UC Davis encourages students to take advantage of the many opportunities to participate in exchange programs with universities abroad. This invaluable experience at other universities gives students a first-hand look at how companies are affected by fluctuations in the global marketplace. Students emerge from this experience with a comprehensive understanding of the global picture.
As more and more students of diverse interests and backgrounds engage in MBA education, UC Davis is expanding the opportunities for students to study abroad. UC Davis has established student exchange programs with several renowned international universities. Students can also take advantage of a “one-way” exchange program with a number of universities abroad.
If you do not have a passport, apply for one as soon as you know you are going. Your passport must be valid for the entire length of your projected stay abroad (3 months); the expiration date must fall AFTER completion of your stay abroad.
Contact the consulate of your host country now to determine your visa requirements. The visa process may take several months longer than for U.S. citizens. Services for International Students and Scholars (SISS) is an excellent resource of information concerning visas for non-U.S. citizens.
Because most of our part-time MBAs work and are not able to undertake a quarter-long study abroad program, we are pleased to announce a unique opportunity in summer 2014 to study abroad at Lappeenranta University of Technology in Finland for 2 or 4 weeks and earn 3-6 units of MBA credit toward your degree.
The Graduate School of Management is finding that more students of diverse interests and backgrounds are eager to study abroad but do not want to be limited to the schools with which the Graduate School of Management currently has exchange agreements.
When selecting exchange program candidates, the committee considers what would be best for the student’s educational experience and who would be a good representative of the Graduate School of Management to the host institution.
A student’s selection will be based on the following:
An international perspective touches every functional area at the Graduate School of Management – from finance to technology management – and gives the School’s MBA students the ability to understand, examine and excel in this global business environment.
Students interested in studying abroad are encouraged to attend an informal information session held in late November. Current international exchange students studying at the Graduate School of Management attend this meeting to answer questions about their home universities and their exchange experience in general.
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