International Partnerships and Courses

Learn more about Abertay University's partnerships with institutions and organisations around the globe.

Abertay's International Partnerships

Abertay has many partnerships with institutions and organisations across the world. Below you can find details of each partner by country. If you have any questions about our international partnerships, please contact the Partnerships Office: partnerships@abertay.ac.uk.

Belgium

Howest University College (Digital Arts Entertainment)

Howest is one of Abertay's partners for student exchange. Abertay students studying on Games courses have the opportunity to spend a semester or academic year in Belgium, subject to module requirements and availability. Visit our study abroad pages for more information.

Bulgaria

University of National and World Economy

University of National and World Economy in Bulgaria is a Franchise partner delivering Abertay degrees. Students can study:

  • Master of Business Administration with Global Operations and Analytics

  • MSc/PGDip Digital Marketing and Transformation

Find out more on their website.

Canada

Humber College

Humber College in Toronto is an articulation partner whereby students from Humber’s Advanced Diploma in Game Programming can transfer onto our bespoke 2 year Masters in Game Development. Humber students who are interested in this pathway should contact the International Team, or speak to staff at Humber College.

Kwantlen Polytechnic University

Kwantlen is one of Abertay's partners for student exchange. Abertay students studying on Accounting and Finance, Criminology, Marketing, and Psychology courses have the opportunity to spend a semester or academic year in Vancouver. Business Management students may also be eligible to study here, depending on module availability. Visit our study abroad pages for more information.

Ontario Tech University

Ontario Tech is one of Abertay's partners for student exchange. Abertay students studying on Accounting and Finance, Business Management, Computing, Criminology, Forensic Sciences, Marketing, and Sport courses have the opportunity to spend a semester or academic year in Oshawa (near Toronto). Visit our study abroad pages for more information.

Vanier College

Vanier College is a transfer partner for Abertay, allowing Vanier students on the Computer Science Technology program to transfer into  year 2 of Abertay's BSc Ethical Hacking program. Vanier students who are interested in this pathway should contact the International Team, or speak to staff at Vanier College.

China

Guangzhou Sport University

Guangzhou Sport University is an articulation partner of Abertay, whereby students who have successfully completed two years of study in Guangzhou are eligible to enter into the third year of undergraduate sport programmes at Abertay.

Perfect World

In an exclusive partnership, Perfect World work collaboratively with Abertay to offer Chinese students the 5-month MProf Games Development Orientation Programme (MPPOP) in China, which provides a pathway for entry into the Professional Masters in Games Development (MProf) programme in Dundee. The aim of MPPOP is to select and nurture students from different disciplines including design, production, arts and programming to work together in development teams, with the help from global experts.

Denmark

Copenhagen Academy of Digital Arts - Truemax

Copenhagen Academy of Digital Arts in Denmark is a Franchise partner delivering Abertay degrees. Students can study:

  • BA (Hons) 3D Digital Art

Find out more on their website.

Egypt

Alamein International University

Alamein International University in Egypt is a Franchise partner delivering Abertay degrees. Students can study:

  • MSc Law and Sustainability

  • MSc Moral Economy and Sustainability

  • MSc Strategic Organisational Learning

Find out more on their website.

Finland

Kajaani University of Applied Sciences

KAMK is one of Abertay's partners for student exchange. Abertay students studying on Sport courses have the opportunity to spend a semester in Kajaani. Visit our study abroad pages for more information.

University of Lapland

The University of Lapland is one of Abertay's partners for student exchange. Abertay students studying Law have the opportunity to spend a semester in Rovaniemi. Visit our study abroad pages for more information.

University of Turku

The University of Turku is one of Abertay's partners for student exchange. Abertay students studying on Accounting and Finance, Business Management, and Marketing courses have the opportunity to spend a semester or academic year in Turku. Visit our study abroad pages for more information.

