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Darla Moore School of Business


Study Abroad

The Darla Moore School of Business Office of International Activities offers courses that provide students with the opportunity to study abroad during Spring Term Break and/or Maymester. Courses are led in 25 countries in the areas of finance, marketing, management science, management and international business. The short-term courses combine exciting business visits and cultural excursions with renowned faculty to form unique opportunities for students.

Global Classrooms

Explore our upcoming study abroad courses that are open to all majors! International business majors: all courses below except IBUS 425 can be applied as a regional course. For more information on destinations, how to secure your space, or to be added to our mailing list for weekly updates, email studyabroad@moore.sc.edu with your request. Like us on Facebook at Moore School Study Abroad.

 

Spring Term Break 2019

Cuba: Economics and Culture
(Havana, Trinidad; Cuba) — IBUS 490H

Global Comparative Business Study
(Munich, Nuremberg, Regensburg; Germany) — IBUS 490C
For international business majors, this course can be applied to functional course requirements. For management science majors, this course can be substituted for MGSC 486, 487, or 491. 

International Business, Security and Religion
(Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, Galilee; Israel) — IBUS 490I

Competitive Strategies in Developing Countries
(Blantyre, Liwonde, Cape Maclear; Malawi) — IBUS 425
For international business majors, this course can be applied to thematic course requirements.

Diversity and Inclusion in the Netherlands
(Amsterdam, The Hague; The Netherlands) — MGMT 490N
For international business majors, this course can be applied to functional course requirements. For management science majors, this course can be applied as a human resources elective. 

Islamic Economics and Finance
(Dubai; United Arab Emirates) — IBUS 428
For international business majors, this course can be applied to thematic course requirements.

Management of Risk and Insurance
(London, Oxford; United Kingdom) — FINA 341
Requires course pre-requisite FINA 363 that can be taken concurrently. For international business majors, this course can be applied to functional course requirements. For risk management and insurance majors, this course can be applied toward degree requirements. 

 

Maymester 2019

Business in Africa
(Johannesburg, Maputo, Mbabane; South Africa, Mozambique, Swaziland) — IBUS 444

Business Opportunities in the European Market
(Brussels, Paris; Belgium, France) — IBUS 490E

Business in Central Europe  
(Vienna, Budapest, Bratislava, Prague; Austria, Hungary, Slovakia, Czechia) — IBUS 443

Business in Germany
(Frankfurt, Stuttgart, Munich; Germany) — IBUS 490G

Business Culture in Greece
(Athens, Mykonos; Greece) — IBUS 490A

Retail Marketing in Italy
(Florence, Modena, Milan; Italy) — MKTG 451I
Requires course pre-requisite MKTG 350. For international business majors, this course can be applied to functional course requirements. For marketing majors, this course can be applied as an elective. 

Business in Japan
(Tokyo, Nagoya, Kyoto; Japan) — IBUS 490J

Business in Latin America
(São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro; Brazil) — IBUS 441

Business in New Zealand
(Auckland, Taupo, Wellington; New Zealand) — IBUS 490N

Business in Norway
(Oslo, Bergen, Stavanger; Norway) — IBUS 490B

Business in Russia
(Moscow, St. Petersburg; Russia) — IBUS 490R

International Entrepreneurship in Transitional Economies 
(Hanoi, Ha Long Bay, Ho Chi Minh City; Vietnam) — IBUS 490V
For international business majors, this course can be applied to functional course requirements.

Scholarships

There are numerous scholarship opportunities offered by the Moore School and USC for students looking to fund their Global Classrooms. Please be as detailed as possible when completing the online scholarship application. Opportunities provided to students by the Office of International Activities include:

Spring Term  Break Scholarship (Deadline Oct. 15th, 2018)

The Spring Term — Break scholarship is an award of varying amounts provided to support study abroad experiences for Moore School students participating in a Global Classroom. 
 
In order to be considered for a Spring Term  Break Scholarship, an applicant must:

  • Be a full-time, undergraduate student in the Darla Moore School of Business
  • Be in the process of applying or have already applied to a business Spring Term  Break Global Classroom
  • Be in good academic standing with a minimum 3.0 GPA and at least 30 credit hours
Addison Family Study Abroad Fund (Deadline Nov. 15th, 2018)

The Addison Family Study Abroad Fund is an award of up to $5,000 provided to support study abroad experiences for Moore School students participating in a Global Classroom. Preference will be given to South Carolina residents.

