Athlone Institute of Technology UK Representative: Mr. Eoin Kiveney
www.ait.ie +353 906 468 274
Top Undergraduate programs Bachelor of Business BEng in Civil Engineering BEng in Software Engineering BSc in Pharmaceutical Sciences BSc in Forensic Toxicology Entry exams First year undergraduate entry requirements: English IELTS 5.5 or equivalent Accreditations Government Institution with full QQI (Quality and Qualifications Ireland) recognition Student body 6,000 students 10% of student body are international students 63 nationalities Notes: Athlone Institute of Technology(AIT)is an Irish government higher education institute with 6,000 students.AIT offers internationally recognised undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in the fields of business, accounting, information technology, humanities, hospitality and tourism studies, engineering and science. Graduates from these disciplines have been very successful in progressing to further studies and in obtaining relevant employment. Researchers at AIT have established an international reputation in the areas of software and polymer engineering, ecotoxicology, environmental science, and molecular toxicology. Located in the centre of Ireland, Athlone has a population of 25,000 people and is 70 minutes journey from the capital city, Dublin.AIT has won awards for the quality of its student services.The International Office assists students in finding host family accommodation or renting student apartments. Airport collection is arranged for new international students free of charge
Berkeley College USA Representative: Mr. João Polido
www. berkeleycollege.edu +1 212 687 3730
Top Undergraduate programs International Business Business Administration Fashion Marketing and Management
Management Marketing Communications Financial Services
Entrance requirements International Application Form, Official secondary or post-secondary transcripts of academic grades (translated into English) and proof of graduation; Proof of English language proficiency: (ex. Berkeley College’s Language Test, TOEFL - score of 500 PBT, 61 IBT, IELTS - score of 5.5 or higher) Accreditations Berkeley College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. Student body More than 7,700 students (more than 800 international, representing over 100 countries) Notes: Berkeley College's diverse programs of study, multi-cultural student body, and various locations offer international students wonderful opportunities that are hard to find at other American colleges and universities. Our overseas partnerships also provide a number of exciting opportunities for Berkeley students to experience an international education. For more than 80 years, students from all over the world have prepared for rewarding careers at Berkeley College and enjoyed all that the New York City area has to offer. With locations in New York and New Jersey plus online degrees and courses, the College is proud to serve the special needs of international students with a superior education that provides an intensive business curriculum.
Carleton University Canada Representative: Mr. Robert Finlayson
www.carleton.ca +1 613 520 2400
Top Undergraduate programs Engineering Sciences Political Sciences (International Relations) Business Journalism Entrance requirements No entry exam required. Admission is based on previous studies. Accreditations Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU) of the Province of Ontario Council of Ontario Universities Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada International Association of Universities Student body 27,771 students (23,522 undergraduate students) from over 140 countries Notes: Carleton University, located in Canada’s capital Ottawa, is situated on a beautiful riverside campus just minutes from downtown. Carleton offers 16 accredited undergraduate degree programs across the faculties of Arts and Social Sciences, Business, Public Affairs, Science, and Engineering and Design. With over 100 majors and specializations, this range allows you the flexibility to choose the degree that suits you while challenging you to be your best. Carleton students enjoy small and interactive classes, state-of-the-art research, laboratory and athletic facilities as well as on-campus residences. The university has forged strong links with industry partners so that students and graduates have opportunities to gain valuable research and work placements. Having paid "real-world" experience compliments all that is taught in the classroom and opens doors of opportunity upon completion of the undergraduate degree. Carleton has a long history of attracting international students. Today the university draws students from more than 140 countries to our welcoming and inclusive campus, creating a diverse and supportive academic community.
Carroll College USA and Spain Representative: Mr. David Puente
www.carroll.edu + 34 958 216 334 + 1 406 447 4300
Top Undergraduate programs Business and Finance Communications Environmental Studies Public Health International Relations History
English Writing and Literature Philosophy Theology Classical Studies Spanish Public Relations
Entrance requirements SAT or ACT for academic merit scholarship consideration TOEFL 550 IELTS 6.5 for direct entry 500/6.0 for Seville pathway Accreditations Carroll College is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. Student body 1,500 from 10 different nationalities (including Spain, Japan, Nepal, Germany) Notes: Carroll is a private, Catholic, liberal arts and pre-professional college in Montana's capital city of Helena and with a recently inaugurated, state-of-the-art portal campus in Seville, Spain, specializing in international studies, business, communications and humanities. Carroll College has earned top national and regional awards for its academic programs, including its flagship biology, civil engineering and mathematics departments. Graduates enjoy excellent job placement nationwide and admissions to the most selective postgraduate schools. US News and World Report placed Carroll #1 in their 2015 Regional Colleges West rankings and #2 in their 2015 Regional Colleges West Best Value Schools rankings. For over 100 years, Carroll College has been a community that enlightens the minds and hearts of students. Today, our two campuses are home to men and women from many different places and backgrounds who—on a daily basis—learn and have fun together, cheer each other on, challenge each other, and support each other through joyful and difficult times. At Carroll, students belong to a happy, vital community—one that puts a great amount of energy into every student’s success.