France

Ecole Supérieure de Conduite de Travaux (ESCT)

Ecole Supérieure de Conduite de Travaux (ESCT)in Paris is a partner college where students can study a dual degree and gain an MSc in Construction Management. Find out more on their website.

IDRAC Business School

IDRAC Business School is one of Abertay's partners for student exchange. Abertay students studying on Accounting and Finance, Business Management, and Marketing courses have the opportunity to spend a semester or academic year at one of the IDRAC campuses in Lyon or Paris. For some, the options of Montpellier and Nantes may also be available. Visit our study abroad pages for more information.

Germany

Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences

Bonn-Rhein-Sieg is one of Abertay's partners for student exchange. Abertay students studying on Biomedical Science and Forensic Sciences courses have the opportunity to spend a semester or academic year in Bonn/Cologne, Germany. Visit our study abroad pages for more information.

Cologne Game Lab

Part of TH Köln, Cologne Game Lab is one of Abertay's partners for student exchange. Abertay students studying on Games courses have the opportunity to spend a semester or academic year in Cologne, subject to module requirements and availability. Visit our study abroad pages for more information.

Dortmund University of Applied Sciences and Arts

Dortmund University of Applied Sciences is one of Abertay's partners for student exchange. Abertay students studying on Accounting and Finance, Business Management, and Marketing courses have the opportunity to spend a semester or academic year in Dortmund. Visit our study abroad pages for more information.

EBS Business School

EBS is one of Abertay's partners for student exchange. Abertay students studying Law have the opportunity to spend a semester in Wiesbaden. Visit our study abroad pages for more information.

Osnabruck University of Applied Sciences

Osnabruck University of Applied Sciences is one of Abertay's partners for student exchange. Abertay students studying on Food Science and Nutrition courses have the opportunity to spend a semester, academic year or placement in Osnabruck, depending on module/placement requirements and availability. Visit our study abroad pages for more information.

Hong Kong

SRDI

The Social Resources Development Institute (SRDI), are a professional training institute in Hong Kong, will run the third year of the undergraduate Civil Engineering degree programme. Students who successfully complete the programme in Hong Kong will be awarded an Abertay degree, receiving a BEng Civil Engineering.

Italy

Universita Carlo Cattaneo LIUC

LIUC is one of Abertay's partners for student exchange. Abertay students studying on Accounting and Finance, Business Management, and Marketing courses have the opportunity to spend a semester or academic year in Castellanza in the north of Italy, close to Milan. Law students may also be able to study at LIUC, dependent on module availability. Visit our study abroad pages for more information.

University of Naples Federico II

The University of Naples Federico II is one of Abertay's partners for student exchange. Abertay students studying on Food Science and Nutrition courses have the opportunity to spend a semester, academic year or placement in Osnabruck, depending on module/placement requirements and availability. Visit our study abroad pages for more information.

India

Ecole Intuit Lab

Ecole Intuit Lab is a design college in Mumbai and partners with Abertay to support students on the Animation programme to transfer into Abertay's BA Computer Arts or BA Game Design and Production programmes. For more information, please contact the International Team, or staff at Ecole Intuit Lab.

Malaysia

Kolej Unikop

Kolej Unikop in Malaysia is a Franchise partner delivering Abertay degrees. Students can study:

  • BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance

  • BA (Hons) Criminology and Policing

  • BA (Hons) Criminology

  • BSc (Hons) Computing

  • BSc (Hons) Cybersecurity*

  • BSc (Hons) Psychology

  • BSc (Hons) Psychology with Forensic and Investigative Psychology

*Subject to final sign off

Malta

University of Malta

The University of Malta is one of Abertay's partners for student exchange. Abertay students studying on Criminology, Psychology and Sports courses have the opportunity to spend a semester or academic year in Malta, dependent on module requirements and availability. Visit our study abroad pages for more information.

Netherlands

Breda University of Applied Sciences

Breda is one of Abertay's partners for student exchange. Abertay students studying on some Games courses have the opportunity to spend a semester or academic year in Breda, dependent on module requirements and availability. Visit our study abroad pages for more information.

