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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.

All the programs listed below are eligible to count towards 6 credits of Global Immersion in the International Business Minor. Classes do not need to be business-related to count.


*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: January 24, 2024

 

--Summer 2024--

IB Minor Approved Summer Study Abroad Programs

Smeal Business Programs

Country/CityProgramDates
Czech Republic
**Brno **Brno, Czech Republic: CzechMates + Business in Central Europe (Summer)  6 credits
Includes travel to 4 different countries!
Option to apply for 5-week internship experience in Brno when this program ends.
Summer 2024: International Entrepreneurship course + Globalization course
May 7 - June 22, 2024
Italy
**Florence

**Florence, Italy: The World of Business and Italian Culture (Summer)  6 credits
Summer 2024:
--Track 1: Marketing course + ISI elective
--Track 2: Supply Chain course + ISI elective
Students of any major can apply to whichever track they prefer.

May 16 - June 28, 2024

More IB minor eligible programs 

Argentina
Buenos Aires IES: Buenos Aires, Language and Argentine Studies (Summer) 7 credits June 24 - Aug 4, 2024
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 13 – June 22, 2024 OR 
June 24 – Aug 3, 2024
Chinese Language: June 23 - Aug 17, 2024

Denmark / Sweden
Copenhagen / Stockholm DIS: Summer in Scandinavia (Summer) (MUST attend two sessions 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.)   6-9 credits Session 1+2: May 22 - July 5, 2024
Session 2+3: June 16 - July 27, 2024
Session 1+2+3: May 22 - July 27, 2024
France
Aix-en-Provence IAU College: Aix-en-Provence, Summer in Aix (Summer) 6-9 credits (June 3 - July 15, 2023)
*Besançon *Besançon: Intensive French Language and Cultural Immersion (Summer) 7 credits
May 31 - August 2, 2024
Germany
Berlin IES: Berlin, Language and Culture (Summer) 6-9 credits June 4 - July 20, 2024
Greece
Thessaloniki Thessaloniki, Greece: Perrotis College (Summer) 6 credits May 31 - July 16, 2024
Italy
*Salerno *Salerno, Italy: Language and Culture (Summer) 7 credits **ITAL 001 pre-requisite May 12 - June 23, 2024
*Todi *Todi: Italian Language, Art History, Culture (Summer) 8-9 credits
May 11 - June 22, 2024
Japan
Tokyo IES: Tokyo (Summer) 6 credits May 23 - July 6, 2024
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 13 – July 8, 2024
Arabic Language: May 26 - July 26, 2024
Korea, South
Seoul CIEE: Seoul, Korean Studies (Summer) 6-9 credits June 25 - August 8, 2024
Mexico
*Puebla *Puebla, Mexico: Spanish Language and Mexican Culture (Summer)  9 credits (May 12 - June 21, 2023)
Spain
Madrid IES: Madrid (Summer) 6 credits  **SPAN 002 pre-requisite May 16 to June 28, 2024
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  - Course options in English May 13 – July 8, 2024 OR 
June 10 – Aug 3, 2024
*Ronda *Ronda, Spain: Spanish Language and Culture (Summer) 9 credits  **SPAN 003 pre-requisite, spots are competitive!
May 12 - June 22, 2024
Tanzania
*Mang'ula *Mang'ula, Tanzania: Parks and People (Summer) 9 credits details Not running in summer 2024
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 26 - Aug 4, 2023)

 

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