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.

  • Spain - SDG Issues & Opportunities

    Fri, 03/10/2023 to Sun, 03/19/2023
    This is a 10-day study abroad course taking place during Spring Break 2023. This sustainable development goal (SDG) themed program aims to develop knowledge of Spain's sustainability issues and innovative solutions to these problems. The Spanish government...
  • WCOB Students in Cuba

    Cuba - International Business Seminar

    Sat, 03/11/2023 to Sat, 03/18/2023
    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, 03/11/2023 to Sat, 03/18/2023
    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...
  • India - Global Supply Chain, Logistics, and Analytics in India

    Sun, 05/14/2023 to Sat, 05/27/2023
    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 - Advanced International Sustainable Business Seminar Abroad

    Sun, 05/14/2023 to Thu, 05/25/2023
    The course aims to develop knowledge of Japan's sustainability issues and innovative solutions to these problems. Five SDG areas present major challenges for Japan: SDGs 3, 4, 5, 11 & 13. Several innovative sustainable development solutions have helped...
  • Bermuda - International Insurance Markets

    Sun, 05/14/2023 to Sun, 05/21/2023
    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, 05/15/2023 to Sat, 05/27/2023
    Visit Rio de Janeiro and the magnificent Iguaçu Falls in an unforgettable program to Brazil this summer!  The 12 day program (May 15 to May 27), 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, 05/19/2023 to Sat, 06/17/2023
    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 Human Resource Management and International Brand Management in particular...