Upcoming International Programs

Each academic year, the Walker College of Business offers students the opportunity to study business abroad through short-term courses designed and led by Appalachian faculty. Courses range in length from 10 to 31 days and can fulfill major or elective credit for eligible students.

The 2019-20 Faculty-led Programs will take students to destinations in Asia, Europe Oceania and Latin America, with opportunities during winter, spring and summer breaks, as well as summer session one.

  • Cuba - International Business Seminar

    Sat, 01/04/2020 to Sat, 01/11/2020
    Students will participate in lectures at the University of Havana. These lectures will cover topics such as the history of Cuba and Cuba-US relations, the Effects of the Embargo, Sustainable Energy in Cuba, Entrepreneurship in Cuba, etc. These lectures will...
  • England - International Insurance Markets

    Sat, 03/07/2020 to Sat, 03/14/2020
    Travel to London is the experiential portion of the spring semester course, FIN 4800 International Insurance Markets. This course is designed to expose students to international business concepts with particular emphasis on the insurance industry. We will...
  • Mexico - Business, Society & Sustainability in the Yucatán

    Sat, 03/07/2020 to Sat, 03/14/2020
    The Yucatán peninsula is famed for its beautiful beaches, well-developed tourism industry and a wealth of archaeological sites dating from the era of Mayan ascendancy in the region. With a unique cultural history and geography, this region is an ideal...
  • Bermuda - International Insurance Markets

    Sun, 05/10/2020 to Sat, 05/16/2020
    Travel to Bermuda is the experiential portion of the spring semester course, FIN 4800 International Insurance Markets.  We will spend one week in Bermuda at the end of the spring semester. Bermuda's economy is based on tourism and financial services. It...
  • Brazil - Energy, Ecology & Environment

    Mon, 05/11/2020 to Sat, 05/23/2020
    Visit Rio de Janeiro and the magnificent Iguaçu Falls in an unforgettable program to Brazil this summer!  The 12 day program (May 11 to May 23), sponsored by the Walker College of Business, includes five nights at Iguaçu Falls (one of the 7 wonders of...
  • France - Angers Summer Business Program

    Fri, 05/22/2020 to Fri, 06/19/2020
    On this program, offered in collaboration with the Université d'Angers, students will take classes with Angers business students and learn international business skills, International Finance and International Brand Management in particular, while...
  • Uganda—Entrepreneurship, Microfinance & Microinsurance

    Fri, 07/31/2020 to Sun, 08/16/2020
    Explore the extraordinary “Pearl of Africa” while engaging in a deep, cultural exchange with the people in and around Kitoola, a village approximately an hour and a half away from Kampala. Our community service and civic engagement experience is in...