Aston University has over 250 partnerships in around 45 countries with a range of high profile institutions across the world. Through the development of partnerships Aston provides exciting exchange and teaching opportunities and innovative research collaboration. 

For more information about our partnerships, please see below.

Student Exchange

If you are interested in partnering with Aston University, please complete this form and a member of our partnerships team will get back to you shortly. 

Aston has student exchange agreements with over 100 universities, in 39 different countries around the world. This type of partnership facilitates inbound and outbound students to exchange to a partner institution for various durations: one term, a full year, or summer programmes.

Nearly 70 of our partnerships are Erasmus+, and students undertaking exchange with an Erasmus+ partner are entitled to an Erasmus+ grant. For more information on the scheme, please see our Erasmus+ section.

Get more information on student exchange (whether incoming to Aston, or outgoing to a partner)

Student exchange agreements are often limited to particular schools or programmes of study therefore please enquire at international@aston.ac.uk if you have a particular interest in one of our partners.

LocationOrganisationArea of involvementAcademic SchoolsWebsite
Argentina - Rosario and Buenos AiresUniversidad AustralStudent exchangeAston Business Schoolwww.austral.edu.ar
Australia - AdelaideUniversity of South AustraliaStudent exchangeAston Universitywww.unisa.edu.au
Australia - BrisbaneQueensland University of TechnologyStudent exchangeAston Universitywww.qut.edu.au
Austria - ViennaVienna University of Applied Economics and Business Administration (Wirtschaftsuniversitat Wien)Student exchangeAston Business Schoolwww.wu.ac.at
Austria - ViennaUniversity of ViennaStudent exchangeLanguages & Social Scienceswww.univie.ac.at
Belgium - BrusselsSolvay Brussels School of Economics & Management. University Libre de BruxellesStudent exchangeAston Business Schoolwww.ulb.ac.be
Belgium - BrusselsUniversite Saint-LouisStudent work exchangeLanguages & Social Scienceswww.usaintlouis.be
Brazil - Sao PauloThe University of Sao PauloStudent exchangeAston Business Schoolwww.usp.br
Brazil - Sao PauloUniversidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP)Student work exchangeLife & Health Scienceswww.unicamp.br
Canada - KingstonQueen's University, School of BusinessStudent exchangeAston Business Schoolwww.queensu.ca
Canada - MontrealHEC MontrealStudent exchangeAston Business Schoolwww.hec.ca
Canada - QuebecUniversite LavalStudent exchangeAston Business Schoolwww.ulaval.ca
Canada - St.CatherinesFaculty of Business, Brock UniversityStudent exchangeAston Business Schoolwww.brocku.ca
Chile - SantiagoUniversidad Chileno-Britanica de CulturaStudent exchangeLanguages & Social Scienceswww.ubritanica.cl
China - ShenyangShenyang University of Chemical Technology, KEYA CollegeStudent exchangeLanguages & Social Scienceswww.syuct.edu.cn
China - TaiyuanShanxi UniversityStudent exchangeLanguages & Social Scienceswww.sxu.edu.cn
China - TianjinTianjin Foreign Studies UniversityStudent exchangeLanguages & Social Scienceswww.tjfsu.edu.cn
Colombia - BogotaUniversidad de Los Andes, School of ManagementStudent exchangeAston Business Schoolwww.uniandes.edu.co
Czech Republic - BrnoBrno University of TechnologyStudent exchangeEngineering & Applied Scienceswww.vutbr.cz
Denmark - AarhusAarhus UniversityStudent exchangeLife & Health Scienceswww.au.dk
Denmark - CopenhagenCopenhagen Business SchoolStudent exchangeAston Business Schoolwww.cbs.dk
Denmark - RandersDania Academy of Higher EducationStudent exchangeLife & Health Scienceswww.eadania.dk/en
Finland - HelsinkiAalto University, School of EconomicsStudent exchangeAston Business Schoolwww.aalto.fi
Finland - TampereUniversity of TampereStudent exchangeLanguages & Social Scienceswww.uta.fi
France - BordeauxKEDGE Business SchoolStudent exchangeAston Business Schoolwww.kedgebs.com/en
France - BordeauxInstitut D' Etudes Politiques de BordeauxStudent exchangeLanguages & Social Scienceswww.sciencespobordeaux.fr
France - ChamberyUniversite de SavoieStudent exchangeEngineering & Applied Scienceswww.univ-savoie.fr
France - GrenobleGrenoble Ecole de ManagementStudent exchangeAston Business Schoolwww.grenoble-em.com
France - Lille and NiceEDHEC Business SchoolStudent exchangeAston Business Schoolwww.edhec.com
France - LilleInstitut D' Etudes Politiques LilleStudent exchangeLanguages & Social Scienceswww.sciencespo-lille.eu
France - LyonEM LyonStudent exchangeAston Business Schoolwww.em-lyon.com/fr
France - MontpellierUniversite Paul Valery Montpellier IIIStudent exchangeLanguages & Social Scienceswww.univ-montp3.fr
