charming neighborhood near the forest and beaches of the Zona Sul area of Rio de Janeiro. Rio is an exciting city perfectly situated between a lush tropical forest and the Atlantic Ocean, providing its residents and visitors alike with a majestic realm of colors, sounds, and sights. With an intense cultural life, Rio de Janeiro is the perfect place for those who want to immerse themselves in the South American culture.

Academics: View academic information and course listings here.

Housing: Please see housing information here.

Costs: Students will pay Suffolk University tuition and fees. Housing and other program-related fees are paid directly to PUC-RIO.

Application: Interested students should talk to their study abroad advisor. Instructions and required documents can be found here.

Chile’s tremendous range covers a diverse array of landscapes, from the desolate moonscape of the Atacama Desert to the fertile vineyards of the Central Valley, the lush rainforests of the Lake District, and the magnificent glaciers and peaks of Patagonia—not to mention more than 3,000 miles of coastline and Easter Island. It’s truly mind-boggling to think of how many different experiences one can have here.

Universidad del Desarrollo, Santiago and Concepción (Exchange)

Universidad del Desarrollo is known to be one of the best private universities in Chile. It has five modern campuses, two in Santiago and three in Concepcion. Its faculty stands out not only for its academic excellence but also its significant and active contribution to the country’s development. The entrepreneurial spirit, leadership and public responsibility are key to the education it provides.

Personalized attention is a hallmark of UDD. The ongoing contact between professors and students facilitates learning in an open and close university environment.

Extracurricular activities complement the heavy academic load. Students can participate in a wide variety of athletics, recreational activities, drama, social activities, community aid workshops, and student events, which help them become integral individuals and professionals.

Academics: Your academics may influence which campus of UDD you study at. This Guide for International Students [PDF] can tell you a little bit about academics and how to choose a campus based on your academic needs. You can also access the course catalog with a password from your study abroad advisor.

Housing: The International Relations Office at UDD will provide advice and information to help visiting exchange students find the best place to live. Please visit their website for more information on housing.

Costs: Students will pay Suffolk University tuition and fees. Housing and other program-related fees are paid directly to UDD.

Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez, Viña del Mar (API)

The Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez is a private university. Founded in 1988, it builds upon the academic tradition started by the Escuela de Negocios de Valparaíso in 1953. Enrolling approximately 9,000 undergraduate and graduate students, it offers degrees in business, the liberal arts and humanities, engineering, law, and the social sciences. The university offers courses designed for international students in both Spanish and English, as well as options to directly enroll in courses with local Chilean students. Students will enjoy the UAI campus in Viña del Mar with its extensive amenities and impressive modern architecture.

Academics: Course list and description

Housing: More Information

Costs: Students will pay Suffolk University tuition and fees. Housing and other program-related fees are paid directly to API. Please speak with your study abroad advisor about the breakdown of costs.

Application: Suffolk University application plus API application

Other: Please note that this program has a 3.0 GPA requirement. Please see your study abroad advisor for more details.

This is an ideal time to learn about China! While the world has been facing economic difficulties, China has achieved a remarkable 36 years of almost double-digit growth. While Beijing is the country's capital, Shanghai is its economic capital and has become one of the most influential global megacities.

University of International Business and Economics (Beijing)

The University of International Business and Economics is highly ranked in China. Here, 14 percent of the student body is international. Beijing has been the capital of China for the past eight centuries, and is extremely rich in culture and history. It will also be the site of the 2022 Winter Olympics, making it the first city to host both the Winter and Summer Olympics. Beijing is also home to seven UNESCO World Heritage Sites, such as the Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Summer Palace, Ming Tombs, Zhoukoudian, and parts of the Great Wall and Grand Canal. Be sure to check out Wangfujing Street, one of the most famous shopping streets for souvenirs and snacks.

Important Dates for 2018 Spring Semester at UIBE

School of International Education

School of International Trade and Economics

Business School

Orientation

February 26-March 2

Course Begins

Chinese Language Course: March 5
Business Courses: March 12

March 5

March 5

Course/Exam Ends

June 30

June 8

June 15

Courses: Click here for the most up-to-date courses taught in English.

Housing: Click here for information on housing on and off campus

CAPA Internship Program, Shanghai

The CAPA Shanghai Global Cities Program: China on the World Stage is a one-of-a-kind opportunity if you’re looking to experience first-hand the evolution of the second-most important economy in the world. This program will give you multiple opportunities to view the city through sociocultural, economic, political, corporate, and technological lenses.

Academics: Please see the CAPA website for academic information and course listings.

Housing: Students will live in on-campus dormitories, giving them the chance to meet students from around the world. More information can be found on the website.

Costs: Students will pay Suffolk university tuition and fees. Students will pay housing and other course-related fees directly to the program.

Application: Suffolk University application plus an application for the CAPA internship program

Costa Rica, “rich coast” in Spanish, attracts over a million visitors every year--and it’s not hard to see why. Its diverse topography allows tourists to explore rainforests, beaches, and volcanoes, and engage in outdoor activities like surfing, windsurfing, zip-lining, and snorkeling. San José, the capital and where more than a third of the population lives, contains many historic sites, vibrant markets, galleries, and museums.

ICDS, San Jose

Fall, Spring, Summer

With a highly qualified and professional international team, ICDS´s programs combine classroom learning, service-learning, cultural activities, home-stays, local student participation, and field trips. Students are able to customize their experience, taking classes focused on human rights/social justice, environment/sustainability, or a combination of the two. Through the program, students acquire in-depth knowledge and hands-on experience in the multidimensional field of human development and the current challenges faced by the region, all the while sharpening their Spanish skills.

Academics: Course listing and descriptions

Housing: ICDS programs offer complete cultural and language immersion through home-stays with local families.

