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MBA Exchange Programs

The Willamette Early Career/Career Change MBA program has international exchange agreements with four of the world's leading business schools. The exchange agreements provide a variety of options for international study after completion of the first year at Atkinson.

Exchange partner schools include:

KEDGE Business School in Bordeaux, France
Copenhagen Business School (CBS) in Copenhagen, Denmark
EM Strasbourg School of Business (EMS) in Strasbourg, France
Peking University HSBC Business School in Shenzhen, China

Summer Semester Exchange Programs

A summer semester exchange program is available at Copenhagen Business School and Strasbourg Business School. Willamette MBA students selected to participate in a summer exchange program will generally study abroad during the summer semester between the first and second years of MBA study. Successful completion of the summer exchange program results in 6 GSM elective credits.

  • Copenhagen Business School - Summer Semester 2015 at CBS runs from June 29th through August 6th. Successful completion of the CBS summer exchange program results in six (6) GSM elective credits.
  • Strasbourg Business School -  For Summer 2015, Strasbourg is offering two different sessions from which you can select.  The first session is from June 3rd to June 30th. The second session is from June 17th to July 15th.  Successful completion of the summer exchange program results in six (6) GSM elective credits.

Fall Semester Exchange Programs

Fall semester exchange programs are available at KEDGE, Copenhagen, Strasbourg and Peking HSBC. Willamette MBA students selected to participate in a fall semester exchange program will study abroad during fall semester of the second year of study. Exact dates for the fall semester programs will be available at a later date.

  • KEDGE Business school - Fall Semester: Successful completion of the fall semester exchange program at KEDGE results in 12 GSM credits.
  • Copenhagen Business School - Fall Semester: Successful completion of the fall semester exchange program at CBS results in 15 GSM credits.
  • Strasbourg Business School - Fall Semester: Successful completion of the fall semester exchange program at Strasbourg results in 15 GSM credits.
  • Peking HSBC Business School - Fall Semester: Successful completion of the fall semester exchange program at Strasbourg results in 15 GSM credits.

Application Deadline for MBA Exchange Programs

AGSM students applying for summer semester 2015 at Copenhagen Business School must submit the online Willamette MBA International Exchange Application by 11:55 p.m., Wednesday, February 4, 2015.

AGSM students applying for all other International Exchange Programs must submit the online Willamette MBA International Exchange Application by 11:55 p.m., Sunday, February 8, 2015.


More Information

Questions about international exchange programs should be directed to Judy O'Neill, Associate Dean and Director of Admission. Students should not contact the exchange institutions for information. Students selected to participate in an exchange program will be able to communicate directly with their exchange institution after the Atkinson School notifies the exchange program of the student's selection for participation.