France - NancyUniversite de Lorraine ESSTINStudent exchangeEngineering & Applied Scienceswww.univ-lorraine.fr
France - NantesAudencia Business SchoolStudent exchangeAston Business Schoolwww.audencia.com
France - ParisISTIT- Institut de Management et Communication InterculturelsStudent exchangeLanguages & Social Scienceswww.isitinternational.com
France - ParisESCP Business SchoolStudent exchangeAston Business Schoolwww.escpeurope.eu/
France - ParisESSEC ParisStudent exchangeAston Business Schoolwww.essec.edu
France - RennesInstitut D' Etudes Politiques RennesStudent exchangeLanguages & Social Scienceswww.sciencespo-rennes.fr
France - RennesUniversity of Rennes 1Student exchangeLife & Health Scienceswww.univ-rennes1.fr
France - ToulouseToulouse Business SchoolStudent exchangeAston Business Schoolwww.tbs-education.fr/en
France - ToursUniversite Francois RabelaisStudent exchangeLanguages & Social Scienceswww.univ-tours.fr
Germany - AalenAalen UniversityStudent exchangeLife & Health Scienceswww.htw-aalen.de
Germany - CologneUniversity of CologneStudent exchangeAston Business Schoolwww.international.wiso.uni-koeln.de
Germany - Frankfurt (Oder)Europa-Universitat Viadrina FrankfurtStudent exchangeLanguages & Social Scienceswww.euv-frankfurt-o.de
Germany - LeipzigHHL - Leipzig Graduate School of ManagementStudent exchangeAston Business Schoolwww.hhl.de
Germany - LeipzigUniversitat LeipzigStudent exchangeLanguages & Social Scienceswww.uni-leipzig.de
Germany - MannheimUniversitaet MannheimStudent exchangeAston Business Schoolwww.bwl.uni-mannheim.de
Germany - MunichTechnical University MunichStudent exchangeAston Universityportal.mytum.de/welcome
Germany - PaderbornUniversitat PaderbornStudent exchangeLanguages & Social Scienceswww.uni-paderborn.de
Germany - StuttgartDHBW Student exchangeAston Business Schoolwww.dhbw-stuttgart.de/home
Germany - VallendarWHU - Otto Beisheim School of ManagementStudent exchangeAston Business Schoolwww.whu.edu
Hong Kong (SAR) - KowloonCity University of Hong Kong, College of BusinessStudent exchangeAston Business Schoolwww.cityu.edu.hk
Hong Kong (SAR) - KowloonHong Kong Polytechnic UniversityStudent exchangeAston Universitywww.polyu.edu.hk
Hong Kong (SAR) - Shatin, New TerritoriesThe Chinese University of Hong Kong, Faculty of Business AdministrationStudent exchangeAston Business Schoolwww.cuhk.edu.hk
Hong Kong (SAR) - Shatin, New TerritoriesThe Chinese University of Hong KongStudent exchangeAston Universitywww.cuhk.edu.hk
India - JamshedpurXLRI Xavier School of ManagementStudent exchangeAston Business Schoolwww.ximb.ac.in
India - WadalaVidyalankar School of Information TechnologyStudent exchangeEngineering & Applied Scienceswww.vit.edu.in
Italy - CagliariUniversita Degli Studi di CagliariStudent exchangeLife & Health Scienceswww.unica.it
Italy - MilanUniversita Commerciale Luigi Bocconi (Bocconi University)Student exchangeAston Business Schoolwww.unibocconi.it
Italy - NaplesSeconda Universita Degli Studi di NapoliStudent exchangeLife & Health Scienceswww.unina2.it
Italy - TorinoUniversia degli studi di TorinoStudent exchangeLife & Health Scienceswww.unito.it
Japan - NagoyaNagoya University of Commerce and BusinessStudent exchangeAston Business Schoolwww.nucba.ac.jp/en
Japan - OsakaKansai UniversityStudent exchangeLanguages & Social Scienceswww.kansai-u.ac.jp
Japan - TokyoTottori UniversityStudent exchangeLanguages & Social Scienceswww.tottori-u.ac.jp
Japan - TokyoToyo Gakuen UniversityStudent work exchangeLanguages & Social Scienceswww.tyg.jp
Korea - SeoulKorea University Business SchoolStudent exchangeAston Business Schoolwww.korea.edu
Korea - SeoulKorea UniversityStudent exchangeAston Universitywww.korea.edu
Korea - SeoulSungkyunkwan University (SKKU)Student exchangeAston Business Schoolwww.skku.edu/eng
Korea - SeoulThe College of Urban Sciences, University of SeoulStudent exchangeLanguages & Social Scienceswww.uos.ac.kr
Lithuania - VilniusVilnius Gediminas Technical UniversityStudent exchangeEngineering & Applied Scienceswww.vgtu.lt
Luxembourg - LuxembourgUniversity of LuxembourgStudent exchangeLanguages & Social Scienceswwwen.uni.lu
Mexico - MonterreyThe Instituto Technologico y de Estudios Superiores MonterreyStudent exchangeAston Business Schoolwww.itesm.mx
Netherlands - MaastrichtMaastrict University School of Business and EconomicsStudent exchangeAston Business Schoolwww.maastrichtuniversity.nl
Netherlands - RotterdamRSM Erasmus UniversityStudent exchangeAston Business Schoolwww.eur.nl
Netherlands - UtrechtHogeschool Utrecht University of Applied SciencesStudent exchangeEngineering & Applied Scienceswww.hu.nl
New Caledonia - NoumeaUniversite de la Nouvelle CaledoneStudent exchangeLanguages & Social Scienceswww.univ-nc.nc/