Costs: Suffolk University will bill for both tuition and housing costs

Application: Suffolk University application plus ICDS application

Other: Please note that this program has a 2.75 GPA requirement.

The Czech Republic is a beautiful nation with a long and storied history. Located in the heart of Europe, Prague has been called the Paris of the East. When you study in this city, you can hop over to neighboring countries with ease.

University of New York in Prague (Exchange)

The University of New York in Prague is situated in the historic central district of Prague. UNYP offers courses in business, communication, finance, marketing, international relations, and psychology.

Academics: Here are UNYP's undergraduate course listings. Please note that courses listed are taught in English.

Housing: Students are responsible for their own accommodations, although the student services office at UNYP can offer assistance as they look for housing. More information on this can be found here.

Costs: Students will pay Suffolk University tuition and fees.

Application: Suffolk University application plus UNYP online application

Other: Please contact the Study Abroad Office for more information.

Denmark is the smallest Scandinavian country. Thanks to its liberal and progressive social policies, it is seen around the world as a model of civilization. Denmark’s capital, Copenhagen, brims with bygone kings’ castles and fanciful, modern architecture. You can wander the gardens and hop on the rides at Tivoli Park or gaze at the famed statue of Hans Christian Andersen’s Little Mermaid.

Aalborg University, Aalborg

Fall, Spring

Aalborg University was inaugurated in 1974 as the fifth Danish university. From the very beginning, AAU has adopted an interdisciplinary, problem-oriented approach to research and education, and is today one of the world’s leading universities using this method. AAU offers approximately 60 different study programs and has close to 14,000 students.

Academics: Course information can be found here.

Housing: Housing is located in either residence halls or student apartments.

Costs: Suffolk University bills for tuition only. Housing fees are paid directly to AAU.

Application: You can find the Aalborg University application form here.

Want to study outside of Suffolk but not too far away? Try the Domestic Exchange at LIM College in Midtown Manhattan in New York City!

LIM College

LIM College prepares students for successful careers in the global business of fashion and its many related industries. LIM College fosters a unique connection between real-world experience and academic study in business principles. It empowers students to become accomplished professionals in the dynamic global fashion world. Suffolk University students have the opportunity to spend a semester taking classes here.

Academics: Please see the LIM course catalog for course listings. Not all courses listed are offered each semester.

Housing: Enrich your experience by living on campus in the heart of New York City. Learn more about housing options at LIM.

Costs: Students will pay Suffolk University tuition and fees. Any housing or course-related fees will be paid directly to LIM. For more information, please contact the Center for International Programs.

The Galápagos Islands are famous for being the place where Charles Darwin began his work on the Theory of Evolution. The Galápagos are known for unparalleled beauty; ecological diversity; and plants, animals, and other forms of biodiversity you won't find anywhere else.

IPSL: Quito & Galapagos Islands

IPSL participants study not only the natural wonders of the Galápagos, but also explore the intersections of environmental and economic development policies on the local populations. This IPSL program includes a month-long stay in Quito at its start, enabling participants to study and serve in an urban environment, too. Service-learning™ in the Galápagos offers an opportunity available nowhere else to live in and learn about a delicate and complex natural environment and the impacts—both positive and negative—of human settlement, fisheries, and tourism on that setting while also contributing through service to maintaining this unique environment.

You may choose one of three concurrent tracks of study: Evolution, Ecology, and Conservation; Marine Biology; or People, Politics, and the Environment. After an initial period (about a month) on the campus of the Universidad San Francisco in Quito and traveling to the Ecuadorian highlands and the Amazon jungle, you will take a full schedule of classes at the Galápagos Academic Institute for the Arts and Sciences (GAIAS) on Isla San Cristobal. There you'll learn from world-class faculty and engage in service related to island ecology and/or the local island community. All program courses are taught in English. Science pre-requisites apply.

Costs: Students will be billed for Suffolk University tuition. Housing and program-related fees must be paid directly to IPSL.

Application: Suffolk University application plus IPSL online application

Other: Please note this program has a 3.0 GPA requirement.

Welcome to London, one of the most cosmopolitan capitals in the world! Beloved icons like the black retro taxicabs and cherry-red phone booths mingle with images of the new “Cool Brittania”--the steel-and-glass London Eye observation wheel, from which you can gaze down at the city in all its beauty.

Regent's University

Regent’s University’s secluded grounds in royal Regent’s Park are a green oasis in the heart of bustling central London, offering you an exclusive student experience. Regent’s is close to the city’s famous theatres, galleries, and museums, as well as major sporting and entertainment venues.

Regent’s is small and intimate enough to feel like a home away from home. With just under 5,000 students on campus, staff and students get to know each other by name, and students benefit from plenty of one-on-one contact.

Academics: Courses are offered in business, liberal studies, drama, media & film, fashion and design, and psychology. Class offerings available upon request.

Housing: On and off-campus options available

Costs: Students are billed by Suffolk for tuition costs only. Housing costs will be paid directly to Regent’s.

Application: Suffolk application plus Regent’s application

University of Westminster

With the option to study for the summer, semester, or year, University of Westminster's study abroad programs will immerse you in the life of both the University and London, giving you the chance to travel to exciting destinations, gain insights into another culture, make lifelong friends, and enhance your career prospects.

Academics: Please see the University of Westminster website for more information on academics and course modules.

Housing: As part of the exchange experience, students can apply to live in one of the University's residence halls.

Tuition: Students will pay Suffolk University tuition and fees. Housing and any course-related fees will be paid directly to the University of Westminster.

Application: Suffolk University application and University of Westminster exchange application. Please see your study abroad advisor for more information.

London South Bank University

Founded in 1892, London South Bank University is one of the largest and oldest universities in London. Located minutes from the center of London, LSBU has been preparing and developing students for their professional lives for over 120 years. Here, you'll study alongside local students to ensure you get the most from this cultural, social, and intercollegiate experience. Depending on your level and course of study, you'll have the option to select modules that fit with your course or program at Suffolk.