In order to be considered for the Addison Family Study Abroad Fund, an applicant must:

  • Be a full-time, undergraduate student in the Darla Moore School of Business
  • Be in the process of applying or have already applied to a Maymester Global Classroom
  • Be in good academic standing with a minimum 3.0 GPA and at least 30 credit hours
Freeman Scholars Award (Deadline Feb. 15th, 2019)

The Freeman Scholars Award is an award of up to $5,000 provided to support study abroad experiences in Asia for Moore School students participating in a Global Classroom.

In order to be considered for a Freeman Scholars Award, an applicant must:

  • Be a full-time, undergraduate student in the Darla Moore School of Business
  • Be in the process of applying or have already applied to a Maymester in Asia Global Classroom
  • Be in good academic standing with a minimum 3.0 GPA and at least 30 credit hours 
I Want Moore Travel Grant (Deadline Feb. 15th, 2019)

I Want Moore Travel Grant is an award of varying amounts provided to support Maymester study abroad experiences for Moore School students participating in a Global Classroom. Students will be selected based on demonstrated merit in the classroom, financial need and compelling essays.

In order to be considered for an I Want Moore Award, an applicant must:

  • Be a full-time, undergraduate student in the Darla Moore School of Business
  • Be in the process of applying or have already applied to a Maymester Global Classroom 
  • Be in good academic standing with a minimum 3.0 GPA and at least 30 credit hours
Morrisette Family Endowment (Deadline Feb. 15th, 2019)
The Morrisette Family Endowment is an award of up to $2,500 provided to support study abroad experiences for Moore School students participating in a Global Classroom. First preference will be given to students from the Triad area of North Carolina.
In order to be considered for the Morrisette Family Endowment, an applicant must:
  • Be a full-time, undergraduate student in the Darla Moore School of Business
  • Be in the process of applying or have already applied to a Maymester Global Classroom program
  • Be in good academic standing with a minimum 3.0 GPA and at least 30 credit hours

 

Other Scholarships

Information about additional scholarships for study abroad programs can be found under the Find Scholarships section on the University's Study Abroad website. Passport Travel Grants, Maxcy Travel Grants, the Carolina Global Study Award and the Beyond Boundaries Award can be applied to Global Classroom programs. Information about Fellowships and Scholar Programs can be found on their website. Eligibility requirements and specific application instructions are posted for all awards. 

 

U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship Program

Applications for the U.S. Department of State’s Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program are due Tuesday, November 27, 2018 by 8:00 p.m. EST.

The CLS Program is an intensive overseas language and cultural immersion program for American students enrolled at U.S. colleges and universities. Students spend eight to ten weeks abroad studying one of 15 critical languages. The program includes intensive language instruction and structured cultural enrichment experiences designed to promote rapid language gains.

CLS, a program of the U.S. Department of State, is part of a wider government initiative to expand the number of Americans studying and mastering foreign languages that are critical to national security and economic prosperity. CLS plays an important role in preparing students for the 21st century's globalized workforce and increasing national competitiveness.

This year, the CLS Program is pleased to announce the addition of Brazilian Portuguese to our list of language programs for 2019. The full list of the 15 languages offered through the CLS Program includes: Arabic, Azerbaijani, Bangla, Chinese, Hindi, Indonesian, Korean, Japanese, Persian, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Swahili, Turkish, and Urdu.

We will host a series of webinars next week to provide more information for students and advisors. Please see the links below to register for the webinar(s) of your choice. All webinars will also be recorded for those who are unable to attend.

Information for Students:
Tuesday, October 9, 3:30pm EST
Register Now: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_cT8QQu_ITC-h9lMSLKGzfw

Diversity & Inclusion on the CLS Program:
Friday, October 12, 3:30pm EST
Register Now: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_YJeNvcqYSk2gUPaM73iSZg

Most languages offered by the CLS Program do not require applicants to have any experience studying critical languages. Language pre-requisites can be found on our website at http://www.clscholarship.org/about.

The CLS Program seeks participants with diverse interests, and from a wide range of fields of study and career paths, with the purpose of representing the full diversity of the United States. Participants are selected based on their commitment to language learning and plans to apply their language skills to their future academic or professional pursuits. Students from all academic disciplines, including business, engineering, law, medicine, science, social sciences, arts and humanities are encouraged to apply.

Prior to preparing their application, interested students should review the full eligibility and application information on the CLS Program website.

To learn more, visit CLS on Facebook or Twitter, or contact the program at CLS@AmericanCouncils.org.