Student Exchange programs

Student Exchange programs 2017

Participation in an exchange program can be an exciting and rewarding experience.  You can undertake a short-term or full-semester exchange with one of our partners and receive credit towards your degree.

To be eligible students must be halfway through their program at the time of the exchange, the student cannot be a citizen of the exchange country and there should be no record of academic misconduct.

Application process
If you are ready to apply, please submit your expression of interest.

This is a competitive process and the number of places available to MGSM students is limited and we cannot guarantee your place.

Funding and financial assistance
Information about funding and financial assistance can be found here.

Every student accepted onto the exchange program is eligible for a travel grant.

You will generally have to source your own accommodation.  Many of our partners have staff available to assist students in finding appropriate accommodation or they will provide you with recommendations.

Travel Insurance
Macquarie University's insurer, AIG Insurance, will cover you while you are at your host university participating in academic activities, not for leisure activities. You may choose to either purchase your own insurance policy to cover leisure activities, or extend your coverage with AIG Insurance.  More information can be found here.

Most students will need to get a student visa in order to enter their host country. Obtaining a visa is your responsibility, as is abiding by its conditions.  Please apply to the relevant country embassy/consulate.

Assessment varies depending on the partner universities.  
The exchange program will show on your MGSM transcript as a pass or fail.  No numerical mark will be shown and the unit will not contribute to your GPA.

If you require any further information please email

Partner UniversityMBAMmgmtMSocEnt
IPADE Business School, MexicoYes Yes
Schulich School of Business, CanadaYes  
Guanghua School of Management, ChinaYes  
IIM Bangalore, IndiaYes  
Copenhagen Business School, Denmark Yes  
ESSEC Business School, FranceYesYes 
Grenoble Graduate School of Business, FranceYesYes 
Rennes School of Business, France Yes 
EBS Business School, GermanyYesYes 
HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management, GermanyYes  
University of Mannheim, GermanyYesYes 
MIP Politecnico de Milano, ItalyYes  
The Lisbon MBA, PortugalYes  
University of St Gallen, SwitzerlandYes  
University of Edinburgh, ScotlandYes 

For more information about each of our partner schools please see the drop-down menus below.


Guanghua School of Management


 Rennes School of Business
Grenoble Graduate School of Business
ESSEC Business School
EBS Business School
HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management
MIP Politecnico di Milano Graduate School of Business
University of Edinburgh Business School logo
Stockholm School of Economics

South America

iPade logo

North America

United Kingdom

University of Edinburgh Business School logo

Testimonials from past exchanges

Catherine Wang
Dave Sheehan

See more testimonials from past exchanges

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