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IB Minor Approved Summer Programs

Penn State's summer study abroad programs accepted for the International Business Minor. Focus of programs may include combinations of business, language, culture and more.

Summer

These summer programs provide for a rich learning experience, whether you wish to improve your language skills, gain a better understanding of a particular region, experience the business environment of another country, or all of the above. All summer study abroad programs charge all students the in-state tuition rate. 

MAYMESTER and other Short Term International Study are 1 to 3 week programs. They do not satisfy the study abroad requirement of the International Business Minor.

Search Penn State Global Programs to view all PSU approved summer programs.

All the programs listed below are eligible for the International Business Minor.


*Penn State Faculty-led Program

**Smeal Faculty-led Program

The starting date is when participants should arrive. Departure from the USA may be the previous day.

Summer application deadline: February 1.

 

--Summer 2022--

IB Minor Approved Summer Study Abroad Programs

Smeal Business Programs

Country/CityProgramDates
Czech Republic
**Brno **Brno, Czech Republic: CzechMates: Exploring Business in Eastern Europe (includes travel to multiple countries) New Program! ** 6 credits May 17 - July 1, 2022
Italy
**Florence **Florence, Italy: The World of Business and Italian Culture (Summer)  6 credits  May 19 - July 1, 2022

More IB minor eligible programs 

Argentina
Buenos Aires IES: Buenos Aires, Language and Argentine Studies (Summer) 7 credits June 27 - Aug 7, 2022
China
Shanghai CIEE: Shanghai (Summer)
   - Business and Culture track, 6-9 credits (Must attend at least 2 of the 4-week sessions in one summer for the IB Minor)
   - Accelerated Chinese Language, 10 credits

Business & Culture: May 16 – July 11, 2022 OR 
June 13 – Aug 6, 2022 
Chinese Language: June 19 - Aug 13, 2022

Denmark / Sweden
Copenhagen / Stockholm DIS: Summer in Scandinavia (Summer) (MUST attend sessions 1 & 2 or 2 & 3 in one summer for the IB Minor. Must attend all three sessions for the IB Minor if doing the Entrepreneurship Practicum.)    6-10 credits May 22 - July 2, 2022 OR
June 13 - July 30, 2022
France
Aix-en-Provence IAU College: Aix-en-Provence, Summer in Aix (Summer) 6-9 credits June 4 - July 17, 2022
*Besançon *Besançon: Intensive French Language and Cultural Immersion (Summer) 7 credits
June 4 - July 3, 2022 
Germany
Berlin IES: Berlin, Language and Culture (Summer) 6-9 credits June 6 - July 23, 2022
Greece
*Athens *Athens, Greece: Ancient Gods, Modern Culture, and the Psychology of Religious Belief (Summer) 6 credits - PSYCH 100 pre-requisite May 14 - June 26, 2022
Italy
Reggio Calabria *Reggio Calabria, Italy: Language and Culture (Summer) 7 credits May 10 - June 21, 2022 
*Todi *Todi: Italian Language, Art History, Culture (Summer) 8-9 credits - **Suspended for Summer 2022 May 20 - June 30, 2022 
Japan
Tokyo IES: Tokyo (Summer) 6 credits May 26 - July 9, 2022
Jordan
Amman

CIEE: Amman
   - Middle East Studies (Summer) (Must attend both sessions in one summer for the IB minor) 6-8 credits
   - Arabic Language (Summer) 7 credits

Middle East Studies: May 16 – June 13, 2022
Arabic Language: May 29 - July 29, 2022
Korea, South
Seoul CIEE: Seoul, Korean Studies (Summer) 6-9 credits June 23 - August 6, 2022
Mexico
*Puebla *Puebla, Mexico: Spanish Language and Mexican Culture (Summer)  9 credits May 19 - June 30, 2022 
Peru
*Lima *Lima, Peru: Cross-cultural Engagement (Summer) 6 credits   May 8 - June 11, 2022 
Russia
St. Petersburg CIEE: St. Petersburg (Summer) 
   - Russian Area Studies track,  6-9 credits (Must attend at least 2 of the 4-week sessions in one summer for the IB Minor)
   - Russian Language,  10 credits
Area Studies: June 13 – Jul 11, 2022
Language: Jun 11 – Aug 6, 2022
Spain
Madrid IES: Madrid (Summer) 6 credits May 19 to June 29, 2022
Seville CIEE: Seville, Language + Culture (Summer) (MUST attend at least 2 of the 4-week sessions in one summer for the IB Minor) 6-9 credits May 16 – July 11, 2022 OR 
June 13 – Aug 6, 2022
*Ronda *Ronda, Spain: Spanish Language and Culture (Summer) 9 credits May 16 - June 25, 2022
Tanzania
*Mang'ula *Mang'ula, Tanzania: Parks and People (Summer) 9 credits details May 17 - June 24, 2022 
United Kingdom
Brighton Brighton: University of Sussex (Summer) (Must attend both sessions in one summer for the IB Minor)  8 credits June 28 - Aug 13, 2021 (for reference)

 

Search Penn State Global Programs to view all PSU approved summer programs.