Academics: Course list

Housing: More information

Costs: Students are billed by Suffolk for tuition costs only. Housing costs will be paid directly to LSBU.

Application: Suffolk University application plus LSBU application.

Other: Please note that this program has a 2.75 GPA requirement.

University of Roehampton, London (Exchange)

Roehampton is a small, friendly, collegiate community in a beautiful environment where students can live, learn, and socialize together. Our historic campus in southwest London boasts excellent facilities as well as easy access to the world-class museums, libraries, and galleries of one of the most exciting and important cities in the world.

Academics: More Information on course listings for study abroad students.

Housing: Roehampton aims to guarantee accommodation in one of our halls of residence for all study abroad students, provided you apply in good time. Rooms are single occupancy study bedrooms with shared kitchen facilities, internet connection, and optional private bathrooms. See the website for more information on housing.

Costs: Students are billed by Suffolk for tuition and fees. Housing and program-related fees will be paid directly to Roehampton.

Application: Suffolk application and Roehampton application (Scroll down to "How to Apply" section.)

Other: Please note that this program has a minimum GPA requirement of 2.8.

France is a country of flavors --and not just the foodie kind! Its cities and towns have distinct personalities, yet all showcase the French love of culture. Paris, its capital and truly one of the world’s great cities, is a playground for those who love the arts, history, architecture, food, and high fashion. Marseille, the country’s second-largest city, offers you the chance to relax on one of its 23 beaches and ramble along its cobbled streets.

KEDGE Business School (Marseille)

On July 1, 2013, KEDGE Business School was created from the merger of BEM-Bordeaux Management School and Marseille-based Euromed Management, two leading French business schools with triple Equis/AMBA/AACSB accreditation.

KEDGE Business School is committed to creating new modes of teaching and personal development, connecting and strengthening its global community network, and promoting responsible management practices. Learn more by visiting the Exchange Students page on their website.

Academics: Learn more about course offerings.

Housing: Some assistance is provided, and students can search for their own housing.

Costs: Students are billed by Suffolk for tuition and fees, and are responsible for housing and other program-related fees.

Application: Suffolk University application plus KEDGE application Ask your study abroad advisor for more information on how to apply.

Paris School of Business (PSB), Paris

Fall, Spring

Founded in 1974, Paris School of Business (PSB, formerly ESG MS) is an elite Grande Ecole management school that combines academic excellence, international awareness, and professional experiences. Here is general information about the program and FAQs.

Academics: Ask your study abroad advisor for course listings and descriptions.

Housing: Housing is located in student apartments that are a short distance to the university.

Costs: Suffolk University bills for tuition only. Housing is paid directly to PSB.

Application: Suffolk University application plus PSB application

 

La Sorbonne, Paris

Fall, Spring

The Cours de Civilisation Francaise is an outstanding program in Paris IV–La Sorbonne, one of the oldest universities in the world. The Suffolk-Sorbonne affiliation meets the educational goals of French majors and minors at Suffolk who want to continue taking advanced French classes and also accommodates Suffolk students with limited French language skills. The program provides cultural and linguistic immersion through French host-family arrangements, excursions, and courses in many disciplines. Here is more information.

Contact Professor Marjorie Salvodon or Professor Barbara Abrams at msalvodo@suffolk.edu or babrams@suffolk.edu or 617-573-8582 for more information on this program's academic offerings.

Housing: Students are placed with French host-families.

Costs: Suffolk University bills for tuition only. Housing costs are paid directly to the program in France.

Application: Suffolk University application

Pole Universitaire Leonard de Vinci, Paris

Fall, Spring

Pôle Universitaire Léonard de Vinci is a vibrant campus at the heart of the La Défense business district. It was created in 1995 by the local government as a model campus, providing students with high-tech learning facilities and individual contact with the best teachers available. Here is more general program information.

Academics: Course listings can be found on the website.

Housing: Housing is located in student residence halls, just five minutes from the university.

Costs: Suffolk University bills for tuition only. Housing is paid directly to Pole.

Application: Suffolk University application

 

From its elegant big cities to its small picturesque towns, Germany has it all. Experience the splendor, from the urban buzz of Berlin to the villages of Bavaria. Visit the country’s fabled forests, majestic castles, harvest festivals, and many other treasures of art and culture.

WHU: Otto Beisheim School of Management, Düsseldorf

WHU–Otto Beisheim School of Management is an internationally oriented private business school based in Vallendar and Dusseldorf. Founded in 1984, WHU is now one of the most renowned German business schools with an exceptional national and international reputation. WHU stands for excellence in management education and has accreditations from AACSB, EQUIS, and FIBAA.

Academics: More Information on courses available to undergraduate students.

Housing: Complete the housing application section in the online application to this program. You can find more information on housing here.

Costs: Students will pay Suffolk University tuition and fees. Students will pay housing directly to WHU.

Application: Suffolk University application plus WHU application. Please speak to you study abroad advisor about application information for WHU.

Justus Liebig University, Giessen

Fall, Spring

Justus Liebig University lies in the heart of the charming city of Giessen, 60 miles north of Frankfurt. The city is home to over 25,000 students, and many of the city's activities are geared toward them. The university itself offers a wide variety of programs in English, including courses in business, the arts, and the natural and social sciences.

Academics: Course list and descriptions

Housing: Housing is located in the student residence halls.

Costs: Students are billed by Suffolk for tuition only. Housing is paid directly to JLU.

Application: Suffolk University application plus JLU application

With its unparalleled history and democratic tradition, Greece is a beacon of civilization. Experience the birthplace of the Western world, from the ancient cities to the fun and exciting islands. Walk in the footsteps of the ancient Greeks as you stroll through the vibrant streets of modern Thessaloniki, and don’t forget to check out ancient landmarks like the navel of the cosmos at Delphi and the beautiful Minoan palaces of Crete.

