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During your semester in London, you won't just read Shakespeare in the classroom; you'll go see it performed live in the Globe Theatre. The city is your classroom! On Semester at University of Westminster, London, you can take classes for your major or as electives at an internationally recognized institution while exploring this lively, diverse city. You can also intern at one of the city's ma...

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Spend a semester or academic year in the classic city of London with AIFS. You’ll earn up to 12 credits through a variety of courses studying at Richmond, the American International University in London. AIFS in London offers a unique academic program. Because of the wide range of degrees offered by Richmond, AIFS students have an array of courses to choose from to help fulfill and complemen...

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Take advantage of the chance to live and learn in Sydney, one of the most beautiful and livable cities in the world! Students can immerse themselves in the academic and student culture of Macquarie University, the University of New South Wales, or the University of Sydney. All offer an array of disciplines covering the spectrum from engineering to art history. Sydney will be your classroom....

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Complete an MSc Professional Accounting degree at Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University. The programme aims to provide students with professionally oriented Accounting training. It follows the professional syllabus of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW). Participants will be exempted from six professional-level papers needed to earn chartered accountant status, and...

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Dublin is one of the most fascinating cities in the world, a city layered with stories from a rich cultural history defined by relationships with all parts of the world. It has been called the largest village in Europe. ACADEMICS Athena's Dublin program focusing on giving a personalized program with a wide-range of course offerings to students seeking a smaller-school experience. SCHOOL ...

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As a student in the SU Madrid program, you will start your semester abroad by embarking on one of four amazing traveling academic experiences, aimed at giving you the best introduction to Spain and Europe. During that time, you'll also meet fellow classmates and key SU Madrid staff and faculty. Once in Madrid, you will take courses at the SU Madrid Center, located at the Instituto Internaci...

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London Graduate Internships: Apply Now! International experience is highly regarded by today's employers. Through full-time corporate placements, complemented by academic study in an intensive one-year program, the Mountbatten Institute equips recent graduates and young professionals with the diversity of skills necessary to top an increasingly competitive labor market. With c.150 trainee...

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Study Business Subjects in Barcelona, at the ESADE Business School. Low cost. Earn credit. Housing options. Variety of business courses taught in English and Spanish. Semester, Quarter, Year, Summer and Monthly terms. Go direct with CSA - Join us !

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Studying abroad in Rome is not for the faint-hearted nor the quiet-minded. With its enormous and bustling urban environment, its layers of rich and complex history, and the constant pulse of excitement that flows through every crack and crevice, Rome is for those who wish to thrive and be inspired. Students have the opportunity to study in a strong academic setting while living in a large c...

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Spanish Studies Abroad Spanish Studies Program in San Juan, Puerto Rico is specially designed for students interested in Spanish language, culture and history. All courses are taught in English at the Universidad del Sagrado Corazón. The program integrates thoughtful synthesis of study visits, language exchanges, volunteer and other cultural opportunities into the curriculum, so that you may mo...

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The Gold Coast and Brisbane program is ideal if you want to live and study near some of Australia’s most beautiful beaches and rain forest and are looking for a wide range of courses in diverse disciplines. The program is located along the east coast of Australia which places you in the perfect location to head north, south, or west to explore the best of what Australia has to offer. At Griffit...

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Spend a semester, a summer, or a year studying abroad in the "Eternal City": Rome, Italy. Join CEA Rome to experience life in a city that's been a center of art, culture, religion, fashion, and cuisine for thousands of years. Experience living history when you study abroad with CEA in Rome! Take classes at the CEA Rome Center, or through our partner institutions, John Cabot University, Provid...

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Studying abroad is an incredible opportunity to build your resume while you experience the world, learn a new language, and make international friends. As an American university in the historic center of Rome, Italy, John Cabot University allows you to become a part of our international campus community representing 70 countries while you experience the incredible city of Rome. We accept st...

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The Liberal Arts study abroad program in Buenos Aires, Argentina helps students gain a critical appreciation of Argentina and its importance in Latin America from a social sciences and humanities perspective. This is achieved through CIEE courses offered at Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales and direct enrollment courses in academic departments and faculties at Universidad de Buenos ...

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Embark on an intellectually-challenging study abroad program offered by Semester at Sea, the nation's leading shipboard program for study abroad. Participants circumnavigate the globe each fall and spring semester, and explore a specific world region each summer. A state-of-the-art passenger ship, the MV World Odyssey, serves as our floating campus. Colorado State University is the academic ...

