Global Immersion

Start Something. Globally.

The College of Business’ Global Immersion opportunities will enable you to:

• Strengthen your cross-cultural skills
• Increase your independence, self-reliance and self-confidence
• Enhance your language competency and communication skills
• Improve adaptability, perseverance, and the ability to handle difficult situations
• Develop your competitiveness in the global workforce

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Winter Break 2017

Panama
Australia

Winter Break 2018

Benin

Spring Break 2018

Guyana
Togo

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 16 College of Business Sponsored Global Immersion opportunities, the university sponsors countless other programs all over the world. For additional global immersion opportunities, check out what the Education Abroad Office has to offer.

Nebraska 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

Global Immersion: Nebraska at Oxford Blog by Anne Greff
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Panama

Winter Break 2017
Panama: Sustainable Entrepreneurship
Locations: City of Knowledge, David, Panama City
Program Highlights: Study Panama’s culture, environment, and people while developing a plan to sustainably harvest trees from a teak tree farm located in Panama, find potential buyers, and distribute the trees internationally.
Course Options: BSAD 491

Panama Program Info at MyWorld

Nebraska students standing at Panama sign Panama banner image

Faculty Contact

Ibrayeva, Elina
Assistant Professor of Practice

Australia

Winter Break 2017
Australia: Leadership, Ethics, Entrepreneurship, and Design (LEED) in Asia Pacific-Australia
Locations: Sydney, Cains
Program Highlights: Through lectures, case studies, company visits, and cultural experiences, 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

Buss, D'vee K
Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Programs

Benin

Winter Break 2018
Benin: International Entrepreneurship and Tourism in Africa – Benin 2018
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 cashew nut production, tourism, and management.
Course Options: BSAD 491
Application Deadline: TBD

Program Info at MyWorld Coming Soon

Benin Immersion

Faculty Contact

Osiri, John Kalu
Director of International Business Program

Guyana

Spring Break 2018
Guyana: Eco-Tourism, Community, and Sustainable Development
Locations: Georgetown
Program Highlights: Hosted by the University of Guyana, join with other UNL students to experience a country rich in natural resources and development potential. Students will make a significant contribution to the ecotourism development of this emerging country.
Course Options: BSAD 491
Application Deadline: October 8, 2017

Guyana Program Info at MyWorld
2017 Guyana Program Story

Guyana Global Immersion

Faculty Contacts

Ramsay, Colin
E.J. Faulkner Professor
Osiri, John Kalu
Director of International Business Program

Togo

Spring Break 2018
Togo: The Big RED Project: Innovating Tourism and Agricultural Systems in Africa – Togo 2018
Locations: Lome and Kara
Program Highlights: With a focus on Innovation and Agriculture, students will develop a business plan for tourism in Togo while working with a local agronomist to build a prototype for a solar-powered center pivot for irrigation and develop a crop management strategy. Students with an interest in tourism, agriculture, urban planning and development, engineering, as well as business, are invited to go to Togo.
Course Options: BSAD 491
Application Deadline: October 8, 2017

Togo Program Info at MyWorld

Togo Global Immersion

Faculty Contacts

Osiri, John Kalu
Director of International Business Program

Chile

Summer 2018
Chile: Summer Study and Internship in Santiago, Chile
Locations: Santiago
Program Highlights: In collaboration with the Business School (FEN) at the University of Chile, students will learn the business practices of Chile and Latin America while studying with other participants from around the world for a true multi-cultural experience in the vibrant city of Santiago, Chile.
Course Options: BSAD 491
Application Deadline: February 1

Chile Program Info at MyWorld Coming Soon
2017 Chile Program Story

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Faculty Contact

Stein, Roberto
Assistant Professor of Practice

China

Summer 2018
China: Business and Cultural Discovery
Locations: Hangzhou, China
Program Highlights: Gain a global perspective by visiting the most populated country in the world! You will have the opportunity to see the geography, history, art, language and culture of China, and interact with students and professors at Zhejiang University City College in Hangzhou, China.
Course Options: BSAD 491 or FINA 260
Application Deadline: February 1

China Program Info at MyWorld Coming Soon

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Faculty Contact

Williams, Glenn
Associate Professor of Practice

Germany

Summer 2018
Germany: Supply Chain Systems Management in Heilbronn, Germany
Locations: Heilbronn, Germany
Program Highlights: Join students in Germany this summer hosted by the German Graduate School in Hielbronn, Germany focusing on Supply Chain Management Systems in the region. Heilbronn is home to many large manufacturing companies who specialize in efficient supply chain systems.
Course Options: SCMA 331, MNGT 360
Application Deadline: February 1

Germany Program Info at MyWorld Coming Soon

Germany Global Immersion

Faculty Contact

Ghana

Summer 2018
Ghana: Sustainable Innovation in Africa through Agriculture, Business and Education Projects in Ghana
Locations: Accra, Ghana
Program Highlights: Students interested in business, agriculture, engineering, and education will focus on sustainable innovation through two projects in Ghana. The first project focuses on designing a crop management plan incorporating solar energy. In the second project, student will develop business and marketing plans for processed rice in Ghana.
Course Options: BSAD 491
Application Deadline: February 1

Ghana Program Info at MyWorld Coming Soon

Ghana Global Immersion

Faculty Contact

Osiri, John Kalu
Director of International Business Program

Italy

Summer 2018 or Semester Programs
Italy: Summer Study and Internship in Sorrento, Italy – Sant’Anna Institute
Locations: Sorrento, Italy
Program Highlights: Students can choose among three tracks for a full summer in Italy. Track 1 is an Italian Language and Culture intensive hosted by Sant’Anna Institute. Track 2 and 3 are academic and/or internship options. Through Sant’Anna Institute, students can choose to take a variety of courses in business, Italian studies, natural sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities. Students are placed in internships through Sant’Anna Institute.
Course Options: MODL 198, ACCT 301 (Term 3 only)
Application Deadline: February 1

Italy Program Info at MyWorld Coming Soon
Italy Semester Program Info at MyWorld Coming Soon

Italy Global Immersion

Italy-CIMBA

Summer 2018
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 2018 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!
Application Deadline: February 1

Spain 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 2018 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: February 1
Spring Application Deadline: October 1

France Program Info at MyWorld Coming Soon
France Semester Program Info at MyWorld Coming Soon

France Global Immersion

Faculty Contact

Miller, Laurie A
Associate Professor of Practice in Economics

England–Oxford

Summer 2018
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 12

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: February 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
Rachel Hink, Student Coordinator: cba-rhenk@unl.edu
Farida Musa, Student Coordinator: fmusa2@unl.edu


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