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.

  • Barcelona

    Spain - SDG Issues & Opportunities -MBA 5020/BUS 4055

    Fri, 03/08/2024 to Sun, 03/17/2024
    This is a 10-day study abroad course taking place during Spring Break 2024. 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...
  • London

    London - International Insurance Markets

    Sat, 03/09/2024 to Sat, 03/16/2024
    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...
  • Puntarenas, Costa Rica

    Costa Rica - Sustainable Business in Costa Rica/ MBA 5020

    Sat, 03/09/2024 to Sat, 03/16/2024
    Join faculty and students from the Walker College of Business in an exploration of sustainability practices in Costa Rica.  Costa Rica, famous for its "Pura Vida" approach to life and home to 500,000 different animal species will be the destination...
  • Japan

    Japan - Advanced International Sustainable Business Abroad/MBA 5020

    Sun, 05/12/2024 to Thu, 05/23/2024
    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...
  • Hong Kong

    Cambodia/Hong Kong/Thailand - Holland Fellowship for Business Study in Asia

    Mon, 05/13/2024 to Sun, 05/26/2024
    This immersive international impact exchange program explores Asia and the US in a changing world. A unique international learning journey allows participants to explore business design and comprehensive internationalization strategies by visiting with...
  • Rio

    Brazil - Energy, Ecology & Environment/MBA 5020

    Tue, 05/14/2024 to Sat, 05/25/2024
    Visit Rio de Janeiro and the magnificent Iguaçu Falls in an unforgettable program to Brazil this summer!  The 11 day program (May 14 to May 25), sponsored by the Walker College of Business, includes four nights at Iguaçu Falls (one of the 7 wonders of...
  • Bermuda

    Bermuda - International Insurance Markets

    Sat, 05/18/2024 to Sat, 05/25/2024
    Travel to Bermuda is the one-week experiential portion of FIN 4800 International Insurance Markets.  Bermuda's economy is based on tourism and financial services. It is the largest domicile for captive insurers and home to some of the the world's...
  • Angers, France

    Angers Summer Business Program

    Fri, 05/24/2024 to Sat, 06/22/2024
    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...