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Studying Accounting Abroad

As the world is becoming more globalized, markets are becoming increasingly dependent on international collaboration and commerce. A global perspective and intercultural understanding is, therefore, essential for accounting students who want to succeed in today’s business environment after graduation. Studying accounting abroad will be a fully immersive experience, allowing students to not only expand their academic and professional horizons, but their personal ones as well. Understanding another culture and being able to communicate effectively is the key to successfully building bridges, both within the business world and outside of it.

Why Study Accounting Abroad

Taking your accounting studies abroad will allow you to learn firsthand the inner workings of global markets and international trade. Aside from expanding your personal, academic knowledge, studying abroad also demonstrates to future graduate programs and employers that you care capable of thriving in a challenging and multicultural environment. If you are hoping to pursue an international career in accounting, or even if you are simply looking to develop your professional experience before entering the workforce, studying accounting abroad is an excellent way to become a well-rounded student and acquire a skillset applicable to today’s increasingly diverse workplace.

Locations

There are a number of countries and universities that provide accounting study abroad programs, however the following countries are particularly well-known for their competitive accounting programs.

Australia. The land down-under makes up only about 0.3 percent of the globe’s population, but it has the 12th strongest economy in the world, making it a central financial stronghold in the Pacific. Accounting study abroad program options are endless in Australia, as seven universities are ranked among the top 25 schools for accounting in the world. Australian universities tend to be quite diverse, with large populations of international students from a variety of cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds. Australia’s multinational focus and strong academic programming are only made better by the country’s position as the main trading partner for some of the largest world powers.

Australia is also one of the most sunshine-filled countries in the world, possesses a thriving sports culture, and of course, home to kangaroos. For those looking to learn from a quickly developing market, that is both economically and politically relevant to today’s current affairs (as well as exploring some of the world’s most stunning beaches), Australia is the place for you to study accounting abroad.

The Netherlands has a market-based mixed economy and, although a relatively small country, is the world’s second-largest exporter of food and agriculture and is ranked 17th in the world on the Index of Economic Freedom. Global trade and diplomacy play a large part in the Netherlands’ economy, greatly due to its overall international influence, as the Netherlands is heavily active in the EU, NATO, the International Court of Justice, and Europol. However, the Netherlands is not all business; It is also well known for its happy citizens, a product, no doubt, of the picturesque canals winding through nearly every city, a vibrant café culture, and a range of specialty cheeses. For students interested in learning from a country that has turned over large profits despite a smaller population, while also maintaining a high quality of life, the Netherlands is a great place to study accounting abroad.

Hong Kong. An autonomous territory of China, just off China’s southern border, Hong Kong has been named the third most important financial center after New York and London and is a major port trade city in the Asia-Pacific. It also has one of the most advanced and freest market economies in the world, with laissez-faire policies as well as three universities ranked in the top 30 universities in the world for the study of accounting. Hong Kong is also a melting pot of old Chinese traditions, colonial influences, and a new wave of international students and professionals alike, making for a very exciting cultural experience. Even better, Hong Kong is one of Asia’s top culinary capitals. Students who want to study accounting in one of the most powerful economic and cultural cities in the world will find Hong Kong to be one of the best options in the world.

Accounting Study Abroad Programs

The types of accounting courses that you take and the structure of your studies are entirely dependent on the accounting study abroad program you choose and the country you choose to study in.

Most individuals that study accounting abroad will do so in collaboration with a specific foreign, host university, which means students will often need some knowledge of the local language, since courses will usually be taken alongside local students. Having a basic understanding of the country’s native language will be needed to fully understand course material, as well as personally connect with fellow students and professors.

Due to the fact that today’s business market crosses almost all borders, accounting study abroad programs may focus on many of the same subjects you would find yourself studying at home, like finance and economics. The difference is that your host university will approach accounting topics from a new cultural, social, and economic point of view. For example, how Hong Kong approaches the ideas of a free market may vary greatly from how it is approached in England.

Some examples of courses you may take while studying accounting abroad include: Accounting for Corporate Structures, International Business Ethics, and Government and Nonprofit Accounting. However, each university and program will offer a unique set of course options, so just be sure to choose a few courses that you would not have the opportunity to take at home and you will surely benefit from each one greatly!

Benefits

Studying accounting abroad will only enhance what you have already studied at your home university, and it will allow you to get a grasp on today’s current marketplace on a more global level. International business is one of the world’s driving forces and learning it firsthand by experiencing it will be incredibly eye-opening.

In general, studying abroad allows you to become a more well-rounded student, providing invaluable cultural experiences that can only come from taking yourself out of your comfort zone and living and learning in another country. The challenges you will face and overcome will no doubt prepare you for your future career, as well as the remainder of your accounting degree program.

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