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The Executive

Experience 

Abroad

Travel the world, learn from global business leaders, and earn university credit while gaining a competitive advantage for your career.

Our programs are designed as 'your first business trip abroad' experience.

Network

with business executives from multi-national organizations.

Experience

the culture of each country visited with sightseeing, cuisine, and unique activities.

Visit

and learn from global companies such as BMW, Coca-Cola, AT&T and more.

Earn

university credit while applying the knowledge you’ve learned in the classroom to real-life business settings.

Stay

at 4-star hotels where companies would send their employees on a business trip.

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“It is safe to say that not only was the program the greatest opportunity I partook in, but the best experience of my life.”​

 

—  Louisiana State University student,

Summer Europe 2022

Testimonials

All IBS programs are:

Faculty Led

Led by experienced US faculty leaders to provide guidance. On average, IBS provides 1 leader per 8-10 students.

Short Term

Programs range from 10 to 22 days abroad and don’t interfere with most spring and fall semester schedules.

Multi Destination

Designed to allow students to experience two or more foreign cities while abroad.

Who should apply?

Our programs are open for graduate and undergraduate students in any major who are interested in learning about international business practices, policies, and strategies used across a variety of industries.

2023 Summer Programs

 
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Summer Europe

5/20 - 6/11/2023

About Summer Europe

The Summer Europe Seminar is perfect for undergraduate and graduate students who are looking to gain international experience while setting themselves apart in the workforce after graduation. Students will learn about the culture, customs, and international business practices used in a variety of European cities. Most importantly, students will observe how business practices differentiate between each country visited and the United States.

Program Cost
$7,614

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Dates
5/20 - 6/11/2023

Location
Visit 6 countries in 23 days!

Munich, Germany

Innsbruck, Austria

Verona & Venice, Italy

Lausanne, Switzerland

Paris, France

London, UK

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Summer Europe MBA

5/20 - 6/29/2023

About Summer MBA

The Summer MBA Europe Seminar is perfect for graduate students pursuing their MBA, or a master’s degree in a business-related field, and working professionals who are looking to advance their career, build international experience, and expand their business education. Students will learn about the culture, customs, and international business practices in Germany, Austria, and the Czech Republic. 

Program Cost
$4,856

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Dates
5/20 - 5/29/2023

Location
Visit 3 countries in 10 days!

Munich, Germany

Innsbruck, Austria

Prague, Czech Republic

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Summer Japan

6/21 - 7/3/2023

About Summer Japan

The Summer Japan Seminar is packed with incredible opportunities for both undergraduate and graduate students looking to expand their international business education outside of the traditional classroom. While traveling abroad, students will learn about Japanese culture, history, customs, politics, and international business practices.

Program Cost
$5,188

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Dates
6/21 - 7/3/2023

Location
Japan

Tokyo

Kyoto

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About Summer Australia

The Summer Australia Seminar is packed with incredible opportunities for both undergraduate and graduate students looking to expand their international business education outside of the traditional classroom. While traveling abroad, students will learn about Australian culture, history, customs, politics, and international business practices. Most importantly, students will observe how these business practices are different from the United States.

Dates
7/19 - 7/31/2023

Location
Australia

Sydney

Cairns

Summer Australia

7/19 - 7/31/2023

Program Cost
$5,170

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2024 - 25 Winter Programs

 
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About Winter Europe

The Winter Europe Seminar is perfect for undergraduate students who want to expand their international business education but have time constraints during their winter break or are uneasy about studying abroad for a longer period of time. Students will learn about the culture, customs, and international business practices in UK, France, Germany, and the Netherlands. 

Dates
12/26/2023 - 1/8/2024

Location
Visit 3 countries in 12 days!

London, United Kingdom

Paris, France

The Hague & Amsterdam,
The Netherlands

Winter Europe

12/26/2023 - 1/8/2024

Program Cost
$6,128*

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About Winter MBA Europe

The Winter MBA Europe Seminar is perfect for graduate students pursuing their MBA, or a master’s degree in a business-related field, and working professionals who are looking to advance their career, build international experience, and expand their business education. Students will learn about the culture, customs, and international business practices in France and the United Kingdom.

Dates
12/26/2023 - 1/4/2024

Location
Visit London & Paris in 10 days!

London, United Kingdom

Paris, France

Winter MBA

12/26/2023 - 1/4/2024

Program Cost
$4,688*

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About Winter South America

The Winter South America Seminar is packed with incredible opportunities for both undergraduate and graduate students looking to expand their international business education outside of the traditional classroom. While traveling abroad, students will learn about Argentinian and Chilean culture, history, customs, politics, and international business practices. Most importantly, students will observe how these business practices are different from the United States.

Dates
1/1/2024 - 1/13/2024

Location
Visit 3 countries in 13 days!​

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Santiago, Chile

Colonia, Uruguay

Winter South America

1/1/2024 - 1/13/2024

Program Cost
$5,332*

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Businesses

Instead of learning in a classroom, you will learn from business executives at global companies such as:

・Ernst & Young
・Lloyd’s of London
・Amazon

・PricewaterhouseCoopers

・Chelsea Football Club
・Hard Rock Cafe
・Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange

・Intel

・Osprey

・Cushman & Wakefield

・Riedel Glassworks
・World Trade Organization

・Nissan
・Keolis Transportation

・Capgemini
・Grant Thornton
・BMW

・Swarovski Crystals

・Ikea

・SAP

Scholarships and Financial Planning