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International partnerships

The study of business and the environment in which corporations operate increasingly requires a global outlook. Our partnerships with institutions across the world provide mutually beneficial learning, research and collaboration opportunities.

Read more about our international university partners below. For more information on these, or to find out more about working with us, please contact , Internationalisation and Partnerships Manager.

Southwestern University of Finance and Economics (SWUFE)

  • SWUFE is the training base for political and economic talent in Southwest China and is one of the country’s leading institutions for economics and finance education.
  • The School has a long standing and successful partnership with SWUFE. Jointly, we offer a double Bachelor's degree, in which students can earn two degrees in four years. As part of this partnership, Birkbeck academics regularly teach at SWUFE.
  • We also offer two Summer Schools per year, one in London and one in Chengdu, China. This gives Birkbeck students the chance to learn about a specific business topic in China, learn Chinese, experience Chinese culture and the first-class hospitality that SWUFE offers, meet SWUFE students and make friends.

Universitat Internacional De Catalunya (UIC)

Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xian

Kogod School of Business, American University

  • Kogod School of Business, American University is Washington DC’s first business school, offering a full-time MBA programme and a further seven specialized Master’s degrees in different areas of business.
  • Kogod and the School of Business, Economics and Informatics signed a Memorandum of Understanding in April 2019. Since then, staff on both sides have been working on a variety of exciting teaching collaborations and research projects.