The Walker College of Business encourages students to study abroad and provides a variety of short-term international programs designed to develop international business skills and intercultural knowledge. These faculty-led programs have proven to be invaluable for many students. Scholarships are available. Fluency in a second language is not required and students can earn credit toward their degree.

If you want more information on future opportunities, please contact Meredith Church Pipes, International Programs Coordinator for COB International Programs.

Upcoming Programs

CUBA - BUS 3545: Business and Society in Cuba (3 s.h.)

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Sat, 10/10/2015 - Sat, 10/17/2015
Experience picturesque Havana and provincial Cuba during fall break. Attend lectures from renowned economists at the University of Havana. Observe firsthand the impact of recent economic reforms. Gain insight into both sides of US-Cuban...

COSTA RICA - SCM 3690: Coffee Supply Chain in Costa Rica/ MBA 5020: International Seminar on Costa Rica (3 sh)

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Mon, 12/28/2015 - Fri, 01/08/2016
The program will focus on the complete supply chain "seed to cup" within the context of the coffee industry. Working in coordination with a local business, Bald Guy Brew, we will explore the world of coffee. The goal is to go well beyond providing a...

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Associate Dean for International Programs:
Dr. Martin Mezner
Room 4137 Peacock Hall
Phone: (828) 262-6236

International Programs Coordinator:
Meredith Church Pipes
4051 Peacock Hall
Phone: (828) 262-7727

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