Off-Campus Study Programs


At GW, learning and networking occurs far beyond the classroom. Students choose among varied for-credit opportunities including consulting in developing global destinations, domestic case studies, and immersions into the Olympic Games and World Cup.


Previous Trips


Experiential Courses for Sport Management


2016 Summer Olympic Games
Rio de Janeiro
More info to come

The Business of Major League Baseball Spring Training
March 13, 2016 – March 19, 2016

China: Major League Baseball and Globalization
Beijing, China; Changzhou, China; Nanjing, China; Wuxi, China
June 6, 2015 – June 13, 2015

International Experience: Behind the Scenes at the 2014 Winter Olympic Games
Sochi, Russia
February 6, 2014 – February 16, 2014

International Experience: Impacts of the 2014 FIFA World Cup
Brazil (El Salvador, Manaus, Brasilia, Rio de Janeiro)
Spring 2014

Issues in Sports Governance
Portland, OR and Seattle, WA (Pacific Northwest)
Spring 2014



Experiential Courses for Hospitality Management


Blog | Costa Rica

Innovation in Services
Orlando, FL (Walt Disney World)
May 20, 2015 – May 31, 2015

Client-Based Fieldwork in DC: Managing the Customer Experience
Washington, DC
August 3, 2015 – August 12, 2015

Advocacy and Lobbying in the Hospitality Industry
Washington, DC
June 16, 2016 – June 23, 2016

A Journey through the Sharing Economy
San Francisco, CA
August 13, 2016 – August 19, 2016



Experiential Courses for Event Management


Event Management and Marketing in the Bahamas
Bahamas
December 28, 2014 – January 7, 2015