Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg College

Located in the heart of Europe, Salzburg College offers a full service study abroad opportunity for NSCM students. Salzburg, known for many different historic features including the birthplace of Mozart and the “Sound of Music,” is the breathtaking setting for this NSCM study abroad partner program. Our partnership with Salzburg College is focused on undergraduate study abroad opportunities. NSCM students can study German/Austrian language, several communication courses in English (including international PR, photography, rhetoric, marketing communication, creative communication industries, etc.) as well as literature, culture, history, political science, art history and music history, business, music performance, studio art and photography.

Canberra, Australia

Faculty (College) of Art and Design – Communication, University of Canberra

The University of Canberra, also known as UC and Australia’s Capital University, is a university located in the Canberra suburb of Bruce, Australian Capital Territory. The University of Canberra’s Faculty (College) of Art and Design – Communication includes academic programs in communication, journalism, public relations, advertising and media. The faculty (college) also offers online master’s programs and certificates as well as a traditional residential research doctoral program in communication. NSC undergraduate students have the opportunity for different lengths of study within a wide range of communication courses. UC and NSCM are working toward faculty exchange and collaboration.

Ilmenau, Germany (Graduate Students Only)

Institute of Media and Communication Science, Ilmenau Technological University

The Ilmenau University of Technology Institute of Media and Communication Science (IfMK) includes the following departments: empirical media research and political communication, media psychology and media design, media management, media studies, public relations and communication of technology, virtual worlds and digital games and communication studies. In addition, IfMK is home to the International Research Group on Crisis Communication (IRGoCC). NSC’s proposed student exchange agreement with TU Ilmenau is focused on graduate student study and collaborative research opportunities for faculty. NSCM master’s level graduate students have the opportunity for a wide range of graduate seminars and supervised research opportunities (in English) at Ilmenau. Contact Deanna Sellnow for more information.


Segovia (Madrid), Spain

School of Communication, IE University

IE University’s beautiful medieval campus is in the city of Segovia, located just 25 minutes from Madrid and its international airport by high-speed train. IE University´s School of Communication offers an extensive list of communication courses including: mass, corporate, crisis and global communication as well as public opinion and political communication, journalistic genres, marketing, public relations, advertising, and radio and TV announcing. NSCM students shall have the opportunity for a semester-length study (in English) at IE.

Jönköping, Sweden

School of Education and Communication, Jönköping University

Jönköping (pronounced yon-show-ping) is located on the shore of Lake Vättern, about 90 minutes by car from Gothenburg, and approximately three hours from Stockholm, the capital of Sweden. The School of Education and Communication at Jönköping University offers four undergraduate programs including teacher education, media and communication sciences, international work and human resource management. NSCM undergraduate students have the opportunity to experience a semester-length study (in English) in a wide range of communication, media, professional communication, radio-television and other courses.

Bournemouth, United Kingdom

The Media School, Bournemouth University

The Media School at Bournemouth University is one of the largest of its kind in the world and has a global reputation for combining research and teaching practice. The school recruits excellent students and offers internationally renowned courses such as Media Production, Journalism & Communication, Computer Animation and Corporate & Marketing Communications. Courses combine practical learning techniques with impact-led research fronted by world-leading academics.

Enschede, Netherlands

UNIVERSITY of Applied Sciences of SAXION

Saxion University of Applied Sciences is one of the largest institutions of higher education in the Netherlands, with close to 27,000 students (and still growing!). Saxion University has a rich history – its roots can be traced back to the 1875. A merger of two educational institutions, the Hogeschool Enschede and Hogeschool IJselland, in 1998 paved the way for Saxion University in its present form. This merger enabled Saxion to build further on its strong position in Dutch higher education and since then Saxion University has come to be recognized as an important center of expertise at regional, national and international level.

Zaragoza, Spain

Universidad San Jorge

Universidad de San Jorge, located in Villanueva de Gallego on the outskirts of the city of Zaragoza, was founded in 2005. The university offers comprehensive and inclusive instructional programs, training students individually and socially while offering personalized attention to develop personally, academically and professionally. San Jorge university shares in the ambition to become an international university in which global diversity is perceived as a valuable resource. Universidad San Jorge currently has more than 2100 undergraduate, Masters and PhD students in five different centers: Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Communication and Social Sciences, School of Architecture and Technology, Institute of Humanism and Society, and the Institute of Modern Languages.