Studying Abroad with GW

Why Should I Study Abroad?

  • Broaden your firsthand experience with other cultures and viewpoints
  • Meet people from different backgrounds and cultures
  • Gain new insights and perspectives while building new relationships
  • Discover new talents and career interests
  • Expand your employment qualifications and opportunities
  • Learn a new language
  • Engage with business students in an international setting

Who Do I Talk to About Studying Abroad?

1. You should visit the Office for Study Abroad(OSA) located on the 5th Floor of Marvin Center.  OSA can assist you with:

  • Beginning stages – discussing program types, location, and culture abroad
  • Discussing programs that meet your academic needs
  • Narrowing down programs and discussing your goals in relation to abroad
  • Tier structure/financing study abroad and scholarship opportunities
  • Transferring credits back to GW
  • Application information and deadlines

Students are encouraged to visit Study Abroad Express Advising or Open Advising hours before scheduling an appointment with Piper Arnold, OSA’s advisor for GWSB students. Read about OSA’s Advising Services options and times.

2. The Office of Undergraduate Programs Advising Team can assist you with:

  • Reviewing your degree requirements
  • Seeing if/when studying abroad is an option with your curriculum
  • Suggesting what courses to look for abroad
  • Resources for the course approval process

You can schedule an appointment with a GWSB advisor.

Study Abroad Programs for GWSB Students

While GWSB students can choose from a variety of programs all over the world, there are a few programs that Business students continuously seek out. Popular programs include:

  • GW Paris - Fall Business Program (link to Paris Page)
  • GW Exchange - Bocconi University (Italy)
  • GW England - King’s College
  • GW England - Queen Mary
  • GW Paris - ESSEC Business School
  • IES - Business Focussed programs (England, Spain, Italy, France)
  • GW Exchange - Copenhagen Business School
  • GW Exchange - University of New South Wales
  • GW Exchange - University of Sydney
  • CIEE - Open Campus and Business Studies Programs - various locations
  • DIS Copenhagen

For more information on available programs, visit GW Passport. If students have a specific program in mind, they should discuss course options with an academic advisor to determine if the program is suitable.