École hôtelière de Lausanne Switzerland
Representative: Mr. Daniel Aksioutine
www.ehl.edu +41 21 785 11 00
Top Undergraduate programs Bachelor in International Hospitality Management Entry exams High school diploma English certificate (IELTS, TOEFL or Cambridge Advanced) Selection day on campus/abroad Accreditations Haute école spécialisée de Suisse occidentale (Switzerland) New England Association of Schools and Colleges (USA) Student body 2,000 students from about 90 countries Notes: Rooted in the Swiss sense of hospitality Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL) has, since 1893, been a pioneer in education that has inspired the world of hospitality and created a unique professional community of 25,000 global industry executives who share the same values based on EHL’s distinctive heritage. As the world’s premier reference in hospitality management, EHL offers university-level studies to talented and ambitious students who are aiming for top careers in the international hospitality industry. Today, EHL provides an enriching environment with world-class Faculty and ultra-modern campus facilities to some 2,000 passionate students from close to 90 countries.
Foothill and De Anza Colleges USA Representative: Ms. Lark Cratty
www.international.fhda.edu +1 650 949 7293
Top Undergraduate programs Business Computer Science Engineering Graphic Design Biology Entrance requirements Graduate from high school Accreditations WASC (Western Association of Schools & Colleges) Student body 3,500 international students from over 100 nationalities Notes: Over the past 50 years, Foothill and De Anza have ranked among the top two-year colleges enrolling over 3,700 international students, the second highest in the U.S. With such distinctions as “California Professor of the Year”, “the most beautiful community college” and Chancellor Kanter appointment as the Undersecretary of the Department of Education, we are famous for outstanding academics and an excellent pathway to a Bachelor’s degree at world-class universities, including #1 and #2 ranking for transfer success among all community colleges in California. We are currently #1 for the highest number of students transferred to University of California with 119 international students accepted to UC Berkeley and 167 to UCLA for Fall 2011. We are located in world famous Silicon Valley 45 minutes south of San Francisco close to headquarters of Apple, Yahoo!, Google, Facebook and over 6000 technology companies.
Frankfurt School of Finance & Management Germany Representative: Mr. Matthias Caton
www.frankfurt-school.de + 49 69 1540080
Top Undergraduate programs Business Administration International Business Administration Entry exams CV, relevant certificate (high school diploma etc.), motivational essay (1-2 pages), recent photo, proof of English language knowledge, successful completion of the Frankfurt School admission process Accreditations European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS) Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business's (AACSB) Student body More than 1,300 undergraduate students on full time academic study programs Notes: Frankfurt School of Finance & Management is an AACSB- and EQUIS-accredited German business school, covering every aspect of business, management, banking and finance. An impressive portfolio of services – ranging from degree courses to Executive Education programmes, from research projects to consultancy – means that Frankfurt School acts as adviser, catalyst and educational partner to companies and organizations, to individuals embarking on new careers, and to experienced executives. Frankfurt School offers an extensive portfolio of accredited academic study programmes, from Bachelor’s to general and specialist Master’s and doctoral (Ph.D.) programmes. Frankfurt School is located in Germany’s financial hub and most international city Frankfurt am Main, with one of the largest airports in Europe just 12 km from the city centre. If you prefer to travel by train, you can reach key European cities such as Paris, Amsterdam, Brussels, Berlin and Zurich in five hours or less.
International Studies Abroad ISA Gap year and short-term programs
Representative: Ms. Tamara Schmidt
+420 773 969 872 www.studiesabroad.com Top Undergraduate programs ISA offers semester/year, summer, intensive month, and customized programs in 71 cities across 28 different countries, as well as service-learning opportunities and full degrees through university partners. We also offer internships and custom programs in many popular destinations. You can choose from over 190 programs with courses instructed in English, as well as 32 programs for studying in other languages. Student body Over 10,000 students each year choose ISA to help them realize their educational goals, gain an international perspective and increase their career and job prospects. Notes: ISA is an international education organization with offices, resident staff and institutional relationships throughout the world. Since our inception in 1987 our mission has been to provide high quality education abroad opportunities to students from around the world. Working closely with hundreds of top universities, we recognize that we play an important role in the worldwide effort to increase students' awareness of cultures and societies outside of their national boundaries. Our programs are designed to maximize our participants' learning and employability, and we understand that most students need support and expert guidance before, during and after their time abroad. We are available to assist students, parents, faculty and advisors throughout the study abroad process, from choosing the appropriate program for your level and interest to completing the application process and participating successfully in the study abroad experience. During their studies, ISA offers students the support of full-time resident directors who help students make the most of their experience abroad, both academically and interculturally.
