Short-Term Study Abroad Programs

In addition to spring and summer abroad trips providing cultural immersion for business students, students can choose to spend one semester or even two years overseas. In addition, CSB offers a course in the spring that is integrated with a trip abroad to the Czech Republic, providing practical business analysis experience. Students who are interested in any of these study abroad programs can get more information from the programs' individual pages (links below), the UNCW Office of International Programs or by contacting Stephanie Lair in the Cameron School of Business.

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December Down Under, Sydney, Australia

Student with a kangaroo in AustraliaThe program is intended for students wishing to gain a deeper understanding of international business in Asia Pacific and the management issues confronting small-medium enterprises (SMEs) and multi-national enterprises (MNEs) in the Asia Pacific Region. The program provides practical guidance on how to develop and sustain a competitive advantage and explains the challenges and opportunities for trade growth and collaboration with this fast growing and dynamic region. Competition in international markets is becoming increasingly complex - for this reason, International Business is a subject which is both demanding and requires considerable personal effort. Students will find the program challenging, stimulating as well as rewarding. Not only will the program test the student’s analytical ability and creative thinking but also the ability to present ideas persuasively and to work cooperatively in diverse group situations.

When: December 8-21, 2017
Courses: INB 300 or INB 394 (included with your fall courses)
Application Deadline:  TBD
Information Sessions: August 24, 2017 at 5PM in CIS 1007
Contacts: Dr. Thom Porter, CSB Associate Dean of International Programs CIS 1022, 910-962-7466, portert@uncw.edu

Visit the Australia program's information page.

Prague, Czech Republic

Cameron School students in Prague 2016Prague - historical pearl of Europe - is one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Textbook of architectural styles with its wealth of monuments, a city filled with music, romance and nostalgia is mainly a modern city full of life! Since 1992 the historical core of the city covering 866 hectares has been listed in the UNESCO World Cultural and Natural Heritage.

When:  March 3-10, 2018
Pre-requisite courses needed:  FIN 335, MKT 340, or MGT 350
Courses: FIN 495 or MKT 495
Application Deadline:  October 27, 2017
Contacts:

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Cave Hill, Barbados

St. Philip, BarbadosBarbados is the easternmost island in the eastern Caribbean, located approximately 660 miles northeast of Venezuela. With a land area of only 166 square miles, Barbados is a relatively small island. The University of the West Indies (UWI) is a multi-campus regional university serving the English-speaking Caribbean. Poised on a hill overlooking the Caribbean Sea, the UWI Cave Hill Campus in Barbados is a leader in tertiary education and academic excellence both regionally and internationally. From their campus home, students will be able to explore the island during their free time. Barbados offers an array of diverse landscapes and beautiful beaches. Recreational opportunities include surfing, snorkeling, scuba diving, hiking, exploring the city, or enjoying a wide variety of restaurants and clubs.

When: Summer I
Courses: ECN/EVS 330, ECN/FIN 324
Information Sessions: TBD
Application Deadline: 
TBD

Contact: Dr. Pete Schuhmann, Economics & Finance, CH 220-F, 910-962-3417, schuhmannp@uncw.edu  

Visit the Cave Hill, Barbados program's information page.

Valencia, Spain, University of Valencia

Cameron School students in SpainValencia is the third largest city in Spain and among the liveliest. It is located on the Mediterranean Sea and offers ample cultural opportunities with the newly created cultural arts center in the city's old riverbed. Valencia has a beautiful old quarter, some futuristic looking new buildings and a fantastic beach! This city is famous for its "Fallas" festival in March, its Cathedral, beautiful weather and its night life.

When: Summer I
Courses: MGT 350 and Spanish Language & Culture
Information Sessions: 

  • October 26 at 5:00pm in CH 212
  • November 16 at 5:00pm in CH 212
  • December 1 at 2:00PM in CH 212 

Pre-Departure Sessions: 
*These sessions are mandatory for all students who have been approved for the program*

  • January 11 at 5:00pm in CH 212
  • February 8 at 5:00pm in CH 212
  • March 15 at 5:00pm in CH 212
  • April 12 at 5:00pm in CH 212

Contact: Dr. Lisa Scribner, Marketing, CH 240-C, 910-962-3814, scribnerl@uncw.edu
Dr. Tammy Hunt, Management, CH 200-A, 910-962-3684, huntt@uncw.edu

Visit the Valencia, Spain program's information page.

Shanghai, China, Fudan University

Students at Fudan University in China

Shanghai is the largest city in the most populous country in the world. With a population of over 24 million, Shanghai is one of China’s and the world’s most well-known cities. Sitting along the Huangpu River, the city boasts both colonial and futuristic buildings and a stunning skyline along the waterfront. Attractions include the Oriental Pearl Tower, the Jade Buddha Temple, Yu Garden, and much more.

