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IB Minor Global Immersion 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. 

Search Penn State Global to view all PSU study abroad programs offered in the summer term.

For more details on Smeal Customized Summer Programs, visit our Sites page.

All the programs listed below are eligible to count towards 6 credits of Global Immersion in 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, 2023.

 

--Summer 2023--

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) Eastern Europe Study Tour! ** 6 credits May 9 - June 24, 2023
Italy
**Florence **Florence, Italy: The World of Business and Italian Culture, Dept BUS, Track 1 (Summer)  6 credits
--Track 1: Marketing
May 18 - June 30, 2023
**Florence, Italy: The World of Business and Italian Culture, Dept BUS, Track 2 (Summer)  6 credits
--Track 2: Supply Chain
May 18 - June 30, 2023

More IB minor eligible programs 

Argentina
Buenos Aires IES: Buenos Aires, Language and Argentine Studies (Summer) 7 credits June 26 - Aug 6, 2023
China
Shanghai CIEE: Shanghai (Summer)
   - Business + Culture track, 6-12 credits (Two sessions offered, students can attend either session for 6 credits or both sessions for 12 credits)
   - Accelerated Chinese Language, 10 credits

Business & Culture: May 15 – June 24, 2023 OR 
June 26 – Aug 5, 2023 
Chinese Language: June 18 - Aug 12, 2023

Denmark / Sweden
Copenhagen / Stockholm DIS: Summer in Scandinavia (Summer) (MUST attend sessions 1 & 2 or 2 & 3 in one summer for the IB Minor Global Immersion Track. Must attend all three sessions for the Global Immersion Track if doing the Entrepreneurship Practicum.)   6-10 credits May 22 - July 1, 2023 OR
June 12 - July 29, 2023
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 5 - July 22, 2023
Greece
*Athens *Athens, Greece: Ancient Gods, Modern Culture, and the Psychology of Religious Belief (Summer) 6 credits - PSYCH 100 pre-requisite May 22 - July 2, 2023
Italy
*Salerno *Salerno, Italy: Language and Culture (Summer) 7 credits **formerly in Reggio Calabria May 14 - June 25, 2023
*Todi *Todi: Italian Language, Art History, Culture (Summer) 8-9 credits
May 13 - June 24, 2023
Japan
Tokyo IES: Tokyo (Summer) 6 credits May 25 - July 8, 2023
Jordan
Amman

CIEE: Amman
   - Middle East Studies (Summer) (Must attend both sessions in one summer for the IB minor Global Immersion Track) 6-8 credits
   - Arabic Language (Summer) 10 credits

Middle East Studies: May 15 – July 10, 2023
Arabic Language: May 28 - July 29, 2023
Korea, South
Seoul CIEE: Seoul, Korean Studies (Summer) 6-9 credits June 20 - August 2, 2023
Mexico
*Puebla *Puebla, Mexico: Spanish Language and Mexican Culture (Summer)  9 credits May 19 - June 30, 2022 
Russia
St. Petersburg CIEE: St. Petersburg (Summer) **Suspended
   - Russian Area Studies track,  6-9 credits (Must attend at least 2 of the 4-week sessions in one summer for the IB Minor Global Immersion Track)
   - 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 18 to June 28, 2023
Seville CIEE: Seville, Language + Culture (Summer) (MUST attend at least 2 of the 4-week sessions in one summer for the IB Minor Global Immersion Track) 6-9 credits May 15 – July 10, 2023 OR 
June 12 – Aug 5, 2023
*Ronda *Ronda, Spain: Spanish Language and Culture (Summer) 9 credits May 14 - June 24, 2023
Tanzania
*Mang'ula *Mang'ula, Tanzania: Parks and People (Summer) 9 credits details May 16 - June 23, 2023
United Kingdom
Brighton Brighton: University of Sussex (Summer) (Must attend both sessions in one summer for the IB Minor Global Immersion Track)  8 credits June 27 - Aug 5, 2022*

 

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