New Zealand - OtagoUniversity of OtagoStudent exchangeAston Business Schoolwww.otago.ac.nz
Norway - OsloBI Norwegian School of ManagementStudent exchangeAston Business Schoolwww.bi.no
Palestine - NablusAn-Najah National UniversityStudent exchangeLife & Health Scienceswww.najah.edu
Poland - KielceJan Kochanowski UniversityStudent exchangeLanguages & Social Scienceswww.ujk.edu.pl/
Poland - KrakowJagiellonian UniversityStudent exchangeLanguages & Social Scienceswww.uj.edu.pl
Poland - KrakowJerzy Haber Institute of Catalysis and Surface, Chemistry Polish Academy of SciencesStudent exchangeEngineering & Applied Scienceswww.ik-pan.krakow.pl/
Poland - WarsawKozminski UniversityStudent exchangeAston Business Schoolwww.kozminski.edu.pl
Portugal - LisbonUniversidade Catolica PortuguesaStudent exchangeAston Business Schoolhttps://www.clsbe.lisboa.ucp.pt/
Portugal - PortoInstituto Politechnico do PortoStudent exchangeEngineering & Applied Scienceswww.ipp.pt
Russia - Moscow Lomonosov Moscow State University, Faculty of EconomicsStudent exchangeAston Business Schoolwww.econ.msu.ru
Russia - MoscowMoscow State UniversityStudent exchangeEngineering & Applied Scienceswww.msu.ru
Russia - NovosibirskNovosibirsk State UniversityStudent exchangeEngineering & Applied Scienceswww.nsu.ru
Russia - Tyumen OblastTyumen State UniversityStudent exchangeLanguages & Social Scienceswww.utmn.ru
Russia - Voronezh OblastVoronezh State UniversityStudent exchangeLanguages & Social Scienceswww.vsu.ru
Russia - Yaroslavl OblastYaroslavl Demidov State UniversityStudent exchangeLanguages & Social Scienceswww.uniyar.ac.ru
SingaporeNanyang Technological UniversityStudent exchangeAston Universitywww.ntu.edu.sg
Slovenia - LjubljanaUniversity of LjubljanaStudent exchangeAston Business Schoolwww.uni-lj.si
South Africa - StellenboschUniversity of Stellenbosch Business SchoolStudent exchangeAston Business Schoolwww.sun.ac.za
Spain - BarcelonaEscuela de Alta Direccion y AdministracionStudent exchangeAston Business Schoolwww.eada.edu/
Spain - BarcelonaUniversitat Pompeu FabraStudent exchangeAston Universitywww.upf.edu
Spain - BarcelonaEADA Business SchoolStudent exchangeAston Business Schoolwww.eada.edu/en
Spain - Castello de la PlanaUniversitat Jaume IStudent exchangeAston Business Schoolwww.uji.es
Spain - GranadaUniversidad de GranadaStudent exchangeLanguages & Social Scienceswww.ugr.es
Spain - MadridUniversidad Carlos III de MadridStudent exchangeAston Universitywww.uc3m.es
Spain - SevilleUniversidad Pablo de OlavideStudent exchangeLanguages & Social Scienceswww.upo.es
Spain - SevilleUniversidad De Sevilla (Facultad de Ciencias Economicas y Empresariales; Faculdad de Turismo y Finanzas)Student exchangeAston Business Schoolwww.us.es
Spain - ValenciaUniversitat de ValenciaStudent exchangeLanguages & Social Scienceswww.uv.es
Sweden - OrebroOrebro UniversityStudent exchangeAston Universitywww.oru.se
Sweden - StockholmStockholm University, School of BusinessStudent exchangeAston Business Schoolwww.su.se
SwitzerlandZHAWStudent exchangeLSSzhaw.ch
Taiwan - TaipeiNational Chengchi University, College of CommerceStudent exchangeAston Business Schoolwww.nccu.edu.tw
Thailand - BangkokChulalongkorn UniversityStudent exchangeAston Business Schoolwww.chula.ac.th
Turkey - AnkaraHacettepe UniversityStudent exchangeLife & Health Scienceswww.hacettepe.edu.tr
Turkey - AnkaraBilkent UniversityStudent exchangeAston Universitywww.bilkent.edu.tr
Ukraine - KievKyiv National Linguistic UniversityStudent exchangeLanguages & Social Sciencesknlu.kiev.ua
Ukraine - MykolaivMykolaiv National UniversityStudent exchangeLanguages & Social Scienceswww.mdu.edu.ua
Ukraine - Odessa OblastOdessa Mechnikov UniversityStudent exchangeEngineering & Applied Scienceswww.onu.edu.ua
United States of America - CaliforniaPepperdine University, The Graziadio School of Business and ManagementStudent exchangeAston Business Schoolwww.pepperdine.edu
United States of America - Gainesville FloridaUniversity of Florida, Warrington College of Business Administration,Student exchangeAston Business Schoolwww.ufl.edu
United States of America - New YorkHofstra UniversityStudent exchangeLanguages & Social Scienceswww.hofstra.edu
United States of America - Poughkeepsee, NYMarist CollegeStudent exchangeAston Business Schoolwww.marist.edu
United States of America - San DiegoSan Diego State University, College of Business Administration, Student exchangeAston Business Schoolwww.sdsu.edu
Uzbekistan - SamarkandSamarkand State Institute of Foreign LanguagesStudent exchangeLanguages & Social Scienceswww.samdu.uz
Uzbekistan - TashkentUzbekistan State World Languages UniversityStudent exchangeLanguages & Social Scienceswww.uzswlu.uz/
Staff Exchange

