Global Immersion

When are you going?

The College of Business offers many exciting opportunities to explore the world through our Global Immersion program. Ranging from one week to an entire semester, there is a program that will enable you to engage with a new culture while learning key business skills. These programs will strengthen your cross-cultural skills; increase your independence, self-reliance, and self-confidence; enhance your language competency and communication skills; improve your adaptability, perseverance, and ability to handle challenging situations. You will also develop your competitiveness in the ever-growing global workforce. So, when are you going?

Global Immersion Walk-In Times

The International Business Programs hosts information session times at your convenience to learn about any of our Global Immersion Programs. Click the link below for this semester’s walk-in times. Find us in the Business Advising and Student Engagement Office, CoB 125.

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Nebraska Education Abroad

In addition to the opportunities through the College of Business, the University of Nebraska sponsors countless other programs all over the world. For additional study abroad opportunities, check out what the Education Abroad Office has to offer, located in 110 Love Library South.

Education Abroad

Scholarship Application

All business students applying for any Global Immersion programs are encouraged to apply for scholarships to assist with going abroad. College of Business specific scholarships are selected through the Basic Scholarship Application available on MyWorld. Scholarship deadlines are October 1 for spring programs, January 5 for summer programs and February 1 for fall programs.

Education Abroad Scholarships

Panama

Winter Break 2018 and Spring Break 2019
Panama: Export and Development
Locations: Panama City
Program Highlights: Study Panama’s culture, environment, and business climate while working on various projects related to international business, marketing, trade, and export.
Course Options: BSAD 491, BSAD 191

Panama Program Info at MyWorld

Nebraska students standing at Panama sign

Australia

Winter Break 2018
Australia: International Business in Asia Pacific
Locations: Sydney, Cairns
Program Highlights: Through lectures, case studies, company visits, and cultural experience, develop a greater awareness of how business is conducted in the Asia-Pacific region. Enhance your understanding of the impact of globalization from the faculty at the University of Technology-Sydney.
Course Options: BSAD 491

Australia Program Info at MyWorld

Nebraska students standing at Panama sign

Faculty Contact

Combs, Gwendolyn M
Associate Professor of Management

Benin

Winter Break 2018
Benin: Growth and Export
Locations: Cotonou, Benin
Program Highlights: Students will design innovative methods for production and management in Benin, a country ripe with entrepreneurial opportunity. Projects are focused on cash crop export and continuing the product design of a solar powered irrigation center pivot.
Course Options: BSAD 491

Program Info at MyWorld

Benin Immersion

Faculty Contact

Osiri, John Kalu
Director of International Business Program

China

Summer 2019
China: Business and Cultural Discovery
Locations: Chengdu, Chongqing
Program Highlights: Located at the #1 rated city for international startups and entrepreneurs in China, Chengdu Sichuan is a hub for students interested in the global market and engaging with Chinese language and culture. Summer internships opportunities are also available.
Course Options: BSAD 491, FINA 260, Chinese International Business, Internship

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Germany

Summer 2019
Germany: Global Business in Southern Germany
Locations: Heilbronn, Constance
Program Highlights: Nestled in the heart of Bavaria, Heilbronn is an ideal location to examine the business practices of Germany. Spend two weeks on beautiful Lake Constance diving into the German language before investing the next two weeks engulfed in how to do businss in Germany. Internship opportunities are available to round out your summer!
Course Options: BSAD 491, German Language
Application Deadline: November 18

Germany Program Info at MyWorld Coming Soon

Germany Global Immersion

Faculty Contact

Italy - CIMBA

Summer 2019 or Semester Programs
Italy-CIMBA
Locations: Paderno del Grappa
Program Highlights: Study in Italy with the most course options of any CoB program. While you complete your coursework, you will enhance your international education through company tours, afternoon cultural excursions, field trips, a gourmet Italian meal, and two extended travel weekends.
Course Options: See Course Equivalency List Below

