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The Austin W. Marxe School of Public and International Affairs at Baruch College has a number of existing and ongoing partnerships with various universities, governmental agencies, and organizations abroad that encompass a range of opportunities for our students and faculty.

Contact Information
If you are interested in becoming a partner or learning more, please contact us at MSPIA.Global.Initiatives@baruch.cuny.edu.

+ ARGENTINA

Located in Buenos Aires, Argentina’s big, cosmopolitan capital city, the Universidad Argentina de la Empresa (UADE) aims to provide its best contribution to the social and economic progress of the country, through a firm commitment to the mission of providing a better education for more and more students.

As part of the “Make a Global Perspective Central to the Baruch Experience” goal, the Austin W. Marxe School of Public and International Affairs Office of Global Initiatives established annual seminars with UADE, our partner institution in Argentina. UADE will host seminars and the Austin W. Marxe School of Public and International Affairs will send speakers to deliver lectures on a wide range of topics related to regional economic integration, business practices and relationships, human rights, and civil society. Faculty from all three schools have the opportunity to teach seminars in Argentina. Click here to learn more about available teaching opportunities.

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Location: South America
Capital: Buenos Aires
Official languages: Spanish
Currency: Argentine peso ($)
Economy: Manufacturing, transportation, media, tourism
Main exports: Soy products, motor vehicles and auto parts
Climate: Moderate in populated areas (subtropical in the north to subpolar in the far south)
Time difference: 1 hour ahead of NYC (in Buenos Aires)
Fun fact: The Latin dance and music called the Tango began in Buenos Aires

+ BELGIUM

The Ghent-Marxe International Student Exchange Program offers the chance to study public administration, human resources management, and international organizations in Belgium, and learn about Public Affairs in the European context. To learn more about Ghent University exchange programs click here. We currently have a bi-lateral relationship with Ghent University (UGent), which is located in Flanders, the Dutch-speaking part of Belgium. The program is strong in Human Resources Management with particular depth in issues relating to the management of European Institutions. Masters-level instruction is in English; this program is open only to MPA students.

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Location: Western Europe
Capital: Brussels
Official languages: Dutch, French, & German
Currency: Euro (€)
Economy: Service, medicine, automobiles
Main exports: Machinery/equipment, chemicals, diamonds, metals, food
Climate: Mild, rainy
Time difference: 6 hours ahead of NYC
Fun fact: Belgium published the first printed newspapers in the world

+ BRAZIL

PUC-Rio Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, commonly known as PUC-Rio, is a private non-profit Catholic University created in 1940. PUC-Rio is recognized as one of the top five universities in Brazil and a leading research institution that focuses primarily on the development of science and innovation.

Learn more about studying at PUC-RIO.

Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV) is a world renowned center for quality education dedicated to promoting Brazil's economic and social development. With eight schools, two research institutes, technical assistance projects and a publishing unit, FGV is ranked one of the top think tanks and top higher education institutions in the world. Brazilian School of Public and Business Administration (EBAPE) is one of the schools linked to Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV). Its academic programs include: Undergraduate studies in Administration, Online Undergraduate studies in Technological Management Processes (FGV Online), Master of Public Administration, Executive Master of Business Administration, Doctor of Administration and Post-Doctorate in Administration. Learn more about studying at EBAPE.

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Location: South America
Capital: Brasília
Official language: Portuguese
Currency: Real (R$)
Economy: Agriculture, natural resources, automobiles
Main exports: Aircraft, electrical equipment, cars, ethanol, textiles, metals, food
Climate: Tropical, ranging from rainforests to deserts
Time difference: 1 hour ahead of NYC (in Rio de Janeiro)
Fun fact: Brazil has over 4,000 airports – more than any other country (besides the US)

+ CHINA

The Southwestern University of Finance and Economics (SWUFE) is located in the capital city of Sichuan Province, an international metropolis considered to be the political, financial and educational center of Western China. SWUFE started to enroll overseas students in 1996 and at present the university offers 67 Master's degree programs and 32 Bachelor's degree programs to overseas students. The university also has four Bachelor’s degree programs and two Master’s degree programs delivered completely in English and these programs have trained several thousand foreign students from over 100 countries. Study at SWUFE through the Baruch College Exchange.