If you are interested in partnering with Aston University, please complete this form and a member of our partnerships team will get back to you shortly. 

Aston has staff exchange agreements with over 50 universities, in 22 different countries around the world. This type of partnership facilitates inbound and outbound teaching or training activities with academic and professional staff.

Many of these partnerships are within the Erasmus+ framework, therefore staff members can receive Erasmus+ funding to support their mobility. European institutions who participate in Erasmus+ do not need to have a specific staff exchange agreement to host Erasmus staff training mobility, therefore many EU institutions not listed here will also offer staff exchange.

For further information on participation read more in the Erasmus+ staff mobility scheme.

For information on any of our non-Erasmus+ partners, please refer to the school web pages. Many of our staff exchange agreements underpin research activity. Please also view the research collaboration tab for information.

LocationOrganisationArea of involvementAcademic SchoolsWebsite
China - HarbinNortheast Forestry UniversityStudent exchangeSocial Sciences and Humanities (formerly LSS)http://en.nefu.edu.cn/
China - TaiyuanShanxi UniversityStaff exchangeLanguages & Social Scienceswww.sxu.edu.cn
Finland - HelsinkiMetropolia University of Applied SciencesStaff exchangeEngineering & Applied Scienceswww.metropolia.fi/en/
Finland - HelsinkiUniversity of HelsinkiStaff exchangeLanguages & Social Scienceswww.helsinki.fi/yliopisto
France - RennesUniversity of Renne 1Staff exchangeLife & Health Scienceswww.univ-rennes1.fr
Germany - AalenAalen UniversityStaff exchangeLife & Health Scienceswww.htw-aalen.de
Germany - CologneUniversity of Cologne, Faculty of Management, Economics and Social SciencesStaff exchangeAston Business Schoolwww.international.wiso.uni-koeln.de
Iceland - ReykjavikReykjavik UniversityStaff exchangeLife & Health Scienceswww.ru.is
Italy - CagliariUniversita Degli Studi di CagliariStaff exchangeLife & Health Scienceswww.unica.it
Italy - RomeTor Vergata RomeStaff exchangeLife & Health Scienceswww.uniroma2.it
Lithuania - VilniusVilnius Gediminas Technical UniversityStaff exchangeEngineering & Applied Scienceswww.vgtu.lt/
Palestine - NablusAn-Najah National UniversityStaff exchangeLife & Health Scienceswww.najah.edu
Poland - LodzUniwersytet LodzkiStaff exchangeLanguages & Social Scienceswww.uni.lodz.pl
Russia - MoscowMoscow State UniversityStaff exchangeEngineering & Applied Scienceswww.msu.ru
Russia - NovosibirskNovosibirsk State UniversityStaff exchangeEngineering & Applied Scienceswww.nsu.ru
Russia - Tyumen OblastTyumen State UniversityStaff exchangeLanguages & Social Scienceswww.utmn.ru
Russia - Voronezh OblastVoronezh State UniversityStaff exchangeLanguages & Social Scienceswww.vsu.ru/
Russia - Yaroslavl OblastYaroslavl Demidov State UniversityStaff exchangeLanguages & Social Scienceswww.uniyar.ac.ru
Spain - BarcelonaUniversitat Politecnica de Catalunya (PUC)Staff exchangeLife & Health Scienceshttp://www.us.es
Spain - SevilleUniversidad De Sevilla (Facultad de Ciencias Economicas y Empresariales; Faculdad de Turismo y Finanzas)Staff exchangeAston Business Schoolwww.us.es
Sweden - OrebroOrebro UniversityStaff exchangeAston Universitywww.oru.se
Thailand - BangkokUniversity of the Thai Chamber of CommerceStaff exchangeAston Business Schoolic.utcc.ac.th/
Thailand - PathumthaniAsian Institute of TechnologyStaff exchangeAston Business Schoolwww.ait.ac.th
Turkey - AnkaraHacettepe UniversityStaff exchangeLife & Health Scienceswww.hacettepe.edu.tr
Ukraine - KievKyiv National Linguistic UniversityStaff exchangeLanguages & Social Sciencesknlu.kiev.ua/
Ukraine - MykolaivMykolaiv National UniversityStaff exchangeLanguages & Social Scienceswww.mdu.edu.ua
Ukraine - Odessa OblastOdessa Mechnikov UniversityStaff exchangeEngineering & Applied Scienceswww.onu.edu.ua
Uzbekistan - SamarkandSamarkand State Institute of Foreign LanguagesStaff exchangeLanguages & Social Scienceswww.samdu.uz/
Uzbekistan - TashkentUzbekistan State World Languages UniversityStaff exchangeLanguages & Social Scienceswww.uzswlu.uz/
Research Collaboration

If you are interested in partnering with Aston University, please complete this form and a member of our partnerships team will get back to you shortly. 

Aston has developed a strong reputation for working closely with industry, the professions, and universities across the world, with a strong focus on providing solutions to global problems, and addressing societal challenges. The following lists the current academic research partners engaged in research collaboration. Enquire at rke_comms@aston.ac.uk

Glossary of Terms

Co-supervisory Research Arrangements leading to Dual or Joint Awards (Cotutelle): Under a Cotutelle agreement, a postgraduate research degree student is jointly supervised by supervisors from different universities from different countries leading to either a dual award or joint award.

EMJMD: Erasmus Mundus Joint Masters Degrees COFUND: Co-funding of regional, national and international programmes

Research Collaboration: This describes researchers working together across boundaries achieving the common goal of producing new scientific knowledge