American College of Thessaloniki (ACT), Thessaloniki

Fall, Spring, Summer

Mingle with Greek, international, and American classmates as you study in the birthplace of Western civilization. ACT offers an American liberal arts and professional education with academic facilities unmatched in southeast Europe. Immerse yourself to a diverse and exciting social and cultural life in Thessaloniki and northern Greece, where you'll find fascinating history combined with natural beauty.

Academics: Course list and descriptions

Housing: Students are housed in off-campus apartments.

Costs: Students are billed by Suffolk for tuition and the study abroad fee. Students pay housing and additional fees directly to ACT.

Application: Suffolk University application plus ACT application

Scholarships: The program offers student scholarships. Learn more on our scholarships page.

We are currently looking for new partnerships in Hong Kong. Please stay tuned for new program information!

O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU), Delhi

JGU is a nonprofit global university recognized and accredited by the government of India. It is a private, secular, fully residential university, located on a 80-acre state-of-the-art campus in the National Capital Region of Delhi. JGU has established five schools: the Jindal Global Law School, Jindal Global Business School, Jindal School of International Affairs, Jindal School of Government and Public Policy and Jindal School of Liberal Arts & Humanities.

Academics: Please see the website for links to the five different schools.

Housing: Students will live on campus in student residences. Please see the website for more information on housing, dining, and laundry facilities.

Costs: Students will pay Suffolk University tuition and fees and will pay housing and other program-related costs to JGU. Please see the Study Abroad Office about a possible housing scholarship for this university.

Other: Please see the Study Abroad Office for more details on the courses, housing, and application process.

Ireland is known for its rich history, exuberant inhabitants, and rolling green landscapes. Explore the well-known cities of Dublin, Belfast, and Galway, along with the Cliffs of Moher and charming small towns. Almost anywhere you roam in the Emerald Isle, you can enjoy galleries, historic monuments, pubs, live music venues, and shops.

University College Cork, Cork

Fall, Spring, Summer

The UCC campus combines classical and modern architecture along a riverside-garden setting near the city center. Renowned for its hospitality, Cork is a hotspot for international festivals and traditional Irish music language and culture. As a student attending UCC, you’ll enjoy all that this city offers, all only a short walk from your centrally located campus.

Academics: Course list and descriptions (Look under"What Can I Study?")

Housing: Students are housed in campus apartments, Students must apply for accommodation online.
It is recommended that students apply as early as possible as apartments fill up quickly.

Costs: Students are billed by Suffolk for tuition only. Housing is paid directly to UCC.

Application: Suffolk University application plus UCC application (Look under"How Do I Apply?")

Other: Please note that this program has a 2.8 GPA requirement. See your study abroad advisor for more details.

Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT), Waterford

With over 750 international students from more than 65 countries worldwide, WIT’s excellence in higher education is recognized worldwide. The Institute partners with over 200 of the world’s leading universities and is today one of Ireland’s foremost providers in international education.

WIT's International Office celebrates the great diversity of the student body with an induction program that encourages cross-cultural connections from day one. It also organizes events to mark global celebrations like Chinese New Year, Diwali, Eid, and--of course--St. Patrick’s Day!

Application, Housing, Course and other Information

With programs offered in four different parts of Italy, you have a tough choice ahead of you! Florence, Perugia, Rome, and Tuscania are each unique and breathtaking places. Famed for its history, art, and food, Italy is a timeless land graced by cities with distinctive histories and cultures all their own.

Florence University of the Arts (FUA), Florence

Fall, Spring, Summer

This program is conducted through Study Abroad Italy (SAI), a California-based study abroad provider. Florence University of the Arts (FUA) presents a contemporary and thorough approach to a liberal arts education, along with an extensive curriculum in studio arts. With small classes taught by a highly qualified international faculty, FUA aims to enhance the social, intercultural, and professional experiences of each student. It combines an innovative curriculum and collaborative teaching methods to create a unique, hands-on educational experience. FUA is located in the historic center of Florence and offers students the opportunity to live in the heart of this bustling Renaissance city while experiencing modern Florentine life.

Academics: Course listings (Choose term, then look under "Courses")

Housing: Student housing is offered in shared apartments within walking distance of landmarks like the Uffizi Gallery, the Ponte Vecchio, and the Accademia Museum (site of the David). More housing information (Choose term, then look under "Housing")

Costs: Students are billed by Suffolk for tuition only. Housing is paid directly to Study Abroad Italy.

Application: Suffolk University application plus SAI application

Scholarships: SAI offers student scholarships. Learn more on our scholarships page.

John Cabot University (JCU), Rome

Fall, Spring, Summer

This program is conducted through Study Abroad Italy (SAI), a California-based study abroad provider. JCU is a four-year American university located in Trastevere, a charming and historic neighborhood in the heart of Rome. This central location means that students are literally surrounded by the history and art of thousands of years. Most classes are relatively small and interactive; the language of instruction is English. 

Academics: Course list (Choose term, then look under "Courses")

Housing: Student housing is offered in shared apartments scattered around the center of Rome; each is a walk or short bus ride from the campus. More housing information can be found within each term's page.

Costs: Students are billed by Suffolk for tuition only. Housing is paid directly to Study Abroad Italy.

Application: Suffolk University application plus SAI application

Scholarships: SAI offers student scholarships. Learn more on our scholarships page.

Scuola Lorenzo de' Medici (LdM), Florence, Rome & Tuscania

Fall, Spring, Summer

Students at Lorenzo de’ Medici (LdM) may choose from a full academic curriculum of over 400 liberal arts, business, and Italian language courses.With this wide range of courses and three different sites to choose from, students can design an experience that fits their individual interests and academic goals. LdM is well-established as a leader in the area of art restoration, highly esteemed by area universities and museums as the best in Florence.

