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Exchange Programs

Flagler College has partnerships with eight universities around the world where you can continue to pay Flagler tuition and still receive credit whether it be a semester or year-long exchange program in another country.

General Exchange Programs

International College of Liberal Arts

International College of Liberal Arts (iCLA), Japan

Flagler students have the opportunity to study for a semester or a full year on exchange at the International College of Liberal Arts in Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan. iCLA prides itself on a broad curriculum, taught in English, that is based around five areas of knowledge: Humanities, Social Sciences, Quantitative Reasoning, Natural Sciences and Health and Physical Education. Additionally, iCLA offers a Japan Studies Program, allowing students to develop a foundation of knowledge in everything from painting to music to the martial arts. iCLA’s location in beautiful Yamanashi Prefecture allows students to view Japan’s idyllic Mount Fuji from campus every day. Located between the famous cities of Tokyo and Kyoto, Yamanashi offers everything from onsen hot springs to skiing! It is located only two hours away from Tokyo station which makes it easy to get a taste of city life.

Area(s) of Study:
Flagler students will have the option of taking a broad range of liberal arts courses and language courses in Japanese. Regular fall term classes begin in September and run through December, while spring semester courses begin in April and end in July with exams beginning the 1st week of August. Students are encouraged to apply for either the Fall semester or the full academic year.

Language(s) of Instruction:

English

Eligibility:

  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • At least 24 anticipated credits
  • Students must be in good academic and disciplinary standing at the time of application as well as at the time of departure in order to be eligible to study abroad.

Program Length:
Fall semester or year-long

Housing:

Four-year international students, as well as students on exchange programs, live together with native Japanese students in the dormitories. This creates a dorm life steeped in multi-cultural and multi-lingual interactions that encourage students to improve their communication and intercultural skills.

Program Cost:
Students pay regular Flagler tuition for the semester. Students are responsible for airfare, passport/visa, housing, food, local transportation. Financial aid and limited scholarships may be used.

Associated Scholarships:

  • Bridging Scholarships for Study Abroad in Japan (external)
  • JASSO Scholarships for International Students in Japan (external)
  • Unger Scholarship (Flagler study abroad scholarship)

How to Apply:

Submit the following to Lisa Fiala, International Center, Director (lfiala@flagler.edu) :

  • Unofficial transcript;
  • Resume
  • Personal statement;
  • Two letters of recommendation

Application Deadlines:
March 2019

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Julius-Maximilians Universität Würzburg

Würzburg, Germany

Flagler students have the opportunity to study for a semester or a full year on exchange at the prestigious Julius-Maximilians Universität Würzburg in Germany. Würzburg is a leading German research university, ranked among the top 200 universities worldwide. The campus is located in the heart of Germany and the center of the Franconian wine country, about 75 miles away from Frankfurt and from Nuremburg. The origins of the University of Würzburg reach back to 1402, and today the university is comprised of ten different faculties with about 425 professors and 29,000 students. Many eminent scholars and scientists, 14 Nobel Laureates among them, have researched and taught in Würzburg. Rudolf Virchow, Carl Siebold, and Franz Brentano are among that number, as well as Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen, who discovered the X-rays in Würzburg in 1895, or Klaus von Klitzing, discoverer of the Quantum-Hall Effect. The University of Würzburg remains clearly and strongly committed to four pillars of study: Humanities, Law and Economics, Life sciences, and Natural sciences and Technology.

Area(s) of Study:
Flagler students will have the option of taking courses in History, Culture, Law, Literature, Art, Political Science, Economics, Business, and Marketing courses. If a student is fluent in German, they may take courses in German. All students will take a 4-week intensive German course during September, for which they will receive 4 credits. Regular fall term classes begin in mid-October and run through mid-December for American students spending one semester in Würzburg. For students spending a year in Germany, the fall term would be September through February and spring term would be mid-April through July (arranged on a case-by-case basis).

Sponsored by:
Department of Humanities

Faculty leads:
Dr. Timothy Johnson, Dr. Wayne Riggs

Language(s) of Instruction:
English, (possibility of taking courses in German)

Eligibility:

  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • At least 24 anticipated credits
  • Students must be in good academic and disciplinary standing at the time of application as well as at the time of departure in order to be eligible to study abroad.

Program Length:
Semester or year-long

Housing:
The Student Housing Service is responsible for 10 dormitories in various locations in Würzburg. Students will live in these dormitories (wohnheim) in Wurzburg. They are spread throughout the city. The single rooms are either in a flat or have an efficiency kitchen. Students are on their own for buying food from the local grocery stores and markets. However, food is cheaper in Germany than it is in St. Augustine. The city has an excellent bus and tram system (free for students) that all students will use for getting to the campus and around the city.

Program Cost:
Students pay regular Flagler tuition for the semester. Students are responsible for airfare, passport/visa, housing, food, local transportation. Financial aid and limited scholarships may be used.

Approximate cost of living:
Roundtrip airfare to Frankfurt, Germany – approximately $1,200.00 The cost of a dorm is $1,400 for the Fall term (paid monthly) Food is substantially cheaper in Germany than in the USA

Associated Scholarships:

  • DAAD (external scholarship)
  • Unger Scholarship (Flagler study abroad scholarship)

How to Apply:
Submit the following to Lisa Fiala, Director of the International Center (lfiala@flagler.edu) :

  • Unofficial transcript;
  • Resume
  • Personal statement;
  • Two letters of recommendation

Application Deadlines:
March 2019

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Business Exchange Programs

European Business School

Paris, France

The European Business School in Paris (ebs Paris) was founded in 1967 and is home to 1600 students and 38 permanent faculty members. The School’s mission is to allow students to: Be able to use the key tools and concepts in all key areas of management; develop a responsible and creative mindset, oriented toward entrepreneurship; be active team members, be able to spur change, foster digital transformation and lead projects; think globally and be used to working in a multicultural environment; and have an understanding of business ethics, social responsibility and organizational diversity. ebs Paris is located on the Eiffel Campus in the 15th arrondissement of Paris. A stone’s throw from the Eiffel Tower, the Eiffel Campus’s central location and modern design are ideal for involving French and international business practitioners in teaching, inviting speakers, and holding corporate-school events.

