Global Partner Schools

Global Partner Schools

A Franklin University education truly has global appeal. Through collaborating agreements, Franklin University services the educational needs of international students around the world.

For more information on the featured international schools, click on the headers below.

Wroclaw School of Banking (WSB) is a private university that was established in the southwestern city of Wroclaw in 1998. WSB specializes in business education and offers bachelor's and master's degrees as well as post-secondary courses. A sister institution offering a bachelor's degree in Economics was established in Opole in 2006. WSB operates under the umbrella of TEB Education Corporation, one of the largest private education groups in Poland.

The WSB offers an MBA in Polish as well as the Franklin MBA Program in English, which was ranked 8th in the 2013 Polish MBA program rankings compiled by the Perspektywy Education Foundation.

In addition to offering the MBA, Franklin expanded its agreement to offer a dual degree that allows students holding a Polish bachelor’s the opportunity to take a year of Franklin’s undergraduate courses with the ability to earn a Franklin bachelor’s degree.


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The University of St.Kliment Ohridski in Bitola (UKLO), the second-largest state university in the southwestern region of The Republic of Macedonia, was established in 1979. The university is named after the saint who founded the first Slav university in nearby Ohrid in the 10th century. UKLO offers nearly 40 undergraduate programs and 20 graduate programs to more than 13,000 students at 9 locations and one vocational school. 
 

The Franklin MBA is the first degree offered in English at UKLO and the first American MBA offered in Macedonia.

Founded in 1899, the National Mining University (NMU) is one of the foremost state universities in the Ukraine. NMU is located in the eastern city of Dnipropetrovsk, a major center of metallurgical and aerospace production. As a premier provider of advanced technical training, NMU wants to supplement its programs by offering management education to business and government.
 

NMU and Franklin University have cultivated a partnership featuring the Franklin MBA Program that will be offered in English.

Okan University is one of the youngest and most dynamic private universities of Turkey. Established by the Okan Foundation, it began offering programs in 2003/04 and is growing very rapidly. True to its motto, “The University Closest to Business Life,” Okan University follows a practice-oriented approach very similar to Franklin University’s. Okan’s campus consists of newly built facilities located on the outskirts of Istanbul, Turkey’s largest city and the European Culture Capital of 2010. 

This program enables Okan students to earn a bachelor’s degree from Franklin University by transferring to Franklin after three years at Okan and take their final year of coursework in Columbus, Ohio.

Mangalore University is a public university located on the outskirts of Mangalore, a major costal city in the state of Karnataka. The institution, established in 1980, has the status of a "deemed university," authorizing degrees awarded by the more than 150 colleges in the region under its supervision. Mangalore University is a graduate school offering advanced degrees, primarily in business management, computer science, microbiology, and electronics.

Franklin and Mangalore University have collaborated on management programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Established in 1940 as the Slovak Higher School of Commerce, The University of Economics in Bratislava (EUBA), is considered one of the most important educational and scientific-research institutions in the Slovak Republic. EUBA is located in Bratislava, the capital and largest city of the Slovak Republic, on both banks of the Danube River, bordering Austria and Hungary. The University provides higher education in the fields of economics and business at the bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral levels to more than 14,000 students.

EUBA has signed an agreement to offer the Franklin MBA Program in English – a first-time venture for the institution.
 

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The Franklin MBA program will be made available to students at the Modern College of Business and Science (MCBS) in Muscat, Oman beginning in the fall term of 2010. Classes will be held on MCBS’ campus in Muscat, the country’s capital, largest city, and seat of government. Classes will be taught in English by a combination of Columbus-based Franklin faculty members traveling to Oman and local faculty members from MCBS and other institutions.

The Modern College of Business and Science in the Sultanate of Oman is a private college accredited by the Ministry of Higher Education. It was established in 1996 and offers Associate and Bachelor Degrees, primarily in business administration and computer science. The Franklin MBA will be the first graduate program offered by the college.

The University has entered into its 10th international agreement, offering its MBA to students at Megatrend University in the Republic of Serbia.

The Franklin MBA Program will be made available to students in the Republic of Serbia beginning in 2012 through classes held on Megatrend’s campus in Belgrade, the country’s capital. Classes will be taught in English by a combination of Columbus-based Franklin faculty members traveling to Serbia and local faculty members from Megatrend and other institutions across Europe.

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The ESI School of Management was founded in 2004 by a group of educational entrepreneurs with a vision to provide high quality education to working professionals in Guatemala.

In 2007, ESI opened its second location in El Salvador City, with a goal of expanding educational opportunities to professionals who are managing leading companies in the region of Central America.

ESI’s business and management programs are accredited by IACBE. Franklin University and ESI have collaborated on degree programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels. ESI will promote and enroll students in Franklin’s online MBA program in Guatemala and El Salvador.

Students who successfully complete Franklin’s MBA program are also eligible to earn a second Master’s degree from ESI after completing additional course work and meeting other requirements of the college.

The ESI School of Management was founded in 2004 by a group of educational entrepreneurs with a vision to provide high quality education to working professionals in Guatemala.

In 2007, ESI opened its second location in El Salvador City, with a goal of expanding educational opportunities to professionals who are managing leading companies in the region of Central America.

ESI’s business and management programs are accredited by IACBE. Franklin University and ESI have collaborated on degree programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels. ESI will promote and enroll students in Franklin’s online MBA program in Guatemala and El Salvador.

Students who successfully complete Franklin’s MBA program are also eligible to earn a second Master’s degree from ESI after completing additional course work and meeting other requirements of the college.

Franklin University launched its first international online 3+1 undergraduate program in 2012, welcoming graduates of the higher diploma program at Silver Mountain Graduate Business School in Kathmandu, Nepal, to the Bachelor of Science-Business Administration.  

Silver Mountain Graduate Business School (SMGBS) is the premier and first American Business Management School in Nepal. Granted license from the Government of Nepal, its master’s courses have affiliate programs in the UK and US.

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