The University of South Carolina's CIBER supports several Darla Moore School of Business Study Abroad Programs for students, primarily through financial support to faculty and staff to assist with curriculum and program development, program management, and domestic and international travel costs.
Undergraduate Study Abroad: Doing Business in Europe (IBUS 443)
An annual international business course offered by Professor David Ricks that includes travel to Vienna, Budapest, Bratislava and Prague. The course is a combination of a short distance learning module and an 11-day trip to several European cities where students experience first-hand the business climate in the European region through lectures, cases, meetings with executives and company visits.
Dates for trip: Maymester 2012 (May 2012 dates TBD)
Undergraduate Study Abroad: Doing Business in Africa (IBUS 444)
Experience the business climate in Africa through a course and 10-12 day trip to sub-Saharan Africa taught by Professor Robert Rolfe, Sonoco International Business Department CIBER Academic Program Director. See firsthand how globalization is affecting Africa by visiting numerous companies and cultural sites in Tanzania. This is a unique opportunity to learn about business conditions in one of the least understood areas of the world.
Dates for the trip: Summer I , 2012 (June 2012 dates TBD)
CIBER Short Term Study Abroad (STSA) Conference
An annual short term business study abroad conference sponsored by several CIBER schools, to include the University of South Carolina CIBER, co-located with the annual NAFSA conference each year hosted by a CIBER school on a rotating basis. The 2011 conference, hosted by the University of South Carolina CIBER in Vancouver, Canada in conjuction with the annual NAFSA International conference, was conducted June 2-3, 2011. The 2012 conference will be hosted by the University of Pittsburgh CIBER in Houston, Texas, again in conjunction with the NAFSA International conference in May/June 2012. Please visit the Pittsburgh CIBER website and/or the NAFSA International website to learn more about registering for and attending the 2012 conference.
If interested, please contact Mike Shealy, CIBER Director. For more information concerning all CIBER Study Abroad Programs, please visit CIBERweb.