Starting in Summer 2016, Austin W. Marxe School of Public and International Affairs graduate students have the ability to apply to attend a 2 week long program called the "Discover SWUFE International Summer School".

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Location: East Asia
Capital: Beijing
Official language: Standard Chinese
Currency: Yuan (¥)
Economy: Energy, heavy industry, private enterprise
Main exports: Goods, arms
Climate: Highly variable between regions, dry & wet seasons
Time difference: 12 hours ahead of NYC (in Chengdu)
Fun fact: It has the longest continuously used written language in the world

+ FRANCE

Sciences Po is an international research university, both selective and open onto the world, ranking among the finest institutions in the fields of humanities and social sciences.

Starting in Summer 2018, Austin W. Marxe School of Public and International Affairs graduate students have the ability to apply to attend their Summer School, which is located at their Paris campus, taking courses covering topics in the social sciences.

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Location: Western Europe
Capital: Paris
Official language: French
Currency: Euro (€)
Economy: Chemical, fashion, tourism
Main exports: Machinery and equipment, aircraft, plastics, chemicals, pharmaceutical products, iron and steel, beverages
Climate: Highly variable between regions, ranges from oceanic, semi-continental, Mediterranean, to mountain climates
Time difference: 6 hours ahead of NYC
Fun fact: Louis XIX was the king of France for just 20 minutes, the shortest ever reign

+ GERMANY

The Berlin School of Economics and Law (BSEL) provides an opportunity to study abroad for undergraduate and graduate Baruch students. Study in English in the German capital at the Berlin School of Economics and Law through the Baruch/Berlin Exchange.

Starting in Summer 2016, Austin W. Marxe School of Public and International Affairs undergraduate and graduate students have the ability to apply to attend 1-4 week long programs in their Summer and Winter School at BSEL in the areas of business and business law, and German language and culture.

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Location: Western-Central Europe
Capital: Berlin
Official language: German
Currency: Euro (€)
Economy: Information technology, industrial production, agriculture
Main exports: Textiles, arms, automobiles
Climate: Temperate/seasonal (mild winters, warm summers)
Time difference: 6 hours ahead of NYC
Fun fact: As of 1998, there were 5,752 museums in Germany (about as many as Italy and the United Kingdom combined)

+ GREECE

Starting in January 2018, Austin W. Marxe School of Public and International Affairs graduate students have been able to apply to attend a 2 week long program called "Migrations in the Margins of Europe" at the Netherlands Institute in Athens in conjunction with the University of Amsterdam.

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Location: Southeastern Europe
Capital: Athens
Official language: Greek
Currency: Euro (€)
Economy: Service, industrial, agriculture, tourism
Main exports: Petroleum oils (not crude), aluminum, electrical and electronic equipment, pharmaceutical products, plastics, vegetables, fruits, iron and steel products
Climate: Mediterranean climate, featuring mild, wet winters and hot, dry summers
Time difference: 7 hours ahead of NYC
Fun fact: Greece is one of the most mountainous countries in Europe

+ HONG KONG

Known as "Asia's World City", Hong Kong is the world's most popular international traveller destination, and the home to the world's most frequently travelled citizens. The City University of Hong Kong (CityU) is globally recognised as a top centre of higher learning and research. A popular destination for exchange students, Hong Kong is one of the world's leading international financial centers. Marxe students can study at CityU through the Baruch College Exchange.

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Location: East Asia
Capital: China (Special Administrative Region of China)
Official languages: Chinese, English
Currency: Hong Kong dollar (HK$)
Economy: Services, textiles, clothing, tourism, banking
Main exports: Electronics, electrical appliances, gold, jewelry, machine parts, textiles
Climate: Monsoon-influenced humid subtropical
Time difference: 12 hours ahead of NYC
Fun fact: It has the most skyscrapers in the world, with 8,000 buildings having more than 14 floors, almost double that of New York

+ MEXICO

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Location: Central America
Capital: Mexico City
Official language: Spanish
Currency: Peso (Mex$)
Economy: Electronics, automobiles, food, banking, goods
Main exports: Electronics, automobiles, oil, metals
Climate: Highly variable between regions, ranging from desert to beaches to mountains
Time difference: 1 hour behind NYC (in Mexico City)
Fun fact: About 60% of the modern Mexican population is mestizo (Native American-Spanish)


+ NETHERLANDS

The University of Amsterdam (UvA) is a modern university with a rich history that traces its roots back to 1632. Today, with more than 30,000 students and 250 academic degree programs, UvA is one of Europe's most prestigious and comprehensive universities.

