University of Warwick, UK

ILR School and the Warwick Business School Exchange (WBS)

The University of Warwick student exchange is with the Warwick Business School (WBS). Warwick is one of the UK's leading universities, with an acknowledged reputation for excellence in research and teaching, for innovation, and for links with business and industry.  It is consistently ranked in the top ten of UK universities in the national league tables, and it ranks among the top 50 universities in the world according to the 2015/2016 QS World University Rankings.


The University of Warwick is located in Coventry, which is in the center of England and is approximately one hour from London. Coventry has many buildings of historic interest, including cathedrals, churches, the medieval guildhall, almshouses, timber-framed pubs and shops, art galleries and museums. Coventry also offers excellent shopping, a wide variety of good restaurants, and a lively nightlife.

Program Terms

Fall, Spring, Spring and Summer, or Academic Year

Courses and Credits

Students have the option to take courses across various departments within the Warwick Business School, earning up to 15 ILR elective credits per semester.

View WBS module (course) offerings here: WBS Course Offerings (Click on Warwick Business School.)

Tuition and Other Costs

The WBS Exchange Program is tuition-neutral (students pay regular tuition to the ILR School). Financial aid would apply. If you are currently receiving financial aid, your package would be adjusted based on your determined level of need and the projected costs of the program.

ILR exchange students are responsible for passport, visa, airfare, room and board, transportation, fees related to courses, books, and personal expenses.

Who Should Apply?

ILR undergraduate students interested in expanding their academic knowledge of the UK may apply. In addition, ILR undergraduate students must

  • have junior or senior standing;
  • have all ILR core requirements completed;
  • be in good standing with the ILR School and the University; and
  • have a 3.0 GPA by the time of departure.