Academics: Course list and description

Housing: Students reside in shared apartments that are located in the city center, within walking distance of the school. LdM provides help with finding housing.

Costs: Students are billed by Suffolk for tuition only. Housing is paid directly to LdM.

Application: Suffolk University application plus LdM application

Other: Please note that there is a 2.8 GPA minimum requirement.

Studio Arts Center International (SACI), Florence

Fall, Spring, Summer

Studio Arts College International (SACI) offers contemporary art study in the historical setting of Florence to qualified students from around the world. It provides beginning- to advanced-level instruction in the areas of studio art, art history, art conservation, and Italian language and literature.

Academics: Course list and description

Housing: Student housing is offered in shared apartments.

Costs:
Students are billed by Suffolk for tuition and housing.

Application: Suffolk University application plus SACI application

Scholarships: SACI offers student scholarships. Learn more on our scholarships page.

 

LUISS University, Rome

Libera Università Internazionale degli Studi Sociali Guido Carli, also known as LUISS University, is a private university offering an innovative educational approach with its departments in economics and finance, business and management, law, and political science. LUISS also has an amazing relationship with the business world, with over 500 companies, multinationals, and public and private institutions collaborating with the University to offer students their first real opportunities to step foot in the business world.

Click here for the most up-to-date information on courses offered in English and Italian.

Click here for information on housing.

Click here for the most up-to-date information for prospective students preparing to study at LUISS.

 

East greets West in a colorful embrace in Japan. Experience it firsthand while studying in Kyoto, Tokyo, or Osaka. Tourists shopping for electronic gadgets in Akihabara mingle with locals in bright kimonos. You can enjoy everything under the rising sun--from kabuki (traditional Japanese opera) to karaoke. See the glory of Japan’s imperial past, stroll past peaceful Shinto temples, and window-shop with the elite in the Ginza district.

Kansai Gaidai University, Osaka

Fall, Spring

Kansai Gaidai University was founded nearly 120 years ago and has become one of Japan’s most distinguished universities. It's located in Osaka, the central hub of industry and commerce in Japan. This university has been making great efforts to deepen international understanding and to promote academics. They welcome many students from all over the world to learn and do research from a global point of view. Students can study in the Asian Studies department here.

Academics: Course list and descriptions

Housing: Students have several options, including home stays, dorms, and off campus housing.

Costs: Students are billed by Suffolk for tuition only. Housing is paid directly to Kansai Gaidai.

Application: See your study abroad advisor for the application and instructions.

Other: Please note that this program has a 3.0 GPA requirement.

 

Ritsuimeikan University, Kyoto

Fall, Spring

The Study in Kyoto Program (SKP) brings together students from around the world. It offers numerous courses in Japanese language and culture, utilizing the extensive historical and cultural resources of the ancient city of Kyoto. The program also offers courses in English on both Japan-related and business subjects. Kyoto, the capital of Japan from 794 to 1868, is an ideal place for study, being a city with one of the highest concentrations of academic institutions in Japan.

Kyoto is home to some of Japan's most important World Heritage Sites such as the Ryoanji, Ninnaji, and Kinkakuji (Golden Pavilion) Temples, all located right at the doorstep of Ritsumeikan University. It enjoys a harmonious blend of the ancient and modern, giving students the unique opportunity to experience all aspects of Japanese society. By studying in the SKP at Ritsumeikan University, students are able to take advantage of the rich academic and cultural environment of this city, leading to a truly fruitful and memorable study experience in Japan.

Academics: There are three program tracks available: 1. Intensive Japanese Language 2. Japan and World Perspectives 3. Business Track 4. Japanese Traditional Arts

Academic Calendar: Please note that the semester system at this school varies greatly from Suffolk's. More details.

Housing: Students can stay in dormitories, apartments, and home stays. More information.

Student Life: More information

Costs: Students pay Suffolk University tuition. Housing costs are paid directly to Ritsumeikan.

Application: Suffolk University application plus Ritsumeikan application

Other: This program has a 3.0 GPA requirement. Scholarships are also available for this program. Learn more on our scholarships page.

 

Sophia University, Tokyo

Fall, Spring, Summer

Sophia University is celebrated for its courses with a global emphasis--including international studies and business programs-and its diverse student body. The campus is located in the Yotsuya area of downtown Tokyo. Students will take courses, in English, in Sophia’s Faculty of Liberal Arts. One course in Japanese language is required.

Academics: Visit the Sophia website to run a syllabus inquiry and search for classes.

Academic Calendar: Please note that the semester system at this school varies greatly from Suffolk's. More information

Housing: Student housing is offered off-campus in homestays or dormitories. Since the Sophia campus is located in the heart of Tokyo, the cost of living near campus is very high. Since reasonable housing is located in the suburbs, exchange students should expect a 45-90 minute commute to campus. More information.

Costs: Students are billed by Suffolk for tuition only. Housing is paid directly to Sophia University.

Application: Suffolk University application plus Sophia application

Other: This program has a 3.0 GPA requirement.

You don’t have to leave North America to experience a foreign culture. Just south of the border is Mexico—land of mysterious Mayan ruins, colorful crafts, and the world’s liveliest Day of the Dead fiesta. You can witness the rainbow of species that swim in the Sea of Cortes or wind through the streets of World Heritage Sites like colonial Puebla. Known as the City of Palaces, Mexico City will be your home base. Here you can spend quality face time with the Aztec Sun Stone, the country’s official symbol. See why home is where the art is at Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo’s Azul House. Or live like a trendy local amid the galleries and eateries of the La Roma and La Condesa districts. And the Yucatan Peninsula’s Caribbean beaches are a perfect treat after final exams.

