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...
  • AUSTRALIA - Global Context for Accounting - International Business in Asia Pacific

    Sat, 05/09/2020 to Sun, 05/24/2020
    We will travel to Sydney, Australia – a vibrant business hub in the rapidly growing Asia Pacific region – to learn more about international business, globalization, and international trade. We will tour leading businesses and hear from leading business...
  • 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...
  • India - Global Supply Chain, Logistics, and Analytics in India

    Mon, 05/11/2020 to Sun, 05/24/2020
    Bangalore, India, is referred to as the "Silicon Valley of India" or "IT capital of India" because it plays a leading role as the nation's information technology (IT) exporter. Indian technological organizations such as Infosys and Wipro, among others, are...
  • JAPAN - International Experience

    Mon, 05/11/2020 to Wed, 05/20/2020
    Doing Business in Japan is a 10-day and 3-credit hour course.  This course focuses on developing students’ expertise in business and culture in Japan. Students will immerse themselves in local business and cultural environments throughout cultural...
  • 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...
  • ENGLAND - Animal Based Tourism: A Sampler within the U.K.

    Thu, 07/23/2020 to Mon, 08/03/2020
    Animal Based TourismDuring this study abroad course, we will visit Nottingham, Oxford, and London. The aim of this class is to cultivate awareness on ethical and sustainability issues related to animals within the context of tourism. The class is...