IE University Spain Representative: Mr. Joao Lopes
www.ie.edu/university +34 921 412410 Top Undergraduate program Bachelor in Business Administration (BBA) Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) Dual Degree BBA + Bachelor of Laws Bachelor in International Relations Bachelor in Architecture Entry exams Admissions test, SAT, ACT, CAS and LNAT Accreditations AACSB Accreditation, Member of the Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs (APSIA), Partnership with CFA Institute Student body 1,500 students from 80 different nationalities Notes: IE University is for students who approach learning as a way of life and are open to the transforming role of higher education. With its international outlook, humanistic education, and pioneering spirit, IE University is committed to educating professionals and experts for an international vocation who will make a difference in society. The unique learning environment at IE University is based on its key pillars of personalization, academic rigor, the integration of different fields of knowledge, both theoretical and practice-based, and entrepreneurship. IE University takes an applied and student-centered approach to education. At the center of the educational experience is the student advisor. Advisors create a personalized study path for students and guide them throughout their university years to ensure that students achieve their academic and professional goals. As a pioneer in learning technologies, IE University holds a leading position in Europe among institutions of higher education for excellence in innovation. In addition, its undergraduate programs are recognized by the most prestigious associations in their respective fields.
Istituto Marangoni Italy, UK, France, China
Representative: Mr. Tim Borgmann
+39 02 006 307 314 www.istitutomarangoni.com Top Undergraduate programs Fashion Design Fashion Styling Fashion Business Fashion Communication& New media Accessories Design Interior Design Product Design Visual Design Entry exams High school diploma or equivalent, for BA (hons) Degree recognized by MMU English certificate at B2 Certificate Level Accreditations British Accreditation Council (BAC) Student body More than 2,500 students from 92 countries Notes: Is it possible to teach fashion? That was probably the question that, 80 years ago in 1935, Giulio Marangoni asked himself. To answer this question, he founded Istituto Marangoni in Milan. Istituto Marangoni today is the international fashion school par excellence, with four campuses in the most prestigious venues of international fashion. In Milano, the capital of Made in Italy, in Paris, the home of haute couture, in London, where trends are born and Shanghai, where fashion is the future, Istituto Marangoni is able to offer different visions of the contemporary fashion system to its students. About 40,000 students have graduated from undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. Alumni include Franco Moschino, Domenico Dolce, Alessandra Facchinetti and Rafael Lopez. Instituto Marangoni is a school where the passion for fashion unites distant cultures, different ideas and young people from all over the world. Entering Istituto Marangoni means being part of a very special community, where fashion is the common denominator in all its most cosmopolitan aspects.
Jacobs University Bremen Germany Representative: Ms. Yulia Trostyanskaya
www.jacobs-university.de +49 421 200 4200 Top Undergraduate programs Computer Science Biochemistry and Cell Biology Electrical and Computer Engineering Global Economics and Management International Logistics Entry exams High School Diploma or equivalent SAT or ACT Proof of English Proficiency Accreditations German Council of Science and Humanities (Wissenschaftsrat) Student body 1,347 students from 113 nationalities (mainly from Germany, USA, China, Romania, Nepal) Notes: Jacobs University is a private English-language residential university, distinguished by its international orientation and highly selective admission based on the candidates’ academic and personal potential. Our goal is to prepare the leaders of tomorrow to responsibly meet global challenges. Our students are selected in a highly competitive process, and the university attracts exceptional faculty and staff from inside and outside Germany. For Jacobs University, highest standards in teaching mean strong professor-student interaction, and challenging curricula. Jacobs University is one of the most diverse universities worldwide. More than 75% of our students come from outside of Germany. This plurality allows our community to break down cultural barriers and create a community where no one group constitutes a majority. Instead, students from all over the world live and study together on our lush 100-acre campus.