Hanze University of Applied Sciences

Hanze is one of Abertay's partners for student exchange. Abertay students studying on some Games courses have the opportunity to spend a semester or academic year in Groningen, dependent on module requirements and availability. Visit our study abroad pages for more information.

Leiden University of Applied Sciences

Leiden is one of Abertay's partners for student exchange. Abertay students studying Biomedical Science have the opportunity to spend a semester or academic year in Leiden. Visit our study abroad pages for more information.

Tio University of Applied Sciences

Tio is one of Abertay's partners for student exchange. Abertay students studying on Accounting and Finance, Business Management, and Marketing courses have the opportunity to spend a semester or academic year in Amsterdam or Utrecht (close to Amsterdam) in the Netherlands. Visit our study abroad pages for more information.

Norway

University of Bergen

The University of Bergen is one of Abertay's partners for student exchange. Abertay students studying Psychology have the opportunity to spend a semester or academic year in Bergen, subject to module requirements/availability. Visit our study abroad pages for more information.

Portugal

IP Santarem

IP Santarem is one of Abertay's partners for student exchange. Abertay students studying on Sport courses have the opportunity to spend a semester in Rio Maior. Visit our study abroad pages for more information.

Universidade Europeia

IADE, the Faculty of Design, Technology and Communication, at UE offer their students on the Global Bachelors in Games Development and Creative Technologies the opportunity to study abroad at Abertay for their final semester. IADE students will join the undergraduate Games courses at Abertay for one semester and participate in the Year 3 project module. For more information, please contact the International Team, or staff at IADE.

Romania

Bucharest International School of Management

Bucharest International School of Management is a Franchise partner delivering Abertay degrees. Students can study:

  • BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance with Business Management

  • BA (Hons) Business Management

  • BA (Hons) Digital Marketing with Business Management

Find out more on their website.

Echo School of Digital Arts

Echo School of Digital Arts is a Franchise partner delivering Abertay degrees. Students can study:

  • BA (Hons) Computer Arts and Animation

  • BA (Hons) Games Design and Development

  • BSc (Hons) Game Engineering

Find out more on their website.

Scotland

Al Maktoum College of Higher Education

Al Maktoum College of Higher Education in Dundee, Scotland is an Articulation partner in undergraduate Business Validation, leading to the award of Abertay degrees. Students can take the following:

  • HNC/D Business, Management & Leadership

  • MSc/PGDip Strategic Organisational Learning

  • MSc/PGDip Law and Sustainability

  • MSc/PGDip Moral Economy and Sustainable Development

  • PhD in any of the following areas: Organisational Learning, or Moral Economy, or Sustainability and Governance

Find out more on their website.

Dundee and Angus College

Dundee and Angus College in Dundee, Scotland is an Articulation Partner providing students with a direct route from D&A College to university. Students can take the following:

  • BA (Hons) Business Management (Additional Funded Places)

  • BA (Hons) Computer Arts (Additional Funded Places)

  • BEng (Hons) Civil and Environmental Engineering (Additional Funded Places)

  • BSc (Hons) Computing (Additional Funded Places)

Find out more on their website.

Fife College

Fife College in Scotland is an Articulation Partner providing students with a direct route from college to university. Students can take the following:

  • BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance

  • BA (Hons) Business Management

  • BA Learning Difficulties/Disabilities

Find out more on their website.

Singapore

Nanyang Institute of Management

Nanyang Institute of Management in Singapore is a Franchise partner delivering Abertay degrees. Students can study:

  • BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance

  • BA (Hons) Digital Marketing and Business Management

  • MSc/PGDip Accounting and Finance (CIMA Global)

  • MSc/PGDip Construction and Project Management

  • MSc/PGDip Construction Management

Find out more on their website.

