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Northwest Missouri State University

Magellan Exchange Program

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Our Magellan Exchange Program offers twelve universities in ten different countries. This program offers semester or year-long course studies and internships. Most of the universities offered are located in central Europe. These are great locations and easy to travel to and from. Also, they are very affordable!

Areas of Study

  • Management
  • Marketing
  • International Business
  • Computer Science
  • Information Technology
  • Digital Media
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Accounting
  • Social Services and Healthcare
  • Fine Arts
  • Engineering


All courses and programs provided to exchange students are in English. Some countries require a small proficiency of their native language for everyday usage, but most of the countries offered will speak English as a second language.


Tuition is paid to Northwest. Housing is paid to institution abroad. Meals are the student's expense.


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Semester and Year Magellan Programs


AustriaVorarlberg University of Applied Sciences

Dornbirn, Austria

Dornbirn is nestled in the Austrian Alps in the Four Country Region where Austria, Germany, Switzerland, and Liechtenstein meet. It is the biggest city in the region of Vorarlberg and the economic center, but it is still able to preserve its charm and an impressive mixture of rural and urban architecture. With its young, colorful and active cultural scene, the town has much to offer young people in particular. Sports enthusiasts also enjoy the numerous sports activities available in Dornbirn and the surrounding area.

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HECHEC Management School - University of Liege

Liege, Belgium

Liege is less than 35 miles from the borders of Germany and The Netherlands.  Inhabited by the Romans, modern-day Liege is well over 1,000 years old.  It is known as the Passionate City for its hearty welcoming nature and also as the Fiery City – it took Charles the Bold 6 weeks to burn the community to the ground in the 15th century.  Sitting at the crossroads of rivers, highways, and rail lines, Liege is well-connected to major cities in Western Europe and is the third largest river port in Europe.  Once a coal mining area, Liege is noted for its steel and weapons manufacture.  It is also a major commercial and convention city.

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HassPXL University College

Hasselt, Belgium

Hasselt is the capital of the Belgian province of Limburg.  It is located 45 miles east of Brussels, in the Maas-Rhine region.  Established in the 7th century, it did not receive its current name, which refers to hazel wood trees, until 1165.  The city came under the rule of the Prince-Diocese of Liege in 1366 and became a French territory in 1794.  After Napoleon’s defeat, Hasselt became part of Holland; it finally became part of Belgium in 1830.  Hasselt is a regional commercial center and is known for the production of genever, a gin flavored with juniper berries.

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Costa Rica

CRLatin American University of Science & Technology 

San Jose, Costa Rica

Costa Rica is a small country, extending from the Pacific Ocean to the Caribbean Sea.  ULACIT is located on the outskirts of San Jose, the capital and largest city of Costa Rica.  San Jose is bustling with commerce and an improved tourism industry.  Located in a tropical rainforest, San Jose offers easy access to nearby sites such as Arenal volcano, Monteverde Rainforest, and Manuel Antonio National Park.

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IBAInternational Business Academy    

Kolding, Denmark

One of the most popular locations in the west of Denmark, Kolding is conveniently located for rail and air transportation.  Though rich with culture and a thriving business sector, Kolding is also surrounded by a beautiful countryside, close to woods, water, and beach.  Since English is taught in school from a young age, most people in Denmark speak English.

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1Lapland University of Applied Sciences 

Rovaniemi, Finland

Rovaniemi is situated in the center of Lapland on the Arctic Circle at the confluence of two rivers.  The city was settled in the 1100s and is now an important tourist center with emphasis year-round on Santa Claus Village, regional arts and crafts, outdoor activities, and skiing.  Tourism is the most important industry, but technology, such as snowmobile manufacturing and information technology, is also an important industry. The culture of the traditional Sami people is a source of great pride.  Periods of perpetual daylight and twilight are experienced in Rovaniemi, as well as the northern lights.

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3Satakunta University of Applied Sciences - Pori 

Pori & Rauma Finland

Founded in 1558, Pori became an important trade center for the export of fish and timber and the import of spices, wine, and cloth.  During the 20th century, Pori became a regional cultural center supported by its lumber, cotton mill, and other industries.  Modern Pori is considered a major urban area and produces one fourth of the nation’s electricity as well as euro coins for all of Europe. Major industries include telecommunications, computing, trade and transportation, chemical and metal processing, wood pulp and paper production, and ship building.

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F1Blaise Pascal University   

Vichy, France

Located in the heart of France, Vichy is a town ideally situated in the south of the country with convenient access to Paris and other European countries.  Positioned along the banks of the Allier River, Vichy is a countryside town with a modern infrastructure and an international reputation as a spa town, whose thermal springs were a result of volcanic activity in Vichy and in the surrounding area.

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f2ESC Rennes School of Business     

Rennes, France

Rennes, Capital of the Brittany Region, is a vibrant city and the largest university town in western France with 60,000 university students (over 17% international).  Rennes is only two hours from Paris by TGV high speed train, and Mont Saint Michel and Saint Malo are within an hour's drive.  The city is a leading center of the telecommunications industry with the largest European teaching-research facility in the field. Tourism, textiles, leather goods, agri-business, automotive assembly, and petroleum industries also contribute to the economy.

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The Netherlands

n1Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences 

Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Rotterdam is one of the largest ports in the world, the second city and the industrial heart of the Netherlands, and the economic, social and cultural center of the Rhine region.  In addition, Rotterdam is a city of modern architecture, events, leisure, and recreation.  Its international orientation as a port and the regeneration of its city center has made Rotterdam a business city without parallel. 

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spainValencia Polytechnic University

Valencia, Spain

Located on the Mediterranean coast, Valencia was established as a Roman colony in about 200 BC.  It was later ruled by the Moors from the 8th-13th century and became an important literary and intellectual center in the 15th-16th centuries. Today, it is Spain’s third largest city and a major industrial-commercial center, producing textiles, metal and chemical products, furniture, toys, and azulejos (colored tiles). Valencia is known for its orange groves and beaches. Fluency in Spanish is required.

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