Experiential Learning for Graduate Students

Graduate International Residencies

As part of their degree program, MBA and MS students have the opportunity to study the international dimensions of business decisions by studying and visiting foreign countries. Coursework in international business and on-site cultural immersion enhance students’ understanding of the global economy as well as opportunities and challenges facing companies around the world.

Prior to the one-week abroad portion of their international residency, students participate in a required nine-week online course (INTB 790). Through this academic component, students study various aspects of the areas they will visit. Coursework consists of readings on the international setting of business and finance, case studies, class discussion, current and historical events of importance and group projects focused on the companies students will visit abroad.

Upcoming Graduate International Residencies

Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam – Summer 2020

MBA and MS students will travel to Vietnam to engage with industry leaders, experience the local culture, and develop an understanding of the implications of the changing global economy. This course fulfills an experiential elective for most graduate degrees. Commitment deadline March 1, 2020.

Previous Graduate International Residencies

  • Athens, Greece
  • Barcelona, Spain
  • Berlin, Germany
  • Bucharest, Romania
  • Budapest, Hungary
  • Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Helsinki, Finland
  • Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • Helsinki, Finland
  • Istanbul, Turkey
  • Krakow, Poland
  • Lima, Peru
  • Madrid, Spain
  • Munich, Germany
  • Prague, Czech Republic
  • Santiago, Chile
  • Shanghai, China
  • Tallinn, Estonia
  • Vienna, Austria