Study Abroad Locations

The Office of Study Abroad & International Partnerships is continually improving and increasing the options made available to Canisius students interested in expanding their horizons. Canisius currently has agreements with universities in the following locations:

University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

The University of the Sunshine Coast is located in one of the most beautiful regions of Australia. The Sunshine Coast has world class surfing beaches, national parks, state forests and a sub-tropic climate suited to an outdoor lifestyle. The campus is a 10 minute drive from the beach and one hour from the Queensland capital

University of Antwerp, Belgium

The University of Antwerp is located in the historic city center of Antwerp, the cultural heart of Europe. Antwerp, an international port, is only 20 minutes from Brussels. Students here have access to a rich history that is noted for art museums, ranging from Old Flemish Masters to the Avant-Garde.

Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

The Pontificia Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro is a privately funded nonprofit Jesuit organization. It is one of the largest and most prestigious Brazilian universities, with approximately 14,000 undergraduate students, 2,500 graduate students, and 500 international students on campus.

China Institute, Suzhou, China

Rich in history and rapidly growing, China is one of the most remarkable and unique countries in the world. Canisius College offers a study aboard program in partnership with University at Dayton China Institute. This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for you to live, learn, and immerse yourself in all facets of an extraordinary place and culture.

London Metropolitan University, London, England

At London Met, students become confident and independent thinkers who will question and challenge the people around them. Their lecturers will motivate and inspire them to immerse themselves academically and to be passionate about their subject. This all takes place in one of the most exciting, cosmopolitan cities in the world.

Catholic University of Lille and IESEG, Lille, France

The Catholic University at Lille is part of the French system of "Etudes Superieurs" and boasts 14,000 students in six colleges. IESEG is a member of the French "Conference des Grandes Ecoles" and is one of the top ten business schools in France. Lille is one of Europe's most fascinating cities and provides a great setting for study abroad.

IESEG, Paris, France

Paris, the capital of France, is known as the "City of Light" because of the education emergence and introduction of new ideas during the Age of Enlightenment. IESEG is a member of the French "Conference des Grandes Ecoles" and is one of the top ten business schools in France.

Ecole de Management, Strasbourg, France

Ecole de Management Strasbourg/Robert Schuman University in Strasbourg lies within the largest student city in the east of France, with some 48,000 students. The location is highly attractive for foreign students, who make up about 20% of the total university student body. Students can study for one semester, or two consecutive semesters to earn a dual degree.

Berlin School of Economics and Law, Berlin, Germany

Berlin has a population of 3.5 million and is the largest city in Germany. The city is a metropolis of science, culture, media, and services. Berlin is also a green city with numerous parks, forests, castle gardens, cafes, and markets within the city limits.

University of Dortmund

The University of Dortmund is located in Dortmund, a sister city of Buffalo. Founded in the late 1960s, the University is home to 25,000 students, 1,500 of which are international.

Catholic University of Eichstatt, Germany

Eichstatt, a city of 12,500, is located in the center of Bavaria. This architectural gem prides itself on offering a quality of life with a southern flair. Eichstatt is best known for its classical concert and theatre series. This site is home to one of Germany's most prominent open air rock festivals.

National University of Ireland, Galway

Established in 1845, NUI Galway has a reputation of scholars and research excellence. Galway is the largest and most important city in the west of Ireland. International students comprise over 12% of the student body at NUI Galway.

Casa de la Solidaridad, San Salvador, El Salvador

Located in San Salvador, Casa de la Solidaridad is an academic initiative between the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities (AJCU), the University of Central America (UCA) in El Salvador, and Santa Clara University. This program combines courses with community service work for a unique experience.

Lorenzo de' Medici, Florence, Italy

Lorenzo de' Medici in Florence is located in the historic city center. The campus is right next to the thriving San Lorenzo market, the Duomo, and is close to transportation facilities. With the city's world-famous artistic heritage, students are surrounded by the beautiful Italian culture.

Lorenzo de' Medici, Rome, Italy

Rome is a city with unparalleled history and cultural diversity spanning over two millennia. The city is an extraordinary synthesis of cultures from all parts of the world, and home to several celebrated monuments and locations.

Sophia University, Tokyo, Japan

Sophia University is located near the Meiji Shrine, the Imperial Palace, and the center of Tokyo. There is a classical atmosphere on campus including the historical buildings, as well as the Modern Building 2, a symbolic tower of the 21st century. You will enjoy a rewarding campus life as a member of the Sophia family which consists of 11,600 students.

Universidad del Pacifico, Lima, Peru

Universidad del Pacifico (UP) is a private university established in 1962 by a group of Peruvian entrepreneurs supported by the Jesuit community. Today, the university specializes in Economics and Business Administration, but also offers courses in other areas of study. UP has been ranked as Peru's most prestigious higher education institution in its fields of specialization and is among the leading institutions of its kind in Latin America.

University of Glasgow, Scotland (honors students only)

The University of Glasgow is recognized throughout the world for excellence in research and teaching. It has a multicultural campus with 25% of the student population coming from outside the UK from almost 130 countries.

Sogang University, Seoul, South Korea

Sogang University was founded by the Jesuits in 1960 and remains the only Jesuit higher education institution in the country, Today it is one of the leading private universities in South Korea with approximately 13,000 students. The university is located in Shinchon, which is considered the university area in Seoul because of the other schools located there.

Universitat Ramon Llull, Barcelona, Spain

Universitat Ramon Llull is located in the second largest city in Spain, and the capital of Catalonia. This multicultural, cosmopolitan city has beautiful architecture. As a major global city, Barcelona is a leader in commerce, education, entertainment, media, fashion, science and the arts.

Universidad Pontificia Comillas, Madrid, Spain

The Universidad Pontificia Comillas is one of the most prestigious private Catholic universities in Spain. Madrid is the center of the political, economic, and cultural activity of the country. As the capital of Spain, Madrid is a cosmopolitan city with more than 4 million inhabitants.

University of Oviedo, Spain

Oviedo, the capital of Asturias, is an important cultural center in northwest Spain. The city is located in a mountain valley 38 kilometers from the sea and five hours by bus from Madrid. Although Oviedo's climate is fairly mild year long, students may enjoy skiing in the winter.