Tecnologico de Monterrey, Puebla

Fall, Spring

Tecnologico de Monterrey has 33 campuses in 27 cities throughout Mexico. It offers programs at all different academic levels in 34 different subject areas in the humanities, social sciences, and business fields. Its teaching model is focused on the practical application of theoretical ideals and puts a strong emphasis on collaborative work and problem-solving. Learning goes beyond the classroom at Tec Monterrey, and the university uses its student activities to supplement academics.

Academics: Please refer to our majors chart for a complete listing of majors.

Housing: Accommodations vary by campus but are mainly in student residence halls.

Costs: Students are billed by Suffolk for tuition only. Housing is paid directly to Tec Monterrey (Please contact the Study Abroad Office for updated housing costs.).

The country of Monaco measures less than one square mile. What it lacks in size, though, it makes up for in glamour and beauty. This tiny Mediterranean playground enjoys enormous popularity among the jet-set for its beaches, glittering casino, and storied history. Studying here in the city of Monte Carlo will give you unique insight into this European paradise. Tourism, international trade, and real estate are the major industries in this tiny country. The culture is heavily influenced by its French neighbors, but you'll notice traces of Greek and Italian heritage, as well.

International University of Monaco (IUM), Monte Carlo

Fall, Spring

Among the many reasons to study at the International University of Monaco (IUM) is the fact that Monaco is one of the safest states in the world and offers exceptional cultural, social, sport, and professional opportunities. IUM’s student body is truly international--you’ll take classes and form friendships with peers from more than 40 countries. The university maximizes this global spirit by combining European rigor with American practicality in its approach to business education. All classes are taught in English. IUM is ranked among the top 15 business schools in all of Europe.

Academics: Please see your study abroad advisor for course listings.

Housing: Students live in shared apartments in Monaco or in nearby French towns.

Costs: Students will pay Suffolk University tuition and fees. Housing is paid directly to IUM.

Application: Suffolk University application and IUM form

Other: Please note that this program has a 3.0 GPA requirement. Please contact your study abroad advisor for more information on course offerings and the IUM application.

The Netherlands, with its population of 17 million people, is a founding member of the European Union, North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), and World Trade Organization (WTO). The Port of Rotterdam--the largest port in Europe and the world's largest outside of East Asia--is located in this vibrant, beautiful country.

Radboud University, Nijmegen

Radboud University is located in Nijmegen, a city on the Waal River that's close to the German border and within 80 miles of Amsterdam. This university is home to about 20,000 students. and the Times Higher Education World University Rankings put it in 125th place worldwide in 2016. Radboud is known for its green campus, which is often listed among the most attractive in the Netherlands.

Academics: Click here for the most up-to-date course information.

Housing: Click here for information on housing.

Application: Please contact the Study Abroad Office for more information. 

Australia's next-door neighbor is renowned for its friendly people and stunning scenery. Wellington boasts cultural offerings ranging from opera to ballet, as well as a spectacular harborside setting. Dunedin, on the South Island, is known for its many recreational opportunities and rugged landscapes. Its natural beauty rivals that of its South Pacific neighbors. Auckland is home to 1.4 million people on land surrounded by two harbors and dotted with extinct volcanoes. It is called the "City of Sails," and on a summer's day it's obvious why: The whole population seems to be on beaches, or in yachts and fishing boats. Auckland is the first port of call for most people arriving in New Zealand and has a truly international flavor with a diverse population and wonderful restaurants and cafes. While not tropical, the weather is relatively mild year-round.

University of Otago, Dunedin (Arcadia)

Fall, Spring

Imagine a city of 120,000 by the sea, surrounded by green rolling hills. This is Dunedin, home of the University of Otago and several other educational institutions. More than 25,000 students live in Dunedin, making it a true college town with cultural and entertainment options that far exceed what you'd expect from a small city.

Academics: Course List and Descriptions

Housing: More Information

Costs: Suffolk University tuition and fees. Housing and other program-related costs are paid directly to Arcadia.

Application: Suffolk University application plus Arcadia application

Other: Please note that this program has a 3.0 GPA requirement. See your study abroad advisor for more program details.

Norway's rugged beauty is unlike any other in Europe. Waterfalls and quiet valleys peek through the rocky cliffs of the fjords that dominate its coastline. For those looking for a different kind of European experience, Norway is a perfect fit. Its natural splendor and charming people are just two reasons why in 2007 Norway was voted the most peaceful country in the world. Aalesund is one of the few perfectly preserved Art Nouveau towns in the world and is also a leading Norwegian maritime center.

Aalesund University College (AAUC), Aalesund

Fall, Spring

AAUC is well-situated to prepare you for future employment and a successful career in business management, engineering, health care, fisheries, or maritime trade. While the majority of undergraduate courses are taught in Norwegian, there are courses in English available to exchange students.

Academics: Please visit the website for more information on academics and to view course offerings in English. You can also find academic information for exchange students. Some students may be eligible to take upper-level courses if they meet the prerequisite requirements.

Housing: Students live in hostels/homes run by the Student Welfare Organization.

Costs: Students are billed by Suffolk for tuition only. Housing is paid directly to AAUC.

Application: Suffolk University application and AAUC form

Other: Please contact the Study Abroad Office for more information.

Poland's eventful history and central location in Europe--where religions and the influence and authority of many nations have met over the centuries--have made it a country that intrigues and fascinates students and visitors with its cultural treasures.

University of Warsaw

The University is located in Poland's capital, one of the most dynamically developing European cities. Warsaw is the center of political and economic life in Poland and has a lively social and cultural scene. Celebrating its 200th anniversary in 2016, the University of Warsaw is the oldest of the capital’s colleges. Approximately 51,500 people study here every year, including 3,500 foreigners.

Academics: Students may search for course listings and descriptions here.

Housing: On-campus accommodations are limited, but students may apply. The University of Warsaw International Office also offers study abroad students assistance in finding accommodations. Learn more about housing here.