COFUND: Co-funding of regional, national and international programmes

Find out more about Aston’s  high impact research

LocationOrganisationArea of involvementAcademic SchoolsWebsite
Australia - SydneyMacquarie UniversityCotutelle AgreementLife & Health Scienceswww.mq.edu.au
China - HefeiHefei University of TechnologyResearch CollaborationsEngineering and Applied Sciencesen.hfut.edu.cn/index.php
China - HuazhongHuazhong University of Science and TechnologyCOFUNDEngineering and Applied Sciencesenglish.hust.edu.cn
China - ZhejiangZhejiang UniversityEMJMDEngineering and Applied Scienceswww.zju.edu.cn/english
Cyprus - LimassolCyprus University of TechnologyCOFUNDEngineering and Applied Scienceswww.cut.ac.cy/?languageId=1
Denmark - LyngbyDanmarks Tekniske UniversitetResearch CollaborationsEngineering and Applied Scienceswww.dtu.dk/en
Egypt - AlexandriaArab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime TransportResearch collaborationEngineering & Applied Scienceswww.aast.edu/en
Finland - HelsinkiHelsinki University Research CollaborationsAston Medical Schoolwww.helsinki.fi/en
France - NiceInstitut Non Lineare de NiceCOFUNDEngineering and Applied Scienceswb.inln.cnrs.fr
Germany - JenaFriedrich-Schiller-Universitat Jena, Institute of Applied PhysicsCOFUNDEngineering and Applied Scienceswww.iap.uni-jena.de
Germany - JulichForschungszentrum J?lich (FZJ) Institute of Bio- and  GeosciencesResearch CollaborationsLife and Health Scienceswww.fz-juelich.de/ibg/ibg-3
Ireland - CorkCork Institute of Technology Research CollaborationsEngineering and Applied Sciences www.cit.ie
Italy - LecceConsiglio Nazionale delle RicercheCOFUNDEngineering and Applied Scienceswww.cnr.it/en
Italy - RomeInstitute for Complex Systems of the National Research CouncilCOFUNDEngineering and Applied Scienceswww.isc.cnr.it
Mexico - San Andres CholulaInstituto Nacional de Astrofisica Optica Y ElectronicaResearch CollaborationsEngineering and Applied Scienceswww.inaoep.mx/en
Netherlands - DelftTechnische Universiteit DelftResearch CollaborationsEngineering and Applied Scienceswww.tudelft.nl/en
Palestine - NablusAn-Najah National UniversityResearch collaborationLife & Health Scienceswww.najah.edu
Portugal - LisbonInstituto portugues do sangue e da transplantacao IPResearch CollaborationsLife and Health Scienceswww.sns.gov.pt/entidades-de-saude/institut
Russia - Gothenburg Consejo  Superior de Investigaciones Cient?ficasResearch CollaborationsLife and Heath Scienceswww.csic.es
Russia - MoscowMoscow State UniversityResearch collaborationEngineering & Applied Scienceswww.msu.ru
Russia - NovosibirskNovosibirsk State UniversityResearch collaborationEngineering & Applied Scienceswww.nsu.ru
Russia - NovosibirskNovosibirsk State University Research CollaborationsEngineering and Applied Sciencesenglish.nsu.ru
Russia - Tyumen OblastTyumen State UniversityResearch collaborationLanguages & Social Scienceswww.utmn.ru
Russia - Voronezh OblastVoronezh State UniversityResearch collaborationLanguages & Social Scienceswww.vsu.ru
Russia - Yaroslavl OblastYaroslavl Demidov State UniversityResearch collaborationLanguages & Social Scienceswww.uniyar.ac.ru
SingaporeEast Asia Institute of Management (EASB)Research collaborationLife & Health Scienceswww.uni-lj.si
Spain - AgenciaAgencia estatal consejo superior de investigaciones cientificasResearch CollaborationsEngineering and Applied Scienceswww.csic.es
Spain - BarcelonaUniversitat Politecnica de Catalunya (PUC)Research collaborationLife & Health Scienceswww.us.es
Spain - ValenciaFUNDACION PARA LA INVESTIGACION DEL HOSPITAL UNIVERSITARIO LA FE DE LA COMUNIDAD VALENCIANAResearch CollaborationsLife and Heath Scienceswww.hecatos.eu/about-hecatos/partners/hospi
Sweden - ChalmersChalmers University of TechnologyCOFUNDEngineering and Applied Scienceswww.chalmers.se/en/Pages/default.aspx
Taiwan - TaipeiNational Chengchi University, College of CommerceResearch collaborationAston Business Schoolwww.nccu.edu.tw
Thailand - PathumthaniAsian Institute of TechnologyResearch collaborationAston Business Schoolwww.ait.ac.th
Ukraine - KievKyiv National Linguistic UniversityResearch collaborationLanguages & Social Sciencesknlu.kiev.ua
Ukraine - MykolaivMykolaiv National UniversityResearch collaborationLanguages & Social Scienceswww.mdu.edu.ua
Ukraine - Odessa OblastOdessa Mechnikov UniversityResearch collaborationEngineering & Applied Scienceswww.onu.edu.ua
Uzbekistan - SamarkandSamarkand State Institute of Foreign LanguagesResearch collaborationLanguages & Social Scienceswww.samdu.uz
Uzbekistan - TashkentUzbekistan State World Languages UniversityResearch collaborationLanguages & Social Sciencesuzswlu.uz/uz
Teaching Partnerships

If you are interested in partnering with Aston University, please complete this form and a member of our partnerships team will get back to you shortly. 

Aston has agreements with a number of academic institutions and organisations within the UK and across the world.  These agreements have been developed to provide a clear academic route for students studying on specific programmes with our partners, and who meet the agreed entry criteria, to study at Aston. Enquire at  international@aston.ac.uk 

Glossary of Terms

Articulation: Under an Articulation agreement, students from a partner institution’s course who satisfy the academic entry requirements are automatically entitled (on academic grounds)to be admitted with advanced credits to enable them to enter an Aston University degree course in Year 2 or Final Year. These arrangements normally involve the transfer of credit from the partner course to contribute to the Award completed at Aston University.

Double Degree / Award:  The student undertakes a programme resulting in an award where the partner institution recognise the credits gained at each institution leading to the full degree award.

Exchange Double Degree: Under the agreement, the student undertakes and completes an exchange programme for one academic year with credits awarded from both institutions leading to degrees awarded by each awarding institution.

Franchise / Shared Delivery: This is the process by which the University agrees to authorise a partner to deliver part or all of one (or more) of Aston University’s approved programmes.

Joint Award: The student undertakes a programme where arrangements are joint in all aspects, involving all partners in all aspects of programme design, development, delivery, assessment, management and decision-making on student achievement.

Progression: The student successfully completes an award at an institution or provider, to progress to the next stage of study at Aston University. For example a student progresses from a provider’s Foundation course to the first year of an Undergraduate programme or from a Pre Masters course to a Masters programme.

The award is a single certificate (signed by all partners) attesting to the successful completion of the jointly delivered course.

For more information about these partnerships, please contact the partner institution in the first instance.

