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Studying abroad

The International Relations Office is responsible for the applications process at our partner universities. Students can find out everything about the process and conditions to study abroad there. At the Chair itself, Jennifer Adolph is available to provide all necessary information on studying abroad at our partner universities.

Since the winter semester 2017/18, we are pleased to welcome the ESC Clermont-Ferrand, ESC Dijon, ESC Rennes, NEOMA Business School Rouen (all in France) and Université du Luxembourg (Luxemburg) as our new partner universities, in addition to the University of Bern, HEC Lausanne (both in Switzerland) and the University of Twente (Netherlands).

Geographically we focus on France, Luxemburg, the Netherlands and Switzerland.

University of Twente:

Homepage https://www.utwente.nl/en/
Programme Bachelor/Master
Duration 1-2 semesters
Accreditation Modules should be selected based on the module description in agreement with the respective chair (Learning Agreement)
Selection process
Letter of motivation and personal interview
Max. number of students  2
Facts
  • More than 11000 students from 79 different nations
  • More than 3000 teaching employees
  • Modern facilities and libraries (e.g. NanoLab, DesignLab & TechMed Centre)
  • “Campus University” with more than 2500 student apartments
  • 40 sports clubs and 18 culture clubs
  • 172nd place in the QS World University Ranking
  • Mission: “High Tech. Human Touch.”
Sustainability
  • Integration of UN SDG’s into academic activities, curricula and administration
  • Student association “Sustain” and Sustainability Week throughout the semester
  • Possibility to visit courses with sustainability aspects (Business Ethics, Environmental Management and CSR etc.)
  • Master in Environmental and Energy Management & Master in Sustainable Energy Technology
Economics & Business
  • Bachelor programmes in International Business Administration and Business & IT
  • Master programmes in Business Administration and Business Information Technology
  • Different specialization opportunities (Entrepreneurship, Marketing, HR, Finance, etc.)

University of Bern:

Homepage https://www.unibe.ch/index_eng.html
Programme Bachelor/Master
Duration 1-2 semesters
Accreditation Modules should be selected based on the module description in agreement with the respective chair (Learning Agreement)
Selection process
Letter of motivation and personal interview
Max. number of students  2
Facts
  • Founded in 1834
  • More than 18000 students and more than 2500 teaching employees
  • 123rd place in the QS World University Ranking
  • 39 Bachelor programmes and 71 Master programmes
  • Vision: “Knowledge generates value.”
Sustainability
  • “Sustainability” is one of five core themes of the university next to Health and Medicine, Universe, Intercultural Knowledge and Politics and Administration
  • Special interest in Climate Change, Globalization and Trade Regulation
  • Research in the fields of biodiversity and energy resources
  • Many sustainability courses available (Sustainable Development, Sustainability and Society etc.)
Economics & Business
  • Bachelor programmes in Business Administration and Economics
  • Master programmes in Business Administration or Economics (combination possible as well)
  • Variety of courses (Finance, Entrepreneurship, HR, Business Information Technology, Economics etc.)

HEC Lausanne:

Homepage http://www.unil.ch/hec/en/home.html
Programme Bachelor/Master
Duration 1-2 semesters (10 months)
Accreditation Modules should be selected based on the module description in agreement with the respective chair (Learning Agreement)
Selection process Letter of motivation and personal interview in German
Max. number of students 1
Facts
  • Core values: “Analytical Thinking, Leadership, International Openness, Sustainability Understanding, Entrepreneurship and Innovation“
  • EQUIS & AMBA accreditation as renowned Management & Economics university
  • More than 3,000 students and 400 exchange students per semester
  • Very good sports and leisure facilities
  • Active network of student fraternities
  • Bachelor’s courses mainly in French and partly in English
  • Master courses mainly in English language
  • Good offer of French language courses and language tandems
  • Dormitory places are allocated centrally at https://fmel.ch/en/
    • Tip: apply early!
Sustainability
  • Among others research focus “Business Ethics and Sustainability”
Economics & Business
  • Bachelor in Economics and Bachelor in Management
  • Master’s programmes with a focus on management, finance, economics or information systems, among others

ESC Clermont-Ferrand:

Homepage https://www.esc-clermont.fr/en/
Programme Bachelor/Master
Duration 1-2 semesters
Accreditation Modules should be selected based on the module description in agreement with the respective chair (Learning Agreement)
Selection process Letter of motivation and personal interview in German
Max. number of students 1
Facts
  • More than 1200 students (including 300 international students from 50 different countries)
  • Approx. 200 business partners
  • SquareLab Incubator for Start-Ups
  • Choice between two programmes: English- and French-Track
  • Students split into ‘classes’ of approx. 30 students
  • A lot of group work
Sustainability
  • CSR Charter defines sustainability goals
  • “Business School Impact System” attaches importance to regionality and sustainable relationships
Economics & Business
  • Awarded “Master in Management” and other specific Master programmes such as Project Management, Internat. Commerce & Digital Marketing or Business Intelligence & Analytics
  • Bachelor Internat. Management with Sports Management option

ESC Dijon:

Homepage https://www.bsb-education.com/?L=1
Programme Bachelor/Master
Duration 1-2 semesters
Accreditation Modules should be selected based on the module description in agreement with the respective chair (Learning Agreement)
Selection process Letter of motivation and personal interview in German
Max. number of students 2
Facts
  • More than 2700 students and 1500 business partners
  • “Campus University”
  • Around 20 student fraternities
  • 1/4 international students from 66 nations
  • Students split into small ‘classes’
  • AACSB & EQUIS Accreditation
Sustainability
  • no particular reference in the agenda
Economics & Business
  • Bachelor Marketing & Business (100% in English)
  • Master in Management with, among others, Leadership or Entrepreneurship & Creativity Track
  • Exclusive Master programmes such as in Wine Management or Global Marketing & Luxury Management

ESC Rennes:

Homepage https://www.rennes-sb.com/
Programme Bachelor/Master
Duration 1-2 semesters
Accreditation Modules should be selected based on the module description in agreement with the respective chair (Learning Agreement)
Selection process Letter of motivation and personal interview in German
Max. number of students 2-3 (respectively 4-6 for 1 year)
Facts
  • More than 4300 students with 55% internat. students from 70 nations
  • “Campus University” with Business Incubator and three sports halls
  • 300 academic partners
  • AACSB, AMBA & EQUIS Accreditation
Sustainability
  • Master in Sustainable Management & Eco-Innovation
  • Code of Ethics as a model for the Business School (e.g. Sustainable Development, Transparency or Diversity)
Economics & Business
  • Bachelor of International Management (French or English)
  • Very broad range of Master’s programmes in business (e.g. Finance, Supply Chain Management, Strategic and Digital Marketing or Internat. Negotiation and Business Development)

NEOMA Business School Rouen:

Homepage https://www.neoma-bs.com/en/
Programme Bachelor/Master
Duration 1-2 semesters
Accreditation Modules should be selected based on the module description in agreement with the respective chair (Learning Agreement)
Selection process Letter of motivation and personal interview in German
Max. number of students 2
Facts
  • Green Campus in Rouen
  • 91st place in the QS World University Ranking
  • State-of-the-art equipment in the lecture halls
  • More than 9500 students (approx. 3600 in Rouen) with more than 100 nationalities
  • 200 corporate partners
  • Very good on-site support
  • Values: “Openness, Entrepreneurship, Respect and Excellence”
Sustainability
  • no particular reference in the agenda
Economics & Business
  • Bachelor of Business Administration with different tracks
  • Nearly 20 Master’s programmes with different profiles such as Wine & Gastronomy, Marketing French Excellence or Internat. Project Development

Université du Luxembourg:

Homepage https://wwwen.uni.lu/
Programme Master especially for FACT Master students
Duration 1-2 semesters (10 months)
Accreditation Modules should be selected based on the module description in agreement with the respective chair (Learning Agreement)
Selection process Letter of motivation and personal interview in German
Max. number of students 2
Facts
  • Young/Modern university founded in 2003
  • Multilingual teaching (German, English, French)
  • More than 6000 students from 125 nations
  • More than 50% international students
  • 14 Bachelor’s degree programmes and over 40 Master’s degree programmes
  • Cooperation with EU institutions
  • 35 student residences with over 1000 accommodations
  • Start-Up Incubator on Campus
Sustainability
  • Master in Développement Durable (French/English)
  • Publication of Sustainable Development Reports and anchoring in the curriculum
Economics & Business
  • Master in Accounting and Audit, Master in Entrepreneurship and Innovation and Master in Finance and Economics