Costs: Students will be charged Suffolk University tuition and fees. Housing and program-related fees will be paid by the student directly to the host university.

Application: Suffolk University application plus the University of Warsaw application

Discover Scotland and you’ll find the country is a fantastic mix of stunning landscapes and wildlife combined with a thriving arts and culture scene, topped off with a colorful history of epic battles and historic castles.

Explore Edinburgh, Glasgow, and Stirling through one of the academic options Suffolk offers through our partner, Arcadia University, College of Global Studies.

University of Glasgow, Glasgow (Arcadia)

Fall, Spring

The second-oldest university in Scotland, with close to 17,000 students, Glasgow enjoys one of the largest biology departments in the United Kingdom, has a large English department with superb offerings in Scottish literature and Scottish studies, and excels in medieval history. Courses in theatre, film and television, theology, physics, and engineering are very popular, as are the diverse offerings in law. In fact, there are several law courses designed specifically for North American students who would like a pre-law concentration.

Academics: Course list and descriptions

Housing: More information

Costs: Suffolk University tuition and fees. Housing and other program-related costs are paid directly to Arcadia.

Application: Suffolk University application plus Arcadia application

Other: Please note that this program has a 3.0 GPA requirement. See your study abroad advisor for more program details.

Singapore is a vibrantly cosmopolitan and culturally diverse city-state off the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula in Southeast Asia. Among the 20 smallest countries in the world with a total land area of 710.2 square kilometers, Singapore has become a world leader in many aspects such as education, several economic sectors, aviation, and public service.Singapore's strategic location, excellent facilities, fascinating cultural contrasts, and tourist attractions contribute to its success as a leading destination for both business and pleasure.

Nanyang Technological University (NTU)

A research-intensive public university, Nanyang Technological University has 33,500 undergraduate and post-graduate students in its engineering, business, science and humanities, and arts and social sciences colleges.

Academics: Learn more about academics and course offerings here. Study abroad students are not allowed to take these courses while studying at NTU.

Housing: Students are housed in NTU dormitories.

Costs: Students will pay Suffolk University tuition and fees. Housing costs will be paid directly to NTU.

Application: Suffolk University application plus NTU application

Other: Please note that this program has a 3.0 GPA requirement.Check out the NTU Information Packet!

South Africa's evolution to democracy has seen the implementation of a new constitution, new educational policies, new economic priorities, new health challenges, and the country's return to the world stage. Suffolk University works with Arcadia University, College of Global Studies, to provide exciting opportunities in Cape Town.

Studying in Cape Town could change your life. This city has something for everyone. With beaches, mountains, and forests at your doorstep, Cape Town is an historic, cosmopolitan city with a vibrant contemporary culture of music and art, as well as a host of sports and leisure activities.

University of Cape Town (UCT), Arcadia

Fall, Spring

The University of Cape Town (UCT) is a truly comprehensive institution with outstanding scholarship and faculty in every school. Its history is linked to science, engineering, and commerce, and those faculties still excel. For this reason, UCT offers an exceptional opportunity for business, science, and engineering majors to spend a semester or academic year taking courses in English and remaining on track to graduation.

Academics: Course list and descriptions

Housing: More information

Costs: Suffolk University tuition and fees. Housing and other program-related costs are paid directly to Arcadia.

Application: Suffolk University application plus Arcadia application

Other: Please note that this program has a 3.0 GPA requirement.

Discover the rich culture of Korea when you study in Seoul. Watch as masked performers dance traditional talchums, gaze at the giant smiling Buddha statue at Bulguska Temple, and get a true taste of the country at a tea ceremony. Just about half of Korea’s total population lives in the greater metropolitan area surrounding Seoul, making the capital city a bustling metropolis. This is a thriving industrial center that has not lost its ancient heart.

Yonsei University, Seoul

Fall, Spring

Ivy-covered Yonsei University is the oldest private university in Korea. It boasts an array of clubs and academic programs designed to enhance international students’ Korean experience. Over 47,000 students study at Yonsei each year in fields ranging among the humanities and social sciences. Though the university is centrally located in Seoul, its campus is in a large, park-like setting, giving it a more traditional feel. Students who study abroad at Yonsei will have the advantage of participating in one of two annual festivals that bring the campus culture alive: the Yongojeon festival in fall and the Spring Muak Festival, both of which celebrate the student body’s creativity and culture.

Academics: Please find academic information and a list of courses available to exchange students here.

Housing: Students reside in either the university dormitories or in private accommodation. Dormitory space is limited, and it is recommended that students apply early for a space in one of the residence halls. You are responsible for your own housing application, which can be found here.

Costs: Students are billed by Suffolk for tuition only. Housing is paid directly to Yonsei and/or a landlord.

Application: Suffolk University application and Yonsei form. Please see here for instructions on the Yonsei application.

Other: Please contact the Study Abroad Office for more information.

Madrid has a distinct rhythm that delights visitors. Madrid really does stay open 24 hours a day. At night, the city takes on a new life as residents frequent the tapas bars. Families of all ages are often seen out on the streets as late as midnight. At all hours, Madrid provides a wealth of activities, including concerts, jazz, theater, and cinema. This stylish city boasts an enormous variety of shops, restaurants, parks, clubs, monuments, and some of the most famous museums in the world.

Suffolk University Madrid Campus

The Suffolk University Madrid Campus (SUMC) is in a quiet residential section of the university quarter, within walking distance to many of the city's universities, libraries, and research institutes. Quick access to public transportation makes it easy for students to take in all the fine museums, theatre, and vibrant culture of this major European capital. As the only non-sectarian American university in Madrid, Suffolk welcomes the broadest range of students. SUMC has both American accreditation and official Spanish authorization. For many, it is the experience of a lifetime.