 

Organisation

Area of involvement

Academic Schools

Website Url

Notes 

 

 

Queensland University of Technology

Exchange Double degree - BSc Business and Management

Aston Business School

https://www.qut.edu.au/ 

https://www2.aston.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/courses/abs/index

Université Laval, Faculty of Administrative Sciences

All MSc degrees and MBA

Aston Business School

https://www.ulaval.ca/en/

https://www2.aston.ac.uk/aston-business-school/international/incoming/postgraduate

Shanghai University

Articulation (3+1) - BSc Accounting and Finance 

Aston Business School

http://en.shu.edu.cn/Default.aspx 

https://www2.aston.ac.uk/study/courses/accounting-and-finance-bsc

 

 

 

 

 

Jindal Global University

Articulation (2+1) BSc Business and Management and Progression 1+1 Masters

Aston Business School

https://jgu.edu.in/jgbs/

https://www.aston.ac.uk/study/courses/business-and-management-bsc-2021

 

 

 

 

 

Tianjin Foreign Studies University

Articulation (3+1) or 2+2 - BSc Accounting and Finance

Aston Business School

http://www.tjfsu.edu.cn/bindex/xxgk_xxjj.shtml

https://www2.aston.ac.uk/study/courses/accounting-and-finance-bsc

 

 

 

 

 

Lanzhou University

Articulation (3+1) or 2+2 - BSc Accounting and Finance 

Aston Business School

https://en.lzu.edu.cn/
http://msen.lzu.edu.cn/

https://www2.aston.ac.uk/study/courses/accounting-and-finance-bsc

 

 

 

 

 

Northeast Forestry University 

Articulation (3+1) or 2+2 - BSc Construction Project Management 

Engineering and Applied Sciences

http://en.nefu.edu.cn/

https://www2.aston.ac.uk/study/courses/construction-project-management-bsc

Northeast Forestry University 

Articulation (3+1) or 2+2 - BSc Accounting and Finance

Aston Business School

http://en.nefu.edu.cn/

https://www2.aston.ac.uk/study/courses/accounting-and-finance-bsc

 

 

 

 

 

Central University of Finance and Economics

Articulation 2+2 - BSc Business Management

Aston Business School

http://en.cufe.edu.cn/

https://www2.aston.ac.uk/study/courses/business-and-management-bsc

 

 

 

 

 

Beijing Normal University 

Study abroad programme:
Postgraduate Certificate in TESOL
MA in TESOL

Languages & Social Sciences  

https://english.bnu.edu.cn/

https://www2.aston.ac.uk/study/courses/tesol-ma

Taiyuan University of Technology

Progression agreement for all MSc/MA students except the courses at LHS 

ABS, EAS, LSS

http://www2017.tyut.edu.cn/

https://www2.aston.ac.uk/study/course-finder#/?pageIndex=0&school=52%2C54%2C55&courseLevel=42%2C43

Shanxi University

Progression agreement MA in TESOL

Languages & Social Sciences 

http://english.sxu.edu.cn/

https://www2.aston.ac.uk/study/courses/tesol-ma

Shanxi University

Progression agreement MA in TESOL&Translation Studies

Languages & Social Sciences 

http://english.sxu.edu.cn/


https://www2.aston.ac.uk/study/courses/tesol-and-translation-studies-ma

Shanxi University

Study Abroad - International Year at Aston  (IYA) - Students study at Aston as part of their undergraduate degree

Languages & Social Sciences & CLIPP

http://english.sxu.edu.cn/

https://www2.aston.ac.uk/study/courses/international-year-at-aston

Shanxi University of Finance and Economics

Study Abroad - International Year at Aston  (IYA) - Students study at Aston as part of their undergraduate degree

Languages & Social Sciences & CLIPP

http://en.sxufe.edu.cn/?yikikata=86971697-a7cb10a81dbe84d08a40d2501e74e1df

https://www2.aston.ac.uk/study/courses/international-year-at-aston

Tianjin Foreign Studies University

Study Abroad - International Year at Aston  (IYA) - Students study at Aston as part of their undergraduate degree

Languages & Social Sciences & CLIPP

http://www.tjfsu.edu.cn/bindex/index.shtml

https://www2.aston.ac.uk/study/courses/international-year-at-aston

Metropolitan University Prague

Joint Degree - MA in Conflict and Security

Languages & Social Sciences

http://www.mup.cz/en/

https://www2.aston.ac.uk/study/courses/conflict-and-security-ma

 

 

 

 

 

EM Lyon Business School

Exchange Double Degree - BSc Business and Management
Postgraduate: Double Degree - All MSc degrees

Aston Business School

http://www.em-lyon.com/en 



https://www2.aston.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/courses/abs/index
https://www2.aston.ac.uk/aston-business-school/international/incoming/postgraduate

 

 

 

 

 

ESCP Europe Business School

Exchange Double Degree - All MSc degrees

Aston Business School

http://escpeurope.eu/index-static.php 

https://www2.aston.ac.uk/aston-business-school/international/incoming/postgraduate

 

 

 

 

 

Audencia Business School

Exchange Double Degree - All MSc degrees

Aston Business School

http://www.audencia.com/en/ 

https://www2.aston.ac.uk/aston-business-school/international/incoming/postgraduate

Grenoble Ecole de Management

Exchange Double Degree - All MSc degrees

Aston Business School

http://en.grenoble-em.com/ 

https://www2.aston.ac.uk/aston-business-school/international/incoming/postgraduate

KEDGE Business School

Exchange Double Degree - All MSc degrees

Aston Business School

https://student.kedge.edu/ 

https://www2.aston.ac.uk/aston-business-school/international/incoming/postgraduate

Toulouse Business School

Exchange Double Degree - All MSc degrees

Aston Business School

http://www.tbs-education.fr/en 

https://www2.aston.ac.uk/aston-business-school/international/incoming/postgraduate

EDHEC Business School

Exchange Double Degree - All MSc degrees

Aston Business School

https://www.edhec.edu/en 

https://www2.aston.ac.uk/aston-business-school/international/incoming/postgraduate

Institut d'?tudes Politiques de Lille (Sciences Po Lille)

Double Degree - MA in Europe and the World

Languages & Social Sciences

http://www.sciencespo-rennes.fr/fr/accueil.html

https://www2.aston.ac.uk/study/courses/europe-and-the-world-double-ma

 

 

 

 

 

Institut d'?tudes Politiques de Rennes (Sciences Po Rennes)