Kansas State University USA Representative: Ms. Mary Parsons
www.ksu.edu/oip/intladmit +1 785 532 7277
Top Undergraduate programs Architecture Engineering Business Agriculture Biology Entrance requirements High School Diploma required for Undergraduate admissions Accreditations Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association (NCA) of Colleges and Schools Student body 24,500 total students; about 2,200 international students from more than 100 countries Notes: Kansas State University is a 150-year-old public research university in the middle of the United States. Forbes magazine, the Princeton Review and U.S. News & World Report recognize K-State as one of the best in the nation. More than 24,500 students come from all 50 states in the U.S. and more than 100 countries. The largest of K-State’s three campuses is in Manhattan, Kansas, a classic American college town of 52,000 people. K-State offers more than 250 majors and options in nine colleges: agriculture; architecture, planning and design; arts and sciences; business administration; education; engineering; human ecology; technology and aviation; and veterinary medicine.
Laureate Hospitality Education Glion Institute of Higher Education (Switzerland and UK) Les Roches International School of Hotel Management (Switzerland) Les Roches Marbella (Spain) Kendall College (USA) Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School (Australia) Representative: TBC www.glion.edu www.lesroches.es www.lrjj.cn/en
Top Undergraduate programs BBA in International Hotel Management BBA in Hospitality Bachelor of Arts in Hospitality Management Event, Sport & Entertainment Degrees Specializations: Business/Finance/ Sales and Marketing/ HR/ Events/Resort/Tourism/Culinary Entry exams Differ per program Accreditations NEASC, NCAHLC, ESOS Act, TEQSA Student body Approx. 7500 students between all campuses Notes: Laureate Hospitality Education (LHE) is the world’s most extensive network of hospitality management schools. With seven leading institutes of higher education, LHE provides the quality of Swiss hospitality education through highly-accredited programs in 5 different countries. Our schools are among the leading hospitality management schools in the world for an international career. Glion Institute of Higher Education and Les Roches International School of Hotel Management are ranked among top three schools for an international career, by Taylor Nelson Sofres (TNS) Travel & Tourism (U.K.), the world’s largest provider of custom research and analysis in 2013.
Richmond, The American International University in London UK Representative: Ms. Sharifah Sas Ahmed
www.richmond.ac.uk +44 208 332 8272
Top Undergraduate programs International Relations Psychology International Business Art Design & Media Journalism, Media and Communications Economics Entry exams English Language Requirements as per UKBA TIer 4 Visa (Currently level b2) Accreditations US Accreditation from the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools UK degree Validation from The Open University Student body 1,200 students (32% North America, 29% Europe, 19% UK, 8% Middle East, 5% Africa, 4% Asia, 3% South America) Notes: Richmond is a UK university offering small group teaching (average 18 students per undergraduate class), and high contact time (normally 15 taught hours per week for undergraduates) to help students realise their full potential. Our faculty are well-qualified, experienced and experts in their fields. Each student is assigned a full-time member of faculty as a personal academic advisor. Live and learn in top London locations - we are based in Richmond and Kensington, two of the most attractive areas of London, and guarantee every student in their first year a place in University accommodation, close to the capital’s wealth of historic sites, cultural and leisure facilities. Guaranteed Internships are offered in a variety of sectors in London, China and India, subject to availability. Richmond graduates are now working at well known companies and organizations such as Goldman Sachs, the United Nations and the European Commission, or have begun postgraduate study at universities including Harvard, MIT, UCLA, Oxford, Cambridge, Kings College London and the LSE.
S P Jain School of Global Management Dubai, Mumbai, Singapore, Sydney
Representative: Ms. Paula Brennan
Top Undergraduate program Bachelor of Administration Specialisations in Finance and Marketing Entry exams SAT score 1900 or S P Jain Entrance Exam (SPJET) for international students Final two years high school grades will be evaluated on an individual basis Accreditations ABEST21 Australian Government Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Authority Student body 2014/15 intake 164 students from 24 nationalities 10% of applicants are admitted. Expect 320 student applicants for 2015/16 intake Notes: Welcome to S P Jain School of global Management, we are a modern Australian Business School founded in 2004, with campuses in Singapore, Dubai, Sydney and Mumbai. Our goal is simple, to craft business leaders for the 21st century. In 2013, S P Jain was ranked in the world’s top 20 International Business Schools by Forbes magazine, UK’s Financial Times in 2011 and soon afterwards in 2012, named S P Jain’s Global MBA among the world’s top 100 Global MBA programs. In 2014, S P Jain was ranked #1 in the UAE (United Arab Emirates) by Nielsen in its MBA Salary Audit Report. The same year, the Australia Business Council names S P Jain ‘Education Institute of the Year’.