The University of Amsterdam (UvA) provides an opportunity to study abroad for undergraduate and graduate Baruch students. Study in English in the Netherlands capital through the Baruch/Amsterdam Exchange. Starting in Summer 2017, Austin W. Marxe School of Public and International Affairs undergraduate and graduate students have the ability to apply to attend a 3-4 week Summer School at the UvA in the areas of humanities, urban studies, political science and social sciences.

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Location: Western Europe
Capital: Amsterdam
Official languages: Dutch
Currency: Euro (€)
Economy: Agriculture-related industries, oil and natural gas, metal and engineering products, electronic machinery and equipment
Main exports: Transport equipment and machinery, petroleum and mineral based fuels, food and agricultural products
Climate: Moderate oceanic climate (warm summers, cool winters, and high humidity)
Time difference: 6 hours ahead of NYC
Fun fact: Dutch people are the tallest in the world

+ POLAND

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Location: Central Europe
Capital: Warsaw
Official language: Polish
Currency: Polish złoty (PLN)
Economy: Service, industrial, agriculture
Main exports: Machinery and transport equipment, intermediate manufactured goods, miscellaneous manufactured articles, food and live animals
Climate: Mostly temperate, warm summers and cold winters
Time difference: 6 hours ahead of NYC
Fun fact: A Polish engineer invented the modern kerosene lamp


+ SINGAPORE

The Nanyang Centre for Public Administration of The Nanyang Technological University offers short-term non-credit certificate programs. They vary in length and can take place at varying times during the summer. Most are between 2-6 weeks in duration and offer an intensive and focused international experience.

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Location: Southeast Asia
Capital: Singapore
Official languages: English, Malay, Mandarin, Tamil
Currency: Singapore dollar (S$)
Economy: Manufacturing, engineering, petroleum refining
Main exports: Electronics, chemicals, biomedical sciences
Climate: Tropical rainforest
Time difference: 12 hours ahead of NYC
Fun fact: Singapore is one of only three city-states in the world (with Monaco and Vatican City rounding out the rest)

+ SOUTH KOREA

Seoul, officially the Seoul Special Metropolitan City, is the de facto capital and largest metropolis of the Republic of Korea (commonly known as South Korea). Seoul is the world's 16th largest city, and forms the heart of the Seoul Capital Area, which includes the surrounding Incheon metropolis and Gyeonggi province. Today, Seoul is considered a leading and rising global city, resulting from an economic boom called the Miracle on the Han River, which transformed it to the world's 4th largest metropolitan economy

South Korea Flag

Location: East Asia
Capital:
Seoul
Official language:
Korean
Currency:
South Korean won (₩)
Economy:
Electronics, telecommunications, automobile production
Main exports:
Semiconductors, wireless telecommunications equipment, motor vehicles
Climate:
Humid continental and humid subtropical with short rainy season over the summer
Time difference:
13 hours ahead of NYC
Fun fact:
Wi-Fi is available almost everywhere in South Korea

+ TURKEY

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Location: Western Asia/Southeast Europe
Capital: Ankara
Official language: Turkish
Currency: Turkish lira (₺)
Economy: Automobiles, shipbuilding, home electronics
Main exports: Ships, media
Climate: Hot, dry summers/cool, wet winters
Time difference: 7 hours ahead of NYC
Fun fact: The ancient city of Troy was located in modern day Turkey


+ VIETNAM

The City of Danang is an exciting, friendly, and historically rich community with a fascinating political system and social traditions. The University of Danang offers short-term non-credit certificate programs. They vary in length and can take place at varying times during the summer. Most are between 2-6 weeks in duration and offer an intensive and focused international experience.

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Location: Southeast Asia
Capital: Hanoi
Official language: Vietnamese
Currency: dong (₫)
Economy: Agriculture, mining, information technology
Main exports: Mobile phones, oil, cashews, black pepper, rice, coffee
Climate: Highly variable, generally humid, monsoons
Time difference: 11 hours ahead of NYC
Fun fact: Among all developing countries, Vietnam has one of the lowest unemployment rates