Area(s) of Study:
Business Administration, French language

Sponsored by:
Department of Business Administration

Faculty leads:
Dr. Allison Roberts, Ms. Gerry Stanyard

Academic Information:
Courses are taught in English and in French. Students can take courses in the language of their choice. All courses cover key management subjects. French language courses are also available.

Language of Instruction:
French or English

Eligibility:

  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Business Administration Department major
  • Junior or Senior standing

How to Apply:
Submit the following documents to Lisa Fiala, Director of Study Abroad and International Students (lfiala@flagler.edu) :

  • Unofficial Transcript
  • Resume
  • Personal statement of no more than 1 page explaining your interest in the program;
  • 2 letters of recommendation

Application Deadline:
March 2019

Housing:
Students are responsible for finding housing, although ebs Paris is happy to assist. Please refer to the Student Guide for more information on

Program Costs:
Students pay regular Flagler tuition for each semester abroad. Students are responsible for airfare, passport/visa, housing, food, local transportation and other costs abroad. Financial aid and scholarships may be used.

Scholarships Available:

  • Unger Family Scholarship
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Management Center Innsbruck

Innsbruck, Austria

Founded in 1995/96 as a mainstay of the unique Innsbruck Open University concept, Management Center Innsbruck has earned a top position in the international landscape of higher education. Today, more than 3,000 students, 1,000 teachers, 220 partner universities from all over the world, and countless graduates and employers value highly what the Entrepreneurial School has to offer.

The MCI strives to mentor motivated people who want to build their future through goal-oriented continuing education in their personal and professional development. The city of Innsbruck, capital of the Alps, is nestled in the Tyrolean Mountains, offers unbeatable sports and leisure facilities, close proximity to Germany, Switzerland and Italy and a long-standing academic tradition, that guarantees a unique ambience for students.

Area(s) of Study:
Management and society, technology and life sciences, foreign languages

Sponsored by:
Department of Business Administration

Faculty leads:
Dr. Allison Roberts, Ms. Gerry Stanyard

Academic Information:
Courses are taught in English and in German. Students can take courses in the language of their choice. Foreign language instruction is also available.

Language of Instruction:
English or German

Eligibility:

  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Business Administration Department major
  • Junior or Senior standing

How to Apply:
Submit the following documents to Lisa Fiala, Director of Study Abroad and International Students (lfiala@flagler.edu):

  • Unofficial Transcript
  • Resume
  • Personal statement of no more than 1 page explaining your interest in the program;
  • 2 letters of recommendation

Application Deadline:
March 2019

Housing:
Most short-term international students (i.e., exchange students) book a room in a dorm with the help of OeAD’s local housing office. OeAD is the Austrian Agency for International Mobility and Cooperation in Education, Science and Research. Their local housing office in Innsbruck has agreements with student dorms across the city. Alternatively, you can directly book a room at the dorm of your choice. To do so, please apply for a room very early – dorms fill up very fast, especially in the fall semester.

Program Costs:
Students pay regular Flagler tuition for each semester abroad. Students are responsible for airfare, passport/visa, housing, food, local transportation and other costs abroad. Financial aid and scholarships may be used.

Scholarships Available:

  • Unger Family Scholarship
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Munich Business School

Munich, Germany

Munich Business School is considered one of the leading business schools in Germany, and confers degrees in Business Administration. The school focuses on orienting students in international operations and work content within companies, and does this via the integration of practical studies and domestic and international practical involvement phases. This allows students to actually implement the skills in practice, therefore achieving additional learning success. The Business School’s location in Munich and the university's close ties to the industry provide the ideal conditions for achieving.

Area(s) of Study:
Business administration, German language

Sponsored by:
Department of Business Administration

Faculty leads:
Dr. Allison Roberts, Ms. Gerry Stanyard

Academic Information:

Courses are taught in English and in German. Students can choose the language of their choice. German language courses are available.

Language of Instruction:
English or German

Eligibility:

  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Business Administration Department major
  • Junior or Senior standing

How to Apply:
Submit the following documents to Lisa Fiala, Director of Study Abroad and International Students (lfiala@flagler.edu) :

  • Unofficial Transcript
  • Resume
  • Personal statement of no more than 1 page explaining your interest in the program;
  • 2 letters of recommendation

Application Deadline:
March 2019

Housing:
Accepted incoming students must try to arrange their own accommodation prior to their arrival. If permanent accommodation cannot be obtained from abroad, they must arrange temporary housing in a youth hostel or inexpensive hotel for the first one or two weeks of their stay

Program Costs:
Students pay regular Flagler tuition for each semester abroad. Students are responsible for airfare, passport/visa, housing, food, local transportation and other costs abroad. Financial aid and scholarships may be used.

Scholarships Available:

  • DAAD Scholarship
  • Unger Family Scholarship
  • Consult the Flagler College Scholarships page
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Contact Us

Have questions? Email the International Center.

internationalcenter@flagler.edu