Friendship Schools

These institutions in Asia and Latin America offer study abroad opportunities for students.  Contact the Study Abroad Advisor, Dr. Justin Clardie, 208.467.8875.

Friendship Schools, Asia Region:

Business College of Shanxi University (BCSU)
Founded in March 2001, Business College of Shanxi University is located in a historic, cultural and famous city, Taiyuan, with a history of more than 2,500 years.  Currently there are three secondary schools:  Accounting School, Management School, and Information School.  While inheriting the excellent schooling tradition of the centennial  Shanxi University, our college has cautious and orderly teaching management and robust campus culture.
Dongseo University (DSU)
Dongseo University is located in Busan, South Korea. Dongseo is a Christian university with particular strengths in graphic design and film. It offers many of its courses in the English language. American students attending Dongseo have the opportunity to work as English tutors.

Kazak-American Free University (KAFU)
The Kazak-American Free University is in Ust-Kamenogorsk, Kazakhstan.  NNU students have the opportunity to study undergraduate courses in business for one semester at the university.  Instruction is given in English.

Northwest University
Northwest University, located in Xi'an Shaanxi, China, is the oldest institution of higher learning in Northwest China, and one of the leading comprehensive universities in China. The university offers courses in Chinese language and culture. Many of its core courses are offered in English. There are also opportunities for students to work as English tutors.

Shaanxi University of Chinese Medicine (SUCM)
Shaanxi University of Chinese Medicine is located in Xianyang Shaanxi, China. It is pleased to invite students from NNU to study short or long term. Students will enjoy the extraordinary culture on this campus, located in the heart of central China. Specific courses are offered in English.

South China Normal University (SCNU)
South China Normal University was established in 1933 and is a comprehensive university in Guangzhou, capital of Guangdong province, in the People’s Republic of China.  The university is distinguished by both teaching and research, consisting of diverse branches of learning such as philosophy, economics, law, education, literature, history, science, technology and management.

Swan College, Central South University of Forestry and Technology (CSUFT)
Swan College of Central South University of Forestry and Technology (CSUFT), located in Changsha, is pleased to invite students from NNU to study and enjoy the culture on this picturesque campus located in the heart of Central South China. During specific terms of the year, courses will be offered in English by professors from NNU's Nampa campus.

Tibet University for Nationalities
Tibet University for Nationalities, located in Xianyang, China, was established in 1958. Although under the jurisdiction of Tibet, it is located in Central China and approximately half of the students are members of the Tibetan minority while the other half come from cities across Central China. The university is rich in culture and offers courses in Chinese language and culture. There are also opportunities for American students to work as English tutors.

Xianyang Normal University
Xianyang Normal University is located in Xianyang, China. It offers both short-term and semester-long courses in Chinese language, history and culture.

Friendship School, Latin America Region:

Universidad Internacional-Mexico
The Universidad Internacional, located in Cuernavaca, Mexico, offers students the opportunity to experience an intensive study of the Spanish language and Latin-American culture. Because of the variance in background and instruction, all students are given a brief assessment of their oral and written skills in Spanish to assure they are enrolled at the appropriate level. Classes range from beginning through advanced levels. Advanced courses include literature, culture and history, linguistics and professional internships. Students at the undergraduate or graduate level in Spanish, International Business, Education, Social Work, Criminal Justice or other professions that require fluency in Spanish or competency in Hispanic culture will value this educational opportunity.