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BCom students have the opportunity to earn credits towards their degree, while studying at one of Carleton’s Exchange Partners around the world! This current academic year (2016-17), BCom students are studying in 6 different countries – either for one term or two.

Students in the International Business concentration:  Studying abroad on Exchange is an excellent way to fulfill the requirement for the compulsory course Practicum in International Business (BUSI 4719).

The following are some of the institutions recommended for BCom students (the courses are in English). BComs can consider all of the institutions on the ISSO website, as long as these institutions have Schools of Business/Economics that offer appropriate courses.

  • Australia (all institutions)
  • Barbados (Cave Hill)
  • Belgium (Solvay, Libre Bruxelles)
  • China (OJS Exchange, SISU Shanghai, and Renmin Beijing)
  • Colombia (CESA) (some courses taught in English)
  • Finland (Aalto*)
  • France (ORA Exchange, 5 AACSB-accredited Business Schools: Rennes School of Business*, Emlyon*,  Neoma*, Montpellier*, Burgundy*)
  • Germany (OBW Exchange, Berlin School of Economics and Law)

  • India (OMG Exchange: Ontario India Student Exchange)
  • Ireland (Limerick)
  • Italy (LUISS Guido Carli)
  • Mexico (Tec de Monterrey, various campuses including Monterrey, Mexico City, Guadalajara, Cuernavaca)
  • Netherlands (Erasmus)
  • Sweden (Jonkoping*)
  • U.K. (East Anglia, Exeter, Lancaster, Leeds, Liverpool)
  • Scotland (Robert Gordon*, Strathclyde)
  • Wales (Swansea)
  • U.S.A. (Killam Fellowships)

*Institutions highly recommended for BCom for 2017-18 Exchange

How to apply

Applications for Exchange are done on Carleton Central.  Applications open November 7 , 2016 and close December 2, 2016 at 4:00 p.m.  Late applications are not accepted.

If you’re currently in Second Year, you need to apply in the Fall term for Study Abroad in Third Year (for either one term or two).  Make an appointment to meet with Sprott’s Exchange Coordinator  to see whether study abroad is right for you! Please note you must have an overall CGPA of 7.00 or above.

Things to do:

Sprott blogger Rachael standing in from of the Brandenburg Gate in Germany. Sprott students abroad: Check out these blogs

BCom student Rachael studied abroad in Berlin, Germany.

BCom students Bruce and Jonathan also studied abroad. Bruce studied in Adelaide, Australia while Jonathan spent his semester in Rennes, France. Check out their blogs and read about their time abroad!