We invite you to explore IE3 Global’s immersive and affordable study programs! There are options around the world to take regular university coursework at a partner institution or participate in an immersion program designed to increase your language proficiency. With programs during the academic year and summer, you’ll find an option that can be integrated into your degree program.
Set in the wooded mountains of northern Honshu, away from the dense crowds of larger Japanese cities, Akita provides a very different experience than Tokyo. IE3 Global’s partner, Akita International University (AIU), is ranked as one of the top five public universities in Japan. The curriculum at AIU offers an accessible and exceptional introduction to Japan, and the students at AIU want to learn foreign languages and meet foreign students.
The IE3 Global exchange program at Aoyama Gakuin University provides students with exceptional opportunities to integrate into life at a Japanese University. In addition to intensive Japanese language programs, AGU offers a comprehensive range of topical coursework taught in English and in Japanese.
2018 marks the 50th anniversary of the Baden Württemberg Exchange. Since 1968, the state of Oregon and the state of Baden-Württemberg have given students the opportunity to live and study in one of Germany’s most prosperous and scenic regions.
Deakin University is located on the southeastern tip of Australia and has campuses in three different locations. Each campus offers a unique study and lifestyle opportunity.
Ewha Women’s University is ranked as one of the top five Korean universities. A comprehensive university, Ewha’s international programs and its continuing education programs are open to male and female students.
This program is designed for students who have completed two terms or one semester of first year German. Students earn the equivalent of the third term of first year German and all of second year German in one semester of intensive language study in beautiful Heidelberg.
The ITESM (Instituto Tecnológico de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey) comprises Mexico’s largest and most diversified private university system, with over 96,000 students on 31 different campuses. The ITESM, Querétaro campus hosts the program.
James Cook University offers quality academics in a unique tropical setting. JCU is located in north Queensland, which is on the northeast corner of Australia. Queensland contains a wide diversity of landscapes, including beaches, the Great Barrier Reef, rainforests and it even stretches into the Outback. If you’re looking for tropical Australia, this is the university for you.
Offering both a summer program and fall semester option, this program attracts students interested in how sustainability, ecology and agriculture intersect in a European context.
Studying core business subjects alongside students from around the world, the Lyon Business option is an ideal program for the student seeking exposure to European business culture and dynamics.
Design a yearlong program uniquely suited to your academic major, professional aspirations and interests as you combine semester options into a yearlong program.
Diverse course offerings in English for students of European Studies and Political Science at Sciences Po Lyon in a certificate program specially designed for students from partner institutions.
An ideal program option for the student with strong French proficiency seeking an integrated and immersive experience taking courses at a French university.
Focus on French! Courses specially designed for students learning French as a foreign language allow you to immerse yourself in language learning.
Spend your summer focusing on French! The Lyon Summer Language & Culture program offers students an intensive language experience and the opportunity to live in the gastronomic capital of France while enjoying its rich history and vibrant cultural life.
Experience life in an ancient city where twenty centuries of Western civilization are still evident in buildings graced by Roman, Medieval, and Renaissance architecture. Today, Poitiers is a center for education, agriculture, industry and communications where students benefit from a variety of course offerings, engage in the local community and meet students from around the world.
Students have multiple opportunities for linguistic and cultural immersion in Querétaro, Mexico, a top study abroad destination since 1986. Students may choose a Summer Session, with 5, 6 or 11-week program options or a 14-week fall semester Mexican Studies Program. As neighboring North American countries Mexico and the United States share a long history and an ever evolving relationship. Mexico, one of the US’s largest trading partners, is a fascinating country undergoing significant changes in the 21st century.
This program offers students from all over the world a short-term study abroad experience focusing European Union Politics, Human Rights, and Economics. The program includes various excursions and activities and no German language experience is required. (photo credit: TeaMeister, CC BY 2.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0, via Wikimedia Commons)
Spend the month of August in Tübingen, a historic university town that is the ideal place to learn German, experience new cultures, and make new friends from all over the world.
The Universidad de las Américas-Puebla (UDLAP) is one of most highly regarded private universities in Mexico. It is accredited in the United States by SACS, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.
Established in 1845 and home to around 18,000 students, the University College Cork campus has developed into one of Ireland’s major universities. The campus centers on the historic quadrangle, and is an easy walk or bus ride from the city center. UCC prides itself on being an environmentally aware and friendly campus.
Home to over 13,000 students, the University of Limerick campus is green and spacious, and located a short bus ride from the city center. It has purpose-built performance spaces, exercise centers, and athletic facilities, to which all students have access. Classroom and laboratory buildings boast state-of-the-art facilities, and there is a comprehensive main library.
Located in north central England, Sheffield is England’s fourth largest city with a population of about 551,000. Sheffield is a city with character, blending elegant Victorian architecture with modern activities. The area is bursting with venues for experiencing culture and entertainment, including theatres, museums, galleries, pubs & clubs, music and world-class sports facilities.
The IE3 Global exchange program at the Universidad San Francisco de Quito (USFQ) provides students from any of the IE3 Global partner universities the opportunity to study advanced levels of Spanish or courses from many other fields in the highest ranked university in the country. Students with sufficient language skills may enroll in regular university courses with Ecuadorian students, taught entirely in Spanish.
The IE3 Global program at the Universidad San Francisco de Quito-GAIAS Institute (Galapagos Islands) provides opportunities for students from any IE3 partner university to focus on biological and social sciences within the Galapagos archipelago. The program is ideal for students who want to study the natural environment and evolution in an amazing location first chronicled by Charles Darwin.
Students on this summer program enroll in six weeks of intensive Japanese coursework at Waseda University’s Center for Japanese Language. The courses are immersive and comprehensively cover speaking, listening, reading, and writing. Successful completion of the program grants a certificate from Waseda University.
Waseda University in Tokyo, Japan offers exchange students the opportunity to take courses taught in English side-by-side with Japanese students in the School for International Liberal Studies (SILS). SILS offers coursework in Asian studies, economics, business, political science, history, linguistics, and other disciplines; participants also enroll in intensive Japanese language classes.
Yonsei University is a large and diverse research university, and there are many different ways that students can begin to explore and experience Seoul from Yonsei’s central location. Students can enroll in Korean language classes as well as topical coursework taught in English spanning the humanities, social sciences, and physical sciences.