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The Service of International Office of ISSA School of Applied Management promotes the agreements of exchange with universities abroad to facilitate the mobility of the students during their stay at the University. The exchange programs are semester programs, lasting between four and six months. At ISSA they take place in the second semester of the fourth year, the last year of the degree program.

The exchange experience allows students to train professionally and personally to work in a global environment, getting to know some of the best universities, immersing themselves in other cultures and improving their foreign language skills knowledge . The exchange is an opportunity for ISSA students, so there are general conditions to be eligible for this experience abroad.



The Study program of Degree in management Applied Management foresees that students can choose between a curricular internship or an academic exchange in the second semester of the fourth year, the last of degree program.

The management of exchange (application and assignment) is done during the first semester of the third year.

During the first semester of the third year, the so-called guide of exchange will be available to ISSA School of Applied Management students who wish to take the exchange . It includes all the information necessary to manage the process: management, requirements, it explains how the selection process and how the election and recognition of grade of subjects are carried out.

While all necessary information and documents will be made available to students at ADI at the time of the announcement of the opening of the assignment process, the two main phases are listed below summary :


  1. Priority will be given to students who, at the time of application of exchange, have passed 150 ECTS credit corresponding to 1st, 2nd and first semester of 3rd year.

  2. Please prove the level of language and the grade average required depending on the destination. The Fact Sheet of the universities of interest to the student can be consulted for more information.

    Important. Some universities, especially those outside Europe, require students to prove their level of English by means of an official degree program (usually TOEFL), so it is recommended that interested students obtain it before the end of the first semester of the third year. 

  3. attend to the informative meetings held during the first semester.

  4. submit the "form from application" within the established period (to be shared on ADI when the time comes).

  5. Not having previously benefited from a financial aid for the same purpose on framework of the Erasmus+ programme.

  6. For the allocation of places, a Ranking will be carried out taking into account grade average of transcript and language level.


  1. The allocation of vacancies is made according to exclusively objective criteria, based on the supply of vacancies at each destination and the existing demand.

  2. The selected students will lose their place of exchange if they do not pass 171 ECTS credit corresponding to 1st, 2nd and 3rd, between the ordinary and extraordinary calls. 

There is a destination for each student depending on their characteristics and preferences, so it is advisable to look carefully for the destination that best suits their interests. When choosing preferred destinations, it is important to take into account:

  • The academic calendar of the host university. 

  • The grade average required by some universities.

  • The language required to study abroad programs of study . Each university requires a minimum score of a second language. Therefore, it is important to have sufficient proficiency to be able to attend to class and take the programs of study in that language. It is also important to know if they require certificate in order to have it before the end of the first semester of the third year.

ISSA School of Applied Management has more than 50 agreements with universities around the world.

You can consult the list at link.

The cost of a stay abroad at programs of study depends on several factors. It is advisable to check budget before choosing your destination:

  • Location: the cost of living in the country, whether it is a big or small city, the cost of flights, public transportation...

  • accommodationSome accommodation options are cheaper than others.

  • Activities: participating in extracurricular activities or activities offered in the city is more affordable than travelling during free time. In addition, it enhances the knowledge of the local culture and makes more contacts in the university and city.

Regarding the financing of exchange, there are financial aids that depend on the destination and duration. Stays in European universities within the Erasmus+ program have a financial aid known as scholarship Erasmus+. The university informs and manages only the scholarship Erasmus.

There are other aid options in banks or autonomous communities, among others, of which each student must be informed and managed. All those students who carry out stays outside Europe, will only be able to access this subject of complementary aids.

A study stay abroad does not imply any additional expense from enrollment. The enrollment is done at the University of Navarra, not at host university.

All information and documents will be made available to students at ADI at the time the assignment process is announced.

What documents do I need to submit to apply for a place? 

  • form from application of place of exchange.

  • A complete copy of the academictranscript , including the grades of the first term of the current academic year and the grade average obtained. All grades obtained in both the ordinary and extraordinary exams must be clearly visible. Incomplete or handwritten transcripts will not be accepted.

  • certificate official accrediting knowledge of the language where the classes of the chosen host university are taught if required.

  • Once assigned to place, copy, signed by the student/a, of the "Acceptance of the place and Conditions of guide of exchange Outgoing".

(*) Applications will not be processed if they do not include ALL the documents listed above, together with form from application.