Academics: Course listing and descriptions

Internship Opportunities: You can have an internship in Spanish at Suffolk Madrid. (Note: Internship program requirements include a 3.0 GPA and five semesters of college-level Spanish or the equivalent)

Housing: Stay with a host family, or live in a student residence in Madrid. More information

Costs: Tuition and fees

Application: Suffolk University application and housing forms. More information

Located on an archipelago of 14 islands, Sweden’s capital city, Stockholm, is laced with gardens, winding roads, outdoor markets, and museums devoted to Swedish culture. The city is in the midst of a renaissance of sorts, with its technology and design sectors taking center stage. The islands of the city are connected through a series of bridges that unite the Old Town with the more modern neighborhoods.

Stockholm University School of Business, Stockholm

Fall, Spring, Summer

Stockholm University School of Business (SUSB) is one of only three business schools in Sweden accredited by the prestigious EQUIS organization established by the European Union. The school, located at Kraftariket (The Crayfish Kingdom), is within walking distance from the city center. It has an active student life centered around the Students Union and various clubs and organizations.

Academics: Course listings and syllabi can be found on the website. Please note that not all courses are available for exchange/international students due to language restrictions and/or prerequisite requirements.

Housing: Students can choose to live in university-sponsored housing or find apartments on their own. The school's International Office can assist with apartment searches.

Costs: Students are billed by Suffolk for tuition only. Housing is paid directly to a landlord.

Application: Suffolk University application plus SUBS exchange application

Taiwan’s capital, Taipei, abounds with dramatic contrasts. This modern city’s neon lights glow amid the natural wonders of the surrounding mountains. Whether you take a hike up Elephant Mountain, take a relaxing study break in Beitou Hot Spring Park, or take in the panoramic views of Yangmingshan National Park, you’re never far away from the heart of Taipei.

Students studying in Taiwan for the fall semester or academic year are eligible to apply for the Ministry of Education Language Scholarship.

Tamkang University, Taipei

Fall, Spring

Tamkang University’s Tamsui campus in Taipei County offers a wide variety of academic programs in over 35 fields of study. With a student body of over 27,000 students, it has a vibrant extracurricular life as well, with more than 200 student clubs and associations running the gamut from nature studies, cultural clubs, and athletic pursuits. There are a wide variety of courses taught in English in the information systems, international trade, English, and engineering departments, among others.

Academics: Click here for the most up-to-date information on courses offered.

Housing: Students are housed in dormitories.

Costs: Students are billed by Suffolk for tuition only. Housing is paid directly to Tamkang University (costs to be determined).

Application: Suffolk University application

Istanbul is the only city in the world that spans two continents. You’ll find evidence of its European and Asian roots everywhere you turn. Be sure to visit the Topkapi Palace and its preserved courtyards, or learn the history of the Byzantine Aya Sofya--once a church, then a mosque, now a museum and a reflection of Turkey’s dual cultures. For those looking for a more relaxing day out, soak up the sun in a café alongside the Bosphorus, where you can enjoy views of the grand antique yali (homes) that line the banks of the Black Sea.

Koç University, Istanbul

Koç University was founded in 1993 as a nonprofit private university. In the 25 years since its establishment, it has become one of the leading universities in Turkey, distinguished by notable contributions to the elevation of education, knowledge, and service, both domestically and beyond.

The Office of International Programs (OIP) was established in 2010 as an hub for the university's internationalization efforts, focused on reaching out to prestigious global partners, quality students, and academic/research initiatives that raise the global presence and prestige of Koç University.

Academics: Learn more about course listings, course descriptions, and registration information here.

Housing: Housing is offered on-campus. To learn more, please visit here.

Costs: Students are billed by Suffolk for tuition only. Housing or program-related fees are paid directly to the institution.

Application: Suffolk University application plus these admissions instructions. Ask your study abroad advisor for more information and visit the Koc website.

 

Yeditepe University, Istanbul

Fall, Spring

Yeditepe University has the advantage of being situated in Istanbul, the biggest city in Europe and the former capital of three empires (Eastern Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman). The Istanbul Education and Culture Foundation established Yeditepe in 1996. With its distinguished academic and administrative personnel, many of whom have made outstanding contributions to Turkish society, the University has deservedly earned a leading position in Turkey's higher education system. Yeditepe’s undergraduate programs range from the arts and sciences, communication, dentistry, economics and administrative sciences, engineering and architecture, fine arts, law, medicine, pharmacy, and foreign languages.

Academics: Please refer to our majors chart for the complete list of majors available.

Housing: The university has modern and furnished accommodations on campus. Each double room has its own private bathroom, and all rooms are wired for telephone and Internet connections. Each room also has modern conveniences like a refrigerator. The residence halls have dining areas, TV and recreation lounges, as well as laundry and ironing facilities.

Costs: Students are billed by Suffolk for tuition only. Housing is paid directly to Yeditepe University (costs to be determined).

Application: Suffolk University application

Ho Chi Minh City is the bustling economic center of Vietnam. Motorbikes whiz by as you peruse one of the many street markets that ring the city. You're as likely to find makeshift pushcart stalls selling wares as you are to find chic boutiques and cafes housed in grand Colonial-era buildings. Ho Chi Minh City is also a great starting point for venturing away from city life and exploring Vietnam's wondrously beautiful countryside.

Hoa Sen University, Ho Chi Minh City

Fall, Spring

Hoa Sen University is a private university with three faculties: the School of Science and Technology, the School of Management, and the School of Foreign Languages. Students can study information technology, business administration, finance, or marketing here. The university is known for its commitment to promoting international integration, providing spacious classrooms, and maintaining modern facilities.

Academics: Please refer to our majors chart for the complete listing of majors available at Hoa Sen University.

Housing: Students are housed in student residences.

Costs: Students are billed by Suffolk for tuition only. Housing is paid directly to Hoa Sen University (costs to be determined).

Application: Suffolk University application