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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January 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: January 2-13, 2019
Courses: INB 300 or INB 394 
Application Deadline: extended to October 31
Information Sessions: Oct. 16 at 5:00 pm - CH 201
Contacts: Dr. Rebecca Guidice, Assoc. Professor of Management, guidicer@uncw.edu, 910.962.2006

Visit the Australia 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.

Courses: Economics/Finance courses, Chinese language & culture
When: Late July - August 
Contact: Dr. George Schell, BAISSC, CIS 2016, 910.962.3675, schellg@uncw.edu

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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: Spring Break 2019
Pre-requisite courses needed:  FIN 335, MKT 340, or MGT 350
Courses: FIN 495 or MKT 495
Application Deadline: TBD
Contacts: Dr. Nivine Richie, Economics & Finance, CH 220M, 910-962-3606, richien@uncw.edu 

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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, BLA 361 FRH 101 & 102 (higher levels of French are available)
Contacts: Dr. Drew Rosen, BAISSC, CIS 2054, 910-962-3677, rosenl@uncw.edu | Dr. Randy Hanson, Accountancy & Business Law, CH 230C, 910-962-3801, hansonr@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 2019
Courses: INB 300, MKT 340. SCM 472 and/or German Language courses
Contacts: Dr. Tom Janicki, AISSC, CIS 2052, 910-962-4077, janickit@uncw.edu | Dr. Vince Howe, Marketing, CH 240S, 910-962-3882, howe@uncw.edu

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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: ACG 203 and Spanish Language & Culture
Contacts: Dr. Lisa Scribner, Marketing, CH 240-C, 910-962-3814, scribnerl@uncw.edu | Dr. Tom Downen, Accountancy, CH 230M, 910-962-4104, downent@uncw.edu

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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: Summer II
Course Options: INB 300, MGT 350, BAN 280 and SCM 370
Contact: Dr. Stephen Hill, BAISSC, CIS 2023, 910-962-3739, hills@uncw.edu

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