Joint Degree - MA in Multilevel Governance and International Relations with Integrated Professional Training

Languages & Social Sciences

http://www.sciencespo-rennes.fr/fr/accueil.html

https://www2.aston.ac.uk/study/courses/governance-and-international-politics-double-ma

 

 

 

 

 

HHL Graduate School of Management

All MSc degrees and MBA

Aston Business School

https://www.hhl.de/

https://www2.aston.ac.uk/aston-business-school/international/incoming/postgraduate

Otto Friedrich Universitaet, Bamberg

Double Degree - MA In Governance and International Politics

Languages & Social Sciences

https://www.uni-bamberg.de/en/

https://www2.aston.ac.uk/study/courses/governance-and-international-politics-double-ma

 

 

 

 

 

Kanagawa University

Study Abroad - April Year Abroad-  Students study at Aston as part of their undergraduate degree

Languages & Social Sciences

http://www.kanagawa-u.ac.jp/english/

https://www2.aston.ac.uk/study/courses/april-year-abroad

 

 

 

 

 

Nagoya University of Commerce and Business

Exchange Double Degree - All MSc degrees and MBA

Aston Business School

https://mba.nucba.ac.jp/en/

https://www2.aston.ac.uk/aston-business-school/international/incoming/postgraduate

Kansai University

Study Abroad - UK Year Abroad (Cert HE in Developing Skills in English) - Students study at Aston as part of their undergraduate degree

Languages & Social Sciences

http://www.kansai-u.ac.jp/English/index.html

https://www2.aston.ac.uk/study/courses/april-year-abroad

 

 

 

 

 

Kansai University

Progression - MA in TESOL

Languages & Social Sciences

http://www.kansai-u.ac.jp/English/index.html

https://www2.aston.ac.uk/study/courses/tesol-ma

 

 

 

 

 

Kaplan International Centres

Progression - Foundation

Across all Schools except AMS

https://www.kaplaninternational.com/

 

 

 

 

 

 

University of Newcastle

Progression 1+1 MSc Entrepreneurship

ABS

https://www.newcastle.edu.au/degrees/master-business-administration-mba-global

https://www.aston.ac.uk/study/courses/entrepreneurship-msc-2021 

 

 

 

 

 

Catolica Lisbon

Exchange Double Degree - All MSc degrees

Aston Business School

https://www.clsbe.lisboa.ucp.pt/ 

https://www2.aston.ac.uk/aston-business-school/international/incoming/postgraduate

Catolica Porto Business School

Articulation (1+1) - MSc Business Analytics

Aston Business School

http://www.catolicabs.porto.ucp.pt/pt/home 

https://www2.aston.ac.uk/study/courses/business-analytics-msc

 

 

 

 

 

Parkway College

Shared delivery - BSc Optometry and Clinical Practice

Life & Health Sciences

http://www.parkwaycollege.edu.sg/

https://www2.aston.ac.uk/study/courses/optometry-and-clinical-practice-bsc-singapore

 

 

 

 

 

East Asia Institute of Management (EASB)

Shared delivery - BSc Medical Bioscience

Life & Health Sciences

http://www.easb.edu.sg/en/

https://www2.aston.ac.uk/study/courses/medical-bioscience-bsc-singapore

 

 

 

 

 

EADA Business School Barcelona

Exchange Double Degree - All MSc degrees

Aston Business School

https://www.eada.edu/en

https://www2.aston.ac.uk/aston-business-school/international/incoming/postgraduate

INTO Partnerships

Progression agreement for Foundation students

Aston University

https://intoglobal.com/ 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bellerbys College, London Business Centre 

Articulation (1+2) - BSc Business and Management, Marketing and Accounting for Management 

Aston Business School

https://www.bellerbys.com/

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kaplan International College London

Articulation (1+2) - BSc Business and Management, Marketing and Accounting for Management  

Aston Business School

https://www.kaplaninternational.com/

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kaplan International College London

Articulation (1+2) - BSc Electronic Engineering and Mechancial Engineering

Engineering & Applied Sciences

https://www.kaplaninternational.com/

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kaplan International College London

Progression (PMP) - All MSc Degree

Aston Business School

https://www.kaplaninternational.com/

 

 

 

 

 

 

VNUK

Articulation (3+1 and 2+2) - Business  Management

Aston Business School

http://daotao.vnuk.udn.vn/vnuk/?lang=en

https://www2.aston.ac.uk/study/courses/business-and-management-bsc

 

 

 

 

 

VNUK

Articulation (3+1) - BSc Computing Science

Engineering & Applied Sciences

http://daotao.vnuk.udn.vn/vnuk/?lang=en

https://www2.aston.ac.uk/study/courses/computer-science-bsc

 

 

 

 

 

NCUK

Articulation ( 1+ 2) - BSc Design Engineering, Mechanical Engineering 

Engineering & Applied Sciences

 https://www.ncuk.ac.uk/

 

 

 

 

 

 

Memorandum of Understanding

Location

Organisation

Area of involvement

Academic Schools

Website

Australia - Brisbane

Griffith University

Memorandum of Understanding

Life & Health Sciences

www.griffith.edu.au

Bahrain - Zallaq

University of Bahrain

Memorandum of Understanding

Engineering & Applied Sciences

www.uob.edu.bh/en

Belgium - Leuven

KU Leuven

Memorandum of Understanding

Aston Business School

www.kuleuven.be/english

Brazil - Rio de Janeiro

Faculdades Catolicas, Sponsor of Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Rio de Janeiro

Memorandum of Understanding

Life & Health Sciences

www.puc-rio.br/english

China

Renmin University of China, International College (Suzhou Research Institute)