Spain

C3S Business School (Castelldefels School of Social Sciences)

The Castelldefels School of Social Sciences is a Franchise partner in Barcelona delivering Abertay degrees. Students can study:

  • BA (Hons) Accounting & Finance with Business Analytics

  • BA (Hons) Business Management

  • BA (Hons) Digital Marketing and Business Management

  • Global Master of Business Administration

  • MSc Digital Marketing and E-Commerce

Find out more on their website.

IE University

IE University is one of Abertay's partners for student exchange. Abertay students studying on Accounting and Finance, Business Management, Law, and Marketing courses have the opportunity to spend a semester or academic year in Madrid or Segovia (close to Madrid) in Spain. Visit our study abroad pages for more information.

Sweden

University of Gothenburg

The University of Gothenburg is one of Abertay's partners for student exchange. Abertay students studying Law have the opportunity to spend a semester in Gothenburg. Visit our study abroad pages for more information.

United Arab Emirates

Westford University College

Westford University College in Sharjah is a Franchise partner delivering Abertay degrees. Students can study:

  • Global Master of Business Administration

  • Master of Business Administration with Business Analytics

  • Master of Business Administration with Engineering Management

  • Master of Business Administration with Finance and Risk Management

  • Master of Business Administration with Healthcare Management

  • Master of Business Administration with HR and Organisational Psychology

  • Master of Business Administration with Information Technology

  • Master of Business Administration with Supply Chain Management

  • MSc/PGDip Accounting and Finance

  • MSc/PGDip Construction and Project Management

Find out more on their website.

USA

Champlain College

Champlain is one of Abertay's partners for student exchange. Abertay students studying on some Games courses have the opportunity to spend a semester or academic year in Burlington, Vermont, dependent on module requirements and availability. Visit our study abroad pages for more information.

George Mason University

George Mason is one of Abertay's partners for student exchange. Abertay students studying on Criminology, Game Design, and Psychology courses have the opportunity to spend a semester or academic year in Fairfax, Virginia (near Washington). Visit our study abroad pages for more information.

Kirkwood Community College

Kirkwood College and Abertay University partner on a single semester module in Global Business and Marketing via a virtual exchange between students and collaboration across the semester, culminating in a face to face visit and client pitch to round off the module. Students at both institutions receive credit for the module towards their respective degree programmes.

New Jersey City University

NJCU is one of Abertay's partners for student exchange. Abertay students studying on Business Management, Criminology, and Marketing courses have the opportunity to spend a semester or academic year in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. Visit our study abroad pages for more information.

Northern Virginia Community College

NOVA and Abertay's partnership offers advanced entry or transfer for NOVA students into a number of Abertay undergraduate programs, amongst other opportunities such as faculty-led visits and development of a summer school program. For more information, please contact the International Team, or staff at NOVA.

Pennsylvania College of Technology

PCT is one of Abertay's partners for student exchange. Abertay students studying on Accounting and Finance, Business Management, and Marketing courses have the opportunity to spend a semester or academic year in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. Visit our study abroad pages for more information.

St Edward's University

St Edward's is one of Abertay's partners for student exchange. Abertay students studying on Game Design and Psychology courses have the opportunity to spend a semester or academic year in Austin, Texas. Visit our study abroad pages for more information.

University of North Florida

UNF is one of Abertay's partners for student exchange. Abertay students studying on Accounting and Finance, Biomedical Science, Business Management, Criminology, Fitness/Food Nutrition and Health, Marketing, Psychology, and Sport courses have the opportunity to spend a semester or academic year in Jacksonville, Florida. Visit our study abroad pages for more information.

Ukraine

Simon Kuznets Kharkiv National University

Simon Kuznets Kharkiv National University in Ukraine is a Franchise partner delivering Abertay degrees. Students can study:

  • Master of Business Administration in Organisational Transformation with Cybersecurity

  • Master of Business Administration in Organisational Transformation with Sustainability

Find out more on their website.

Pause carousel

Play carousel