College of Business

Academics

International Activities

The College of Business is committed to preparing students to compete in a global economy. There is no better way to prepare for today’s global business environment than to experience a new culture and business practices firsthand.  International programs offered by the College include a variety of options:  international internships, summer study abroad opportunities, and longer semester exchange programs.

Summer Internship Programs typically run 6-8 weeks and include both practical work experience and coursework in a class environment. Students may earn up to six hours of AU credit depending on their major.

On this AU faculty-led internship program, students get experience working 36-40 hours per week for 4-5 weeks on a team based project for an international company expanding in Chengdu. Many travel and cultural opportunities in China are included.

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This AU faculty-led internship program is 7 weeks long, including one week of orientation and on-site interviews, six weeks of internship experience, and overlapping coursework and cultural activities. All work assignments will be in Dublin, Ireland.

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This 8 week AU faculty-led program begins with a week of orientation, cultural activities, and on-site interviews followed by 6 weeks of internship experience in a major business area.  An International Marketing course is also taught in London.

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Summer Study Abroad Programs usually run 3–6 weeks and are either exchange programs where the student attends a host institution or an Auburn faculty led course offered in conjunction with the program.

The 2014 Central and Eastern European Studies Program offers the opportunity to study management in Wroclaw, Budapest, Prague and Berlin. The concepts of management will be explored through company visits, discussions with upper-level managers of multinational and local firms, and meetings with local government officials. Additionally, students will have free time for individual exploration of local culture and entertainment.

The education site NerdScholar lists the Central and Eastern European among its favorites.

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In this AU faculty-led program, students study innovation, entrepreneurship, and technology in Seville, Spain with the GlobalEd Programs, one of the leaders in global education.  No Spanish is required as all instruction is in English.  Excursions include trips to Granada, Cordoba, and the Roman ruins of Italica, among others.  Also include the beautiful beaches of Southern Spain just a short bus trip away.  This program is open to all majors.

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Semester Exchange Programs involve studying at a host institution for 1 or 2 semesters during the regular academic year.

The College has established an exchange program with ESEADE in buenos Aires, the capital and largest city in Argentina.  The university offers an undergraduate bilingual program (Spanish/English) in International Business Administration.

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The College has established an exchange program with ESDES School of Management. This program offers students the possibility of studying for 1 or 2 semesters at one of the top ranked business schools in France. Many courses are offered in English.

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The College has established an exchange program with Groupe Sup de Co Montpellier Business School (GSCM) in Montpellier, France. GSCM offers a variety of business courses in English, but students are also required to take a French language course.

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The College has a student exchange program with Institut de préparation á l'Administration et a la Gestion (IPAG) in Nice, France. IPAG provides education in management and business administration (in English), with an international focus.

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The College has a student exchange program with the European Business School (EBS) in Oestrich-Winkel, Germany. EBS is one of the leading institutions for education and research in Business Administration in Germany.

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The College has established an exchange program with Universidad de Navarra (University of Navarra).  The university is located in Pamplona best known for the “running of the bulls” and its medieval surroundings and pre-Christian monuments.  This program offers students the possibility of studying for 1 or 2 semesters at a university consistently ranked as the best private academic institution in Spain with superb schools of international economics and business.  Most courses in the International Business field are in English.

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The College has an exchange program with Institut de préparation á l'Administration et a la Gestion (IPAG) in Paris, France. The IPAG program is designed for students with little or no knowledge of French but an interest in international business.

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The College offers an exchange program with Pforzheim University of Applied Sciences in Pforzheim, Germany. Participants can either take a variety of business courses in English or join an intensive course "German as a second language" at Pforzheim.

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The College offers a new exchange program with Plymouth University on the coast of England.  Plymouth University has approximately 30,000 students on full and part-time programs of study including around 3,000 students from over 100 countries.  Plymouth is a world-class university with a global reputation.

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The College has a student exchange program with the College of Economics at Nihon University in Tokyo, Japan. Nihon University is Japan’s largest university. Classes are available in English for exchange students.

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The College has an exchange program with the University of Ulsan (UOU), one of the top universities in South Korea. UOU is located in a city built around the Hyundai conglomerate.  Students may participate fall, spring, or for a full academic year.

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Learn and Teach in Ulsan (LaTU) is a scholarship program (including a stipend and usually airfare) sponsored by the University of Ulsan (UOU). Participants are expected to teach English to UOU undergraduate students as a tutor, while studying at UOU.

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The College has established an exchange program with Zurich University of Applied Sciences – ZHAW School of Management and Law. This program offers students the possibility of studying for 1 or 2 semesters at one of the leading business schools in Switzerland. Many courses are offered in English.

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