Memorandum of Understanding

Aston Business School

www.ruc.edu.cn

China - Beijing

Graduate University of Chinese Academy of Science

Memorandum of Understanding

Aston University

www.gscas.ac.cn

China - Beijing

Beijing University of Technology

Memorandum of Understanding

Engineering & Applied Sciences

www.bjut.edu.cn

China - Beijing

Beijing Foreign Studies University

Memorandum of Understanding

Languages & Social Sciences

www.bfsu.edu.cn

China - Chengdu

University of Electronic Science & Technology of China (UESTC)

Memorandum of Understanding

Engineering & Applied Sciences

www.uestc.edu.cn

China - Heilongjiang Sheng

Northeast Forestry University

Memorandum of Understanding

Aston University

en.nefu.edu.cn

China - Jinan

Jinan University

Memorandum of Understanding

Aston Medical School

www.jnu.edu.cn

China - Linfen

Shaanxi Normal University

Memorandum of Understanding

Aston University

www.snnu.edu.cn/default.php

China - Nanjing

Nanjing University of Finance and Economics

Memorandum of Understanding

Aston University

english.njue.edu.cn

China - Nanjing

Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Memorandum of Understanding

Engineering & Applied Sciences

http://iao.nuaa.edu.cn

China - Nanjing

Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications

Memorandum of Understanding

Engineering & Applied Sciences

www.njupt.edu.cn/en

China - Shanghai

Shanghai Jiatong University, Antai College of Economics & Management

Memorandum of Understanding

Aston Business School

www.sjtu.edu.cn

China - Taigu

Shanxi Agriculture University

Memorandum of Understanding

Aston University

www.sxau.edu.cn

China - Taiyuan

North University of China

Memorandum of Understanding

Aston University

www.nuc.edu.cn

China - Taiyuan

Shanxi Medical University

Memorandum of Understanding

Aston University

www.sxmu.edu.cn

China - Taiyuan

Shanxi Traditional Chinese Medicine University

Memorandum of Understanding

Aston University

www.sxtcm.com

China - Taiyuan

Shanxi University

Memorandum of Understanding

Aston University

english.sxu.edu.cn

China - Taiyuan

Shanxi University of Finance & Economics

Memorandum of Understanding

Aston University

www.sxufe.edu.cn/english

China - Taiyuan

Taiyuan Normal University

Memorandum of Understanding

Aston University

www.tynu.edu.cn

China - Taiyuan

Taiyuan University of Sciences and Technology

Memorandum of Understanding

Aston University

www.at0086.com/TUST/

China - Taiyuan

Taiyuan University of Technology

Memorandum of Understanding

Aston University

www2015.tyut.edu.cn/en/index.html

China - Tianjin

Tianjin University

Memorandum of Understanding

Aston Business School

www.tju.edu.cn

China - Xian

Xi'an Jiaotong University

Memorandum of Understanding

Engineering & Applied Sciences

www.xjtu.edu.cn

China - Zhejiang

Zhejiang Gongshang University

Memorandum of Understanding

Engineering & Applied Sciences

www.zjgsu.edu.cn

China - Zhejiang

Zhejiang University of Technology

Memorandum of Understanding

Engineering & Applied Sciences

www.zju.edu.cn/english

Egypt - Cairo

Cairo University

Memorandum of Understanding

Aston Medical School

www.cu.edu.eg

Egypt - Cairo

Ain Shams University

Memorandum of Understanding

Aston University

www.asu.edu.eg/

France - Rennes

ESC Rennes School of Business

Memorandum of Understanding

Aston University

www.esc-rennes.fr

India - Chennai

Anna University Chennai

Memorandum of Understanding

Engineering & Applied Sciences

www.annauniv.edu

India - Delhi

Indian Institute of Technology Delhi

Memorandum of Understanding

Engineering & Applied Sciences

www.iitd.ac.in

India - Delhi

O.P. Jindal Global University

Memorandum of Understanding

Aston Business School

www.jgu.edu.in

India - Gurgaon

Management Development Institute

Memorandum of Understanding

Aston Business School

www.mdi.ac.in

India - Kolkata

Jadavpur University

Memorandum of Understanding

Aston Business School

www.jadavpur.edu

India - Maharashtra

K J Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research (SIMSR)

Memorandum of Understanding

Aston Business School

www.somaiya.edu/simsr

India - Maharashtra

S.P. Jain Institute of Management and Research

Memorandum of Understanding

Aston Business School

www.spjimr.org

India - Rupnagar

Indian Institute of Technology Ropar

Memorandum of Understanding

Engineering & Applied Sciences

www.iitrpr.ac.in

India - South Bihar

Central University of South Bihar

Memorandum of Understanding

Aston Medical School

www.cusb.ac.in

Italy - Bologna

Istituto Benigno Zaccagnini

Memorandum of Understanding

Life & Health Sciences

www.istitutozaccagnini.it

Japan - Kanagawa

Kanagawa University

Memorandum of Understanding

Languages & Social Sciences

www.kanagawa-u.ac.jp

Japan - Tottori

Graduate School of Engineering, Tottori University

Memorandum of Understanding

Engineering & Applied Sciences

www.tottori-u.ac.jp/3031.htm

Laos - Vientiane

National University of Laos

Memorandum of Understanding

Aston University

www.nuol.edu.la

Malaysia - Kuala Lumpur

Universiti Teknikal Mara SDN.BHD

Memorandum of Understanding

Engineering & Applied Sciences

www.unikl.edu.my

New Zealand - Auckland

University of Auckland

Memorandum of Understanding

Languages & Social Sciences

www.auckland.ac.nz

Singapore

East Asia Institute of Management (EASB)

Memorandum of Understanding

Life & Health Sciences

www.uni-lj.si

Singapore

Parkway College of Nursing & Allied Health

Memorandum of Understanding

Life & Health Sciences

www.sun.ac.za

Vietnam - Danang

University of Danang

Memorandum of Understanding

Aston University

www.udn.vn/english

Vietnam - Hanoi

FPT-FSB

Memorandum of Understanding

Aston Business School

international.fpt.edu.vn

 

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