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Saunders at RIT International Campuses

And Other Saunders Study Abroad Opportunities

Saunders College of Business students can travel abroad and take Saunders College undergraduate business programs at two RIT International Campuses: RIT Croatia and RIT Dubai. Although not all the programs offered at the main RIT campus are represented at these international campuses, the undergraduate business programs offered at these campuses are accredited by AACSB through Saunders College of Business.

Study Abroad, with Saunders

In addition to its International Campuses, RIT provides resources for students seeking Study Abroad and international fellowships options. With over 600 programs in 60 countries, there is a Study Abroad program for students of nearly every major.


RIT Croatia

RIT Croatia provides a challenging and enriching environment that includes committed, enthusiastic faculty who help you develop critical thinking, communication, and leadership skills. It offers students endless opportunities year round, both in and out of the classroom. Students can take business coursework at both RIT Croatia locations the coastal city of Dubrovnik, or the capital city of Zagreb..

RIT Croatia offers many programs of study through a partnership with RIT—and a reputation for excellence that follows. All classes are taught in English by both American and European faculty. Teaching methods promote interaction and active participation between students and faculty, as well as encourage students to pursue interests and activities outside of the classroom to prepare students for today’s global work environment.

RIT Croatia undergraduate business programs are accredited by AACSB through Saunders College of Business.

AACSB Accredited Business Programs:
  • International Business (co-majors below)
  •     - Marketing
        - Finance (also a concentration option)
  • Digital Business Minor

  • Select Non-Business Programs & Courses:
  • Information Technology
  •     - Web Design and Development (concentration)

  • Service Management (specialties below)
  •     - Travel and Tourism Management
        - Hotel and Resort Management
        - Entrepreneurship

    RIT Dubai

    RIT Dubai was established to provide world-class educational university programs in the United Arab Emirates for students and professionals. Located in the heart of Dubai Silicon Oasis, one of the world's leading centers of advanced electronic innovation and design, RIT Dubai offers the same accredited bachelors and masters degrees that are offered by Rochester Institute of Technology. RIT Dubai provides a unique study abroad and networking opportunity for students from around the world.

    RIT Dubai offers high-quality, competitive, technology-based educational programs that prepare students for successful careers in a global society, as well as cooperative education opportunities. The engaging and multi-cultural atmosphere of RIT Dubai offers students infinite opportunities to further their education.

    RIT Dubai undergraduate business programs are accredited by AACSB through Saunders College of Business.

    AACSB Accredited Business Programs:

  • Finance
  • International Business
  • Management
  • Marketing

    Beijing Jiaotong University (BJTU), China

    Through an expanding partnership between RIT and BJTU Saunders College of Business offers both undergraduate and graduate business programs at their Beijing and Weihai Campuses, including an exchange program initiated in 2012. Beijing Jiaotong University (BJTU) is a national key university under the direct administration of the Ministry of Education and now is jointly supported by the Ministry of Education, the China Railway Corporation and Beijing Municipal Government.

    BJTU is one of the first universities selected into the “National 211 Project” and the “985 Strength Discipline Innovation Platform” project, one of the first institutions authorized to confer master’s and doctoral degrees. BJTU, as the leading organization, has established the Collaborative Innovation Center for Rail Transit Safety, which is one of the first 14 collaborative centers approved by the Chinese government to enter the “National 2011 Projects”. BJTU has been rated as Top 100 in QS University Rankings: BRICS for three consecutive years with six disciplines rated successively as Top 400 in Categories of QS World University Rankings by Faculty and Subject.

    AACSB Accredited Business Programs:

    • Undergraduate Student Exchange Program between RIT Rochester and Weihai Campuses
    • B.S. in Management Information Systems, Weihai Campus
    • MS in Entrepreneurship and Innovative Ventures, Beijing Campus