Singapore Institute of Management Singapore Representative: Ms. Celia Her
www.simge.edu.sg +65 6248 9206
Top Undergraduate programs Various Business disciplines Communication Psychology Computer Science Hospitality Management Entrance requirements No entry exams. Admissions is based on completion of High School (Academic Performance) and English Proficiency Test Accreditations Edutrust (Singapore Council for Private Education Institutions) Student body 23,500 students (3,200 International Students) Notes: With a rich history spanning 50 years, the Singapore Institute of Management is the largest and most comprehensive education solutions provider in Singapore today. Our integrity and reputation as a bona fide tertiary education and training solutions provider rests on our relentless pursuit of quality curriculum and service excellence. Our programmes and activities are carefully tailored to suit the different needs and aspirations of our students, members and adult learners. Our proactive alliance with academia and industry professionals allows us to tap into their pool of experience and expertise to inject industry-relevant vibrancy to our curriculum. SIM University adopts a flexible and practice-focused learning approach and offers more than 50 academic programmes in various disciplines. Eligible students taking SIM University’s undergraduate programmes enjoy government subsidies and access to government bursaries, tuition fee and study loans. Students can choose from a wide range of high-quality overseas degree programmes made available through SIM’s partnership with established international universities and institutions from the United Kingdom, United States, Australia and Switzerland.
The American University of Paris France Representative: Ms. Togzhan Kumekbayeva
www.aup.edu +33 140 620 720
Top Undergraduate programs International Comparative Politics International Business Administration Global Communications Psychology Film Studies Entry exams TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC required with application Accreditations Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, State of Delaware Student body 1,200 students from 100 different nationalities (from USA, France, Saudi Arabia, UK, Sweden etc.) Notes: An American-style education in one of the world’s most cosmopolitan cities AUP is itself a wildly successful experiment in international, interdisciplinary education. AUP brings together all the best elements of the American university model - small, discussion-based classes; a collaborative relationship between students and faculty; a special emphasis on critical thinking and clear communication - with the cultural, social, and professional opportunities of one of the world’s most cosmopolitan cities. Our faculty members hail from some of the finest universities in the world. And we engage in special academic partnerships with such prestigious institutions as Oxford University, the Université de Paris Sorbonne, and New York City’s New School. Since our founding in 1962, we have provided a multilingual, multicultural learning environment. Renowned as a global center for innovative, interdisciplinary research, we educate global citizens who take their places as responsible actors in communities, civil societies, and countries around the world.
The American College of Greece Greece Representatives: Ms. Maria Edipidi Ms. Loukia Kanatsouli
www.acg.edu +30 210 600 9800
Top Undergraduate programs Management Psychology Communication Marketing Accounting & Finance Entry exams High School diploma IELTS (6.5 and above)/ TOEFL (87 and above) Accreditations New England Association of Schools and Colleges Open University Validation Student body 2500 students from more than 56 nationalities Notes: Founded in 1875, The American College of Greece (ACG) is an independent, non-profit educational institution, accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC). ACG offers Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in the liberal and fine arts and in business. ACG is also affiliated with The Open University (OU) of the UK and offers programs leading to Open University validated degrees. The undergraduate division of ACG is a co-educational liberal arts college in the American tradition of higher education with over 3,000 students enrolled in 20 majors and 33 minors. The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences offers five master’s degree programs and two graduate diplomas in the arts and sciences. The ALBA Graduate Business School at The American College of Greece offers MBA programs as well as masters degrees in business and finance.
University of California, Irvine USA Representative: Ms. Gelly Volkman
www.extension.uci.edu/international +1 949 824 5991
Top Undergraduate programs Bio Science Business Economics Civil Engineering Psychology Political Science Entrance requirements TOEFL/ IELTS / SAT Accreditations WASC (Western Association of Schools & Colleges) NAFSA (Association of International Educators) UCIEP (University and College Intensive English Programs) CEA (Commission of English Language Accreditation) Student body 28,184 students from different nationalities Notes: Since 1965, the University of California, Irvine has combined the strengths of a major research university with the bounty of an incomparable Southern California location. UCI’s unyielding commitment to rigorous academics, cutting-edge research, and leadership and character development makes the campus a driving force for innovation and discovery that serves our local, national and global communities in many ways. With more than 28,000 undergraduate and graduate students, 1,100 faculty and 9,400 staff, UCI is among the most dynamic campuses in the University of California system. Increasingly a first-choice campus for students, UCI ranks among the top 10 U.S. universities in a number of undergraduate applications and continues to admit freshmen with highly competitive academic profiles. Orange County’s second-largest employer, UCI generates an annual economic impact on the county of $4.3 billion.