International Exchange Program

The International Student Exchange Program

This program is for students of master´s degrees in Business Administration (MBA). It applies in certain universities for the Master in Marketing students, the Master in Finance and the Master in Public Management. For this purpose, the IESA maintains agreements and alliances with 34 recognized academic institutions in 26 countries worldwide.
The purpose of this program is to offer students the chance to get to personally know diverse surroundings and cultures during one quarter that influence business decisions, and to experience other teaching styles that will maximize their personal traits and expand their potential as a leader.

To take this program, you have to be a student of the Master of Administration, the Master of Marketing, the Master of Finances or the Master of Public Management and visit us at the IESA's Marketing and Admissions offices or via email:  
You can also dial the following phone numbers: +58 212 555 4371 / 555 4354

What are the requirements?

  • Being a current full-time or part-time student of the Master´s in Business Administration.
  • Having accrued grades in excess of 4.00: this is a factor that is considered for the allocation of slots.
  • Having taken and satisfactorily passed the compulsory subject matters.
  • Demonstrating an adequate proficiency in the language in which the selected university offers the courses. When submitting the form, if you wish to opt for a space in an English-speaking university, you must include the TOEFL test results (230 points or more).
  • Being accountable for related expenses (airplane tickets, food and lodging, insurance, books, etc.).
  • Not having any failed or pending subject matter(s).
What´s the process for applying to this program?
  • Visit the IESA´s marketing and admissions department office to get to know the various options of universities, study programs and any other information that will prompt you to make the best choice. 
  • Select 3 university options and place them in order of preference in the exchange form page.
  • Fill out the exchange form page, include the results of your TOEFL exam and attach a copy of your updated CV.

We invite you to get to know here the international schools and universities which receive exchange students from the IESA.

Exchange terms

The IESA maintains student exchange agreements with institutions from abroad, so you have the opportunity of studying a term in a well-renowned business school in other countries.

The program´s objective is to offer you the chance to get to personally know diverse surroundings and cultures that influence business decisions and experience other teaching styles that will maximize your personal traits.

Schools participating in the international exchange program:


North America


McGill University - Montreal •York UniversitySchulich School of Business - Toronto

United States
• University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Kenan-Flager Business School -Chapel Hill, NC

Brazil• Fundaçao Getulio Vargas - Sao Paulo
Chile• Pontificia Universidad de Chile - Santiago 
Mexico• ITAM - México DF
• ITESM - Monterrey
Peru• ESAN - Lima 

Asia and Middle East
Philippines• Asian Institute of Management - Makati City
Thailand• Thammasat University - Bangkok
ÁfricaSouth Africa• Universiteit Stellenbosch - Bellville,



• Universität Zu Köln - Colonia, • Pforzheim University - Pforzheim, • WHU-Otto Beishem School of Management, Koblenz • University of Mannheim, Business School - Mannheim
Austria• Wirtschaftuniversitat Wien - Viena

• Université Catholique de Louvain-IAG - Louvain-la-Neuve, • ICHEC Brussels Management School - Bruselas

• Copenhagen Business School - Copenhagen • University of Southern Denmark - Odense
Spain• IE - Madrid
Finland• Helsinki School of Economics - Helsinki

• ESC Clermont Clermont, • ESCEM Tours-Poitiers Tours, •ESC Bordeaux - Bordeaux, •Group ESC-Ceram - Sophia Antipolis, • EM LYON – Lyon
• RSM Erasmus University - Rotterdam 
Hungary• Corvinus University of Budapest - Budapest
United Kingdom
• Manchester Business School - Manchester
Italy• Universitá Commerciale Luigi Bocconi - Milán
Norway• The Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration (NHH) - Bergen
Poland• Warsaw School of Economics - Varsovia, • Cracow University of Economics -Cracovia
Portugal• ISCTE - Lisboa
Czech Republic
• VSE University of Economics - Praga
Sweden• Uppsala University - Uppsala
Switzerland• University of St. Gallen - St. Gallen

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