While you’re a Lubar student, you can expand your cultural perspectives, develop your knowledge of international business, and develop friendships around the globe through an international study experience. Study abroad opportunities are available to a wide range of destinations and for lengths of time ranging from a few weeks to a full academic year.

Explore the possibilities for study abroad early in your college career so you can plan ahead. Be sure to talk to your academic advisor about what you’d like to do so that you can map out your academic plans and make the most of these exciting global learning experiences.

The Lubar School of Business offers the following Business Study Abroad Programs, in partnership with UWM’s Center for International Education.

Immersion in European Business
Bus Adm 498 (undergraduate) or Bus Mgmt 726 (graduate)
A unique program in Paris, France, you’ll take classes at the Novancia School of Business in Paris related to doing business in European Union countries, including cultural factors that influence business climate, marketing and branding issues, and accounting and financial topics. In addition, you’ll enjoy corporate visits to French and American companies, as well as an exciting trip to Versailles and a moving experience at Normandy.

Southeast Asia
Bus Adm 498 (undergraduate) or Bus Mgmt 726 (graduate)
Expand your world-view, self-confidence, and international business acumen through this Business Study Abroad Program. Corporate and cultural visits, business-class hotels, private tour guides/buses and many meals are included.  In the summer of 2017, we will be traveling to Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam; Siem Reap, Cambodia; and Bangkok, Thailand.  The Business Study Abroad program will vary the selection of countries every year. Come join us as we explore these politically, socially and culturally diverse Asian locations!

Economy of Central Europe
Bus Adm 498 (undergraduate) or Bus Mgmt 726 (graduate)
January 8 – 22, 2017
Enjoy a hands-on, onsite experience of the business cultures of Germany (Cologne), The Netherlands (Amsterdam) and Iceland (Reykjavik) to see how business, politics, and economic management are conducted in these countries. Emphasis will be placed on these countries’ roles within the European Union and their economic relations with the United States. Students will visit local business as well as attend lectures with local experts on a number of key business topics.  

Ernst & Young Accounting Study Abroad in Germany
Graduate students only
This program is hosted by UWM’s long-standing exchange partner, Justus Liebig University (JLU) in Giessen, Germany, and is supported by Ernst and Young (E&Y). You’ll interact with German students at JLU as you work on several group projects focused on international accounting. The program includes excursions to Stuttgart and Heidelberg, and corporate visits to a German office of E&Y and other prominent international businesses. You’ll also enjoy several cultural excursions in Germany.

Are you interested in something else? Programs to other areas of the world, as well as semester-long or year-long study abroad programs, are offered through UWM’s Center for International Education. Be sure to check back regularly – our program offerings can change from semester to semester.