International Exchange Students at BU

Boston University Study Abroad administers international exchange programs for students in several countries around the world. Through these exchanges, American and foreign students have the opportunity to learn, teach, and conduct research at some of the world’s most prestigious institutions.

Students at our partner institutions have the opportunity to study at BU for a semester or academic year. Interested students must first be approved by their home university before applying for exchange at BU.

Boston University has an exchange agreement with the following universities:

Australia
  • University of Sydney
China
  • Hong Kong Polytechnic University, School of Hotel and Tourism Management
  • Renmin University School of International Studies
Ecuador
  • Universidad San Francisco de Quito
Denmark
  • Copenhagen: University of Copenhagen
  • Copenhagen Business School Exchange, Denmark
France
  • Ecole Supérieure des Sciences Commerciales d’Angers (ESSCA)
  • Institut d’Études Politiques de Paris (Sciences Po)
  • Université Paris 8
  • Université Paris IX – Dauphine
  • Université Stendhal (Grenoble)
Germany
  • Technische Universität Dresden
Ireland
  • Dublin City University
Italy
  • Università degli Studi di Padova
  • Università Bocconi
Japan
  • Keio University
Korea
  • Seoul National University Business School
  • Korea University Business School
Lebanon
  • American University of Beirut
Singapore
  • Nanyang Technological University
  • National University of Singapore
Spain
  • Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
  • Universidad de Burgos
Switzerland
  • Université de Genève
Turkey
  • Bogaziçi University
  • Sabancı University

If you are a student at one of these universities and would like to study at BU, you must first consult with the international office at your home institution. Students who have been approved by their home institution can apply for exchange at BU according to the application instructions. Only students who have already been approved by their home university will be considered for exchange.

If you are not a student at one of the institutions listed above and would like to attend Boston University for a semester or a year as a visiting student, please contact BU Admissions.