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Study Abroad

In a world that is increasingly interconnected, learning about other cultures is an essential skill both personally and professionally. A study abroad experience will provide you with real-time understanding about other cultures, people, and view-points- both inside and outside of the classroom. Some programs also offer students the opportunity to visit companies located across the globe.

GWSB students have numerous options for their study abroad experience in locations all over the world. Typically, GWSB students go abroad Fall or Spring of their junior year. The GWSB Advising Center works closely with GW's Office for Study Abroad to assist students as they make decisions about their study abroad experience.

GWSB Study Abroad Advisors assist with:

  • Degree requirement review
  • Course selection
  • Resources for course approval process

Regional Advisors in the Office for Study Abroad assist with:

  • Where should you study?
  • Tier structure of programs
  • Assistance with Transfer Credit
  • Application information and deadlines

GWSB Study Abroad advisors are:

Natalie McLemore | last names A-La | nmclemore@email.gwu.edu

Helen Iasnik | last names Le-Z | hiasnik@gwu.edu

To access further information about the Office for Study Abroad and to see their staff listing, visit www.studyabroad.gwu.edu .

GWSB students have over 100 study abroad options that offer business courses. Options for you to consider include:

GWSB Signature Abroad Programs

GW Paris Business Studies Program
GW/Kent State European Business
International Business in Argentina

Business-Focused Abroad Programs:

Bocconi University – Milan, Italy
Business, Language, & Culture Program/CIEE – Shanghai, China
Copenhagen Business School – Copenhagen, Denmark
Danish Institute for Study Abroad – Copenhagen, Denmark
GW Latin America/Chile – Santiago, Chile
GW Madrid – Madrid, Spain
Hong Kong/Syracuse University – Hong Kong, Hong Kong
International Business in China /Alliance for Global Education – Shanghai, China
Royal Holloway – Surrey, England
London School of Economics – London, England
University of Botswana – Gaborone, Botswana
University of Cape Town – Cape Town, South Africa
University College Dublin – Dublin, Ireland
University College London – London, England
University of Edinburgh – Edinburgh, Scotland
University of New South Wales – Sydney, Australia
Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration – Vienna, Austria

Information about these programs can be found on GW's Office for Study Abroad website.

A lsit of other abroad programs that offer business courses can be accessed here.

Short-Term Study Abroad (winter break, spring break, and summer)

GW offers students the opportunity to enroll in summer and semester courses with overseas components. These courses are led by GW faculty and span from one week to one month in length. A majority of the courses hold class sessions on-campus or online before and after going abroad. Participation in these programs is open to both GW and non-GW students.

Check the Office for Study Abroad website for further information on short-term programs.

Summer Abroad

Study abroad summer programs offer a great deal of flexibility for students. Please visit the Office for Study Abroad’s website for further information.

GW offers students the opportunity to enroll in summer and semester courses with overseas components. These courses are led by GW faculty and spend anywhere from one week to one month abroad. A majority of the courses hold class sessions on-campus or online before and after going abroad. Participation in these programs is open to both GW and non-GW students.

What You Need to Know: Study Abroad Policies

Study Abroad Policies

Before you go abroad, the following must be completed:

  • Meet with your GWSB Study Abroad advisor to discuss:
    • your study abroad program options and possible courses to take abroad that would fulfill curriculum requirements
    • which classes to register for the semester of your return to GW
    • declaring your field of concentration
  • Please review the Frequently Asked Questions.