Founded in 1905, Fudan University is one of China’s most prestigious universities. The name “Fudan” literally translates to “(heavenly light shines) day after day,” indicating the inexhaustible self-reliance and industriousness that the university it dedicated to. Located in Shanghai, China, Fudan University has all the benefits of a large city while still also providing students with cultural immersion into the Chinese way of life.

When: July 7 - August 4, 2017
Information Sessions: TBD
Contact: Dr. George Schell, ISOM, CIS 2016, 910.962.3675, schellg@uncw.edu

Visit the Shanghai, China program's information page.

Marseille, France, Kedge School of Management

Cameron School students in Marseille, France 2016The summer program begins Friday evening with a welcome dinner at Prado Beach attended by over 100 students/faculty and staff, watch the sun set over the Mediterranean as you begin your amazing month of adventure in Marseille. Saturday begins with a tour of the city founded by the Greeks more than 2,600 years ago;  here you will have the opportunity to understand the town and its passions, discover its beauty, and take in its excesses. We will tour several historic sites including the old port (Vieux Port) where ships have docked for more than 26 centuries. Sunday is a tour to a neighboring fishing village and one of the of the most pristine along the French Rivera – Cassis, will steal your heart. 

When:  Summer II
Courses: INB 300, FIN 335, FRH 101 & 102 (higher levels of French are available)
Information Sessions: *TBD*

Contact: Dr. Drew Rosen, ISOM, CIS 2054, 910-962-3677, rosenl@uncw.edu

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Bremen, Germany, Hochschule Bremen

Cameron School students in Bremen, Germany 2016A welcoming dinner will start your summer adventure where you will begin to experience the culture of Germany along the famed river Weser. Take classes taught in English with students from over 15 countries giving the courses a true international flavor. In addition to class work you will take a walking tour through neighborhoods from the 15th century; local tours in the past have included the Mercedes Benz plant and the world headquarters of Beck’s Brewing. The summer weekends are packed with open air festivals and river activities. With Bremen your home away from home you are a short train, plane or bus ride away from Amsterdam, Berlin, Munich, Copenhagen or France. Bremen is home to the Schlachte Embankment area, which is an array of restaurants, bars, picnic tables and year-round Octoberfest activities.

When:  July 2018
Courses: INB 300, MKT 340 and/or German Language courses
Information Session: TBD
Contact: Dr. Tom Janicki, AISSC, CIS 2052, 910-962-4077, janickit@uncw.edu

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St. Petersburg & Moscow, Russia, St. Petersburg State University of Economics

RussiaRussia is an important hub for large-scale international business, providing a wealth of career opportunities for those who combine their economic, business, political science, and fine art background with the ability to speak Russian. The program provides an extraordinary opportunity to explore and learn about modern Russia and the country’s unique contribution to world culture and sports. Utilizing a cross disciplinary approach, students will explore the intellectual and cultural history of Russia with an emphasis on sports and event management as Russia prepares to host the 2018 World Cup. The program includes two weeks of intensive studies and excursions in the historical downtown of St. Petersburg and one week of immersive activities in Moscow. 

When: Summer I (May 28 – June 21, 2018)
Courses: INB 294:  International Sports Marketing, RUS 294: Topics in Russian Studies 
*Students are required to enroll in both courses
Application Deadline: March 16, 2018
Information Session: TBD
Contact: Dr. Brian Kinard, Marketing, CH 240A, 910-962-2420, kinardb@uncw.edu

Visit the St. Petersburg &  Moscow, Russia program's information page.

London and Hatfield, UK, University of Hertfordshire

Cameron School students in London, UKA welcoming dinner will start your summer adventure where you will London is one of the world's top 10 cities for visitors and summer weather is temperate and inviting! There is so much to visit and savor from Britain's history, museums, art and theatre, banking and finance all situated along the Thames River. Enjoy summer sporting events from Wimbledon to the British Open, along with outdoor summer concerts from musicians from around the world! From your Hertfordshire University home base, student groups easily travel on weekends to Oxford, Stratford-upon-Avon, Bath Brighton, Liverpool and beyond to Dublin, Ireland, Edinburgh, Scotland, Paris, Brussels, Amsterdam and more!

When:  June 28 - July 26, 2018 (Summer II)
Courses: INB 300 and ACG 203
Information Session:  November 17 at 5:00PM in CIS 1013
Contact: Dr. Stephen Hill, ISOM, CIS 2023, 910-962-3739, hills@uncw.edu

Visit the London and Hatfield, UK program's information page.

Information Sessions: August 24, 2017 at 5PM in CIS 1007