Italy-CIMBA Program Info at MyWorld

Course Equivalency List

Italy-CIMBA Global Immersion

Business Contact

Lester, Amy
International Business Program Coordinator

Spain

Summer 2019 or Semester Programs
Spain: College of Business Sponsored Summer Study and Internships in Barcelona, Spain
Locations: Barcelona
Program Highlights: Barcelona is a city full of whimsical architecture, excellent cuisine, and unique history. Join students at IAU College in learning the culture, language, and business practices that make this city the only one like it in the world.
Course Options: MNGT 414, MRKT 453, Spanish, and more!
Summer Application Deadline: February 1
Fall Application Deadline: March 1
Spring Application Deadline: October 1

Spain Summer Program Program Info at MyWorld
Spain Semester Program Info at MyWorld
2017 Spain Program Student Blog

Spain Global Immersion

Faculty Contact

Miller, Laurie A
Associate Professor of Practice in Economics

France

Summer 2019 or Semester Programs
France: College of Business Sponsored Summer Study and Internships in Aix-en-Provence
Locations: Aix-en-Provence
Program Highlights: Situated in the quaint south of France, Aix-en-Provence is a magical French village rich with culture and a long heritage of fantastic cuisine. Join students at IAU College in learning the culture, language, and business practices of France.
Course Options: MNGT 414, MRKT 453, French, and more!
Summer Application Deadline: February 1
Fall Application Deadline: March 1
Spring Application Deadline: October 1

France Program Info at MyWorld
France Semester Program Info at MyWorld

France Global Immersion

Faculty Contact

Miller, Laurie A
Associate Professor of Practice in Economics

South Korea

Summer 2019
South Korea: Summer Leadership Program
Locations: Wonju, South Korea
Program Highlights: This program brings students from around the world to Yonsei University's Wonju Campus for a 4-week intensive program diving into the history, culture, economics, language, and government of South Korea. Students will connect with local Korean students, industry experts, and Yonsei professors for a truly authentic Korean experience.
Course Options: BSAD 491 (6 credit hours)

South Korea Program Info at MyWorld Coming Soon

South Korea Global Immersion

Contact

Lester, Amy
International Business Program Coordinator

England–Oxford

Summer 2019
Nebraska at Oxford
Locations: Jesus College at Oxford
Program Highlights: Participate in the university’s most popular education abroad program! In this once in a lifetime opportunity you will learn from Oxford faculty, enjoy a West End show with your classmates and explore Oxford, England for 4 weeks.
Course Options: ECON 466, ECON 467, ENGL/THEA 386
Application Deadline: November 11

England-Oxford Program Info at MyWorld
2017 England-Oxford Program Student Blog

England Global Immersion

Contact

Lester, Amy
International Business Program Coordinator

Senshu–Japan

Fall Semester
Senshu–Japan
Locations: Tokyo
Program Highlights: You will learn about Japanese business, culture and language in this 13 week program. Live on campus with a Japanese student and participate in a weekend homestay! No prior Japanese language is necessary.
Application Deadline: March 1

Senshu-Japan Program Info at MyWorld
Senshu Website

Japan Global Immersion

Business Contact

Lester, Amy
International Business Program Coordinator

France-ESCEM

Fall or Spring Semester
France: ESCEM School of Business and Management
Locations: Poitiers
Program Highlights: Study for a semester in France while focusing on one of four certificate options in business areas and learn French. No prior language training necessary.
Course Options: See Course Options listing
Application Deadline: October 1 or February 1

France-ESCEM Program Info at MyWorld

France-ESCEM Global Immersion

Business Contact

Lester, Amy
International Business Program Coordinator

Global Immersion Contacts

Student Coordinators
Austin Hoffman, Student Coordinator
Hunter Kelley, Student Coordinator
Tamayo Zhou, Student Coordinator


Education Abroad Coordinator
Cait Naberhaus, Education Abroad: cnaberhaus@unl.edu

International Business Team

Osiri, John Kalu
Director of International Business
Lester, Amy
International Business Program Coordinator
Schwab, Chandra
Director of International Business
Hayes, Sheila
Administrative Support Associate