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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.

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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

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.

All IBS programs are:

Multi Destination

Faculty Led

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

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

Short Term

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

Open to all Majors

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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Program Details

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. 

Program Cost with Airfare
$8,525

Summer Europe

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

5/20 - 6/11/2023

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Program Details

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 and the Czech Republic. 

Program Cost with Airfare
$5,950

Dates
5/20 - 5/29/2023

Location
Germany, Czech Republic

Munich, Germany

Prague, Czech Republic

Summer Europe MBA

5/20 - 5/29/2023

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Program Details

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
$4,900

Dates
6/21 - 7/3/2023

Location
Japan

Tokyo

Kyoto

Summer Japan

No airfare option for this program.

6/21 - 7/3/2023

Winter

Winter MBA

12/26/2023 - 1/4/2024

Program Details

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.

Program Cost
$3,989

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

Location
Visit London & Paris in 10 days!

London, United Kingdom

Paris, France

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Jan 4

•Return to USA

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Jan 4

• Return to USA

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Dec 26

• Depart USA

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Dec 27

• Arrive in London
• Visit to Leicester Square

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Dec 28

• Program Orientation
• Overview of Brexit and the Current Situation
• Deloitte
• Free evening to enjoy London

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Dec 29

• Business Visit: IO FINNET - FinTech at Level 39, Canary Wharf
• Business Visit: Lloyd's of London Insurance Market

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Dec 30

• Business Visit: Chelsea Football Club
• Tour of the city of London

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Dec 31

• British Museum (optional)

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Jan 1

• Depart London for Paris
• Health, Safety and Metro Orientation

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Jan 2

• Doing Business in Paris at PCC
• Business Visit: Galeries Lafayette Merchandising

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Jan 3

• Business Visit
• MBA Wrap-up Discussion Session and Farewell Dinner

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Program Details

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

Program Cost
$4,880

Summer Australia

No airfare option for this program.

7/19 - 7/31/2023

2023 - 24 Winter Programs

 
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Program Details

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!